Photosynthesis is an original familt board game. Plant your seeds, stock up on sunlight while avoiding the shade. Grow and expand your own tree variety ti impose it as the most respected in the forest.
What’s your UK geography like? Race your opponents to place your map dominoes down. Why not take a boat to Northern Ireland, or hang onto Northumberland and Cumbria to block your opponents off from Scotland – but be careful, as lovely as Shetland or the Isle of Anglesey are, don’t get stuck there!
Can you find the best secret password to a magical cave, or a line in a ransom note? Draw a category card, and try to find the most entertaining phrase from a book that’s around you. Can you find “a ridiculous tabloid headline” in that best-selling novel? Or “dating advice” in your well-worn cookbook? There’s limitless potential on every page. What book will you bring to the game?
Did Simon and Garfunkel sing about Mrs Robinson before the Beatles released Sgt Pepper, was Gone with the Wind later than Ben Hur, did Metropolis come before or after Swan Lake? Will you be able to place your cards chronologically in this great family game?
The first appearance of Sherlock Holmes, Frankenstein's Monster, the automobile, instant coffee, traffic lights – which came first? Will you be able to place your cards chronologically in this great family game?
Which came first, Joan of Arc or the Founding of the Knights Templar? Was Blackbeard around before or after Casanova broke out of gaol and when was Napoleon crowned Emperor? Will you be able to place your cards chronologically in this great family game?