We were sent Santa’s Rooftop Scramble by Ravensburger to review.
Aimed at children age 5 and up this board game is full of the excitement of Christmas! Players take on the role of Santa and have to deliver the right presents to the right houses. The first player to deliver everything on their list wins the game.
My first tip is to put the game together and read the instructions before you tell the children you are playing it, especially if they are at the lower end of the age range as it took me a good 20 minutes to out the game together and understand the rules.
Each player had 5 “Letters to Santa” and have to collect the present on each letter by spinning the spinner in the middle of the board. You take it in turns to collect your presents and if you land on Santa you can collect them all in one go.
With true to life presents, such as a Games Console, Teddy, Bike, Train Set and Doll the game is right up to date, but I have to admit we did struggle with it.
Isaac is 5 and found it quite hard to get into the game. The Letters to Santa were not easy to read for him and he needed a lot of help to understand the rules.