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Nova Luna: a double helping of 'new'

Nova Luna: a double helping of 'new'

You know, once in a blue moon, something comes along that challenges all your preconceptions. Something that makes you look back and try to remember a time before something that feels so obvious even existed.
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Ditch the Digital!

Ditch the Digital!

As parents, we can take active steps toward re-establishing close connections with our children. We can try to talk to them about cyber shenanigans, or, get the family together for some quality time with a board game.
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Spiel des Jahres Awards

Spiel des Jahres Awards

There's no prize money in winning a Spiel des Jahres award. No shortcut to fame and fortune. No sudden glory. The winner may use the logo for their marketing although there are licensing costs for doing so and the economic benefits in terms of sales is considerable. However, the Spiel des Jahres prize has, in its 30 year history, become the biggest and most sought after award in the world for table top games.
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Rudyard Kipling's classic advice

Rudyard Kipling's classic advice

If you can keep your head when all about you   
    Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,   
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
    But make allowance for their doubting too;  
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Do you play cards?

Do you play cards?

There's nothing quite as versatile as a simple deck of Bicycle Playing Cards. Easy to carry, easy to understand, no other element can be used to play such a wide variety of games. But there are also some important health benefits to learning a card game or two.
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