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Reviews of casual board games.

Healthy eating is something that kids ought to learn at a young age, and the more tools parents have to teach it, the better. Qetchup, by startup publisher WebCracker Inc., is a small card game aimed at kids that encourages them to create sets of healthy foods while discarding the junk food. The first player to create a balanced meal from each food group (Veggie, Protein, Fruit, Juice, and Carbs) and discard any extra cards is the winner.

What do you do in awkward or embarrassing situations? Awkward Moment is a party game that explores various scenarios, from passing gas in public to getting your Facebook account hacked.

What would Chess be like if it were invented in the 21st century? Would it have great artwork, detailed sculpts, and specialized decks of cards? What about support for more than 2 players or a slight element of chance? King Down is that game.

Sometimes the first thing that comes to mind isn't the most logical or reverent idea our brains can come up with. Wise individuals will think a bit longer before they blurt something out — but that kind of patient wisdom has no place in Knee Jerk.

Magnets: The Game is a new magnet tossing dexterity game similar to AttrAction, but with some key differences. If you love magnets, read on for a summary of the game and an assessment from a fellow magnet-lover.

Aztack is a new game from Blue Orange Games that we first got a glimpse of at the ASTRA fair. It is one of many impressive new games from Blue Orange that casual gamers should definitely know about.

Blokus by Mattel is a bit of an odd duck. At first blush, it appears to be a simple puzzle/tile-laying game — first to lay all their pieces is the first to win. In reality, it plays much more like a cross between Tetris and Centipede.

Some of the best, most interesting and intriguing games come from Z-Man Games, and Wasabi (sometimes sold under the name Sushi) is no exception

You and your buddies have a chance to get a one-of-a-kind collectible at a faraway convention. The problem is, none of you have a car. It's up to you to make your way to the convention in any cars, trains, or planes you can stow away in. This is the story behind Carmarace, the first game published by Board to Death Games.

How accurately can you draw? Put your drawing skills to the test with Doodle Quest by Blue Orange Games. In this deep sea adventure, players compete against each other to complete a series of drawing challenges and score the most points.

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