From the moment you open the box, you will be impressed with the quality and design of this game. It is visually striking and features a superbly constructed board and molded game pieces. That’s before you even learn to play the game! Grid Block is extremely easy to learn thanks to the clear and concise directions, that gets your brains whirring. There are two easy to remember rules that boil down to a simple strategy of block or be blocked. We found that the game appealed equally to boys and girls, and it promotes problem-solving, colors, shapes, patience, concentration, and a healthy dose of strategic thinking. Grid Block is also a great family game that isnt overly challenging for anyone within the suggested age group to play. Games can be played in minutes, making rematches and inevitable. “Come on. One more game” was a commonly heard phrase. There is always a new strategy to try, a new plan of attack, or an original method of defense to try that either works or comes crashing down on the player. As mentioned, the replay factor scores were off the charts, making this an excellent value for your next family game night.