“ Board Game „
WHAT IS IT?
A strategy game where you take it in turns to drop a coloured counter into a plastic frame and the first person to get 4 in a row in any direction is the winner.
HOW DO YOU PLAY?
You fit the board with holes in it that has been used as a lid to keep the counters in the base into the 2 slots so it is in upright position. Decide who is going to be red and who is going to be yellow and then split the counters. Take it in turns to drop the counters in, watching where your opponent goes and try to block them from getting 4 in a row as well as trying to make your own row.
The game is over when one of you gets 4 in a row or it will be classed as a draw if no one does it before all the counters are used up.
WHAT I THINK
This is a good game to play and this one is very sturdy and well made. I only paid £5 for it but it is one of the board games my daughters play with the most and we play as a family too because it's fun for adults as well as children. You need to have a bit of ability to have a chance of winning but when you are playing with children it is all about the fun of the game instead of winning.
The counters are all the same size and they all fall through smoothly and fast into the gaps. When someone gets 4 in a row or if the board gets filled and there's no winner you just lift it up and let the counters spill into the base of the game. This keeps them all together and stops you losing them because the board slides across the base when you've finished playing and makes it into a sealed box.
WHAT MY DAUGHTERS THINK
My daughters have loved 4 In A Row from the very first day I brought it home and they play every weekend and at nighttime too. They only play for a few games at a time and this isn't a toy that they play for a long time but it is very quick and easy to set up so it's ideal. I like to listen to how excited and happy they are when they play 4 in a row, they laugh loudly and have fun and that is nice to hear.
5 Dooyoo Stars.
Kid Connection 4-in-a-row
Connect four games have been going for years, and like many long standing toys, there are now different versions of the exact same toy. This Four in a Row game is simply that - a cheaper version with a different name sold exclusively at Asda.
Asda did have these on sale for buy one get one free for £5.00 each, though now have them at a price of £8.00 for two. It may seem unusual to buy two of the same toy, though it came in very handy when we bought one for our youngster for her birthday and gave the other to one of her friends for their birthday! Even without the deal, £5.00 for this game is a great bargain.
The game is recommended for children age four and upwards.
The main base of this toy is a deep blue and lays flat in the box. To set it up you simply slide the top half one way and stand it up before clicking it in the base, and to put it away you reverse the process. Simples!
A selection of large, sturdy red and yellow counters are included with the game and can be placed side by side on both ends of the set-up main base part. When the game ends, simply lift the middle part and the counters fall into one or the other of these grooves.
In case you are not familiar with this game, the game play is simple. You take it in turns (two players) to place your coloured counters in the top of the base so it falls down and shows through the holes. The first one to make four in a row wins.
It is a simple game, though my little one loves it and even I have found myself enjoying the game.
This game is recommended for the age of four years plus which I think is perfect.
I fully recommend this game for youngsters as it provides lots of fun and is sold at a great price.
Drop your counters into the slots and connect a row of 4 to win! For 2 players.