Summer should be a time to soak up some rays, brats and brews while experiencing only the chillest of vibes—busting out a favorite board game to enhance the experience should be received by nothing less than a rousing round of “huzzah!” from friends and other onlookers. But we have some horrifying news (we hope you’re… Continue reading The Perils of Gaming Outdoors
Let’s face it, parents: We’ve all forgotten long division in the time since we were in school, and the prospect of teaching it to our children is daunting. In fact, we’d sympathize if you were struggling to come up with inventive lesson plans each day (we should pay our teachers much more)—especially while hunkered down… Continue reading Board Games as Teaching Tools
Serving as an ambassador to board games is both a blessing and a curse. Friends and family will seek out your advice on games, and you’ll likely feel like a veritable Godfather of fun activities. But it’s also a lot of pressure: Your words will make-or-break people’s experience with a particular game, which indirectly affects… Continue reading How NOT to teach board games
May and June contain Mother’s Day and Father’s Day respectively—specific days to honor parents, even though you should probably do so every day. Still, these holidays also provide time to reflect on how you were raised, particularly the lessons your parents tried to impart upon you when you were younger. As the saying goes, parents… Continue reading Life Lessons in Board Games
Helping people experience new games is one of the main reasons UnboxBoardom was founded. However, not everyone has the financial means to purchase new games whenever they want. So, for every 10 new subscribers we receive, we donate board games to kids who otherwise cannot afford their own! In keeping up with the spirit of giving… Continue reading Giving Back
We recently traveled to Gurnee, IL to attend Gaming Hoopla 2017! This convention is filled with board game enthusiasts looking to have a good time and support a great cause! The Gaming Hoopla is an annual gaming convention that is a fund-raiser for cancer related charities. This year the Gaming Hoopla partnered with… Continue reading Adventures at Gaming Hoopla
Is your basketball bracket already busted?! No worries, there is still time to win the Board Game Madness Challenge! All you have to do is vote for your favorite games in each region, and the games with the most votes will move onto the next round. Every round you vote counts as one entry to… Continue reading Board Game Madness!
What inspired you to start UnboxBoardom? I have always been a big fan of board games and spending time with friends and family. A few years ago, my girlfriend (now wife), Joanna, wanted to get me a “board game of the month” present for my birthday. When she went to look for this gift… Continue reading Get To Know The Founder