Lost Cities: Card Game Version

Box and player board

Are you ready to be one of two explorers that journey to remote corners of the world?

Discover the Himalayan mountains, the Central American rain forest, the Egyptian desert, a mysterious volcano, and the bottom of the sea.

As cards are drawn and played, routes of expedition unfold and points are earned by the two explorers independently (they do not travel together).

Cards in hand that determine exploration and points

Feeling extra confident? There could be opportunities for a friendly wager if you so desire and lead to extra points!

Game layout as you explore and conquer

Why this game is good for 10 year olds:

  • Discussion unfolds about world travel
  • Learn about other places in the world
  • Imagination unfolds as players not only seek to get points, but imagine the journey
  • Great for one on one discussion
  • Encourages friendly competition

Twist Of Fate: Oliver Twist

“May I have some more, please?”…more fun board game time that is!

This board game for 10 year olds, Twist of Fate, is based on Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver twist. It is London during the beginning of the industrial revolution in the 19th century; a harsh place to live if you are poor. Escaping the degradation of the industrial city and finding sanctuary from the ever-present crime and vice is something only money or luck can provide. Gain luck and shillings and help Oliver twist find sanctuary at Mr. Brownlow’s home by acquiring 8 sanctuary points.

This game is also a great way to introduce the story of Oliver Twist!

Board Games For 10 Year Olds: Twist Of Fate

Game Specs:

  • Ages 10 and up
  • 2-4 players
  • 30 mins playing time
  • Strategy, competitive, story based
Board Games for 10 Year Olds: Twist of Fate
Cards used to outwit your opponent
Board Games for 10 Year Olds: Twist of Fate
Shown: One part of the storyline, the beginning
Twist of Fate Board Game for 10 year olds
Work your way through the storyline

Why it is a good board game for 10 year olds

  • Introduces the all time favorite: Oliver Twist
  • Let’s children introduce their imagination to the game – try speaking in an accent while playing!
  • Allows children to test their deduction skills
  • Makes it possible for children to learn more about “press your luck” activities