Don’t Cheat When Playing These Games!

If you enjoy a game of Monopoly or Scrabble, it would appear that you are in good company. The earliest known board games are 5,000 years old and were played by the Egyptians.

The first commercial board game arrived in the year 1800 and was produced by George Fox in England. It was called the Mansion of Happiness and was essentially a ‘race game’ similar to Ludo.

Nearly 50% of people admit to cheating when playing board games with Scrabble coming out top for the most cheaters!

The traditional board game has progressed to pocket-size or travel-size games, designed for fun on-the-go experiences and ultimate portability. They are ideal for travelling, taking on holiday or sitting in a restaurant. They can be used in families to keep children amused or for groups of friends to have a fun time.

Here are a couple of games to try:

Cheatwell Games Travel Tension, £12.99 from Amazon

One of the most popular board games slimmed down into a take-anywhere card dispenser and scorer. Now you can guarantee a fun time wherever you are on your travels! This new travel pack ensures you have all you need to play Tension… in the palm of your hand! Slip a card out of the dispenser and then score using the snappy little poppers on either side. Take on holiday or play on the move… This game is great fun!

Cheatwell Games Travel Family Quiz Night £13 from Amazon

Fun questions covering 8 popular topics and can be played individually or as kids v adults in teams. Carefully crafted so that both kids and adults can play on a level playing field, Family Quiz Night is an all-inclusive trivia game that allows everyone to join in the fun. This handy travel pack contains a range of fun questions covering eight popular topics.


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