Yearly Archives: 2015

Mega Giveaway Day 39  – Coconuts Duo

Mega Giveaway Day 39 – Coconuts Duo

It’s Day 39 of our holiday giveaway and we’re nearing the end. Hopefully you’ve found a lot of great gift ideas along the way and have remembered that there are entries available each day to improve your chances of winning ...
Mega Giveaway Day 38 – Compose Yourself

Mega Giveaway Day 38 – Compose Yourself

With the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we felt it was a perfect day the Day 38 prize of our holiday giveaway: Compose Yourself! We originally introduced you to this great program back in August. For those of you who missed the or ...
The Universe in a Pizza Box

The Universe in a Pizza Box

On Wednesday I introduced you to Planetary Strike, a self-published game that came in a small pizza box. It turned out to be a pretty good abstract game that would probably have cost a lot more had it been published in the traditional manne ...
Mega Giveaway Day 37 – Thieves!

Mega Giveaway Day 37 – Thieves!

Thieves! You may not want to hear that word during the holiday season (or any other time) but it’s the word of the day for #37 of our 49 days of giveaways! We told you about this game on our list of games under $29 and now we’re ...
Will You Protect Your New Tablet?

Will You Protect Your New Tablet?

Last Saturday was the annual girls’ cookie baking day with Grandma. My mom sets aside an entire day to make about a dozen different kinds of holiday confections with her three granddaughters. Some are family recipes that she has been ...
Mega Giveaway Day 36 – Bugs in the Kitchen

Mega Giveaway Day 36 – Bugs in the Kitchen

There’s something seriously wrong about encouraging people to have bugs in their kitchen, but that’s what Day 36 of our holiday giveaway is all about! Today’s prize is Bugs in the Kitchen, a 2-person maze game that utilize ...
Can Good Games Come in Pizza Boxes?

Can Good Games Come in Pizza Boxes?

Sunday’s Thrift Treasure was about Wandering Words, a game self-published and distributed back in the 80’s. I have to admire anyone who takes the risk of shelling out for a run of games and then trying to recoup the cost and mak ...
Imaginative Play Gets A Digital Upgrade

Imaginative Play Gets A Digital Upgrade

Let’s face it. Kids these days love video games. I can’t say I blame them, there are some pretty awesome games on the market. As parents, we have rules regarding our phones and try to weigh how much screen time our kids have ver ...