Sunday, May 17, 2020

Quarantine Family Game Night: A Roundup


You've seen our ongoing tally of Family Movie Night (Wednesdays) and Family outdoor grill night (Saturdays)... now welcome to the addition, our Family Game Night! Early in the stay-at-home pandemic, we spent several evenings playing board games... but as the weeks carried on, we found ourselves playing fewer games and spending more time in front of our computers. Hence, the decision to make game night a formal Monday evening event. Here have been the games so far:

April 20: Clue

April 27: Monopoly (Voice Banking edition)

May 4: Uno


May 11: Sorry / Exploding Kittens


May 18: Battleship / war (cards)


May 25: Throw Throw Burrito

June 1: Throw Throw Burrito (ended early due to bad sportsmanship)


June 8: Ben & Jerry's/"Space Force" puzzle

June 15: Clue

June 22: ABC Fun & Games puzzle; Uno



June 29: Bears vs. Babies

July 6: Jackbox Games: Quiplash, Trivia Murder Party, Guesspionage, Tee K.O., Fakin' It


July 13: "The Simpsons" Pictionary

July 20: Sorry

July 27: Jackbox Games: Quiplash, Guesspionage, Tee K.O.

August 3: Beyond Balderdash


August 10: Jenga

August 17: Uno

August 24: Bop It and Uno

August 31: Mike's birthday (break)



September 7: "The Masked Singer" Puzzle Challenge!

September 14: "The Simpsons" Pictionary

September 21: Mike at work (break)


September 28: Monopoly (Voice Banking edition)

October 5: Uno


October 12: Bingo and Among Us

October 19: Sorry


October 27: Blackjack

November 2: Chutes and Ladders

November 9: Bingo

November 16: Uno and Blackjack

November 23: Monopoly (Voice Banking edition) Nathan wins again!




November 30: Game night in the guest house! Jenga, air hockey, Boggle

December 7: Guest house game night: Battleship, air hockey
 
December 14: You've Got Crabs 

December 21: Bingo

December 28: Poetry for Neanderthals


January 4, 2021: Poetry for Neanderthals
 
January 11: Clue
 
January 18: War 

January 25: Sorry!
 
February 1: Monopoly (Voice Banking Edition) 

February 9 (Tuesday edition): Poetry for Neanderthals

February 15: Jackbox Games: Quiplash, Trivia Murder Party, Tee K.O., Fakin' It
 


 

February 22: Deadbolt Mystery Society (mystery puzzle game for Amazon Prime Video's "Tell Me Your Secrets")


March 1: Jackpot Uno



March 9: Cupcake baking!

March 15: Schneider Family Zoom Bingo
 

March 22: Holey Moley putt-putt golf 



March 29: Back drawing game (sort of like Pictionary meets the Game of Telephone)

 
April 5: Blackjack


April 12: Poetry for Neanderthals
 
April 19: "The Simpsons" Pictionary
 
April 26: Jackbox Games: Quiplash, Trivia Murder Party, Tee K.O., Guesspionage


May 3: Scrabble

May 10: Uno

May 17: Sorry!
 
May 24: Poetry for Neanderthals (ended early due to poor sportsmanship) 
 




May 31: Poetry for Neanderthals (on location with the Uys!)

June 7: none (moderating "Mythic Quest" panel at Ford)



June 14: Mini bean bag toss


June 21: Mad Libs

June 28: No game

July 5: No game

July 12: Connect Four

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