The Dangerous Book For Boys Board Game - now £9.99 @ Amazon (was £19.99)
The Dangerous Book For Boys Board Game  - now £9.99 @ Amazon (was £19.99)

The Dangerous Book For Boys Board Game - now £9.99 @ Amazon (was £19.99)

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The appeal of adventure and tested courage brings the book of activities to life in this back to basics board game! Following from The Dangerous Book for Boys , the board game of the same name is set to inspire boys of all ages! Players build a raft to escape the deserted island they are marooned on! Players collect resources such as penknives, rope and compasses and challenges consist of survival knowledge and activities like tying a reef knot! The winner of each round wins a pieces of raft and the first player to complete the raft and finish the course wins. The Dangerous Book for Boys game inspires boys from ages 8 to 10, to recapture the essence of old fashioned childhood activities! A cool board game!


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Would anyone like to explain why its so cold? Is it cheaper elsewhere, game no good?

You’ve been shipwrecked on a deserted island with nothing but your wits and some string to save you. Thank goodness you’ve been reading your Dangerous Book for Boys! Use your skills to complete solo or group challenges, test your knowledge of facts from the book or put your mental agility to the test. Each success wins you a puzzle piece so you can “build” a raft and sail off the island. The first adventurer to travel along the whole track and complete their raft can sail away into the sunset in victory!
[*]The amazing adventure game based on the best-selling book!
[*]Includes gameboard, 90 one-man challenge cards, 70 group challenge cards, 40 resource cards, 20 flag cards, 24 tracking sticks, 32 stars, 20 raft pieces, 10 cardboard planets, 4 wooden pawns, 4 folders, 1 piece of string, 1 pad of paper, 1 die, 1 sand timer and instructions.
[*]For 2 to 4 players.[/LIST]

Good review too......hot from me

70 of 70 people found the following review helpful:
http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/images/G/02/x-locale/common/customer-reviews/stars-5-0._V45450368_.gifDangerously Good Fun!, 16 Oct 2008
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I recently purchased 'The Dangerous Book For Boys Game' as a birthday present for my son. What an inspired choice this was! It was a real treat to play a game which is challenging, fun, straightforward and exciting.

Just like the book, you are always learning something new, as well as having the opportunity to develop skills and techniques that boys of all ages would be proud to know! I highly recommend it as a present for all the family to get together and enjoy!

In terms of specifics the game involves being the first to complete the building of a raft inorder to leave a desert island. To do this you need to complete a series of mental and skill challenges, by collecting raft pieces, whilst protecting your own safe passage, by amassing 'resource' cards. All the while you are outwitting your opponents attempting to do the same, by throwing them off course and then using 'resources' at appropriate moments.

As board games go, it is very simple to follow; involves brainpower, dexterity and skill. Even when it's not your turn, you feel that you are learning something new. It's many faceted and three dimensional; you are constantly being asked to undertake something different and challenging.

The Dangerous Book For Boy's Game is a real 'breath of fresh air'.

some people just vote hot cold at random... others just add to cold when they see something in the minus.

hot in my view! nice find!

the rest of the books by this author are also excellent! the emperor series and the barbarian series...

Original Poster Editor

Thanks choc1969 and Massive Spaniard I'd just bought it for a prezzy and was starting to worry lol

Just in case it helps anyone they had it for less in tk max but it was in clearance so would really depend on your luck (not voted this cold :thumbsup:).

Heat added here... can't see cheaper at first glance.
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