Monthly Archives: June 2017

What You Can Expect at a Goodwill Outlet

What You Can Expect at a Goodwill Outlet

If you’ve been to our site for over a week, you hopefully have stumbled across our regular Sunday “Thrift Treasure” series devoted to showcasing the awesome games we find at thrift stores. Scott has been been dedicated for ...
Castles of Caladale Board Game Overview

Castles of Caladale Board Game Overview

For the better part of my middle school years our family lived in West Germany. Dad was stationed in Worms and we lived close by in a little town named Hofheim. Ours was a different experience than most Americans since we didn’t live ...
Thrift Treasure: ZOOB – The Game

Thrift Treasure: ZOOB – The Game

If you ask my daughters what their favorite type of board game is, they’ll tell you anything requiring speed or dexterity. This week we found a game by University Games at a Chicagoland Savers that fit both of these categories – ...
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 ...