MATHEMATICAL BOARD GAMES

For an afternoon of mathematical board game fun, come the Maths Institute and play some of the games on offer. Please note that if demand is high we will restrict playing time to 1 hour to give everyone a go. No booking necessary.

Under-14s must be accompanied by an adult over 18. 

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The Dragon Games is an opportunity for dragon wranglers of all ages to show their skills. Put the dragons through their paces over four events and emerge champion dragon wrangler.

Sumoku is a unique crossword-style game with numbers that can be played five different ways. Players add up the tiles to multiples of a number shown on the die. Once all the tiles are connected together, it's a sumoku. Whether you look for fast action with friends, a challenging pastime, or an addictive game that brings family together, sumoku has it all, Packed with endless challenges, sumoku is pure adding fun.

SET is a speed game. The first to see a SET, calls out ‘SET’ and picks up the three cards that make the SET. There are no turns and no luck. Race to find as many SETs as fast as you can. Be the one who has the most SETs when the cards are gone, and you win! SET is a game of fast-thinking fun!

Tactile block game that combines logic and strategy with easy-to-learn rules. Plan your moves to create columns and rows of matching colors and shapes; score big when you place a tile that works in multiple directions.

A beautiful, colorful, mathematical board game designed for 2 to 4 players. Roll the dice and add, subtract, multiply and divide your way to the center of the board, picking up Prime cards and bumping your opponents back to start as you go. The first to land both pawns on 101 wins the game! 

An elegant coffee-table strategy game from New Zealand. Its intriguing mixture of skill and chance makes Tantrix a fun family game, at the same time as being utterly addictive to the serious player.

The Aliens are invading and turning everyone in the City into Zombies… and only you can stop them!

City of Zombies is a cooperative game for 1 to 6 players who must team up and help each other to survive.

Players take turns to roll 3 Battle Dice, they can then add, subtract, multiply and divide dice together to build awesome attack combos in an attempt to take out as many Zombies as possible.  

Clear the board of Zombies to save Survivors and boost your score, gain Heroes to help you fight Zombies and collect items along the way that modify your dice, weaken Zombies or even change the rules!

* This game is kindly provided by ThinkNoodle Games

Collect, count and compare animals in this delightful Early Years numeracy game that’s fun for the whole family.

*This game is kindly provided by ThinkNoodle Games

 

Clear Times Square of Zombies and defeat their Alien masters to win
Add, subtract, multiply and divide your way to victory!

*This game is kindly provided by ThinkNoodle Games

 

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