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  • Craig B
    Jul 24, 2013
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      I would also tack on Stone Age.  It might be at the high end of the learning curve (though, if they get chess, they should get it).  Others would include Can't Stop, Robo Rally, and 7 Wonders.
       
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      From: Mark Goodwin <markgravitygood@...>
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      Subject: Re: [Unity_Games] Game recommendations


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      >From: Eric Barry <eric@...>
      >To: Unity_Games@yahoogroups.com
      >Cc: Kevin Jackson-Mead <jacksonmead@...>
      >Sent: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 11:00 AM
      >Subject: Re: [Unity_Games] Game recommendations
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      >Forbidden Island is a good quick cooperative that plays up to 4 people.
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      >King of Tokyo I would second, it has monsters and is simple.
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      >On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 10:47 AM, Felix Rodriguez <far3@...> wrote:
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      >> Going down my owned list of lighter games:
      >>
      >> Cheeky Monkey.
      >> Exxtra (Republished as Excape)
      >> FITS
      >> Mamma Mia (Requires memory which makes kids better than adults)
      >> 10 Days series
      >> King of Tokyo
      >> Dominion.
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      >> I strongly second the Carcassonne H&G suggestion.
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      >> On 7/24/2013 7:54 AM, Kevin Jackson-Mead wrote:
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      >> > Hi all,
      >> >
      >> > Asking this for friends of friends. They are a family of 4, with a
      >> > 7-year-old and a 9-year-old and two parents. The games they have all
      >> > enjoyed are:
      >> > Chess
      >> > Settlers of Catan
      >> > Carcassonne
      >> > Othello
      >> > Labyrinth
      >> > Stratego
      >> > Set
      >> > Hive
      >> > Mancala
      >> >
      >> > The games that the 7-year-old has enjoyed but the rest of the family
      >> > didn't:
      >> > Ticket to Ride (don't know which version)
      >> > Elfenland
      >> >
      >> > I've lent them Pandemic, Once Upon a Time, Blokus, and Bohnanza, and I've
      >> > given a recommendation for Carcassonne Hunters and Gatherers.
      >> >
      >> > Does anyone have any other recommendations for games for them? Preferably
      >> > 4-player ones that they can all play together.
      >> >
      >> > Also, they live on the North Shore (Swampscott, I think). Are there any
      >> > newbie-friendly and kid-friendly game gatherings close to them?
      >> >
      >> > Thanks,
      >> > Kevin
      >> >
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