Kw-logo-smaller

Jishaku Review

Jishaku is a game of magnetic strategy.
Courtesy of Jishaku
Jishaku Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Oct 02, 2008
( Rating: 5 Star Rating)

Kidzworld reviews Jishaku, a magnetic strategy board game.

Jishaku, which is the Japanese word for magnet, is a game of strategy and skill, kind of like chess. Designed for two or more players, you must place your magnets on the board without letting any magnets connect. If they touch on your turn, then you'll have to collect those magnets! The first person to run out of magnets wins the game - but as with most games, there's a twist. Magnets have north and south poles and a magnetic field, so they'll attract some and repel others. Since the goal of this game is to never let the magnets touch, you'll have to strategize your every move - and how you use magnetic force will determine the outcome of the game! Comes with 18 polished magnetic stones, a storage pouch and a foam game board.

Thumbs Up

  • A game of skill and strategy - you have to use your brain and think about your every move (your parents will encourage you to play all the time!).
  • Constant element of surprise - you'll never know when a bunch of magnets will attract and jump out of position, making you jump out of your chair!
  • Play it anywhere.
  • When you're not playing Jishaku, you can invent new games with the magnets.

Thumbs Down

  • You have to be careful where you store Jishaku because the magnets can demagnetize credit cards, computers, etc.
  • The magnets are a choking hazard for your younger sibs.

Jishaku Rating: 4
Age: 8 and up.
Price Range: 2

Price Range Legend
$0-$15 = 1
$16-$30 = 2
$31-$45 = 3
$46-$60 = 4
$60+ = 5

Related Stories:

>
>

readers voted!

Comments

there are 0 comments

Please login or register to add comments

share with your friends


Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


like this article?
get more just like it in your email

F1084217611953

Strategy or Action?

  • I'm a huge action game fan.
  • Strategy games where you can use your brain rule.
  • I like a mix of action and strategy.
  • I don't care, as long as it stars Barbie.

related stories

latest videos

Games in the forums

LollipopR
LollipopR posted in Forum Games:
Denmark
reply about 1 hour
lovinit
lovinit posted in Forum Games:
Maryland
reply about 1 hour
LollipopR
LollipopR posted in Forum Games:
Accordion 
reply about 2 hours
diana234
diana234 posted in Forum Games:
Its not that hard! really. plz do not skip letters! BONUS: whoever says an instrument that im  thinking about will get a prize!
reply about 2 hours
radiical
// Wii Sports ; Pokemon ; CoD //
reply about 4 hours

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

100x100_ra_logo_girl

Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...

_thumb_100x100

We have all played the famous game Sudoku, now play it online with this Classic ...