Monthly Archives: February 2018

Mega Giveaway Day 120 – Soggy Doggy Game

Mega Giveaway Day 120 – Soggy Doggy Game

We started our Mega Giveaway with the popular Hatchimals toy. Here we are on Day 120 and we have another game from Spin Master, Soggy Doggy! We included it as an option to introduce young kids to board games and knew it was going to be a ho ...
Bemused Card Game Overview

Bemused Card Game Overview

One of the coolest things about being involved in the toy & game industry is that we get to see hundreds of ideas come to life every year. Sometimes we’ll see a prototype at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair in November, other times ...
Mega Giveaway Day 119 – Lisa Loeb Lullaby Girl CD

Mega Giveaway Day 119 – Lisa Loeb Lullaby Girl CD

Anyone who has ever been responsible for children knows the value of nap time. Not only does it help curtail tantrums, but it gives parents, sitters or whomever a chance to regroup, grab coffee and recharge. (Or take a nap also!) Our Day 11 ...
Is that DNA Kit What You Expected?

Is that DNA Kit What You Expected?

When I was 8, I had a family tree project assignment in my I-TAG program. It was a simple image of a tree with lines to fill in the basic information of our parents, grandparents and great-grandparents. We were tasked with doing the researc ...
Mega Giveaway Day 118 – Bubble Talk Game

Mega Giveaway Day 118 – Bubble Talk Game

When someone shares a photo online, do you ever catch yourself wanting to add captions and bubble conversations to the photo? If so, then Bubble Talk from University Games might be just the game for you. We featured it in our list of games ...
Lunar Landing Puzzle Game Overview

Lunar Landing Puzzle Game Overview

Although we’ve featured a number of puzzle challenges by ThinkFun over the years, up until now none of their products have reminded us of board games in our collection. They have been unique and challenging in their own ways, and have ...
Mega Giveaway Day 117 – Difference Junior Game

Mega Giveaway Day 117 – Difference Junior Game

Growing up, one of my favorite parts of the newspaper was the section where you were tasked with finding six differences between two puzzles. I really liked almost anything puzzle-related so it was perfect. Over the years, we’ve featu ...
Thrift Treasure: E-Z Run

Thrift Treasure: E-Z Run

This week we found a really interesting game at our local Goodwill. E-Z Run advertises itself as a “fun family card AND board game”. And it if weren’t for the board part of the game, we would be complaining about the overs ...
Mega Giveaway Day 116 – Bunny Bunny Moose Moose Game

Mega Giveaway Day 116 – Bunny Bunny Moose Moose Game

If you enjoy imitating critters, our day 116 Mega Giveaway prize is for you! In Bunny Bunny Moose Moose by Czech Games Edition, your goal is to score the most points by matching the constantly changing cards put out by the moderator. Confus ...
That’s A Question Party Game Overview

That’s A Question Party Game Overview

Over the years we have come to enjoy increasingly difficult strategy games as a family. Like most, we started out with the classics like Risk and Stratego. A few years ago we started introducing current hobby games to our girls. It wasnR ...