Yearly Archives: 2017

Biotix Board Game Overview

Biotix Board Game Overview

It’s a little known fact that my first job upon moving to California was to work for a pharmaceutical company. My job was supporting the engineering department which included Metrology, the team responsible for making sure all the equ ...
EGG Series #3: King’s Kilt Game Overview

EGG Series #3: King’s Kilt Game Overview

If there’s one thing you can correctly guess by our last name (Brady) is that we are of Celtic heritage. Our family’s line appears to have mostly Irish and Scottish, with a bit of other Northern European countries thrown in ther ...
Beginner’s Guide to Tomato Plant Care

Beginner’s Guide to Tomato Plant Care

While my parents both carry the title of Master Gardener from the local agriculture exchange, I cannot claim such wisdom. Having grown up on 10 acres with parents who planted a garden every year, I did learn a thing or two through osmosis. ...
Spoils of War Dice Game Overview

Spoils of War Dice Game Overview

Yesterday was a long day. The final day of the Origins Game Fair and an almost 8-hour drive back to Iowa. Even though we are exhausted after four days of hanging out with friends and playing games non-stop, after seeing all of the great gam ...
Thrift Treasure: Coverup

Thrift Treasure: Coverup

It’s a happy day for us again as we ran across another new-to-us abstract game at our local thrift store. You’d think that by now we’d either tire of or run out of variations of the classic four-in-a-row games. That’ ...

Race to the Theater! Cars 3 Opens Today!

I’ve been excited for the release of the Cars 3 for quite some time now. Despite my behind-the-scenes experience of being at the Sonoma Raceway, interviewing the writers, the Cars 3 press conference with director and producers, learni ...
Nox Card Game Overview

Nox Card Game Overview

When we choose what games to play as a family, it always seems we move in trends. Lately we’ve been in a card game mood since they’re easy to set up and put away. Last week we broke out Portal of Heroes and 12 Days of Christmas, ...
Flag Dash Board Game Overview

Flag Dash Board Game Overview

Today is Flag Day. Other than flying Old Glory, do you know what it really represents? Flag Day is the celebration of our national flag’s birthday. The original origin is cloudy, but regularly believed to have been started by a teache ...
Selfie Tips from Two Generations

Selfie Tips from Two Generations

When it comes to having my picture taken, I’m not always a fan. It’s not that I’m camera shy, it’s just that it makes me feel really old. I see how my girls just naturally take to the camera as they post selfies on I ...