OLD FASHION FAMILY GAME NIGHT

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In our home we love nothing more than to grab our favourite snacks, toss on our favourite music, and play some “old fashion” board games.
I say old fashion in the literal sense as well as it seems with technology table top games are a dying form of entertainment.
We have many of the classic games, Monopoly, Sorry, Scattegories, and decks of cards, but Hubz & I enjoy hunting down retro games, we find them at thrift stores, garage sales, markets, & auctions. 99% of the time the kids will amuse us and give each game a go, and I’d say over 80% of the time they label them as keepers.
Here are some of our favourite retro board games we have.
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We have Pokémon Monopoly Too
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We had this long before the new movie came out

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Hubz picked this up, I was convinced the kids would say no thanks, but they played and it is now a family fave!

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Hubz played this with his Grandpa, we were on the hunt for a complete one that wasn’t too expensive. $2 at Value Village!

You can see HERE our collection of Nightmare board games

I’ve noticed for the past few years there has been a National Table Top Games Day but can’t find confirmation for one this year, how fun to get together and celebrate all things board ( card) games!
Non the less it’s the weekend and that mean’s Family Game Night!

 

SHARED AT THESE LINK PARTIES

FLOUR ME WITH LOVE

DOMESTICALLY SPEAKING

FLUSTER BUSTER

MY THRIFT STORE ADDICTION

OUR HOPEFUL HOME

GRANDMA’S HOUSE DIY

CHA’S CRAZY CREATIONS

EMBRACING CHANGE

15 comments

  1. You have such a great collection of board games! I also wanted to comment to let you know I’ve nominated you for a Mystery Blogger Award. Congrats! Also, no pressure on an award post. If you’re unable to write one that’s totally okay! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  2. These all look like fun games. We play Monopoly, Aggravation, Mastermind, Battleship and Uno up north. Board games are so fun. I have never played any of these games on your list but I bet you guys have a ton of fun on game night.

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    • We do! And I love how even with all the tech even the younger ones love game night. We had mastermind hubz and our second youngest played..ive never tried. We have battleship on the xbox one..not the same but fun and easy set up lol

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      • The older kids play with friends and their girlfriends, and they have all played with us here too. Your right it makes for great memories and traditions. Everyone here loves monopoly but it always drags and ends with 2 people hanging on to the bitter end lol. So we dont play often. We have taught 2 of our boys to play euchure. Niether are good at it yet but we still love playing with them, seeing how a simple and “retro” game is being passed on…

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  3. We love family game night in our house. It’s such a special way to connect with our family and friends as well as build memories. Thanks for sharing with To Grandma’s House We Go, I’ll be featuring you next week!

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