Monthly Archives: October 2015

Another Surprise in a Small Package

Another Surprise in a Small Package

There’s something to be said for games that have a lot of value. What I’m usually referring to are those that are fun to play over and over again, each time presenting a new challenge or at least game play that doesn’t get ...
5 Things to Do After Getting a New Phone

5 Things to Do After Getting a New Phone

When you get to the point that your phone can no longer hold a charge for more than a day, it’s probably a good indication that it is time to break down and buy a new mobile device. Honestly, I was really looking for an excuse to snat ...
A Perfect Game for Those That Never Win

A Perfect Game for Those That Never Win

One of the great perks of writing about games is we get to play the games! We regularly game at home, at our local game store, and participate in a weekly game night at our local chiropractic college. A high percentage of the games we featu ...
You Can Drink That Now

You Can Drink That Now

About a month ago, I watched Wild, the movie starring Reese Witherspoon. Based on the autobiography by Cheryl Strayed, it chronicles her hike of more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail. I’m currently in the middle of reading “ ...
A Little Snorkeling Away From the Resort

A Little Snorkeling Away From the Resort

For someone who spent part of his grade school years in another country (West Germany) and moved from state-to-state every two years or so, you’d think traveling would be a prominent part of my lifestyle. Quite the opposite is true. S ...
Writing Prompts for Kids: Netflix

Writing Prompts for Kids: Netflix

Good teachers never cease to amaze me. They are tasked with trying to teach kids about things they may or may not want to learn about. I’ve heard so many people comment that they don’t allow their kids to have screen time. I und ...
Some Games Get Us Dis-track-ted

Some Games Get Us Dis-track-ted

First off I have to apologize to everyone, especially Asmodee, for taking so long to post photos and commentary about one of their latest games, Colt Express. We picked up a copy at Gen Con this year and have been meaning to tell you all ab ...
Embrace Halloween; Decorate with Fog!

Embrace Halloween; Decorate with Fog!

If there’s one thing that Scott and I can agree on, it’s that Halloween is a really awesome holiday. Not only is it an excuse to dress up in fun costumes, but you have permission to create scary environments that people THANK YO ...

Become a Code Master in a Weekend

Coding and programming has come so far since I took my first Basic class back in high school. At that time I was happy to write a subroutine that had the computer ‘speak’ back to me with a “Hello”. Code lines were nu ...