Why Board Games Matter

Board games have a special place in the spectrum of play. Game night brings families and friends together without the technology that separates us. Board games are educational experiences that strengthen social bonds, encourage cooperation and interaction, and benefit everyone in our community.

The Importance of Play

Play is an essential part of human nature at any time of life. It strengthens the bonds between us, relaxes or excites us, stimulates our imaginations, and helps keep us sane. Adults need play as much as children do, but it can be hard to find the time for it. That’s why our games are built to provide fun, easy-to-learn entertainment that won’t take all night to play.

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The Interactivity of Board Games

As much as we love electronic games, the kind of interaction people have when they play games apart from each other is very different. Quite simply, we believe in the power of bringing people together. Something remarkable happens when friends and family gather face to face around the table to share the same experience. Laughter, excitement, making new friends, and creating new memories are the things we love about playing games, and we want everyone to be able to share in that.

The Value of Board Games

Choosing how to spend your money on entertainment is always important. Our games are an excellent value, and we’re proud of the amount of fun we can pack into each box. For less than what it can cost to take the family to the movies for a couple of hours, you can bring home a game that will provide years of enjoyment. It begins with the excitement of playing a new game for the first time. Later, it’s seeing a new player’s eyes light up when you teach it to them. It’s the pride of replaying an old favorite and realizing you’re an “expert” now.

The Benefits of Board Games

Social Interaction Something remarkable happens when friends and family gather face to face around the table to share the same experience. The interactivity of board games can be a powerful force in social bonding and development of social skills.

Cooperation Cooperative gameplay encourages players to work together and build trust and camaraderie. These traits increase the enjoyment of the social interaction that comes with gaming.

Embedded Learning Embedded learning is the development of mental skills, such as language acquisition, literacy, and math, through the performance of daily tasks and informal instruction. Board games teach many skills, including reading, counting, and critical thinking.

Stress Management Many experts say that positive relationships and enjoyable activities are essential to managing stress. Board gaming provides an outlet for stress and social interactivity that promotes strong relationships.

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