Posted on September 22, 2010 by clrobertson
As the past few 2MinTT Reviews will undoubtedly show, my family and I have become completely obsessed with the new(ish) line of Lego board games. We finally ventured out from beyond the $10, cheaply invested games, and splurged on one of the more extravagant, expensive sets: Harry Potter’s Hogwarts.
While challenging, and requiring chess-like forethought, it has become a staple of nightly entertainment. Find out why…
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Posted on August 24, 2010 by clrobertson
I had been eying the new set of Lego games for a while now, but hesitated mostly because of the required ages being older than my son. Usually I can figure out whether or not a game is accessible to my son, despite the suggested age, by looking at the board type and brief directions on the back; however, the Lego games offer no support on the box or indication on how the game is played.
So, I just decided to plunk the $11 down, and pick up one that looked as if it would work: Magikus. And, to my delight, not only was it fun and accessible to my 5 year old, we were actually playing the advanced rules by the end of our week-long vacation.
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