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Best of British Board Game

by Drumond Park
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)
Price: 24.99 & FREE Delivery in the UK. Details
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  • The game of what makes Britain Great
  • 400 cards 2,400 questions
  • For 8 years to adult
  • Game play lasts around 30 minutes
  • For 2 to 6 players
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Product Information

Technical Details
Item Weight1.2 Kg
Product Dimensions27 x 27 x 8 cm
Manufacturer recommended age:12 - 17 years
Item model number1220
Number of Game Players2 to 6
Number of Puzzle Pieces13
Assembly RequiredNo
Batteries Required?No
Batteries Included?No
Material Composition90% Card, 10% Plastic
  
Additional Information
ASINB003NUJTME
Best Sellers Rank 8,298 in Toys & Games (See top 100)
Shipping Weight1.3 Kg
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Date First Available1 Jan 2007
  
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Product Safety

This product is subject to specific safety warnings
  • Warning: Not suitable for children under 36 months

Product Description

Box Contains

Playing Board
400 Cards
6 x playing pieces
Instructions

Product Description

Find out how well you know Great Britian with the Best of British board game. Race round the board to win by answering questions on the quirky, funny, unique and fascinating things that make Britain British. From queues to coins, and ice cream vans to lollipop ladies - you'll be astonished at how much you know about the oddities that make up our everyday lives. Best of British is a fun, picture-driven board game for two to six players (or teams of players) focused on everyday British life and our Great British sense of humour. Includes Circular playing board 6 playing pieces 400 cards Instructions


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
60 of 61 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good family Game 7 Dec 2010
Durability: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 3.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Bought this after purchasing and enjoying playing The Logo Board Game. Good fun family game but best played in mixed age group teams as some of the questions are geared towards the more mature. Scoring by moving to the appropriate coloured square also makes the game more fun as answering another teams question after they have got it wrong can propel you forwards and similarly, if you get your question wrong, it can really hold you back.
All round good fun game that the whole family enjoyed.
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30 of 31 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best of British 4 Jan 2011
By Alison
Durability: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I brought this for my family Christmas - especially as there was going to be a mixture of ages from 16 to 73 years old playing the game. This was great fun and we all learnt a lot of useful things about the UK - much better than trivial persuit;-))
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Best of British 17 Jan 2011
By Pat
Durability: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 4.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
Played game with children and adults. Children preferred LOGO. Adults enjoyed game but felt it was geared more for English rather than British. Nevertheless it was good fun.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars good game 16 Jan 2011
By pippin
Durability: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 4.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
This game is very enjoyable. Although it says you can play with 2 players this seems almost impossible to win according to instructions. Much better with at least 3 players or teams.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good game. 29 Dec 2010
By JC
Durability: 4.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 4.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
This is a good game, but is better with a mix of ages on a team as it's harder for younger players.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars board game 18 Nov 2013
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brilliant game for all the family a total change from video games can all sit round table and have great fun
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43 of 52 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Great idea, poorly executed. 21 Nov 2010
By Gez
Durability: 4.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 4.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 3.0 out of 5 stars   
Bought this as a family game for Christmas. Had a quick game last night to get the hang of it, and was a little disappointed. The instructions are somewhat confusing, and gameplay has not been thought through very well. As an example - the playing board is made of coloured squares relating to coloured questions on the cards. To start the game you answer a RED question, then move to the first RED square. This immediately skips the first 4 squares on the board EVERYTIME! We also found two questions with incorrect answers within an hour of playing. I'm hoping playing in a crowd will enhance the fun of the game - even if we do have to make up the rules as we go.

We've also ordered the Logo game, which has not arrived yet - but as it's in the same game-style, and by the same company - I'm already thinking it may not be as good as I'd hoped.
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43 of 52 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars useful to teach English to foreigner students 15 Nov 2010
By tamy
Durability: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 3.0 out of 5 stars   
I am an Italian English teacher. this board game is very useful to teach a bit of British culture and way of life....there are some curiosities, pics and many ideas to teach Britishness and English in a less scholastic way!
I tried it with my teenager students and they went nuts about the game! they love to find more information about the answers on the net and they began to understand that every culture is peculiar and it is worth to know it better and to understand it!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars Very Disappointing
We bought this for Christmas as it seemed a good game for the family, Took it out and than put it straight back, if you were twelve the questions and subjects might have been Ok,... Read more
Published 7 days ago by Amazon Customer
4.0 out of 5 stars fun
fun
Published 12 days ago by mrs jj launay
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Grandson very pleased
Published 24 days ago by Brenda Payne
5.0 out of 5 stars brilliant game, took it on skiing holiday 11 of ...
brilliant game, took it on skiing holiday 11 of us of all ages, went down a treat played nearly every night. Have bought this game for my friends.
Published 24 days ago by janice gordon
4.0 out of 5 stars Fun
Played this at Xmas and it was easy to play and quite good fun after a couple of drinks.
Published 1 month ago by Elouise
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Quick Delivery no problems thank you
Published 1 month ago by Jodie
3.0 out of 5 stars hmmm, OK
It's OK, but not as good as the original Logo game, nowhere near.It seems that they've cashed in on the brand.
Published 2 months ago by Jeff Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars Christmas For The Family
We have two adult children so I bought this in order to get us all sitting in the same room over Christmas - and it worked. A good game.
Published 3 months ago by Karin Brown
5.0 out of 5 stars as described
came within the delivery date, good game if you can understand the rules, in the end we played with our own set of rules
Published 4 months ago by margie
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant fun for all the family
We bought this after enjoying the Logo Game so much and this one is just as good. This game is brilliant fun and one you can play with all different groups of people: friends and... Read more
Published 6 months ago by Kathryn
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