My Account
0
cart
Your cart is currently empty.
Search
 
Shop by Age Shop by Players Kids Family Strategy Card Party Puzzles Toys Extras
Pre-Order Games Ashland Store Eugene Store Facebook Facebook
 
 
Pre-Order
Games
 
 
ASHLAND
Store
 
 
EUGENE
Store
 
 
 
 
Join Our Newsletter
Email*  
 
Close
 
Waterworks
 
 
Get Funagain Points by submitting media! Full details, including content license, are available here.
You must be logged in to your account to submit media. Please click here to log in or create a free account.

Waterworks

Classic edition


Funagain Games does not stock this edition of this title [], but it may be available in another edition. Try: Classic Waterworks


Notify me if/when this item becomes available:
(you will be asked to log in first)

Ages Play Time Players
8+ 25-30 minutes 2-4

Manufacturer(s): Winning Moves USA, Hasbro

Please Login to use shopping lists.

Product Description

Complete your own pipeline from valve to spout by connecting ten pipe cards in between. But watch out for leaks! You'll have to repair pipes, make detours and spring leaks on your opponents' pipelines to win!

Product Information

  • Manufacturer(s): Winning Moves USA, Hasbro

  • Year: 2005

  • Players: 2 - 4

  • Time: 25 - 30 minutes

  • Ages: 8 and up

  • Est. time to learn: Under 5 minutes

  • Weight: 277 grams

Contents:

  • 112 cards
  • 1 card tray
  • 8 metal wrenches
  • rules

Product Reviews

 
 
 
 
 

Average Rating: 2.9 in 6 reviews

Sort reviews by:

 
 
 
 
 
by COB
Don't buy this
December 02, 2006

I bought this because I like games that involve traveling on paths, or linking paths together, plus it was on sale. I was very disappointed when I actually played it. Only two of us were playing, and after about an hour, we quit because neither of us was close to winning, and it was just plain boring. Neither of us could find a way to solidly get ahead of the other. Although there are ways to affect your opponent's pipeline, we just kept going back and forth trying to mess each other up. My friend and I must be either way too smart for this game, or way too stupid. You also need a HUGE amount of room to play this game. Before we decided to quit, we had almost filled up a small dining room table with our cards. I can't imagine how much room we would've needed if we had kept playing. If you have 3 or more people, you should probably play on the floor! I was also bothered by the box insert, in that it has two wells to hold the cards, but no separate place to put the small carboard pipe wrenches. After one play, I gave this to my mom and told her to give it to a church rummage sale. Giving this game even half a star is generous.

 
 
 
 
 
by Scala
Great quality time game ...
August 05, 2004

I've reached a stage where due to work commitments, both my wife and I can only start winding down after 9pm every weekday night, leaving very little time to undertake any meaningful activity with our son.

So, light games which are fun yet challenging to both our son and us have become very important in our lives.

Of course, as he grows, so do the type of light games we play. Now at 10, Waterworks is STILL one of our favorites along with Mamma Mia, Milles Borne, Upword, etc.

WW is fun, never leaves you out of the game (like when other players sabotage your pipe!), gives you options (like do I spend a turn advancing my pipes or retarding other players progress?), and plays fast.

Note: this review refers to a different release of this product.
 
 
 
 
 
by Kay
Fun
March 26, 2004

This game is simple and easy to understand. It was a lot of fun to play with mischevious people but would probably become boring if played with unenthusiactic people. (What game wouldn't?)

If you like to play game, though, and you have 3 or more friends to join in, I think this would be a great game to buy.

Note: this review refers to a different release of this product.

Show all 6 reviews >

Other Resources for Waterworks:

Board Game Geek is an incredible compilation of information about board and card games with many descriptions, photographs, reviews, session reports, and other commentary.