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I was checking something on ESPN and came across this article. It even mentions the greatest website of all time. Check it out, spread the love. Stop Playing Monopoly With Your Kids
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Thanks for the link! It's always nice to see hobby boardgames getting love.
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Good article; thanks for the link.

It seems like the writer has been writing frequently about board games lately and mentioning BGG all the time.

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Thanks for the link... some interesting suggestions in there to explore
 
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sthrjo wrote:
He mentions Afrikan tähti as the worst game ever in one category. It should be noted that it has sold remarkable 3500000 copies. See
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Yes, but Monopoly has sold a remarkable number of copies too...
 
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I was checking something on ESPN and came across this article. It even mentions the greatest website of all time. Check it out, spread the love. Stop Playing Monopoly With Your Kids


Thanks for the link.

I do have an issue with the author correlating minimum age w/rating. Yeah he does point out that they get more complex and engaging, but I just don't see any point in the observation or the figure. The main reason is that BGGers (from my experience) tend to rate games on whether THEY would like to play them, not their kids. So that kind of analysis doesn't really work. For example, Hoot Owl Hoot!. I'd rate it 8 or 9 as far as a game I'd play with a 4-year-old, but a 1 or 2 as a game I'd play with my gaming group.

What's more important is the average rating within each age category. That's where the cream tends to float to the top from those parents who DO rate games in the context/perspective of playing with a kid. No point in comparing *between* age categories. Unless you've got a column to fill and not enough content yet
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