Monthly Archives: December 2017

Thrift Treasure: Yali Abstract Game

Thrift Treasure: Yali Abstract Game

Last week I was softly complaining about games that are nothing more than a remake of a classic title and only adding a minor tweak or two to try to make it a better game. My example was Make 7, a knockoff of Connect 4 with a math element. ...
Mattel Makes More Than Just Barbie

Mattel Makes More Than Just Barbie

If we mention the name Mattel, what do you think of? Is it the ever-current line of Barbie dolls? Maybe you’re a fan of collecting Hot Wheels. Or you have a daughter that is a huge fan of American Girl, Monster High or Ever After High ...
Mega Giveaway Day 59 – Unearth Game

Mega Giveaway Day 59 – Unearth Game

Earlier this year we told you about Boss Monster, an 8-bit card game. It’s a huge hit from Brotherwise Games and we can understand why. We included their latest game, Unearth, in our guide to family games because it can appeal to a va ...
Papa Paolo Board Game Overview

Papa Paolo Board Game Overview

With one major holiday under our belt and the other around the corner, you’ve probably had your fill of dressing up for fancy dinners and noshing on hors d’oeuvres. The next thing we’ll see is a shift in conversations towa ...
Inside and Out With the BenQ Projector

Inside and Out With the BenQ Projector

Let’s talk a bit about what you got for Christmas. Hopefully by now all the presents are unwrapped and Christmas lists are fulfilled. We’re happy to announce that only one thing will be headed back to the store – a super-s ...
Mega Giveaway Day 57 – Nibbled Game

Mega Giveaway Day 57 – Nibbled Game

Playing board games with young ones can be exhausting… especially if you play the same one so often that candy starts infusing itself into your dreams. To combat this (and still keep parents and older kids interested in playing), we c ...
Gekido: Bot Battles Game Overview

Gekido: Bot Battles Game Overview

I think we are all guilty of enjoying something on television that has no redeeming value. Whether it’s a sitcom, drama, soap opera or reality show, they provide enough entertainment to warrant watching. There is usually zero educatio ...