Monthly Archives: February 2017

Celebrating Awards Season with Netflix

Celebrating Awards Season with Netflix

Oscars, Emmys, Grammys, People’s Choice Awards, Screen Actor’s Guild Awards, Golden Globes. Every time I turn around, there’s another award show on TV.  I don’t always sit down and watch the stars walk the red carpet ...
Balloon Pop Dice Game Overview

Balloon Pop Dice Game Overview

Over the years we’ve covered a number of push-your-luck type games. One of the first we even created a how-to video hosted by our youngest daughter! She still regularly plays Martian Dice (and normally wins). More recently we’ve ...
Thrift Treasure: Stranded

Thrift Treasure: Stranded

This week I was excited to find another 80’s-looking abstract game at our local Goodwill. But it tricked me. While it had the colors and styling from the late 1980’s, Stranded by Talicor was actually published in 2009! And to co ...
Mega Giveaway Day 109 – Dead Last Game

Mega Giveaway Day 109 – Dead Last Game

You knew when we started this adventure back on November 9th when we announced Day 1 of our 100+ Days of Giveaways that eventually it would have to come to an end. It’s been an amazing ride and we hope you’ve had fun entering th ...
Kaleidos Board Game Overview

Kaleidos Board Game Overview

When I was much younger, one of my favorite things about the comic section of the newspaper was the “Find the Difference” challenge. Usually there were six differences between the two almost-identical drawings and I could certai ...
Mega Giveaway Day 107- 7 Ronin

Mega Giveaway Day 107- 7 Ronin

You know what today is? It’s the beginning of the end. We’ve been warriors as we have pushed through 100+ Days of Giveaways and all the work behind it. And we’re glad you’ve been warriors and joined us on this advent ...
ChiTaG Discovery: Bertikal Puzzle

ChiTaG Discovery: Bertikal Puzzle

For the past six years we have attended the Chicago Toy & Game Fair held the weekend before Thanksgiving in Chicago (duh). Every time we are exposed to the year’s newest toys and games, meet many of the publishers and even have ti ...
Mega Giveaway Day 106 – Panic Lab Game

Mega Giveaway Day 106 – Panic Lab Game

I know we said it’s 100+ Days of Giveaways but didn’t give more details. Don’t panic, there’s another prize today. We felt Panic Lab from Gigamic would be an appropriate game for the + in the 100+ days! Back in June ...
Blood of an Englishman Game Overview

Blood of an Englishman Game Overview

We’ve been pretty busy lately. In addition to all the work on our website, we’ve been traveling, attending school functions and playing games. In the process of preparing our holiday donation for the children’s hospital, w ...