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Game Score SheetsMy granddaughter loves to play games that keep score on paper and she mentioned to me that she needed to replenish her score sheets as she's out. So, I checked prices for score pads and noticed the price has climbed quite a bit since the last purchase. I put my thinking cap on and came up with a more cost effective idea to cut the cost and still play as often as she likes.


A Monopoly board game with the pieces saved in sandwich bags.

Saving Your Place in a Board GameSome board games, notably Monopoly, can take a long time to complete. Here is a great tip for saving your place and game pieces for the next time when you want to pick up where you left off.


A table full of cards spread out.

Using a Deck of Cards to Play Stratego?Stratego is a fun board game for people of all ages. This page is about playing Stratego using a deck of cards instead of game pieces.


Mancala game board from an egg carton

Egg Carton Mancala GameMancala is considered one of the oldest games in the world and is played just about everywhere nowadays. When my students played, they used dried beans and empty egg cartons.


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Scrabble - Cooking EditionIf you like word games and you like food and/or cooking then you're really going to love Scrabble Cooking Edition! I am asking for one for Christmas. Oh, and if you know other word loving foodies your Christmas gift is solved for them too :-)


Puzzle TableI needed a puzzle table that had wheels on it. I found one for $2.50 but it was longer than it was wide.


The board game, Settlers of Catan

Product Review: Settlers Of Catan Board GameMy brother got this board game last summer. My husband loved it so much that he ran out and bought it the very next day. People who like strategy games like Civilization, Risk or Age Of Empires would enjoy this.


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Make Your Own Board GameA great family bonding activity, is for each family member (or pairs) to make a board game. I taught school for over 30 years and had my students, (grades: 2, 3, 4, and 9) make their own board games, complete with cards.


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The Authentic Da Vinci Dilemma Board Game?Has anyone played the game The Authentic Da Vinci Dilemma board game? Could you tell me your view and if it would be suitable for an 18 yr old who likes good board games.


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Free Printout of Stratego?Does anybody know where I can get a free printout of Stratego?


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Template for Cribbage Score Board?I would like a template for a Cribbage score board.


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How Do You Make Game Boards With Cards?How do you make real game boards with cards?


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Moe the Monkey Board Game?While cleaning out the attic, I found a board game from the 70's called "Moe the Monkey," produced by Romper Room. Does anyone have the rules for the game or know of a web site that might have directions for nostalgic games?


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Save Play Money and Game PiecesWhen throwing out old board games: be sure to keep the money and playing pieces for backups in other games!


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