Games for Black Friday
Joel Imhoff
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I have been helping out at my FLGS for several months. The owner asked me to come in and help out on Black Friday, I said "yes" thinking I would put up Christmas decorations or run the cash register. After volunteering, he let me know I would run boardgames for the kids dropped off while their parents shop elsewhere.

Below is a list of games I am going to bring in. Please let me know of any other games that might be appropriate?

Thanx
Phule
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1. Board Game: Blokus [Average Rating:6.92 Overall Rank:519]
Joel Imhoff
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Ames
Iowa
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Easy to explain, good for kids.
 
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2. Board Game: Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers [Average Rating:7.14 Overall Rank:389]
Joel Imhoff
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Ames
Iowa
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Carc is on of my wife's favorites.
 
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3. Board Game: Hey, That's My Fish! [Average Rating:6.75 Overall Rank:672]
Joel Imhoff
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Ames
Iowa
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This games is quick and scales well for 2 to 4 players.
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4. Board Game: Ingenious [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:327]
Joel Imhoff
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Ames
Iowa
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Easy to learn and plastic bits, easy to clean up.
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5. Board Game: King's Breakfast [Average Rating:6.18 Overall Rank:2593]
Joel Imhoff
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Ames
Iowa
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Thought this to my niece (10) and nephew (7) last week end, everybody had a good time.
 
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6. Board Game: Mimic [Average Rating:6.25 Overall Rank:9618]
Joel Imhoff
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Ames
Iowa
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Animal theme might get some kids?
 
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7. Board Game: Friday the 13th [Average Rating:6.46 Overall Rank:1431]
Joel Imhoff
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Ames
Iowa
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A quick math game.
 
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8. Board Game: Ticket to Ride [Average Rating:7.46 Overall Rank:125] [Average Rating:7.46 Unranked]
Joel Imhoff
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Ames
Iowa
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One of my favorite light games. Several minutes of instructions, an hour of light fun.
 
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9. Board Game: Trapture [Average Rating:6.05 Overall Rank:10726]
Joel Imhoff
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Ames
Iowa
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An area control game for young kids.
 
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10. Board Game: Blokus 3D [Average Rating:6.81 Overall Rank:882] [Average Rating:6.81 Unranked]
 
Joel Imhoff
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Spacial geometry + math = fun.
 
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11. Board Game: Loot [Average Rating:6.30 Overall Rank:1628]
Exit 191
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This is a pretty easy game to learn and play. And it tricks the kids into doing math. Also it was a Mensa award winner.
 
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12. Board Game: Gulo Gulo [Average Rating:6.86 Overall Rank:948]
Squeeker
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Boulder
Colorado
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Kids love it.
 
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13. Board Game: Frank's Zoo [Average Rating:6.62 Overall Rank:1196]
Ian Murray
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Brighton
Michigan
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This game is fun and easy to learn. The pictures are funny and as many as seven people can play at once.
 
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14. Board Game: SET [Average Rating:6.48 Overall Rank:1220]
Chris Ferejohn
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Mountain View
California
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Pitying fools as hard as I can...
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Kids tend to pick this up really fast and be better at it than adults.
 
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15. Board Game: Diamant [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:612]
Get up, get up, get up, get down, fall over.
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Takes up to 8, can be explained in a couple of sentences. Whenever I have a group of kids to brainwash introduce to gaming, this is the first one out of the box - never fails.
 
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