BLUE CHIP AWARD: TWEENS/TEENS

September 26, 2017

(Ideal/Alex  $23.99)

A new/old twist on a classic game. You probably played this game years ago with wooden flip down letters on all four sides of the playing board. Now, there’s a pop-a-matic style popper in the middle of the board that shows two letters that you have to use with extra letters you flip to make a word. Players must announce the word and spell it before they flip the levers. Winner is the first to flip all the l...

April 24, 2017

(Hasbro $19.99)

We hear the thimble is history— no longer a token for playing Monopoly. Small screens have replaced embroidery hoops and a whole lot of other traditional items. Not to worry, if you hurry you will find a double set of tokens in this year’s monopoly set. A set of silver traditional tokens (including the thimble) and set of golden tokens that look like the ones issued with their anniversary editions. Other than th...

April 27, 2016

(Hasbro $20.99)  Platinum Award

Need a gift for Grandma or Grandpa for a family celebration? This version of the original game comes with retro cards and money, wooden hotels and houses, and tokens that were used by grandparents, parents and kids from the 30's to the Millennium. A perfect choice for keeping some of the crowd quiet and engrossed at your next family reunion. There is a fancier version of this with golden playing...

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