Games playable in giant size
Anna F.
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Giant stuff is fun. Croquet and Bocce get a bit dull so why not spice up your barbecue with giant board games. Many dry boring games are available commercially in giant size - checkers, chess, various x-in-a-row games, twister, you name it. But of course, I'm all about the off-the-beaten-path activities.

This thread has some good ideas, but of course it deserves a geek list.

(I realize this is end of summer for many people but here in the American Jungle we are just getting back to habitable weather.)

Materials needed:
- Various color frisbees
- spray paint
- giant dice
- commercially available giant board games if you have the cash lying around
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1. Board Game: Cosmic Cows [Average Rating:5.89 Overall Rank:5500]
Anna F.
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Grab your Giant Yardzee set or some giant foam dice from an educational supply store and play this - it's a cross between tug of war and yahtzee. You can use toys or live humans as the cows.

https://www.amazon.com/Giant-Yardzee-Yahtzee-Barbeque-Weddin...
 
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2. Board Game: Five-up [Average Rating:5.56 Unranked]
Anna F.
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Giant dominoes are available (or just cut up some scrap wood and paint dots on them). This domino game is a bit more interesting than your average game.

https://www.amazon.com/Awesome-Giant-Dominoes-Backyard-Famil...
 
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3. Board Game: Simultaneous Captain's Mistress [Average Rating:7.00 Unranked]
Anna F.
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The more interesting and intense version of Connect Four. Draw a grid with spray paint and use two different color frisbees (or just paper plates) for the pieces.

Obviously you can also play regular Connect Four as well.
 
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4. Board Game: Go-Moku [Average Rating:5.95 Overall Rank:5236]
Anna F.
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See above - only now it's five in a row. And the name sounds way cooler.
 
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5. Board Game: Jenga [Average Rating:5.56 Overall Rank:11183]
Anna F.
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Giant yard-size Jenga blocks are available but kind of pricey. Also, who's yard is that level anyway, not mine.

Here are some more interesting ways to play, courtesy of Geek and Sundry:

http://geekandsundry.com/lubed-up-jenga-and-other-variations...
 
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6. Board Game: Guerrilla Checkers [Average Rating:7.39 Unranked]
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If you want to play giant Go but your uncle wants to play giant Checkers, play this instead.
 
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7. Board Game: Focus [Average Rating:6.46 Overall Rank:2694]
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This Sid Sackson classic is playable with a regular Checkers set - or a giant checkers set made of frisbees and spray paint, if you will.
 
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8. Board Game: Can't Stop [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:621]
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Spray paint and traffic cones or giant plastic cups? It could happen...
 
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9. Board Game: Container: 10th Anniversary Jumbo Edition! [Average Rating:7.06 Unranked]
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It's jumbo.
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