Connect Four

Connect Four is one of those classic games that has been around for over thirty years. Originally published by Milton-Bradley, the game is now marketed by Hasbro. Connect Four is the classic game of four-in-a-row played out vertically in a yellow plastic frame with black and red disks. The game …

How to decide what to play

My eight-year-old daughter had a friend over today, and I overheard the two of them discussing what they wanted to play. I soon realized that this was an extremely complex endeavor, and required savvy negotiation skills. Here is basically how the conversation went down: “Let’s play!” “Okay, let’s play bank.” …