UNBORED Games: The Essential Guide

UNBORED Games: The Essential Guide

UNBORED Games has all the smarts, creativity, and DIY spirit of the original UNBORED (?It?s a book! It?s a guide! It?s a way of life!? ?Los Angeles Magazine), but with a laser-like focus on the activities we do for pure fun: to while away a rainy day, to test our skills and stretch our imaginations?games. There are more than seventy games here, 50 of them all new, plus man UNBORED Games has all the smarts, creativity, and DIY spirit of the original UNBORED (?It?s a book! It?...

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Title:UNBORED Games: The Essential Guide
Author:Joshua Glenn
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:162040706X
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:176 pages pages

UNBORED Games: The Essential Guide Reviews

  • Leah
    Apr 06, 2016

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

    Looking forward to a Spring Break filled with whining, moaning and complaining? Not if you have a copy of Unbored. From the first pages I was hooked. The gamer's manifesto is a list of ten reasons why playing games (board, active/outside/, video) is good for you. Then it moves from...

  • Krissy
    Nov 07, 2015

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

  • LibraryDanielle
    Nov 04, 2014

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

  • Valerie
    Jan 07, 2015

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

    Looking forward to a Spring Break filled with whining, moaning and complaining? Not if you have a copy of Unbored. From the first pages I was hooked. The gamer's manifesto is a list of ten reasons why playing games (board, active/outside/, video) is good for you. Then it moves from...

    Unbored Games is jam packed with fun games of every kind for the whole family. This book has it all board games, puzzles, outdoor games, role-playing , historical facts about games and even excerpts from literature where games are being played. I really love the CO2 smackdown and the G...

    This book is excellent for children and families who want to and love to play games. It gives variations on old games and plenty of new games for the family. I consider it an excellent addition to our books of games. Received it from Goodreads giveaways. J. Robert Ewbank author "Joh...

    This was a GoodReads giveaway. A very well put together book with numerous family games. More importantly, it reminds gamers that part of the fun of having fun is modifying (or making up) rules on the fly to make the gaming a better experience for all. I would strongly recommend ...

    *received for free through Goodreads First Reads Interesting guide to many and varied forms of keeping yourself entertained, including board games, computer games, etc. Some are old stand-byes like rock-paper-scissors (with variations given to make it interesting) and some I've neve...

    This was an interesting read. As someone who's always looking for fun games to play with my tweens and Girl Scout troop, I enjoyed the suggestions. Was it enthralling? No. BUT...I appreciated the work that went into making the book and compiling the information in one spot for me! ALSO...

  • J. Ewbank
    May 24, 2016

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

    Looking forward to a Spring Break filled with whining, moaning and complaining? Not if you have a copy of Unbored. From the first pages I was hooked. The gamer's manifesto is a list of ten reasons why playing games (board, active/outside/, video) is good for you. Then it moves from...

    Unbored Games is jam packed with fun games of every kind for the whole family. This book has it all board games, puzzles, outdoor games, role-playing , historical facts about games and even excerpts from literature where games are being played. I really love the CO2 smackdown and the G...

    This book is excellent for children and families who want to and love to play games. It gives variations on old games and plenty of new games for the family. I consider it an excellent addition to our books of games. Received it from Goodreads giveaways. J. Robert Ewbank author "Joh...

  • Amy
    Jan 17, 2015

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

    Looking forward to a Spring Break filled with whining, moaning and complaining? Not if you have a copy of Unbored. From the first pages I was hooked. The gamer's manifesto is a list of ten reasons why playing games (board, active/outside/, video) is good for you. Then it moves from...

    Unbored Games is jam packed with fun games of every kind for the whole family. This book has it all board games, puzzles, outdoor games, role-playing , historical facts about games and even excerpts from literature where games are being played. I really love the CO2 smackdown and the G...

    This book is excellent for children and families who want to and love to play games. It gives variations on old games and plenty of new games for the family. I consider it an excellent addition to our books of games. Received it from Goodreads giveaways. J. Robert Ewbank author "Joh...

    This was a GoodReads giveaway. A very well put together book with numerous family games. More importantly, it reminds gamers that part of the fun of having fun is modifying (or making up) rules on the fly to make the gaming a better experience for all. I would strongly recommend ...

    *received for free through Goodreads First Reads Interesting guide to many and varied forms of keeping yourself entertained, including board games, computer games, etc. Some are old stand-byes like rock-paper-scissors (with variations given to make it interesting) and some I've neve...

    This was an interesting read. As someone who's always looking for fun games to play with my tweens and Girl Scout troop, I enjoyed the suggestions. Was it enthralling? No. BUT...I appreciated the work that went into making the book and compiling the information in one spot for me! ALSO...

    Love that the intro says "Each time you play a game, you enter a world in which grownups aren't in charge....." Can't wait to play Circle of Doom and Hair Dryer Ping Pong with my kids. (And I'll be looking for an excuse to play Doughnut on a String.) It will make a great birthday/holid...

    This book book provides all sorts of games, from parlor games, to outside games, to apps for kids, with most featuring hacks to make the games more interesting (why I wouldn't you put one of the musical chairs far away to make the race for the final chair more exciting?). This is a rea...

    Perfect for all of the competitors in my life, including my husband's father's family in particular, as well as the darlings at school who can not get enough of games! Charming illustrations and design. Now to read UNBORED, the field guide to serious fun, which looks like a seriously j...

  • Jon
    Feb 08, 2015

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

    Looking forward to a Spring Break filled with whining, moaning and complaining? Not if you have a copy of Unbored. From the first pages I was hooked. The gamer's manifesto is a list of ten reasons why playing games (board, active/outside/, video) is good for you. Then it moves from...

    Unbored Games is jam packed with fun games of every kind for the whole family. This book has it all board games, puzzles, outdoor games, role-playing , historical facts about games and even excerpts from literature where games are being played. I really love the CO2 smackdown and the G...

    This book is excellent for children and families who want to and love to play games. It gives variations on old games and plenty of new games for the family. I consider it an excellent addition to our books of games. Received it from Goodreads giveaways. J. Robert Ewbank author "Joh...

    This was a GoodReads giveaway. A very well put together book with numerous family games. More importantly, it reminds gamers that part of the fun of having fun is modifying (or making up) rules on the fly to make the gaming a better experience for all. I would strongly recommend ...

    *received for free through Goodreads First Reads Interesting guide to many and varied forms of keeping yourself entertained, including board games, computer games, etc. Some are old stand-byes like rock-paper-scissors (with variations given to make it interesting) and some I've neve...

    This was an interesting read. As someone who's always looking for fun games to play with my tweens and Girl Scout troop, I enjoyed the suggestions. Was it enthralling? No. BUT...I appreciated the work that went into making the book and compiling the information in one spot for me! ALSO...

    Love that the intro says "Each time you play a game, you enter a world in which grownups aren't in charge....." Can't wait to play Circle of Doom and Hair Dryer Ping Pong with my kids. (And I'll be looking for an excuse to play Doughnut on a String.) It will make a great birthday/holid...

    This book book provides all sorts of games, from parlor games, to outside games, to apps for kids, with most featuring hacks to make the games more interesting (why I wouldn't you put one of the musical chairs far away to make the race for the final chair more exciting?). This is a rea...

  • Starasia
    Jun 10, 2018

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

  • Sierra
    Dec 06, 2014

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

  • Karen Walker
    Sep 03, 2019

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

  • Sharon Buxton
    Mar 21, 2017

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

  • Debra
    Sep 30, 2018

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

  • Read Ng
    May 25, 2016

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

    Looking forward to a Spring Break filled with whining, moaning and complaining? Not if you have a copy of Unbored. From the first pages I was hooked. The gamer's manifesto is a list of ten reasons why playing games (board, active/outside/, video) is good for you. Then it moves from...

    Unbored Games is jam packed with fun games of every kind for the whole family. This book has it all board games, puzzles, outdoor games, role-playing , historical facts about games and even excerpts from literature where games are being played. I really love the CO2 smackdown and the G...

    This book is excellent for children and families who want to and love to play games. It gives variations on old games and plenty of new games for the family. I consider it an excellent addition to our books of games. Received it from Goodreads giveaways. J. Robert Ewbank author "Joh...

    This was a GoodReads giveaway. A very well put together book with numerous family games. More importantly, it reminds gamers that part of the fun of having fun is modifying (or making up) rules on the fly to make the gaming a better experience for all. I would strongly recommend ...

  • Sharon
    May 23, 2016

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

    Looking forward to a Spring Break filled with whining, moaning and complaining? Not if you have a copy of Unbored. From the first pages I was hooked. The gamer's manifesto is a list of ten reasons why playing games (board, active/outside/, video) is good for you. Then it moves from...

    Unbored Games is jam packed with fun games of every kind for the whole family. This book has it all board games, puzzles, outdoor games, role-playing , historical facts about games and even excerpts from literature where games are being played. I really love the CO2 smackdown and the G...

    This book is excellent for children and families who want to and love to play games. It gives variations on old games and plenty of new games for the family. I consider it an excellent addition to our books of games. Received it from Goodreads giveaways. J. Robert Ewbank author "Joh...

    This was a GoodReads giveaway. A very well put together book with numerous family games. More importantly, it reminds gamers that part of the fun of having fun is modifying (or making up) rules on the fly to make the gaming a better experience for all. I would strongly recommend ...

    *received for free through Goodreads First Reads Interesting guide to many and varied forms of keeping yourself entertained, including board games, computer games, etc. Some are old stand-byes like rock-paper-scissors (with variations given to make it interesting) and some I've neve...

    This was an interesting read. As someone who's always looking for fun games to play with my tweens and Girl Scout troop, I enjoyed the suggestions. Was it enthralling? No. BUT...I appreciated the work that went into making the book and compiling the information in one spot for me! ALSO...

    Love that the intro says "Each time you play a game, you enter a world in which grownups aren't in charge....." Can't wait to play Circle of Doom and Hair Dryer Ping Pong with my kids. (And I'll be looking for an excuse to play Doughnut on a String.) It will make a great birthday/holid...

    This book book provides all sorts of games, from parlor games, to outside games, to apps for kids, with most featuring hacks to make the games more interesting (why I wouldn't you put one of the musical chairs far away to make the race for the final chair more exciting?). This is a rea...

    Perfect for all of the competitors in my life, including my husband's father's family in particular, as well as the darlings at school who can not get enough of games! Charming illustrations and design. Now to read UNBORED, the field guide to serious fun, which looks like a seriously j...

    I received this book in the goodreads giveaway. This was a fun book with lots of ideas for makeshift games, video games, out door games, school games, etc. Anything you can think of this book has. Great book to give kids to entertain themselves or perfect for the adult who's sti...

    This is full of fun and has many, many possibilities for everyone. games to make you think, get exercise, help others, learn new skills, learn to be ecology conscious and many other things- including some on the dreaded (by parents) computer. My daughter (a teacher) liked it so muc...

  • Liz Heinecke
    Oct 01, 2014

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

    Looking forward to a Spring Break filled with whining, moaning and complaining? Not if you have a copy of Unbored. From the first pages I was hooked. The gamer's manifesto is a list of ten reasons why playing games (board, active/outside/, video) is good for you. Then it moves from...

    Unbored Games is jam packed with fun games of every kind for the whole family. This book has it all board games, puzzles, outdoor games, role-playing , historical facts about games and even excerpts from literature where games are being played. I really love the CO2 smackdown and the G...

    This book is excellent for children and families who want to and love to play games. It gives variations on old games and plenty of new games for the family. I consider it an excellent addition to our books of games. Received it from Goodreads giveaways. J. Robert Ewbank author "Joh...

    This was a GoodReads giveaway. A very well put together book with numerous family games. More importantly, it reminds gamers that part of the fun of having fun is modifying (or making up) rules on the fly to make the gaming a better experience for all. I would strongly recommend ...

    *received for free through Goodreads First Reads Interesting guide to many and varied forms of keeping yourself entertained, including board games, computer games, etc. Some are old stand-byes like rock-paper-scissors (with variations given to make it interesting) and some I've neve...

    This was an interesting read. As someone who's always looking for fun games to play with my tweens and Girl Scout troop, I enjoyed the suggestions. Was it enthralling? No. BUT...I appreciated the work that went into making the book and compiling the information in one spot for me! ALSO...

    Love that the intro says "Each time you play a game, you enter a world in which grownups aren't in charge....." Can't wait to play Circle of Doom and Hair Dryer Ping Pong with my kids. (And I'll be looking for an excuse to play Doughnut on a String.) It will make a great birthday/holid...

  • Naomi Brist
    May 22, 2016

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

    Looking forward to a Spring Break filled with whining, moaning and complaining? Not if you have a copy of Unbored. From the first pages I was hooked. The gamer's manifesto is a list of ten reasons why playing games (board, active/outside/, video) is good for you. Then it moves from...

    Unbored Games is jam packed with fun games of every kind for the whole family. This book has it all board games, puzzles, outdoor games, role-playing , historical facts about games and even excerpts from literature where games are being played. I really love the CO2 smackdown and the G...

  • Sasha
    Jun 06, 2016

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

  • L
    Oct 05, 2018

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

  • Alisha
    Dec 23, 2014

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

  • Nikki
    May 31, 2016

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

    Looking forward to a Spring Break filled with whining, moaning and complaining? Not if you have a copy of Unbored. From the first pages I was hooked. The gamer's manifesto is a list of ten reasons why playing games (board, active/outside/, video) is good for you. Then it moves from...

    Unbored Games is jam packed with fun games of every kind for the whole family. This book has it all board games, puzzles, outdoor games, role-playing , historical facts about games and even excerpts from literature where games are being played. I really love the CO2 smackdown and the G...

    This book is excellent for children and families who want to and love to play games. It gives variations on old games and plenty of new games for the family. I consider it an excellent addition to our books of games. Received it from Goodreads giveaways. J. Robert Ewbank author "Joh...

    This was a GoodReads giveaway. A very well put together book with numerous family games. More importantly, it reminds gamers that part of the fun of having fun is modifying (or making up) rules on the fly to make the gaming a better experience for all. I would strongly recommend ...

    *received for free through Goodreads First Reads Interesting guide to many and varied forms of keeping yourself entertained, including board games, computer games, etc. Some are old stand-byes like rock-paper-scissors (with variations given to make it interesting) and some I've neve...

    This was an interesting read. As someone who's always looking for fun games to play with my tweens and Girl Scout troop, I enjoyed the suggestions. Was it enthralling? No. BUT...I appreciated the work that went into making the book and compiling the information in one spot for me! ALSO...

    Love that the intro says "Each time you play a game, you enter a world in which grownups aren't in charge....." Can't wait to play Circle of Doom and Hair Dryer Ping Pong with my kids. (And I'll be looking for an excuse to play Doughnut on a String.) It will make a great birthday/holid...

    This book book provides all sorts of games, from parlor games, to outside games, to apps for kids, with most featuring hacks to make the games more interesting (why I wouldn't you put one of the musical chairs far away to make the race for the final chair more exciting?). This is a rea...

    Perfect for all of the competitors in my life, including my husband's father's family in particular, as well as the darlings at school who can not get enough of games! Charming illustrations and design. Now to read UNBORED, the field guide to serious fun, which looks like a seriously j...

    I received this book in the goodreads giveaway. This was a fun book with lots of ideas for makeshift games, video games, out door games, school games, etc. Anything you can think of this book has. Great book to give kids to entertain themselves or perfect for the adult who's sti...

    This is full of fun and has many, many possibilities for everyone. games to make you think, get exercise, help others, learn new skills, learn to be ecology conscious and many other things- including some on the dreaded (by parents) computer. My daughter (a teacher) liked it so muc...

    Fun for the whole family! My kids pull this book out every couple of days to try a new game to play. And I finally learned how to play the card game Mao! There were many kids who played that when I was in high school, but I could not figure out how to play. Now I know! I won this bo...

    I won this book through goodreads giveaways. This is a very fun book for not only children but teenagers and adults too. I am in my twenties and I was surprised that this book was interesting and fun for me also. I can not wait to try some of these activities out myself. ...

  • Cindy
    Dec 15, 2014

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

    Looking forward to a Spring Break filled with whining, moaning and complaining? Not if you have a copy of Unbored. From the first pages I was hooked. The gamer's manifesto is a list of ten reasons why playing games (board, active/outside/, video) is good for you. Then it moves from...

    Unbored Games is jam packed with fun games of every kind for the whole family. This book has it all board games, puzzles, outdoor games, role-playing , historical facts about games and even excerpts from literature where games are being played. I really love the CO2 smackdown and the G...

    This book is excellent for children and families who want to and love to play games. It gives variations on old games and plenty of new games for the family. I consider it an excellent addition to our books of games. Received it from Goodreads giveaways. J. Robert Ewbank author "Joh...

    This was a GoodReads giveaway. A very well put together book with numerous family games. More importantly, it reminds gamers that part of the fun of having fun is modifying (or making up) rules on the fly to make the gaming a better experience for all. I would strongly recommend ...

    *received for free through Goodreads First Reads Interesting guide to many and varied forms of keeping yourself entertained, including board games, computer games, etc. Some are old stand-byes like rock-paper-scissors (with variations given to make it interesting) and some I've neve...

  • Storm
    Dec 12, 2014

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

  • Bob
    Feb 02, 2019

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

  • Debbie Payne
    Jul 19, 2016

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

  • Allie Moore
    Jun 06, 2016

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

  • Pam Mooney
    Dec 07, 2014

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

    Looking forward to a Spring Break filled with whining, moaning and complaining? Not if you have a copy of Unbored. From the first pages I was hooked. The gamer's manifesto is a list of ten reasons why playing games (board, active/outside/, video) is good for you. Then it moves from...

    Unbored Games is jam packed with fun games of every kind for the whole family. This book has it all board games, puzzles, outdoor games, role-playing , historical facts about games and even excerpts from literature where games are being played. I really love the CO2 smackdown and the G...

    This book is excellent for children and families who want to and love to play games. It gives variations on old games and plenty of new games for the family. I consider it an excellent addition to our books of games. Received it from Goodreads giveaways. J. Robert Ewbank author "Joh...

    This was a GoodReads giveaway. A very well put together book with numerous family games. More importantly, it reminds gamers that part of the fun of having fun is modifying (or making up) rules on the fly to make the gaming a better experience for all. I would strongly recommend ...

    *received for free through Goodreads First Reads Interesting guide to many and varied forms of keeping yourself entertained, including board games, computer games, etc. Some are old stand-byes like rock-paper-scissors (with variations given to make it interesting) and some I've neve...

    This was an interesting read. As someone who's always looking for fun games to play with my tweens and Girl Scout troop, I enjoyed the suggestions. Was it enthralling? No. BUT...I appreciated the work that went into making the book and compiling the information in one spot for me! ALSO...

    Love that the intro says "Each time you play a game, you enter a world in which grownups aren't in charge....." Can't wait to play Circle of Doom and Hair Dryer Ping Pong with my kids. (And I'll be looking for an excuse to play Doughnut on a String.) It will make a great birthday/holid...

    This book book provides all sorts of games, from parlor games, to outside games, to apps for kids, with most featuring hacks to make the games more interesting (why I wouldn't you put one of the musical chairs far away to make the race for the final chair more exciting?). This is a rea...

    Perfect for all of the competitors in my life, including my husband's father's family in particular, as well as the darlings at school who can not get enough of games! Charming illustrations and design. Now to read UNBORED, the field guide to serious fun, which looks like a seriously j...

    I received this book in the goodreads giveaway. This was a fun book with lots of ideas for makeshift games, video games, out door games, school games, etc. Anything you can think of this book has. Great book to give kids to entertain themselves or perfect for the adult who's sti...

    This is full of fun and has many, many possibilities for everyone. games to make you think, get exercise, help others, learn new skills, learn to be ecology conscious and many other things- including some on the dreaded (by parents) computer. My daughter (a teacher) liked it so muc...

    Fun for the whole family! My kids pull this book out every couple of days to try a new game to play. And I finally learned how to play the card game Mao! There were many kids who played that when I was in high school, but I could not figure out how to play. Now I know! I won this bo...

    I won this book through goodreads giveaways. This is a very fun book for not only children but teenagers and adults too. I am in my twenties and I was surprised that this book was interesting and fun for me also. I can not wait to try some of these activities out myself. ...

    I love this book! The variety is huge for me so that it works for all ages and personalities. I especially appreciate the guidance throughout the book. The games and projects are so well described that there is no question or alternate interpretations! A winner in my book! A good read....

  • Plaguedoctor
    May 24, 2016

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

    Looking forward to a Spring Break filled with whining, moaning and complaining? Not if you have a copy of Unbored. From the first pages I was hooked. The gamer's manifesto is a list of ten reasons why playing games (board, active/outside/, video) is good for you. Then it moves from...

    Unbored Games is jam packed with fun games of every kind for the whole family. This book has it all board games, puzzles, outdoor games, role-playing , historical facts about games and even excerpts from literature where games are being played. I really love the CO2 smackdown and the G...

    This book is excellent for children and families who want to and love to play games. It gives variations on old games and plenty of new games for the family. I consider it an excellent addition to our books of games. Received it from Goodreads giveaways. J. Robert Ewbank author "Joh...

    This was a GoodReads giveaway. A very well put together book with numerous family games. More importantly, it reminds gamers that part of the fun of having fun is modifying (or making up) rules on the fly to make the gaming a better experience for all. I would strongly recommend ...

    *received for free through Goodreads First Reads Interesting guide to many and varied forms of keeping yourself entertained, including board games, computer games, etc. Some are old stand-byes like rock-paper-scissors (with variations given to make it interesting) and some I've neve...

    This was an interesting read. As someone who's always looking for fun games to play with my tweens and Girl Scout troop, I enjoyed the suggestions. Was it enthralling? No. BUT...I appreciated the work that went into making the book and compiling the information in one spot for me! ALSO...

    Love that the intro says "Each time you play a game, you enter a world in which grownups aren't in charge....." Can't wait to play Circle of Doom and Hair Dryer Ping Pong with my kids. (And I'll be looking for an excuse to play Doughnut on a String.) It will make a great birthday/holid...

    This book book provides all sorts of games, from parlor games, to outside games, to apps for kids, with most featuring hacks to make the games more interesting (why I wouldn't you put one of the musical chairs far away to make the race for the final chair more exciting?). This is a rea...

    Perfect for all of the competitors in my life, including my husband's father's family in particular, as well as the darlings at school who can not get enough of games! Charming illustrations and design. Now to read UNBORED, the field guide to serious fun, which looks like a seriously j...

    I received this book in the goodreads giveaway. This was a fun book with lots of ideas for makeshift games, video games, out door games, school games, etc. Anything you can think of this book has. Great book to give kids to entertain themselves or perfect for the adult who's sti...

  • Stef
    Nov 07, 2014

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

  • Leah
    May 25, 2016

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

    Looking forward to a Spring Break filled with whining, moaning and complaining? Not if you have a copy of Unbored. From the first pages I was hooked. The gamer's manifesto is a list of ten reasons why playing games (board, active/outside/, video) is good for you. Then it moves from...

    Unbored Games is jam packed with fun games of every kind for the whole family. This book has it all board games, puzzles, outdoor games, role-playing , historical facts about games and even excerpts from literature where games are being played. I really love the CO2 smackdown and the G...

    This book is excellent for children and families who want to and love to play games. It gives variations on old games and plenty of new games for the family. I consider it an excellent addition to our books of games. Received it from Goodreads giveaways. J. Robert Ewbank author "Joh...

    This was a GoodReads giveaway. A very well put together book with numerous family games. More importantly, it reminds gamers that part of the fun of having fun is modifying (or making up) rules on the fly to make the gaming a better experience for all. I would strongly recommend ...

    *received for free through Goodreads First Reads Interesting guide to many and varied forms of keeping yourself entertained, including board games, computer games, etc. Some are old stand-byes like rock-paper-scissors (with variations given to make it interesting) and some I've neve...

    This was an interesting read. As someone who's always looking for fun games to play with my tweens and Girl Scout troop, I enjoyed the suggestions. Was it enthralling? No. BUT...I appreciated the work that went into making the book and compiling the information in one spot for me! ALSO...

    Love that the intro says "Each time you play a game, you enter a world in which grownups aren't in charge....." Can't wait to play Circle of Doom and Hair Dryer Ping Pong with my kids. (And I'll be looking for an excuse to play Doughnut on a String.) It will make a great birthday/holid...

    This book book provides all sorts of games, from parlor games, to outside games, to apps for kids, with most featuring hacks to make the games more interesting (why I wouldn't you put one of the musical chairs far away to make the race for the final chair more exciting?). This is a rea...

    Perfect for all of the competitors in my life, including my husband's father's family in particular, as well as the darlings at school who can not get enough of games! Charming illustrations and design. Now to read UNBORED, the field guide to serious fun, which looks like a seriously j...

    I received this book in the goodreads giveaway. This was a fun book with lots of ideas for makeshift games, video games, out door games, school games, etc. Anything you can think of this book has. Great book to give kids to entertain themselves or perfect for the adult who's sti...

    This is full of fun and has many, many possibilities for everyone. games to make you think, get exercise, help others, learn new skills, learn to be ecology conscious and many other things- including some on the dreaded (by parents) computer. My daughter (a teacher) liked it so muc...

    Fun for the whole family! My kids pull this book out every couple of days to try a new game to play. And I finally learned how to play the card game Mao! There were many kids who played that when I was in high school, but I could not figure out how to play. Now I know! I won this bo...

    I won this book through goodreads giveaways. This is a very fun book for not only children but teenagers and adults too. I am in my twenties and I was surprised that this book was interesting and fun for me also. I can not wait to try some of these activities out myself. ...

    I love this book! The variety is huge for me so that it works for all ages and personalities. I especially appreciate the guidance throughout the book. The games and projects are so well described that there is no question or alternate interpretations! A winner in my book! A good read....

    Super cool book! My daughters will never have a reason to say they are bored again! We spent several hours paging through Unbored Games, trying out some of the new games we hadn't heard of & the new twists on the ones we had! ...

  • Jules
    May 25, 2016

    Super awesome. Lots of fun and interesting games plus adaptions. ...

    Any kid (or fun-loving adult) who reads and then tries the activities in this book must be a pretty cool person. This book will hopefully stimulate and inspire, as it lists tons of fun things to do and explains how to do them, with suggestions promoting positive interaction with friend...

    Awesome variety of games that would be fun for the whole family to play! Games for both inside and out. This would be a great way for parents to get more interactive with their kids and to get them off of the TV/video games/computer for a little while. I won a copy of this book for...

    This is definitely a resource I will go back to again and again. It presents various ways to play games, invent games and tells of several games that would be appropriate and interesting to various age groups. It also has a section on video gaming and computer apps that can bring fami...

    Neat games. ...

    ?Indoor outdoor online offline? - a good variety of games to explore! ...

    There were some new games I would definitely try. It also has suggestions for apps. There?s a lot of unnecessary filler and don?t buy this book. I am sure you could google something to do instead. ...

    Plenty of good ideas for kids with summers to fill with things to do. Well organized. Family oriented. Some of the apps mentioned are a bit out of date. ...

    C. nonfiction, games, a few good suggestions ...

    I received this book from First Reads. This book is an absolute delight! I was a bit wary that it was going to be solely geared towards children and I would have some disconnect because I am not a child (an obvious fact no doubt) and that any games in here would be something that I ...

    I received a free copy through goodreads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I loved this book. There were really cute drawings and I loved that it included so much history. There were several puzzles included as well, not my thing but a great addition. The book equally focu...

    I received my copy through a Goodreads First reads Giveaway. Games are great, aren't they? Personally I LOVE Role Play games, often on Forums or Instant Messages over the internet. I love game system games (Playstation, anyone?) MMORPGs (Maplestory!) and even regular old Computer Ga...

    I received Unbored Games as a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for n honest review. It has been awhile since I read through the book and I had actually thought I had already reviewed this book. Oops...Sorry for this oversight. I am definitely giving this book a five-star rating This i...

    I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. Highly Recommended!! First Impressions before reading: The book is very inviting! It is fairly sturdy, so you can get a lot of use out of it. Cool illustrations! Thoughts: Wow this book is jam packed with games. Everything from pap...

    First I would like to say that I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank the author for giving me the opportunity and honor in being able to read this book. This book was an awesome book. Lots of interesting and fun game...

    Looking forward to a Spring Break filled with whining, moaning and complaining? Not if you have a copy of Unbored. From the first pages I was hooked. The gamer's manifesto is a list of ten reasons why playing games (board, active/outside/, video) is good for you. Then it moves from...

    Unbored Games is jam packed with fun games of every kind for the whole family. This book has it all board games, puzzles, outdoor games, role-playing , historical facts about games and even excerpts from literature where games are being played. I really love the CO2 smackdown and the G...

    This book is excellent for children and families who want to and love to play games. It gives variations on old games and plenty of new games for the family. I consider it an excellent addition to our books of games. Received it from Goodreads giveaways. J. Robert Ewbank author "Joh...

    This was a GoodReads giveaway. A very well put together book with numerous family games. More importantly, it reminds gamers that part of the fun of having fun is modifying (or making up) rules on the fly to make the gaming a better experience for all. I would strongly recommend ...

    *received for free through Goodreads First Reads Interesting guide to many and varied forms of keeping yourself entertained, including board games, computer games, etc. Some are old stand-byes like rock-paper-scissors (with variations given to make it interesting) and some I've neve...

    This was an interesting read. As someone who's always looking for fun games to play with my tweens and Girl Scout troop, I enjoyed the suggestions. Was it enthralling? No. BUT...I appreciated the work that went into making the book and compiling the information in one spot for me! ALSO...

    Love that the intro says "Each time you play a game, you enter a world in which grownups aren't in charge....." Can't wait to play Circle of Doom and Hair Dryer Ping Pong with my kids. (And I'll be looking for an excuse to play Doughnut on a String.) It will make a great birthday/holid...

    This book book provides all sorts of games, from parlor games, to outside games, to apps for kids, with most featuring hacks to make the games more interesting (why I wouldn't you put one of the musical chairs far away to make the race for the final chair more exciting?). This is a rea...

    Perfect for all of the competitors in my life, including my husband's father's family in particular, as well as the darlings at school who can not get enough of games! Charming illustrations and design. Now to read UNBORED, the field guide to serious fun, which looks like a seriously j...

    I received this book in the goodreads giveaway. This was a fun book with lots of ideas for makeshift games, video games, out door games, school games, etc. Anything you can think of this book has. Great book to give kids to entertain themselves or perfect for the adult who's sti...

    This is full of fun and has many, many possibilities for everyone. games to make you think, get exercise, help others, learn new skills, learn to be ecology conscious and many other things- including some on the dreaded (by parents) computer. My daughter (a teacher) liked it so muc...

    Fun for the whole family! My kids pull this book out every couple of days to try a new game to play. And I finally learned how to play the card game Mao! There were many kids who played that when I was in high school, but I could not figure out how to play. Now I know! I won this bo...