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Not Your Average Board Game
Blokus encourages creative thinking and has received a Mensa award for promoting healthy brain activity. The goal of this game is for players to fit all of their pieces onto the board. When placing a piece it may not lie adjacent to the player's other pieces, but must be placed touching at least one corner of their pieces already on the board. The player who gets rid of all of their tiles first is the winner and strategic thinking helps as you block moves from your opponent. Blokus sometimes comes to an end because there are no more possible moves.
Four players make this abstract game especially fast and exciting; however, it can be just as fun for two or three players. Blokus has come up with a number of different ways to play the game to make it more thrilling when playing with less than four players. Draft Blokus allows a player to use more than one color and Reverse Blokus reverses the entire game so that the person who places the least amount of tiles on the board is the winner. It can even be played in a solitaire version when one player attempts to place all of their pieces in a single sitting. A game of Blokus typically lasts a 30 minutes. As a practical feature, raised edges on the board help keep the tiles in place and allow convenient clean-up. This game includes 84 pieces in four vibrant colors, an instruction guide, and one gameboard with 400 squares.
Blokus is simple to understand, but the game's complexity is revealed shortly after everyone begins to play. It can be addictive, even for those not normally into abstract games. Blokus is a catalyst for spatial thinking, as players form images in their mind before placing the pieces on the board. Children and adults can play together for hours of competitive family fun. As Europe's 2003 Game of the Year, Blokus is adored by many and even played in professional tournaments.
What's in the Box
84 pieces in four colors, gameboard with 400 squares, and an instruction guide.
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i love this game its fun for the whole family, BUT when i received the but the blokus came the boxed was all dented and ripped, it even had a hole. Read morePublished 3 days ago by A. GUARDIA
Fun game! We've spent many hours of Family time enjoying this game together. It's challenging and competitive!Published 12 days ago by Sweet Suzy
Very fun game. Can play with 2, 3, or 4 people. No two games are every the same. Really interesting strategy that really makes you think.Published 12 days ago by Cliff
Inside game pieces were all there and all seems intact, but the box was a little broken at places. We were able to tape it up, but I did count all the pieces to make sure none was... Read morePublished 28 days ago by Louise Ervin
Blokus is an outstanding "simple" game. It can be played at different levels, it's a simple game for kids and non-gamers, but it is also complex and can be played very... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Paul LoveKing
My uncle got me hooked on this game. Easy to learn and hard to stop playing. It's a wonderful game for family gatherings since people of all ages seem to enjoy it.Published 1 month ago by Dee