I come from a family who are huge game lovers. With two sisters and a brother there was never any shortage of someone to play with. So when Megableu asked us to review a couple of their games, with which we could pick from a great selection I may add, I was very happy to oblige.
The first game we received was this Ultimate Spider-Man Projector game. I know my nephew will love this. He’s a huge Spider-Man fan. You can find our other Megableu game review here: The Enchanted Ball
Our second game from Megableu to review is The Enchanted Ball. The girly side in me decided to choose this game for us to have a look at. The idea of dancing with your prince is just like something from a fairytale.
Oh if you want to see our other game review from Megableu it’s just here: Ultimate Spider-Man.
The object of the game is to be the first to gain 4 coloured stars and be the star dancer. They have to be the stars of the colour dress, from which ever princess was chosen. The game is for 2-4 players from 5 years old and up.
During my hunt on Twitter for items to add to my Christmas Gift Guide list, the lovely people at Gotrovo contacted me asking if I would like to review their treasure hunt game.
Ever since I was a kid I have loved treasure hunts. you could always find me and my older sister out hunting for treasures as kids around the old rough mine areas where we lived. We used to find old bits of pottery, old coins and pieces of fool’s gold.
So you can imagine the big kid inside me getting all excited over the chance to review a treasure hunt game!
So What Is Gotrovo?
Gotrovo is a family treasure hunt game suitable for ages 3-8 years old and 1 or more players. The objective of the game is to follow a trail of clues to reach the treasure at the end. You collect gold coins as you go.
I was offered the chance to review the fantastic app from Kidloland which is aimed at ages 0-5 years old. I had never heard of KidloLand before so was very interested in what their app could offer a 5 month old.
My initial questions were:
- Would it be too old for a 5 month old?
- Are there lots of activities to do?
- Would it keep an older child occupied?
- What was the quality of the images like?
- Do you get your monies worth?
So the app was easily to download from the app store onto my iPhone. I was eager to see what the app was about.
When I was given the chance to review a family game I really couldn’t say no. We love to play games especially card games so this Happy Families game from Go For It Games
includes the Go Fish gme as well seemed perfect.
Now I have an unusual surname and so was unable to get the game for my family name. It was pot luck which name I would get out of the list of the most popular 24 surnames and so I ended up with Jones!
I know a couple of Jones’s so will be fun teasing them with some facts I now know while I played the game about their surname.
The games have been redesigned especially for people with these surnames.
I love this idea – a personalised game. Great for kids to learn the origins and facts of their surname.
“Go For It Games are a small family enterprise specialising in really good little games and produce them in small quantities. Current ranges include card games for a special birthday milestone, games based on popular first names, and of course this one – popular surnames”