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A Dog Called Mr Woo

Posted on 17 February, 2011 21:17 pm

Yesterday on Coronation Street Quest‘s Twitter we asked: Who bought a dog called Mr. Woo in 2002? a. Eileen Grimshaw b. Rita Sullivan c. Geena Gregory Coronation Street Quest is a board game designed to not only test your encyclopaedic knowledge of Corrie, but also beef up what you already know.

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Fill in the Gaps in Your Corrie Knowledge

Posted on 12 February, 2011 19:04 pm

Which of the following did not die in a car crash? a. Judy Mallett b. Len Fairclough c. Don Brennan This was the question asked on yesterday’s Coronation Street Quest Twitter update. How is your Corrie knowledge? Sometimes we can answer a question, but we can’t remember the details surrounding the characters or circumstances described. [...]

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Jez Quigley and the Murder of Tony Horrocks

Posted on 1 February, 2011 11:41 am

Yesterday we asked; Who was charged with the murder of Tony Horrocks in 2000? a. Colin Barnes b. Vinny Sorrell c. Jez Quigley If you’d been asked this while playing Coronation Street Quest, you’d have noticed a black dot next to the question. This means you can find additional information about the answer in the [...]

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Who Left Her Husband-to-be At the Altar in 2005?

Posted on 19 January, 2011 18:11 pm

Yesterday on Coronation Street Quest‘s Twitter feed we asked: Who left her husband-to-be standing at the altar in 2005? a. Sarah Platt b. Cilla Brown c. Shelley Unwin The answer is Shelly Unwin. Now, if you’d been asked that question while playing the family board game Coronation Street Quest, you’d have noticed a black dot [...]

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Playing the Games – What Is the Purpose of Sovereigns?

Posted on 6 January, 2011 10:50 am

Part of a series of blog posts about playing Quest Board Games. In this post we’ll look at sovereigns; why you need them how to get them In the Quest Board Games there’s probably no piece more important that the sovereigns. Yes, the purpose of the game is to collect the letters so that you [...]

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What Are Your Board Gaming Plans for 2011

Posted on 6 January, 2011 10:10 am

Christmas 2010 seems to have been the year where we gave each other board games! If that was the case for you and your family, what are you board gaming plans for 2011? And how do you plan to deal with the inevitable board gaming arguments? Do you have a strategy, not just for winning [...]

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Scary Step-Kids? Board Games Could Be the Answer

Posted on 20 December, 2010 9:27 am

The Daily Mail, under the heading “Your Christmas dilemmas solved! Irritating in-laws? Brattish stepkids? Don’t worry, our panel of experts is here to help…”, was posed this “dilemma”: This is my first Christmas as a stepmother. My husband’s sons aged seven and nine are coming to us on Boxing Day. I’m still nervous around them [...]

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Great article from This is Staffordshire on how to enjoy Christmas and not get into debt. We particularly agree with point 10 on their list: Enjoy all the low cost things on offer – the lights in town, get togethers, making mince pies, playing family board games, seeing your kids in the school nativity – [...]

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Board Games: It’s All About the Social!

Posted on 15 December, 2010 11:21 am

We already know that times are tight and purse strings have been tightened this Christmas. As a result, the trend has seen families eschew the traditional 21st century gifts of expensive electronic gaming machines like Xbox 360s and PS3s and opt for more affordable gifts. With decent board games falling firmly into the “affordable gift” [...]

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Toy Talk With Lynne Cadenhead

Posted on 10 December, 2010 16:33 pm

There are lots of ways to come up with a concept for a new game. Lynne Cadenhead’s inspiration came while climbing a ladder to retrieve another board game from her attic. After a lot of hard work, Scottish Quest was launched under her new company banner, 1745 Trading Company. We caught up with Lynne following the [...]

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