Connecting Generations thru Play with Continuum Games

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Continuum Games is a privately owned company with a mission to bring families together through exciting new game concepts that appeal to all generations of game players. First formed by Greg and Niki Hughes in 2007, the company has grown from a small game manufacturing company into a full service game publishing company, distributor and consulting firm. Continuum Games publishes its own line of award winning family games, educational games, party games and travel games and also serve as a distributor to the BEST in class games from independent manufacturers.

The first game we had the chance to try out was Lumps, The Elf Coal Game ($7.99) which is available at local Hallmark Gold Crown stores, Books-A-Million, Go! Games and 100s of specialty toy stores in the US.

The game comes with a variety of different sided dice. The goal is to roll them, match up pairs and score the highest points while also offering a variety of bonus points, kind of like Yahtzee. It’s pretty good for a dice game.

However, the only thing Christmas about it I feel is the name and the fact the dice come in a stocking. It’s designed for 1-100 players. We played with just two, my spouse and I, as our kids are too young.

The rules are pretty basic but trying to determine and keep track of all the bonus points is a little confusing. I will obviously say that the more you play the more you get into it but I had a hard time getting it to keep my attention. I think the game would be more engaging with more players and even more of an incentive to win. I like that the dice are black and come in all different shapes but I feel the game is lacking direction.

I was looking forward to Family Talk 2 ($9.99) available online, which is the second game we got to play. It is a game of questions where you take turns asking and answering from a ring of cards.

I have a three year old son and a spouse so I thought we could use some good fuel for striking up conversation. The questions were nothing like what I had expected. Some of them were a little advanced for my son but we managed to explain them and word them in a way that allowed us to have a nice conversation and learning lesson.

It also had topics we didn’t previously discuss that we should have, like our family’s safety word. We don’t have one. I would recommend this game for coming up with conversations that you wouldn’t normally think of.

Not only do they sell games, Continuum Consulting is a product development, publishing, marketing and sales organization that recognizes the need for a one stop source of assistance for new toy, game and novelty inventors. Cool right?

Continuum Games offers almost 60 different games to choose from for the whole family, which you can purchase online or at a store near you.

Thanks to Continuum Games, one reader will win both the Lumps, The Elf Coal Game & Family Talk game. Enter to win below!



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  1. Shannon Baas says:

    lost puppies.

  2. Ann F says:

    Continuum Games’ Rollick would be great for our family game nights.

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  3. Ann F says:

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    abfantom at yahoo dot com

  4. Jackie Griebel says:

    Exact change

  5. Jill says:

    The Stone Soup looks like fun.

  6. renee walters says:

    I like the Exact Change game! Thanks so much for the fantastic giveaway!
    Renee Walters
    Bored2quickly@hotmail.com

  7. jenn says:

    I would buy Rollick

  8. amy deeter says:

    stone soup
    amy16323(at)gmail(dot)com

  9. susan varney says:

    i think i would like tri cross

  10. monte says:

    Exact Change game is neat

  11. Ana says:

    I like both the stone soup game and the exact change game. It’s so hard to
    Choose just one.

  12. Diane Baum says:

    Lost puppies please

  13. Monique Rizzo says:

    Stone soup looks fun.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

  14. Ross Hassel says:

    albert insomnia’s looks great

  15. Desiree Dunbar says:

    I like the Exact Change game.

  16. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    Barnyard Stampede
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  17. Karen Gonyea says:

    Exact Change.

  18. AEKZ2 says:

    Looney Laundry looks like fun

  19. Michaela R says:

    I think my family would love Kwizniac

  20. kim eddings says:

    I liked Albert’s Insomnia.

  21. Erika says:

    I think discombobulation looks like a fun family game

  22. DanV says:

    I’d get Exact Change

  23. Lean S says:

    I would get http://www.continuumgames.com/shop/rollick/ the game Rollick. Lean S

  24. tracey byram says:

    Reverse Charades looks like fun.

  25. Amy DeLong says:

    exact change
    ardelong2(at)gmail(dot)com

  26. krysta says:

    The looney laundry game looks cute!

  27. Coriander Warren says:

    Exact Change

  28. Jennifer Lane says:

    I like “count your chickens”

  29. Melanie says:

    I would love to try out their Yamodo, Party Time.
    Melanie recent post: iPad and Safari crashing

  30. Caitlin McClure says:

    I like Discombobulation

  31. kathy pease says:

    i like the game Pitch It!

  32. Jessica T. says:

    I would get Exact Change.

  33. Becky S. says:

    Would love to try Lost Puppies.
    beckytag618 at gmail dot com

  34. Tina Rath says:

    Exact Change

  35. Sand says:

    I would buy Exact Change.

  36. Donna K says:

    I would like the Exact Change game.

  37. Gianna says:

    Looney Laundry.

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