2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Games

7 min readDec 5, 2018

Posted on December 4, 2018 by Anton Olsen

Games and geeks go hand in hand, so it’s no surprise we have a lot of suggestions for this holiday season. Read on for our favorite games of the year.

Match a Leaf: A Tree Memory Game
Suggested By: Jenny Bristol
Mfg: Laurence King Publishing
Price: $16.99
Purchase: Match a Leaf: A Tree Memory Game

Not your basic memory game, this one has players matching leaves with their accompanying trees, all gorgeously illustrated. Fun andeducational, nature lovers of all ages will come away from this game with a renewed interest in, familiarity with, and education in trees. The set comes in a very sturdy box and includes a fact-filled pamphlet with plenty of information on all of the tree pairs. The game was made in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, but the included tree specimens come from around the world.

SkeeBall The Classic Arcade Game
Suggested By: Dakster Sullivan
Mfg: Buffalo Games
Price: $29.99
Purchase: SkeeBall The Classic Arcade Game

Skeeball goes from the arcade to the living room (or the driveway) thanks to Buffalo Games. My family has fun setting up a quick game and seeing who can talk the talk and roll the roll. It’s a whole different experience when you’re doing it at home but it’s just as much fun.

The C64 Mini
Suggested By: Jenny Bristol
Mfg: Retrogames
Price: $58.80
Purchase: The C64 Mini

If your idea of a game involves Commodore 64-era nostalgic graphics, you can once again have the games of that well-loved console/computer in your hands (literally). A diminutive version of the original, the C64 Mini comes with dozens…


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