Monthly Archives: February 2018

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 ...
Dicey Peaks Dice Game Overview

Dicey Peaks Dice Game Overview

Usually you can count on Nicole writing about some types of games while I take on the others. We’ve developed our own niche based upon games we prefer. She prefers games with a lot of dice and is drawn to cooperative titles, while I l ...
Mega Giveaway Day 107 – Soft’n Slo Squishies

Mega Giveaway Day 107 – Soft’n Slo Squishies

I have a perpetual sweet tooth. There are not many that I’ll turn down. While our Mega Giveaway Day 107 prize, it isn’t one that you’ll see me snacking on! We featured Sweet Shop toys from Soft’n Slow Squishies in ou ...
Movies’ Lowest Paid Actors

Movies’ Lowest Paid Actors

On Tuesday I told you about some of the recent trends at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show. I had planned to tell you about another trend I spotted but decided it deserved a post on its own. Movies. That’s right. Movies were an unexpected tr ...
Mega Giveaway Day 106 – Hotshots Game

Mega Giveaway Day 106 – Hotshots Game

Today is Valentine’s Day so it seemed kind of fitting to offer a mega giveaway prize that talks about flames and gets everyone heated. Before you get your mind in the gutter, I need to point out that this one is cooperative! Wait wait ...
Ore-Some Tile-Laying Game Overview

Ore-Some Tile-Laying Game Overview

If there’s one thing about board games that I despise, it’s the setup. Some games just take too long to organize all the pieces, money and parts before you can play.  Today’s euro games can have hundreds of pieces, so ...