The best board games for bored families
What better time to enjoy playing a board game together than the stupefying fuzziness of the Christmas period? But, before you blow the dust of the Scrabble set, why not consider something a little newer?
These six board games might all be 21st century creations, but they're still good old-fashioned fun.
Whether you like strategy or storytelling, these are bound to help beat cabin fever during Christmas and New Year. Shall we play?
What is it? A new game (why didn't anyone think of this before?) that's become a phenomenal success – all based on the chance you might get a face full of whipped cream.
Best for: Those who love the prospect of Russian Roulette with added dairy produce.
How do I win? You score points every time you spin the handle and don't get pie in the face. Make a pact with Lady Luck – it's all about chance.
Top tip: No make-up for this one.