My boys love to play board games but often, it’s hard for me to find games that are easy enough for my boys to play and still entertaining for me. Fortunately, Spin Master Games knows games well enough to be able to create one that’s fun for kids and adults, so when the company gave me the chance to review its newest game, Volcano Island Countdown, I couldn’t wait.
The first thing that appealed to me about this game was that it was a cooperative game rather than a competitive one. My boys have issues with competitiveness that can often lead to disaster when playing a regular board game. I was happy that wouldn’t be an issue with Volcano Island Countdown.
Zackary was immediately captivated by the fact that the game involved a volcano. My oldest son has quite a scientific mind and as a result, has a fascination with many natural wonders including volcanoes. He was thrilled to have the chance to play a game involving one, especially when he learned that the volcano would explode if we didn’t win the game quickly enough! [Read more…]