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Board Games reduced on Amazon

(9 Posts)
imsorryiasked Sat 20-Aug-16 16:46:30

From the Christmas Thread (!) there are some reductions on Amazon at the mo such as:

Ticket to Ride Europe £24

Ticket to Ride £25.65

Carcassonne new edition £16.50

Pandemic £19

EllaHen Sat 20-Aug-16 16:52:18

I ordered Pandemic earlier and already have Carcassonne and Ticket to Ride (USA).

Trying not to twitch on the Europe version.

MrsMushrooms Sat 20-Aug-16 16:55:38

Thanks for the heads up! I'm going to go for a snoop now to see if there are any others :p

imsorryiasked Sat 20-Aug-16 17:11:59

Any recommendations to look out for would be good: me, DH, DS (8) and occasionally my parents - only criteria is that it must be very, very easy to learn!

Laineylou Sat 20-Aug-16 17:36:39

Ta v much - been after Carcassonne for a while...

PolkadotsAndMoonbeams Sat 20-Aug-16 17:41:38

Ooh, I like the look of Pandemic. Thank you!

OMGSame Sat 20-Aug-16 17:47:59

Fab thanks, would Carcassonne be OK for a 7yo do you think? To play with older siblings and other family rather than other 7yo's I mean. Always on the look out for games we can play as a family.

EllaHen Sun 21-Aug-16 14:40:57

OMG - my just turned 6 year old has been playing for over a year. He loves it.

Trouvere Wed 24-Aug-16 12:53:28

My 8 year old likes base Carcassone but is of the opinion that the game is overcomplicated by adding in the first two expansions.

I've been browsing through Amazon looking for boardgame bargains too, and the following all seem to be below usual price (apart from the Carcassonne expansion, I don't own and have never played any of them myself):

Carcassonne Traders and Builders £13.50
Sun Tzu £11.99 (BGG rating 6.4)
Heroes £10.98 (BGG 5.7)
Ca$h 'n guns 2e £20.23 (BGG 6.9)
7 Wonders £26 (BGG 7.8)
Isle of Skye £23.99 (lowest price ever; BGG 7.2 - this just won the 2016 Kennerspiel des Jahres)
Takenoko, the cutesy panda game, briefly dropped to its lowest ever Amazon price yesterday, so might be worth watching.

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