Monthly Archives: April 2017

Thrift Treasure: Ligretto

Thrift Treasure: Ligretto

This week’s Thrift Treasure has a feature that we’ve only seen in a couple games. That is the ability to purchase additional copies and play the game with more people. Roll for It by Calliope Games comes to mind. So does Castell ...
Agricola Family Edition Game Overview

Agricola Family Edition Game Overview

Hopefully by now you’ve figured out that we not only love board games but think they provide wonderful windows of opportunity for family bonding. Many of the games we feature may sound overwhelming, but the reality is, games aren̵ ...
New York Slice Board Game Overview

New York Slice Board Game Overview

In the past I’ve made light of board games that come in a box resembling one from Domino’s Pizza. I even went as far as to ask whether a good game could really be expected when corners were cut. Planetary Strike was self-publish ...
Fidgitz Puzzle Overview and Giveaway

Fidgitz Puzzle Overview and Giveaway

It’s weird how sometimes you don’t know you want or need a product until you actually see one. That was the case with one of last year’s biggest Kickstarter campaigns for the Fidget Cube. They were able to raise over six m ...
Ta-Da! Dice Game Overview

Ta-Da! Dice Game Overview

By now, I think I’ve made it abundantly clear that I love dice games. The randomness of the dice levels the playing field or at least gives me an excuse if I don’t do well. I’m also pretty sure that I’ve not been shy ...
Thrift Treasure: Connect 4 Stackers

Thrift Treasure: Connect 4 Stackers

If there’s one game I know every reader has tried at some point in their life, it is Connect 4. And I’m sure like everyone else, you enjoyed it most when you were younger. Then you had kids and re-discovered it with them! This w ...
The Oregon Trail Card Game Overview

The Oregon Trail Card Game Overview

How much is nostalgia worth? I know I’ve purchased games just for the sake of reliving something from my youth. This Pac-Man Game from the early 80’s is a good example. So was my purchase of Crossfire. Even newer games like Ghos ...
Cavern Tavern Board Game Overview

Cavern Tavern Board Game Overview

We were at a restaurant the other night and lo and behold, the waitress seemed to forget about us. I understand when things are busy it is difficult to juggle all the customers, but how hard is it to ask if we need refill on water? It’ ...