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Mrs Humdrum recommends Dice, the board game lounge

Mr Humdrum said he couldn't see how it could work. He sees now. 

Saturday afternoon. How to resuscitate your 13 year old son from asphyxiation from XBox? Tell him to get ready to meet up with some of our friends for a games afternoon? Hmm let's see. Board games. Now don't get me wrong, we play board games. We love a spot of Would I Lie To You and Killer Ludo is always a favourite with his grandparents (his grandad cheats and usually wins). But to meet up with friends, who have a teenage daughter, yes a GIRL, to play boardgames in a cafe on a Saturday afternoon, well that's just not cricket.  

I can report that the said teenage boy smiled and, yes, laughed within ten minutes of arriving. We had booked ahead and were taken to our table, introduced to our (what do I call him - not just a waiter, gamer? Instructor?) "helper" who said he could not only take orders for food and drinks, but also recommend any of the 500 games that are available there. We saw families with young children, families with older children, couples of all ages, groups of friends, even a 30th birthday party taking place. 


First, we played the game shown above. I cannot for the life of me recall the name, but it was a game of strategy. This is what got my son laughing - when everyone else lost! A quiz was called for next, three teams of two, with colours as the answers. And this was suitable for the 13 year olds as well as us oldies. We followed this up with Cluedo, the retro real version, not the new one where the titles have been axed, and then lastly by a few quick fire rounds of Uno, the ultimate card game. I dread to think how many little bows of sweets were devoured while playing that day. Next time we go, we will definitely eat there as well as I've just read their bread is from Bread Addiction, and they use a local coffee, Moonroast. A fantastic afternoon, certainly a hit with the boy and I can't wait to go again. 

Dice, Albert Road https://www.facebook.com/diceportsmouth/ www.diceportsmouth.com

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