Games no-one loses
As long as there's fun going on, we all win.
Adele Hamilton, Editor Parent24 (Robyn Abrahams)
I’m looking at E, E, E, T, I, I, U

Chances are this isn’t going to be my best Scrabble score ever. Doesn’t matter, though, as we’ve had a heck of a laugh.

Board games are one of those fantastic levellers that everyone from oldie to teen to preschooler can participate in.

The important thing is to follow the rules, but only to the point where they make sense to you. We allow both Afrikaans and English when we play Scrabble; we are flexible with question colours in Trivial Pursuit; and we long ago dumped the Underworld section of our Special Edition Godwars version of Risk.

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Which board games do you play to while away these holiday evenings – and how hard do you stick to the rules? We’ll choose one reply to win a R250 voucher so you can buy more games: write in now!

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