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    You Might Like

    • The tension aspect of the game.
    • Dexterity fun.
    • Playing something with all ages, language independent.

    Might Not Like

    • It can be a little fiddly
    • It can be a little wobbly, which can be a positive if you are playing with an ace player.
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    Kerplunk Review

    Kerplunk Board Game Review

    Ever carefully, stressfully thought about whether you should have to snip the green or the blue wire? Welcome to the tension, skill and fun that is Kerplunk! This game was first released by the Ideal Toy Company, all the way back in 1967!

    How it Plays

    Kerplunk, by Hasbro, is a 15-minute game of looking carefully and thinking which plastic needle to pull so that a marble does not drop. The one that does loses....Think contained Jenga. You don’t want to have those wooden bricks make a calamity and risk chipping the fine china, with this you can make Kerplunk far more portable, and who doesn’t like marbles! Well, maybe Indiana Jones, maybe he can’t sleep at night, maybe it’s Bed Bugs.

    What you can do

    Be careful, take your time and check for movement before you decide on the needle. This latest release from Hasbro is a revised version of the classic you may have played decades ago. The needles are bendier which adds to the tension and cautious approach and you look to see where the load bearing needles are.

    Kerplunk Board Game Components (Credit: Hasbro)

    Components

    The components in the latest version of Kerplunk are bright, shiny plastic, practically indestructible and lasts decades, based on prior print runs. I partially like the colour palate (modern, not too gaudy or punky, and decent needles which aren’t designed to hold in a scaffolding build).

    Final Thoughts on Kerplunk

    Kerplunk is a nostalgic classic, and is fun for all, especially children. There can only be one winner and you will wish to play again to see if it was a fluke. There is limited interaction, but it does not mean you cannot put someone off! The components are a little fiddly and this might not suit some. It is highly engaging, seeing if you will win when someone else messes up!

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    • Artwork
    • Complexity
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    • Component Quality

    You might like

    • The tension aspect of the game.
    • Dexterity fun.
    • Playing something with all ages, language independent.

    Might not like

    • It can be a little fiddly
    • It can be a little wobbly, which can be a positive if you are playing with an ace player.

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    Great contact emails from them, packaged well and best of all £10 cheaper on a new release game than other big companies

    Great contact emails from them, packaged well and best of all £10 cheaper on a new release game than other big companies

    The game was delivered promptly and arrived as described. Will be buying from them again

    The game was delivered promptly and arrived as described. Will be buying from them again

    Top service by Zatu Games as always. Received my game on time and in perfect condition. Best company I've ever found for buying board games from.

    Top service by Zatu Games as always. Received my game on time and in perfect condition. Best company I've ever found for buying board games from.

    Helpful service as always, quick dispatch of games and good prices. Whats note to like?

    Helpful service as always, quick dispatch of games and good prices. Whats note to like?

    Every game I have bought has arrived the next day or on launch day. That’s all I ask for.

    Every game I have bought has arrived the next day or on launch day. That’s all I ask for.

    Super fast delivery

    Super fast delivery

    Very useful information on product pages (descriptions, reviews, rating breakdowns, etc). Fast delivery at a reasonable price. Highly recommended and would (will) happily buy again!

    Very useful information on product pages (descriptions, reviews, rating breakdowns, etc). Fast delivery at a reasonable price. Highly recommended and would (will) happily buy again!

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    brilliant product and a excellent service thankyou

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    Just Amaziing Very nice csotumer services

    Recently bought a copy of Aventuria the Card Game, quite hard to find. Zatu Games is my go to games store as the service is first class, the range is great and well priced too.

    Recently bought a copy of Aventuria the Card Game, quite hard to find. Zatu Games is my go to games store as the service is first class, the range is great and well priced too.

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