Board Games to Create and Play: Invent 100s of games with friends and family (Hardback)
  • Board Games to Create and Play: Invent 100s of games with friends and family (Hardback)

Board Games to Create and Play: Invent 100s of games with friends and family (Hardback)

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Hardback 178 Pages / Published: 03/10/2019
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Create the next Snakes and Ladders, Monopoly, Ticket to Ride or Settlers of Catan with this creative board game book! With over 55 boards to customize, Board Games to Create and Play is a doodle book where every page is an unfinished tabletop game. Just learn the basic concepts, colour and play!

Board games are back in vogue - with board games cafes popping up all across the UK, they're no longer something to play on a rainy day, but a fun and social activity for every day of the year! In this interactive gaming book, Board Games to Create and Play teaches you how, in just half an hour, you and your friends can come up with a new game and start playing immediately. Just decide on a theme for the game, pick a rule set from the book, agree on some variations, doodle onto one of many board game designs and gather your die and counters!

Completely dippable and possible to play in any order, this book is packed with tips, tricks and mechanics on how to design the perfect game. At the front of the book, there is an introduction to how everything works and what you'll need to play the games. What follows next in a beautiful package of 20 board game designs, each repeated three times for replayability. There are then three tutorials and a cheat sheet to get players started, a cornucopia of suggested games to push you in the right direction, and then 25 different rule sets, each introducing a new concept, to encourage players to think outside the box.

Whatever the experience level of players, the game that you create from this book will always be playable, entertaining and surprising. Each board you create is easy to pull out and can be played again and again. So whether you play video games, mobile games or want to have a go at designing the next classic tabletop, this book is perfect anyone who wants to flex their creative muscles!

Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 9781911624295
Number of pages: 178
Weight: 1540 g
Dimensions: 240 x 310 x 28 mm


'There's no better way to pass a long boring school holiday than to delve into this exquisite book and start putting together a new game idea.'

* Read It Daddy *


* i Newspaper *

'Ingenious... This gift of a book really is a game changer!'

* Lancashire Post *

'A really great guide to spark creativity in board game design for families'

* The Game Shelf Blog *

'Will provide hours of entertainment, and includes lots of brilliant tips and tricks to help you design the perfect game'

* The Week Junior *

'Has everything anyone from kids to adults can use to learn about the mechanics of what makes board games work'

* Borg Review *

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