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Gobbit, Fast Action Fun for All the Family!

I’ve been sent a great children’s game to review called Gobbit.

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It’s new, it’s fun, it helps speed up reflexes, information processing and encourages children to focus on what they are doing a must if you have a daydreamer like me.  It is also great for encouraging healthy competition and teaching children how to lose gracefully rather than going off in a huff as many little ones tend to do.  In each box you will find cards, an instruction booklet and a wrist band.  The cards feature 4 animals in three different colours.  These animals eat one another depending on their colour and a rigid food chain.  You will find snakes, flies, chameleons or a gorilla.  Cards are placed quickly with the animal facing up in front of the players cards.  The winner of each round takes the stacks in front.  The winner is the person at the end with all the cards.  There are additional ways that the game can be played once you get to grips with the basics.  Games are pretty fast and can be over in about 10 to 15 minutes.

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Players must either slap their card to protect it from a predator or smack their opponents to attack / eat.  Things get even more exciting if you turn your card and discover a gorilla!!!  Gorillas can attack anyone and there are a few random ones in the box just hope your opponent(s) are not lucky enough to have them all.  This is a game that all the family can play the only thing I would suggest is that you watch the slaps being given by older children.

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My girls loved playing this game and it didn’t take long to get the hang of it.

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The faster you go the harder it becomes and the quicker players need to think and react.  It got a bit confusing when we speed up the game but that just added to the fun and hilarity of it all.

The packaging is sturdy, brightly coloured and pretty compact.  Recommended for ages 7 plus and available from Riles of Pay priced at £14 this is great for keeping the children entertained and their minds active.

We were sent this game for review purposes.  All views are our own.

This Post Has 48 Comments

  1. A different game, I like it. Doesn’t sound to complex and gets the brain going by the sound of it x

    1. You need to concentrate when playing this.

  2. Ah this sounds like so much fun – I think my three would love it for our regular family games night x

    1. I think you will all love it.

  3. Ooo I love games especially new ones I haven’t played before! My eldest would love this once he gets to grips with it!

    1. They will love this game it’s great fun.

  4. this looks like so much fun! my kids would love this. I can even see the big kid (hubby) liking this too

    1. It is great fun I must admit. We have all played it 😉

  5. This sounds like a really interesting game, I’m a big fan of board games and card games, this definitely sounds like one to try!

    1. It sure is, my girls love playing this.

  6. Sounds like such a fun game, and not overly childish for older kids x

    1. It is great fun for older children and the young at heart too!

  7. What a fantastic sounding game – I have to admit I used to adore games when I was younger and this seems like I would have loved it. x

    1. It is great fun, I even get into it 😉

  8. This sounds like a lot of fun! I think my niece and nephew would enjoy it.

    1. The girls loved it so I bet he will too.

  9. This sounds like so much fun! I might get this for my niece, she’d love it 🙂

    1. It really is good fun. She will love it.

  10. To be fair I can see myself playing this even without the addition of kids I imagine that it would be a lot of fun xxx

    1. Lol, I might take it to a 40th birthday party as a party game 😉

  11. Well that game title could have had a whole load of meanings, glad to read it isn’t what I thought it might be and it looks a lot of fun x

    1. It is great fun, i am getting quite good at it.

  12. This looks like so much fun for children and would probably make an amazing drinking game for adults ha

    1. Lol, Sarahjane you might be right there although I’d be awful at it if I had a drink.

  13. This sounds like a fun game for the entire family.

    1. It sure is and makes a great gift.

  14. It looks like a game I should put on my grandchildren’s Christmas list. It looks fun yet it’s got some skill as well.

    1. It is a fun family game.

  15. This is a game I’d like to play! Anything that encourages good sportsmanship is good with us, we have a lot of sore losers in this household….folks included 😉 x

    1. Lol, my girls really need to practise losing gracefully.

  16. My nephew can’t lose gracefully so I can relate Melanie, lol. Fab post.

    1. It can be quite amusing to watch them playing this.

  17. This sounds like a good game and lots of fun. Will keep the little ones happy.

    1. It is lots of fun, we loved it.

  18. This looks really fun! i love the pictures

    1. My girls love playing this.

  19. Sound like a great game and one that would be perfect for our monthly family game night

    1. It is great fun for children and adults.

  20. Not heard of this before – sounds like looks of fun!

    1. It is great fun, you should try it.

  21. This DOES sound like good fun for all the family!

    1. It is a great game.

  22. This does sound like a ton of fun. I really like the fast-paced thinking and reacting of this game!

    1. It is really good fun for all the family.

  23. I thought this was a kid’s version of Bop-It at first!

    1. I haven’t played that game before although I have heard of it. Might check it out x

  24. That sounds fun! I love board games.

    1. It is good fun 😉

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