Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    List an Event/Business    Contact    Login
Join the Melbourne Mums Facebook Group to ask questions, seek advice, share experiences and join a vibrant and supportive community.

Board Game Review: Blokus

by kateG (follow)
For any board loving folk out there, nothing beats whiling away a wet Sunday afternoon with a selection of the board game greats. Even though the timeless board game classics will always win me over, there are also some great new ones that are fun for all the family.

Mr 6 was recently given Blokus for his birthday and we been discovering the fun of this simple, yet strategic game.

In a nutshell, it’s Testris with a twist! The game consists four transparent coloured (red, blue, green and yellow) blocks and a Blokus Board.



The Melbourne Crochet Club meets weekly to learn crochet, meet other Melbourne mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
Do you need an updated family photo?
Unlike the video game where you need to make a line of blocks, the rules of Blokus state that you can only place one of your pieces on the board as long as it is touching at least one corner of a block of the same colour. However, your pieces can touch other colours without restrictions. Stick with me, like any board game it gets easier and addictive the more you play it.



The game is for 2-4 players. The aim is that players take it in turns to place as many of their pieces on the board as possible. If a player is unable to lay a pieces then he next player has a turn until no-one can go.

The game finishes when a player has laid their last piece or no player can lay a tile.

Each payer is then given a minus score for the number of tiles they have remaining (i.e. 1 point per tile).

Based in Malvern, Cosmetic Avenue strive to give clients the confidence they deserve by providing premium cosmetic procedures and an incredible client experience.
Join in on the NEW Art of Beer tour of Melbourne, which will cover the city's relationship with beer, its history and the best places to drink and enjoy beer.
In an added twist, if a player places all their pieces on the board they earn 15 points.

This award winning board game from Mattel Games will have you hooked in no time.

To find out more about the game visit, HERE
Featured
One of the world’s most famous stories is being brought to life this summer by Playhouse Pantomimes! Join them on a magical journey through a mystical world in their mesmerising current production of 'Alice in Wonderland.'
Dining out with the kids is not always easy, but it can be even harder trying to find family-friendly options when you are vegetarian, vegan, paleo or gluten free. If you can relate to this, make Plant Based Mum your go-to blog.
Sleep Gems is a professional and practical support service for families that covers a range of issues from sleep to behaviour, all in the comfort of your own home.
Do you need an updated family photo?
24 Nov - 2 Dec
Learn how to take amazing family photos with your smartphone!
Join in on the NEW Art of Beer tour of Melbourne, which will cover the city's relationship with beer, its history and the best places to drink and enjoy beer.
The Melbourne Crochet Club meets weekly to learn crochet, meet other Melbourne mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
Based in Malvern, Cosmetic Avenue strive to give clients the confidence they deserve by providing premium cosmetic procedures and an incredible client experience.
Awesome Value Melbourne Events
Join the conversation on the Melbourne Mums Facebook Group


Enjoy affordable family photography from MyFamilyPhoto.com.au

I like this Article - 7
[ print friendly ]
ID: 44092
Join in on the NEW Art of Beer tour of Melbourne, which will cover the city's relationship with beer, its history and the best places to drink and enjoy beer.
Based in Malvern, Cosmetic Avenue strive to give clients the confidence they deserve by providing premium cosmetic procedures and an incredible client experience.
Do you need an updated family photo?
The Melbourne Crochet Club meets weekly to learn crochet, meet other Melbourne mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
Learn how to take amazing family photos with your smartphone!
Calendar
Categories
January (109)
March (76)
April (65)
May (126)
June (74)
July (87)
August (90)
September (101)
October (106)
December (119)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version