Video: 2 tableau building games

Video: 2 tableau building games

Ellie looks at two tableau building games – Shakespeare and Dice Hospital. In tableau builders, players focus most of their attention on their own player board. Whilst there is competition over resources, interaction is minimal and conflict is eliminated....
Video: 3 dexterity games

Video: 3 dexterity games

Ellie shares 3 dexterity games: Q-Bitz, Tokyo Highway and Meeple Circus.  Dexterity games require a steady hand and quick decisions. Build beautiful constructions, spot patterns quickly and balance horses on upside-down elephants. What’s not to like? Read...
Video: An introduction to the metagame

Video: An introduction to the metagame

In this video, Ellie Dix introduces the idea of the metagame by sharing an extract of her book The Board Game Family: Reclaim your children from the screen. This is the concept that is often most useful to parents. Playing the game on the table is only part of the...