When school begins family time will be in short supply, so make the very best of your time with games from Wonder Forge. Family games are a great way to make memories, have fun, and allow you all to laugh together. Most noteworthy is that games teach great life lessons, like counting money, team work, and strategy. Therefore when the kids are done with their homework, make time to play together. We certainly enjoy Villainous, Ya Blew It, Big Money, and YeahNOPE from Wonder Forge
About Wonder Forge
Wonder Forge consistently offers great high quality experiences for preschool and family games, and has since the company had its launch. The preschool games engage children physically, socially, and creatively, while celebrating the “can do” attitude in all children. The other games for the family bridge generation gaps, make lasting memories, and create wholesome family moments. Wonder Forge has over 100 games today, and they have won more than 200 of the industry’s top awards for product excellence. These games are available nationwide and in 16 countries so far.
In Villainous you get to be a villain, which is a cool turn of events. You can be one of six iconic villains: Maleficent, Ursula, Queen of Hearts, Jafar, Price John, and Captain Hook. Each Villain has a neat opaque oversized sculpted mover. Here you get to try and achieve your own sinister objective. Each character has their own unique and devious goal. Maleficent for example has to have three curses laid down on her game board, while King John has to acquire a specific amount of money. On top of your Villains’s goal, there are fate cards you use on your opponents’ characters to thwart their momentum in the game. Here you will find out who is the best at being bad!
Since I have always loved Maleficent, this game was super exciting to me. I of course had to be her, and I had to wrestle her away from my son. He had to ply Jafar because I would not give in. The mover is so neat looking and I like how they are frosted looking and the perfect color for each Villain. Each of us had our own little game boards, and since we all had different objectives, play was never dull. You have to try and get your goal met while you made sure the other players could not meet theirs. I think this game would play out different every time because there are so many changing factors. I look forward to being the different Villains, and learning how to best meet their nefarious plans. In a way you have six mini games in this one cohesive game so it will be new and exciting every time you play.
Big Money is a fast paced game that takes the fun of Yahtzee, and Monopoly and combines them together perfectly. Here you the dice rolling and the get rich action, without the huge time commitment. You buy assets and become the Zillionaire you have always wanted to be.
This game was real fun and it went quickly. It is the kind of game that you will want to play one after the other to rematch. My son won the first time, but he has a knack for winning games. He won Villainous too the first time. I am looking forward to our rematch on both games. This game was easy to master, and fun. There are some definite strategies I will employ next time to try and best my son.
Ya Blew It
Ya Blew It is a risk taking game where you mine the deck for gems. Then other prospectors try and steal your claim, by rolling dynamite dice. You are able to roll on every turn, so all players are able to stay engaged the entire game. The dice are uniquely shaped and the packaging stands out. This is a game that gets noticed. I was most excited over this game because of the dynamite theme and how it all looks. It was fun to roll my dynamite die, and try and steal gems from my kids. Alas my son won again! There were many levels of fun in this game, and it was fast and exciting.
YeahNOPE is the tell all party game of what and how things happened. Here you try and uncover if your friends have done outrageous things and find the details. It is great for adult parties and after dinner gaming. Here cards such as “in bed”, and “I’d do it again” turn the game into a riot of laughter. Most noteworthy is the flippable sequin box that is part of the game. The box is trendy, tactile, and oh so pretty! I cannot wait to play this game with my best friend and her husband. I foresee much laughter and fun in the future for us when we play YeahNOPE, since it is unpredictable and wild fun. Until then the box itself is fun to use. I like to hold it up to my kids with the word NOPE on it,lol. Flippable sequins are the rage right now, and my kids and I really like them. Therefore this game was eye-catching from the first time I saw it.
Wonder Forge has beautiful, bright, eye catching packaging on their games. Beyond the pretty exterior their games are full of substance, and good wholesome family fun.
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