Exploding Kittens

Created by Elan Lee, Shane Small, and Matthew Inman, Exploding Kittens* started off life as a Kickstarter and rapidly gained a cult following, becoming the most backed Kickstarter ever.

The game play is fairly straightforward and consequently it is easy to pick up. The concept is to prevent the curious little kittens from detonating themselves and, in turn, you!

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Dobble Animals

Dobble is an incredibly popular game that is a twist on the classic card game Snap and it is a really simple game that all the family to pick up and enjoy.

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Pandemic Board Game Review

My latest instalment of the Bloggers Board Game Club this time features a more adult themed game and I must first apologise for the delay in reviewing the game for reasons you will find out later on in my review.

The idea behind Pandemic* is that several virulent diseases have broken out simultaneously all over the world and you, the players, are disease-fighting specialists whose mission is to treat disease outbreaks while researching cures for each of four plagues before they get out of hand.

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BABY Secrets

Is anyone else’s child obsessed with collectibles? My daughter loves her vast range of Shopkins, L.O.L Surprise and Hatchimals toys, and now we’ve just discovered the latest collectible craze – introducing BABY Secrets.

BABY Secrets (RRP £2.99)* are cute pocket-money toys, featuring 50 babies to collect, each with a big personality. Every baby comes complete with a birth certificate and a bathtub. By filling the bathtub with water and dipping the baby in the nappy changes colour so you can find out if yours is a boy or girl!

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Rory’s Story Cubes

This month as part of the Blogger Board Game Club, we were sent a game that is perfect for story tellers young and old.

Rory’s Story Cubes (RRP £9.99)* is a simple game but has many ways to play. The game consists of 9 dice and each side on the dice has a different picture. The concept is fairly easy to grasp, basically roll the dice then create your story based upon the image on the die. There are 3 ways you can play:

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Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Playset

Hatchimals were big news in December 2016 with parents tearing their hair out trying to get their hands on the latest must-have toy and since then the range has expanded to include the cute little range of collectables – Hatchimals CollEGGtibles.

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles are the little sisters of the larger Hatchimals; tiny collectable plastic animals which come in blind bags. Inside each bag is a small speckled egg which is hatched by rubbing on the heart until it changes colour, then removing the shell to discover the mystery character inside.

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