Gigamons: Memory Board Game by Blue Orange Games Review

Gigamons: Memory Board Game Book Cover Gigamons: Memory Board Game
Blue Orange Games

Enter a realm where magic reigns and the world's elements are creatures with mythical abilities! On your turn, you will look at 2 of the face-down Elemons on the table, revealing them to all players. When you find a pair of Elemons, you will earn them and also invoke their unique special power, giving you an advantage for the rest of the game. Every three of the same Elemon you find, will summon the corresponding Gigamon to your side. And when you have 3 Gigamons, you win the game! Gigamons is a game artistically designed to engage the player's imagination and carry them away to a new world.

  • Memory game packed with special powers
  • Find the pairs, use your powers and collect monsters to win!
  • Works memory, focus & attention and problem solving skills
  • Includes 7 Gigamons, 42 Elemons, 3 Rock Tokens, 4 Reference Cards and Illustrated Rules


14125628_1188299964545809_1134604481290962791_oThis game makes me want to scream ‘Thank you!’ at the top of my lungs. Why? It’s the first game my son can play by himself that doesn’t annoy me (AKA it’s not Candyland)! He is 4 years old and is always sad when his parents are playing games without him. Even if he can play, we have to help to the point of it getting annoying to him. He just gives up most of the time, and I don’t blame him.

When I unboxed ‘Gigamons’, I was concerned that it might be too advanced for him. It does have a few advanced aspects to it. As an example, it does have ‘random’ tiles and most tile matches have special powers. One of the powers is throwing out another person tile and I thought that might be tough for a 4-year-old to follow. I explained the rules and told him I would help if he needed it, assuming that it would take a few plays for him to grasp the concept. By the end of the first game, my son had mastered it and beat me! I have never seen him so excited over winning a game. The rules are insanely simple to understand for me, but that doesn’t mean it’ll be so simple for a preschooler; I am overjoyed he got it so fast. We’ve had it a few weeks and we are still playing it every night before bed. It only takes 15ish minutes so it was no hassle to add to our routine. I love that we can play as a family without anyone feeling left out or annoyed because they don’t understand.

I would also like to add that I was very impressed with the quality of the game. It is made notably sturdy and shows no signs of wear even after a good 40 playthroughs. From playability to quality, I am extremely happy with this game. I’ll look to Blue Orange Games when I’m searching for family games in the future.

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