Monthly Archives: February 2018

Topiary Strategy Game Overview

Topiary Strategy Game Overview

One thing I don’t really miss about living in California is the amount of yard work we had to do at our house. Granted, the lots were smaller than here in the Midwest, but the expectation of quality was much higher. Most neighborhoods ...
Mega Giveaway Day 112 – Surfside Girls Book

Mega Giveaway Day 112 – Surfside Girls Book

What do you do to get your kids off electronics? In addition to playing board games, practicing their instruments and helping cook dinner, we enforce the schools’ requirements for them to get a designated number of reading minutes in ...
Thoughts on the Nissan Rogue Sport

Thoughts on the Nissan Rogue Sport

As I sit here paying bills, I’m reveling in the fact that I only have one payment remaining until my minivan is paid off. It’s comforting, especially as we prepare for Madison to take driver’s education this summer. This t ...
Mega Giveaway Day 111 – Piratoons Game

Mega Giveaway Day 111 – Piratoons Game

It’s about that time of year when snow starts to melt and we’re watching the Mighty Mississippi River overflow its banks. We often see barges and river boats making their way up and down the river, but I sometimes wonder how dif ...
Zendo Logic Game Overview

Zendo Logic Game Overview

It isn’t very often that I have difficulty classifying a game. Usually they fit nicely into certain categories. Card games, board games, abstracts, dexterity… There are dozens of well-defined descriptions we use to describe the ...
Mega Giveaway Day 110 – Exposed Game

Mega Giveaway Day 110 – Exposed Game

What kind of parent introduces their kids to games like Booze Barons, Good Cop Bad Cop and Exposed? Us! That’s who! Last summer we shared details about a few games from Overworld Games, making sure to point out that while the names so ...
Thrift Treasure: Battle of the Pyramids

Thrift Treasure: Battle of the Pyramids

It’s funny how things tend to line up. I’ve been on a roll at finding abstract games at our local Goodwill, which is a great thing since they’re probably my favorite type of game. My oldest daughter is currently studying a ...
Flying Kiwis Dexterity Game Overview

Flying Kiwis Dexterity Game Overview

It’s time for a serious game-related discussion. This one involves three different factors: kids, cheating and flying fruit. Let’s start with the “kids” and “cheating” portions because those are intertwin ...
Mega Giveaway Day 108 – KLASK Game

Mega Giveaway Day 108 – KLASK Game

Sometimes we want to sit down and play a long or in-depth board game. Sometimes things get crazy and we only have time (or people) for a quick one-on-one challenge That’s where our Day 108 prize comes into play! In addition to being f ...