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Make N' Break Game Review by Lori Hooten

Ravensburger North America
915 East Pine Street,
Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98122 or
Phone 877.773.8333

Family games bring everyone together around a fun activity. The Make N' Break Game from Ravensburger North America is certainly one of those games. It is a game the entire family can play together and the fun, cooperative play brings laughter, smiles, and challenges. 

The Make N' Break is a challenging, collaborative game involving building blocks. It comes with a set of 10 colored building blocks, 80 double-sided challenge blueprint cards (160 challenges), 1 timer, 1 die, 1 action die (for advanced play options), and 1 card tray. These few items will provide the family hours of challenge time while trying to build the blueprints. 

Sitting around the table, the family has ever-changing teams working together to build the structures on the blueprint card. Two players sitting next to each other work together to build the structure exactly as the blueprint card shows. To start, each player on the 2-person team gets 5 of the blocks. Working together to build the image on the blueprint card, the team builds as quickly as possible. When the blueprint is met, the structure is broken down and the team builds the next blueprint. This continues until the time runs out. The blueprints successfully made become scored points for those two players. Then play moves around the table. The player on the left and the next player to the left form a new team and get a new challenge card to build. These ever-changing teams keep the game exciting and encouraging, as each player doing well means other players are doing well, also. At the end of it all, though, only one player is the winner. 

Make N' Break Game is a fabulous way to spend time with the family, laughing as the players strive to build the images on the blueprint cards. Collaboration and challenge work together to make the Make N' Break Game from Ravensburger North America a winner.

-Product review by Lori Hooten, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, August 2020