No matter how much of a tech fetishist you are, chances are there’s a few board games kicking around your place if you’ve had Christmas in a household with kids in it. The BBC News Magazine offers an interesting perspective on why board games are valuable, ranging from the obvious (Monopoly builds patience) to the less-frequently discussed (building diplomacy skills). Time to break out the Cluedo, methinks.
Why Board Games Are Good For You
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Angus Kidman | Lifehacker Editor
Angus has been writing professionally about technology since 1994 and breaking it for even longer. He is based in Sydney but spends a frankly unhealthy portion of his life on the road, tracking down the latest stories. In 2011, he won the IT Journo Award For Best Consumer Technology Journalist and Consensus IT Writers Award for Best Technical Writer for his work on Lifehacker; about time too.