Monthly Archives: August 2017

Haspelknecht Game Overview + Expansion

Haspelknecht Game Overview + Expansion

There are many board game themes that have been overdone in the past few years. You can’t turn around without finding zombie or pirate-themed games. And games revolving around ancient history, both fact and fictional, have been staple ...
Legend of the Wendigo Game Overview

Legend of the Wendigo Game Overview

We’ve completely lost track of all the camps our girls have participated in this summer. And for every one they signed up for, there was at least four or five more going on at the same time. Many times they had to weigh the pros and c ...
Shiba Inu House Card Game Overview

Shiba Inu House Card Game Overview

By now you know that Nicole and I are not huge fans of games that have a speed element. Not because they’re not fun, it’s because our mental reflexes just aren’t what they used to be. Our girls, on the other hand, love the ...
Whizzes at Battle Games, WizKids Takes on Card Games

Whizzes at Battle Games, WizKids Takes on Card Games

If you’re familiar with WizKids, it’s probably because you’re a fan of one of their collectible games like HeroClix, Dice Masters or Attack Wing. These are all competitive games where you field your own custom ‘army& ...
Tips to Prepare for the Solar Eclipse

Tips to Prepare for the Solar Eclipse

A couple months ago I was welcomed by NASA to tour their facilities on Redstone Arsenal including standing atop a launch platform with historical significance. It was breathtaking from start to finish as I heard the passion in every present ...
Last Friday Board Game Overview

Last Friday Board Game Overview

Over the past several months, Scott and I have really upped our game on introducing the girls to some of the highlights from our own childhood. We’ve played some games and watched some movies with them. Even with the antiquated graphi ...
Brightening Someone’s Day with Rocks

Brightening Someone’s Day with Rocks

Maybe this is becoming somewhat of a tradition. Each summer Nicole heads to a number of conferences across the nation. Some to attend, some to speak. In nearly all cases the family doesn’t come along. The travel expenses would just be ...
The Dingo Ate the Baby Game Overview

The Dingo Ate the Baby Game Overview

There are phrases we hear quite often that have made their way into our lexicon by the way of mass media. Television and movie quotes litter our vocabulary, whether it’s a former political candidate saying, “I’ll be back&# ...
Thrift Treasure: Maask Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Maask Board Game

I have to admit, I let my fondness for wooden games get the best of me this time. Not because the game we bought at thrift is bad – because it is meant for much younger kids. It only set us back $1.88, so it’ll make a nice gift ...
Games Debuting at Gen Con Pt. 2

Games Debuting at Gen Con Pt. 2

As you saw yesterday, there are a lot of games scheduled to be available for purchase for the first time at Gen Con. There are so many we couldn’t even fit them all in one list! Here is the remainder of the list for use in creating yo ...