Once upon a time, there was no such thing as the internet, and a phone was something plugged into a wall, strictly for speaking into. But what did people do, I hear you say? Some resorted to the jigsaw puzzle, others to the board game. A handful engaged in quizzing, while the really forward-thinking few got down to an arcade to lose themselves in the world of Pac-Man and Space Invaders (Candy Crush was but a dream of the future). In truth, games have never gone away - they’re still an unbeatable (sometimes literally) way to connect with friends, to have a proper laugh, and to live life to the full: there’s no internet-alternative to Twister, after all. From novelty to drinking games, from handy travel-sized editions of well-loved classics to retro arcade games, from quiz kits to mindful puzzles, we’ve got enough activities to keep you entertained for longer than an iPhone at maximum battery. Let the games begin…!
Think you know the 90s? It’s time to test your knowledge of the decade of the Tamagotchi and the Spice Girls, the Funfax and the Floppy Disk, in the That’s So 90’s Quiz! Or maybe you’re a mine of movie trivia, a font of musical knowledge, or the ultimate pub-quiz kid? Whatever your predilection, we’ve got quizzes that’ll keep you guessing till the sun comes up.
Fancy stepping back in game-playing history? Forget the touch-screen, our range of hand-held, retro games - form desktop arcade machines to GameBoy-style consoles, old fashioned joysticks to Laser Tag pistols - are enough to whisk anyone with a 1980s heritage all the way down memory lane.
Maybe you’re after something more meditative, a mindful way to disconnect from the digital and get your mental cogs cranking? We’ve got a fab range of foodie picture puzzles, animal-themed playing cards, and tricksy board games for the deep-thinkers amongst you.
Whether its a Friday night or a Sunday afternoon, we’ve got games covered - all you need to do is play along!
PS. Fancy some light reading? Check out our ‘Board Game Revival’ blog for a proper delve into the wonderful world of parlour games…