We asked some Agents to review some board games with their families to see which would be the best to buy for fun next Christmas.

The board games were bought using Amazon.co.uk Gift Cards, Argos Gift Cards, One4all Gift Cards and Love2shop Gift Cards. We could have also purchased many of them from Smyths Toys Superstores or The Entertainer stores.

The first two board games were reviewed by Agent Nyki Benson and her family.

Escape Room

Score: 1/5

Confusing, too much reading and didn’t know how to start the game.

Best part: Putting it back in the box

Worst part: Complicated, confusing, too much reading. Not fun.

Fun score: 0/5

Ease: 0/5


Score: 5/5

Fun, interesting, good variety of questions. Challenging but fun, seeing it on telly helps.

Best bit: getting answers right, the answerboard reveal.

Worst bit: none

Fun: 4/5

Ease: 5/5

The next two board games were reviewed by Agent Gina Turner and her family.

Toy Story Home Sprint

Score: 3/5

Fun quick game, great for younger kids.

Best bit: Character pieces were really well made and my 5 year old loved them.

Worst bit: The ticket space where you have to go all the way back to the start.

Fun: 3/5

Ease: 5/5

What Am I?

Score: 3/5

Little bit boring after a while especially for the oldest who is 11.

Best bit: Looking silly

Worst bit: Bands were really tight on our heads

Fun: 4/5

Ease: 5/5

If you would love the opportunity to try out some more board games for us, please email win@varietychristmasclub.co.uk with ‘Board games’ in the subject line. We would love some more Agents and their families to volunteer.