Monthly Archives: June 2016

Overwatch Video Game Overview

I was one of “those people” who stood in line back in 2004 to be one of the first people to be able to play World of Warcraft by Blizzard Entertainment. Ok, maybe that’s stretching the truth a little bit. Nicole stood in l ...
It’s Time to Put on Your Own Play

It’s Time to Put on Your Own Play

Last summer my daughters decided they wanted to participate in the local drama summer camp. Only two weeks of preparation yielded a stunning performance of Schoolhouse Rock. It was amazing all the things they learned during those ten full d ...
Only on Netflix : Disney, Marvel, Pixar

Only on Netflix : Disney, Marvel, Pixar

Patience has finally paid off. Our love of Marvel, Disney and Pixar is getting the much-anticipated infusion we’ve been awaiting for two years. I’m not talking about a new movie release. No, it wasn’t some corporate buyout ...
It’s Time to Rustle Some Cattle

It’s Time to Rustle Some Cattle

We get great joy when we see game companies grow and expand into new markets and game types. When a company is known for producing solid titles in one genre and then take a chance at a whole new line, well…it takes guts. If what we ...
10 Outdoor Games and Activities Ideas

10 Outdoor Games and Activities Ideas

While my parents appreciated the solitude, the space for a garden and the privacy that growing up on 10-acres in the country created, it also offered several advantages for my brothers and me. As kids, we had room to run, play and raise our ...
Thrift Treasure: Dragon Strike

Thrift Treasure: Dragon Strike

When we find a battery-operated game at thrift stores, we typically take a pass on them. Adding electronics to the mix just adds another thing that can go wrong and usually we are unable to test them in the store before purchase. Sometimes ...
How Safe Are Your Kids Online?

How Safe Are Your Kids Online?

There are some things from our childhood that stick with us for life. A few weeks ago, I shared some positive actions from 4-H that I have carried with me since my youth and have previously discussed fond childhood memories with my dad. Of ...
Those Flipping Flags

Those Flipping Flags

A few weeks ago we went to a local trivia night with some of our board game friends. One of the subjects was flags. Specifically, current flags from countries around the world. When I was in middle school I lived in Europe, so I figured I h ...
Classic, Comfortable Oxford Sneakers

Classic, Comfortable Oxford Sneakers

Sometimes I wonder what kinds of shoes I owned as a kid. My mom had cowboy boots that I loved (and wore whenever possible) and a pair of clogs I happily borrowed when I was in about 6th grade. That’s about all I remember though. Aroun ...
Grand Austria Hotel Strategy Game Overview

Grand Austria Hotel Strategy Game Overview

By now I’m sure you read about our horrible hotel experience while attending Geekway to the West last week. It amazes us when national chains allow their franchisees to operate in this manner, without any apparent oversight. This ...