Monthly Archives: December 2016

2016 Gift Guide: Card Games

2016 Gift Guide: Card Games

We know you still have shopping to do. So do we! But you realize that we’re just a couple weeks away from Christmas and Hanukkah, right? This is our final 2016 Gift Guide which focuses on card games. The games included all have one th ...
Mega Giveaway Day 30 – Simon’s Cat Game

Mega Giveaway Day 30 – Simon’s Cat Game

What a mess. That’s what Day 30 has brought us. Simon’s Cat from Steve Jackson Games and the mess that cat left behind. We featured this game in our Stocking Stuffers gift guide not just because it is compact but also because it ...
Is a Lie Ever a Good Thing?

Is a Lie Ever a Good Thing?

Sometimes it can be absolutely hilarious to watch my girls struggle with tough decisions between right and wrong. Especially when the stakes aren’t very high. Of course we’ll guide them when necessary, but ultimately these are d ...
Mega Giveaway Day 29 – Squashed Game

Mega Giveaway Day 29 – Squashed Game

We’ve been following the career of the Squashed inventor, Nick Metzler, ever since we met him at ChiTAG a few years ago. What many don’t know is this young puzzle-crafter had such a talent that he went on to create puzzles for t ...
2016 Gift Guide: Outdoor Activities

2016 Gift Guide: Outdoor Activities

Get out. No, really. Set the device down. Step away from the mouse. Go outside. It’s good for you. Waaaaiiiittttt! Put that on pause until you finish reading this! Whether you are like us (anxiously awaiting spring) or live in a warme ...
Mega Giveaway Day 28 – Orleans Game

Mega Giveaway Day 28 – Orleans Game

In addition to featuring Orleans (our Day 28 prize) on the site recently, we included it in our Games for Teens and Adults Gift Guide. The list is filled with quality games that will appeal to older or more seasoned gamers in a variety of t ...
Target is Solidly Part of the Renaissance

Target is Solidly Part of the Renaissance

A few months back we explained how cool it was to see mass merchandisers finally grasping the significance of board games in today’s social settings. Until recently, if you wanted something other than the same games you played as a ki ...
Mega Giveaway Day 27 – Ninja Dice Game

Mega Giveaway Day 27 – Ninja Dice Game

It’s Monday. Bleh. At least it’s almost over. Mondays can be the worst as they stealth in to ruin a perfectly good weekend. So we’re getting all Ninja-stealth right back at Monday with our Day 27 prize, Ninja Dice! Thank y ...
2016 Gift Guide: Family Games Pt. 2

2016 Gift Guide: Family Games Pt. 2

We kicked off our 2016 gift guides with a games for the family because, let’s face it, we put a strong emphasis on family bonding over board games. We had so many choices from a variety of publishers covering different themes and game ...