Yearly Archives: 2019

Shifting Realms Game Overview

Shifting Realms Game Overview

Typically when we talk about thematic games, it’s very clear as to what that theme is. Lately we have been sharing games about nature along with several games that utilize polyomino pieces. In the past, we’ve featured everything ...
Legendary Forests Game Overview

Legendary Forests Game Overview

We might have gotten a little ahead of ourselves when we published our list of board games all about trees in May. We should have expected there to be more titles issued with timber as a theme. What we didn’t expect is how quickl ...
Bloom Roll and Write Game Overview

Bloom Roll and Write Game Overview

Sshhhh. I’m hijacking one of Scott’s articles about a nature-themed game. Yes, I know I already did that with my Cottage Garden overview, but that one was in the polyomino family so I kind of felt like it was fair game (Ha! Fair ...
How to See Friends’ Posts on Facebook

How to See Friends’ Posts on Facebook

Facebook is an ever-changing monster. Even for myself and people I know who work daily in a social media space, it offers frustration on a regular basis. Just when you think you’ve figured out how to navigate it, you realize that you ...
Arraial Game Overview

Arraial Game Overview

While Scott is engrossed in all kinds of nature-themed games like Herbaceous: Sprouts and Songbirds, I’m focusing my interest on how many polyomino games there are. Copenhagen, Cottage Garden and Scarabya are three that I’ve alr ...
Thrift Treasure: Zaxxon

Thrift Treasure: Zaxxon

When I spotted this copy of Zaxxon at the Quad City Symphony’s annual Second Fiddle Tag Sale, I couldn’t get it into my hands quickly enough. It went into the pile with Rummy 21, Noteability and Tennis along with a cou ...
The Mansky Caper Game Overview

The Mansky Caper Game Overview

We often talk about the various things that excite us about playing a specific game. Whether it’s the type of game (press your luck, logic, strategy) or the theme (nature, Marvel, whatever), there’s typically something that stan ...
Dust in the Wings Game Overview

Dust in the Wings Game Overview

Lately we’ve covered games about trees, plants (Herbaceous Sprouts & Herbalism) and birds (Wingspan & Songbirds). These nature-inspired games are all the rage and there is no end in sight for titles featuring th ...
Scarabya Puzzle Game Overview

Scarabya Puzzle Game Overview

At gaming conventions in recent months, I found myself drawn to several games that utilize polyomino pieces (or as we more commonly refer to them, Tetris pieces). It’s not a new concept in games and something that I’ve always be ...