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Cryptocurrency$39.99Add to cart
Cryptocurrency is a fantastic game imported from the Singaporean board game company Capital Gains Studio.
Cryptocurrency is a 2-4 players game that puts the players in a competitive race to make the most amount of money from trading and mining cryptocurrencies. Hire new staff that enhances your ability in mining, speculation or rumor mongering. Plan your strategy to mine high value coins as every coin you mine, it gets harder and harder to mine new coins. Speculate on one of the four cryptocurrencies and deduce which of them will end up either a worthless scam or the next digital revolution of the investment world.
Time: 60 minutes
Cryptocurrency Education Guide- Crypto 101: Introduction to Cryptocurrency included in the game.
Winner of the 2020 Imagination Games Award and 2019 Serious Play Award!
Debtzilla$54.95Add to cart
Debtzilla is a 2 – 4 player, cooperative superhero board game that puts you in the nation of Banana Republic, where the incompetent and corrupt government has unleashed a wave of crime and lawlessness. You play as an ordinary citizen with a superhero secret identity, working with other superheroes to patrol the streets at night and battling villains. Debtzilla awaits you and your team as the final boss at the end of the game and defeats him before he can destroy Banana Republic. You and your team must learn to manage both your ordinary citizen and secret superhero identities well, in order for you to beat this challenging and addictive superhero boardgame.
Can you save the world from Debtzilla before it’s too late?
Time: 60 to 90 minutes
Age: 14+ (family mode is ages 8+)
Debtzilla personal finance lesson included in the game.
Disney Family Codenames$24.99Add to cart
The Disney Family Edition of Codenames combines the hit social word game with some of Disneys most beloved properties from the past 90 years. Two Cluemasters give one-word clues to help their teammates identify the Disney characters, locations and items from a 25 card game grid. Including both pictures and words, its family fun for Disney fans of all ages.
Time: 15 minutes
Drop It$29.95Add to cart
This colorful, inventive family game is easy to learn but deceptively mind-boggling! One at a time, each player drops a shape into the vertical game boards drop zone. Players earn points for the highest level that their shape reaches when it lands and extra points for touching bonus circles. But be careful: Dont break a landing rule! The shape you dropped is not allowed to touch matching shapes or colors after it lands. If you break a landing rule, you will go away empty-handed. The winner is the player or team with the most points at the end.
Time: 30 minutes
Einstein: His Amazing Life and Incomparable Science
$24.99Add to cart
In Einstein, a light co-op/competitive abstract strategy game, each player represents Einstein during one of four periods in his life: Young, Prime, Globetrotting, and Wise. The game features simple mechanics that have you placing two tiles into the “Big Idea” on your turn minimizing downtime. The unique penrose tiles create compelling patterns and ensure replay value. And the comic book instruction manual makes gameplay accessible for everyone.
Players: 2 – 4
Time: 15 – 30 minutes
Hanabi$10.99Add to cart
From 7 Wonders designer Antoine Bauza comes this innovative, cooperative card game where players race against the clock to build a dazzling fireworks finale. Trouble is, you can see the cards that everyone holds – except your own! Working together, players exchange vital information in order to play their cards in the proper launch sequence. Build and light each firework correctly to win the game and avoid a fizzling fiasco!
Time: 25 minutes
Happy Salmon$14.99Add to cart
Happy Salmon is the simple, fast-paced card game packed to the gills with high-fivin’, fin-flappin’ foolishness. Actions including the classic “High 5”, the unifying “Pound It”, the frantic “Switcheroo”, and the delightful “Happy Salmon” will leave players doubled over in laughter. At 30 seconds to learn and 2 minutes to play, the whole family can jump right into the fun. The iconic pouch is perfect to bring along to parties, camp, or just traveling upstream. With so many mini-celebrations built into the play, it’s the happiest game ever!
Players: 3 – 6
Time: 2 minutes!
Harry Potter Codenames$24.99Add to cart
Harry Potter Codenames is a fun, easy-to-learn cooperative word and picture deduction game for Harry Potter fans of all game levels. Players help their teammates locate secret Agents who are concealed among a grid of Harry Potter references. Use only one-word clues to guide guessers to the right spots, or hidden Death Eaters will cost them the win. This co-op game is a great challenge for Harry Potter fans of all levels. Work together with multiple players on each team to increase your chances of locating all of the Secret Agents.
Time: 15 minutes
Hues & Cues$24.99Add to cart
How well can you associate colors with words? To play Hues and Cues, draw a card and choose one of the colors, keeping it to yourself. Using only one- and two-word clues, try to get your friends to guess which one it is! Choices are narrowed down as you go around the table. The closer the guesses are to the target, the more points you earn. Player with the highest score wins!
Time: 30 minutes
Ion: A Compound Building Game$19.99Add to cart
Rodger recommends using Ion for introducing interactions between elements, specifically ions. It uses just a few ions to show students how they can bond together. Through game play it will give students a more concrete understanding of how compounds can form. Game play is simple and quick and can play up to seven students!
-Rodger, Retired Science Teacher
Our “Resources Included” tags indicate supplemental Board Gaming with Education resources for your classroom or at-home learning with your purchase.
Ion is a card drafting game with no down time, where players select from a number of available ions and noble gases, with the goal of forming neutrally charged compounds or sets of noble gases. Players score additional points for creating compounds found on the goal cards each round.
Time: 20 to 30 minutes
“The science teachers in my school were just beside themselves. They just thought, ‘I did not know games could do this.” -Portal Gaming Podcast
See the Ideas for Using Ion in Class (PDF) below for more details about the number of players for your learning environment, length of time for various activities, and appropriate grade-level activities.
Downloadable Resources Included after purchasing Ion!
- Ion – Teacher Guide: Game Set Up & Gameplay Groups/Stations Activity (PDF)
- Ion – How-to-Play (PowerPoint)
- Ion – Lesson Plan (PDF)
- Ion – Vocabulary Matrix (PDF)
- Ion – Custom Score Sheet
- All of our games resources include our “Let the Dice Roll” Supplemental Questions Activity (PDF)
- Ion – At-Home Learning Guide (PDF)
- Some materials included in the classroom resources can also be used for at-home learning
Lovelace & Babbage
$19.99Add to cart
In Lovelace & Babbage, players “program” the world’s first computer, the Analytical Engine, to help famous Patrons solve challenging problems. Compete against your fellow programmers in real time. Develop your Subroutines and upgrade the shared computer. Receive Influence from Patrons in five areas of society. Balance speed, care, and clever maneuvers to win!
Players: 2 – 4
Time: 15 – 30 minutes