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Play With Your Kids

Posted by Adam Huisman on

You no doubt have a closet full of family games you've collected over the years. Most people will agree that board games were a memorable part of their childhood, and maybe you still own your treasured copy of Monopoly, Guess Who, or Clue. Board games teach us how to follow rules, take turns, and become good sports whether we win or lose. Games are a great tool for helping develop strategic and creative thinking. The best part about games is that they are made to be fun!A great way to connect as a family is by playing games with them....

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Halton Hills Board Game Store - Now Open

Posted by Adam Huisman on

Welcome I'm excited to announce that Halton Hills has a new location to find all your favorite board games, Red Player Games.  The store offers a great selection of classic games as well as the very newest games and expansions.  We also carry board games geared towards younger children. Now open Adam

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The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World

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If you are anything like me, you find history fascinating.  Thousands of years ago, ancient civilizations were creating these huge monuments with nothing more then crude tools and the sweat of their backs.  Imagine sailing your ship into the harbour underneath the Colossus of Rhodes, standing before the Statue of Zeus in Greece, or navigating by the light from the Lighthouse of Alexandria in Egypt.  Sadly, only the Great Pyramid in Giza has survived to our current time, the rest of these great wonders have been lost to the ages.  But just because the originals no longer exist, doesn't mean...

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What's your favourite game?

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I came from a large family, and one of the great things about that was our large collection of games.  One of my early favourites was The Omega Virus.  This game was a high tech electronic marvel.  You moved your player through rooms in a space station, entering them by inputting three digit codes. You collected equipment to help you battle an evil computer virus that had taken over the station.  One of the best parts was when the Virus would actually taunt you with phrases like 'You human scum' and  'You Fools!'  This game got plenty of use in...

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The Enchanted Tower

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So Christmas is over, we celebrated New Years.  Now what do we look forward to?  We have Family Day, but Feburary is months away, and whose bright idea was it to give everyone a day off at the height of winter?  More than likely we would be snowed in anyways.   In case you were looking for something more tangible to look forward to, I present The Enchanted Tower.  This is a unique game for kids, where you play as either the prince who is trying to free the princess of the tower, or as the wizard that's trying to...

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