A family game night, a review, and a giveaway...oh my! :)

>> Monday, November 2, 2009

Tonight after watching a movie and eating pizza (yummy) We had family game night :) Thanks to the awesome people at myblogspark.com and Hasbro we had a new game to try out. I was excited to get Giraffalaff Limbo and Scatterpillar Scramble in the mail, if for no other reason they are made by Hasbro, the same company that makes elefun the elephant! (My kids' favorite game)

Even though we got 2 games in the mail, we decided to do one a night. We started with Giraffalaff Limbo. First thing to note is that the game requires 3 AAA batteries which are not included. Assembly was very smooth and straightforward. The only tool required was a phillips head screwdriver to unscrew the battery door. It should be noted that after assembling the side supports of the game, they do not come apart to fit back into the box.

When assembled, the game consists of the two side supports, the horizontal limbo bar, and a spinner card.

Each round, someone spins, and whatever method the spinner lands on (limbo, crab walk, bird walk, etc) is the method for that round. Everyone has a turn, and whoever knocks the bar off of the supports is out. Then the winners of that round get to try another round, but with the bar moved down a notch. My kids (4 and 2.5) were most interested in spinning the spinner, so we kind of made our own rules as we went. We kept the bar at the highest, and just let them keep going with no winners or losers.

Overall, it was a fun game, and there was alot of laughter during the time we were playing. The game plays a nice, fun, upbeat tune, and when someone knocks the bar off, it erupts in a fit of laughter which my kids found hilarious. We don't have much storage space, so the fact that it cannot be easily broken back down for storage is a drawback. I think it would be great at parties and cookouts though. :)

Giraffalaff Limbo can be purchased at most toy retailers including Amazon.com, Toys R Us, Target, etc.

NOW for the REALLY fun part....if you don't want to buy it, you could win it!! Myblogspark.com and Hasbro have generously given me the opportunity to give away Giraffalaff Limbo and Scatterpillar Scramble!!

Here is how to enter:

Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry. The giveaway will run through 11:59pm eastern November 11.

The winner will be chosen using random.org, and announced November 12.

Entry 1 - Leave a comment and answer this What was your favorite game growing up?

Entry 2- Subscribe to my blog :)

Entry 3- Follow me on Twitter

Entry 4- Write a blog entry about my giveaway

Entry 5 and beyond- Come back and leave a comment on this entry daily

Good Luck!!!

*The products for this review were provided by myblogspark.comand Hasbro, however I was in no other way compensated for this review. All of the opinions are honest, and belong to me.


♥ LLL with Leslie ♥ November 4, 2009 at 1:15 AM  

My favorite game as a kid was candy land :)



♥ LLL with Leslie ♥ November 4, 2009 at 1:16 AM  

I follow you on twitter


♥ LLL with Leslie ♥ November 4, 2009 at 1:18 AM  

I'm a yahoo subscriber :)

♥ LLL with Leslie ♥ November 4, 2009 at 1:22 AM  

I blogged :)


Lis @ ATruckerWife November 4, 2009 at 3:00 PM  

I LOVED hungry hungry hippos :)

Lis @ ATruckerWife November 4, 2009 at 3:00 PM  

I subscribe :)

Lis @ ATruckerWife November 4, 2009 at 3:01 PM  

Follow you on twitter TWEET TWEET:)

Unknown November 6, 2009 at 10:42 AM  

My favorite game growing up was chutes and ladders!

Unknown November 6, 2009 at 10:43 AM  

I'm a subscriber

Unknown November 8, 2009 at 8:16 AM  

I would love to win this for my son! (Daily entry)

Unknown November 9, 2009 at 7:56 PM  

This is such a great giveaway! (Daily entry)

Unknown November 10, 2009 at 2:37 PM  

My son saw this game at Target earlier today and said "I hope Santa brings me this for Christmas".. So now I really hope I win lol (Daily entry)

Lis @ ATruckerWife November 11, 2009 at 11:38 PM  

I'm here!!

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