Supplement to “No Boring Board Games”
Looking for a great new game that will be the hit of your next party or family game night? Try browsing these informative Web sites for lists of award-winning games as well as game descriptions and reviews.
www.boardgameratings.com A helpful game reviewing site with games listed by categories, including strategy board games, party games, kids’ board games, word games, trivia games, and classic board games.
www.boardgamegeek.com A bit tricky to navigate at first, but there’s a wealth of information, including board game reviews, ratings, and gaming discussion forums.
www.boardgamecentral.com Features a comprehensive listing of games with complete descriptions. A great place to browse for a new game based on your interests (i.e., mystery games). Also features a great, easy-to-use listing of award-winning games. Click on “Award-Winning Board Games” for a listing of recent Mensa Mind Games winners, Games 100 winners (top 100 games of 2003-2009, listed by year), International Gamers award winners, and more.
www.mindware.com Web retailer of unique, educational games and toys for kids.
www.funagain.com Online board game retailer: bills itself as “The world’s best game source.” Click on “Looking for a great game?” for a shopper’s guide and a comprehensive, easy-to-browse listing of recent board game award winners, including Mensa Mind Games award winners, Major Fun award winners, BoardGameGeek award winners, and more.
www.toyassociation.org Web site of the Toy Industry Association. Click on “TOTY Awards” (Toy of the Year Awards) then “Past TOTY Winners” for a complete listing of Toy of the Year winners, by year since 2006. Click on “Game” for board game winners and nominees.
To read the Kentucky Living December 2010 feature that goes along with this supplement, go to No Boring Board Games.