Board Games

Guidance for Contributors

First of all, thank you for your interest in this project. I hope that, together, we can pull together a really useful resource for occupational therapists who want to use board games in their practice. Please see the information below for suggestions of what to include in your guest post. Click here for an example.… Continue reading Guidance for Contributors

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Board Games

Timeline: Music and Cinema (2013)

Review by GeekyOT Photo from RedMeeple.com Introduction - info taken from BoardGameGeek.com Players: 2-8 (best: 4-6)Playing Time: 15 minWeight: 1.11/5Type: family gameCategory: card game, educational, triviaMechanisms: N/A Each card depicts a historical event on both sides, with the year in which that event occurred on only one side. Players take turns placing a card from… Continue reading Timeline: Music and Cinema (2013)

Presentations

#TheOTShow: Eating sushi, building railroads and surviving the zombie apocalypse: using the new generation of board games in forensic mental health

I was recently approached about presenting at this year's OT Show in Birmingham. My thoughts immediately darted to a new board games group I was trialling in the medium secure unit where I work. And each time I came up with a different idea, I felt the magnetic pull back to board games. I've often asked myself… Continue reading #TheOTShow: Eating sushi, building railroads and surviving the zombie apocalypse: using the new generation of board games in forensic mental health