Welsh Quest

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Scaling the Heights of Mount Snowden

Posted on 10 February, 2011 11:20 am

Yesterday on the Welsh Quest‘s Twitter feed we asked you a question about Mount Snowden: How far above sea level is the peak of Mount Snowden? a. 1085m b. 1285m c. 1485m The answer is 1085 metres. The Welsh Quest board game aims to be educational, as well as fun to play. To that end [...]

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‘Cnapan’ and a Ball Soaked in Fat

Posted on 8 February, 2011 13:41 pm

Last week on the Welsh Quest Twitter page you were asked: ‘Cnapan’ or ‘knapan’ is said to be an ancient form of C which of the following? a. rugby b. shinty c. tennis Welsh Quest board game comes with a Quest Quiz Book designed to give you additional information about the quiz questions you’re answering. [...]

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Who is the Welsh ‘God of the Sea’?

Posted on 14 January, 2011 10:30 am

Today we’ve asked; Who is the Welsh ‘God of the Sea’? a. Don b. Dylan c. Govannon Now, while you may already know that the answer is (shhh, don’t tell anyone) ‘Dylan’, what do you actually know about this mythical welsh god? If you were asked this question while playing Welsh Quest, you’d notice a [...]

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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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Santa’s a Welshman – Official Press Release

Posted on 15 December, 2010 15:53 pm

The re-release of Santa’s A Scotsman – in a bid to snatch the Christmas No 1 slot – has unleashed a patriotic fightback from the valleys, as The Welsh Quest All Stars unveil the catchy festive song, Santa’s A Welshman. In a unique collaboration with the Starry-o-Phonics, The Welsh Quest All Stars have responded to [...]

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National Pride This Christmas With Santa Quest

Posted on 15 December, 2010 15:44 pm

From Rhoda Reviews: In the not so distant future I’m going to be reviewing The Quest games, both the downloadable versions and the board game. In the meantime I have some nice Christmassy songs to share with you! If you aren’t familiar with the Quest games, they are a series that tests your knowledge of [...]

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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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