welcome

  • If you’ve ever stood in a toy shop, wondering why no new games seem to have been invented since Mousetrap…
  • If you’ve ever picked up a copy of Catan in a bookshop and carefully put it back again in case it contained orcs…
  • If you’ve ever wanted to play a game with your family or friends, but really wanted that game not to be Monopoly…

here to help

For each of the games we will give you an overview of gameplay, along with all the crucial information like how long it takes to play, how long it takes to explain the rules and much more. And if you’ve discovered a game you and your friends love, you can use GNG to find other games with similar play styles and games by the same designers. We also give you the low-down on each game according to four criteria specifically for families and casual players:

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