Reviewed by Suzi Donovan, LearningRx Santa Rosa
What it is: [Amazon Product Description]
- TACTICAL STRATEGY: Featuring a massive amount of in-game choices, including three tiles each of thirty-six possible color-symbol combinations, Qwirkle is the perfect game to hone player’s tactical maneuvers, strategical planning, and forward thinking. Will you see the monolithic move that catapults you into first place?
- EASY-TO-FOLLOW RULES: An engaging game with easy-to-follow rules, Qwirkle is great for younger players. The rules of the game are basic: simply build lines by matching tiles based on either color or shape, and score points for doing so. However, the ability to build complex combinations will keep children interested and engaged, and challenge them mentally.
- GAMES THAT TEACH: Qwirkle is playable from early ages up, allowing young children and older individuals alike to develop and hone their spacial recognition, planning, and problem solving skills. Plan, win, and learn simultaneously!
Brain Benefits: Logic & Reasoning
What I love: The rules are easy to follow so younger players can participate, but the planning and strategy involved keeps it fun for adults too. It is easy to introduce to a new friend.
What I would change: Nothing!
Star Rating: There are a lot of pieces to keep track of.