Making Time to Play (Board Games)

My board game collection

Some people display china in the dining room. We display board games

This post is part of the summer showcase.  To read the rest of the posts in the series, click here

I spent last week playing board games.

Ok, if you want to get technical about it I also played some Role-Playing games and walked from one end of the Greater Columbus Convention Center to the other, but mostly I played board games.

Unless you are also a hobby gamer, that may seem like a strange way for a grown woman without children to choose to spend her vacation.  But that’s only because I know something you don’t know:

There is a whole class of board games targeted toward adults and families that you won’t find at the local Wal-Mart.  These games bear little resemblance to games like Sorry, Chutes and Ladders or even Risk (ok, some of them are a little like Risk). Continue reading