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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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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 2 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 8 days 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 14 days ago by Dee
Very challenging game. Bought it for grandchildren to play when they are at our house. My husband and I enjoy playing it also.Published 19 days ago by D. Parker
very fun game, my kids beat me more than I beat them so fun times for surePublished 25 days ago by Matthew
Game wasnt very clean when we got it and it looks like its missing a few pieces... Sorry, but at this point I regret not getting it new.Published 29 days ago by Ori Porat