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Best Games of 2012 – The Dice Tower Awards!

Space Cadets Board GameWhile we didn’t have a chance to play every game that was nominated this year, we did get in quite a few. There are just so many great games out there. One thing we’ll say for sure is that it’s hard to go wrong with the games on this list.

And if you’re after the Best Plus 1 – then be sure to check out the official announcement of The Dice Tower Awards 2012 to see the Runners Up.

However, we will mention that for the Best Family Game category this year, we’re skeptical about Love Letter winning. We haven’t played that game yet, and we don’t intend to either.The Dice Tower Awards 2012 Sure there are a lot of people that like the game, but when we’ve looked at information about the game, we just don’t think “Family Game” comes to mind. And the theme sure doesn’t seem like it would appeal to most families.

Nonetheless, we still think The Dice Tower Awards for best games of the year packs in a great list of recommended board games to play with your friends and family.

Check out the top board games from years past:
2011 – Best Game of the Year Winner: Eclipse
2010 – Best Game of the Year Winner: 7 Wonders
2009 – Best Game of the Year Winner: Smallworld


Peaceable Kingdom Press Peaceable Kingdom / Count Your Chickens Award Winning Cooperative Board Game
Toy (Peaceable Kingdom Press)
  • An award winning cooperative counting game with pluck!
  • Players work together to help Mother Hen collect her chicks and bring them back to the coop; if they are successful everyone wins!
  • Children learn counting and social development skills with no reading required
  • Winner of four awards including Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award and Creative Child Game of the Year Award
  • For 2 to 4 players ages 3 years and older; Peaceable Kingdom packaging is all designed to be frustration free - naturally!

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