Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Game Giveaway

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Game Giveaway

I have so many fond memories of the book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”, but I don’t think there was a card game about it back in the day or we would have owned it! While our girls are too old to appreciate the one we recen ...
Cosmic Factory Game Overview

Cosmic Factory Game Overview

We’ve been talking about puzzles a lot lately. Between the jigsaw puzzle tournament I attended and the EXIT game series, I kind of have puzzles on the brain. As we outlined in our puzzle gift guide over the holidays, puzzles come in a ...
Pop Rocket Game Giveaway

Pop Rocket Game Giveaway

As much as I love strategy games, it’s always fun when we find kids’ games that parents enjoy like Pop Rocket from Goliath Games. First inclination is that it’s something from Space Camp, a game about Marshal Flight Center ...
Lisboa Strategy Game Overview

Lisboa Strategy Game Overview

We’ve always touted the educational opportunities available by playing games. It doesn’t matter if you just want to learn something new, play a game where you can talk about how it relates to history or even using a game in a &# ...
Break Out Game Giveaway

Break Out Game Giveaway

Over the years, we’ve played a lot of vertical games that have a board very similar to Connect 4. Some examples include Wordrop word game, Drop It from Kosmos, Make 7 math game, Shift Tac Toe and Tetris Link to name a few. Break Out f ...
Tudor Strategy Game Overview

Tudor Strategy Game Overview

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear, “Henry the 8th” (Henry VIII)? There are two things that I immediately think of. First, I start singing the lyrics to Herman Hermit’s “I’m Henry the ...
Blank Slate Game Giveaway

Blank Slate Game Giveaway

I have a bad habit of finishing people’s sentences and I know it’s a weakness that I need to work on. While some say it’s “thinking alike”, other people look at it as interrupting. I totally understand and get ...
Herbalism Deduction Game Overview

Herbalism Deduction Game Overview

When I mentioned last week that deduction games had overtaken our game night bag, I wasn’t kidding. Cryptid has won its place, as have others like Alchemists and Deception: Murder in Hong Kong. What I failed to mention before was ther ...
Knight Hanamaya Chess Puzzle Giveaway

Knight Hanamaya Chess Puzzle Giveaway

When I was in my teens, I remember my parents splurging for a really cool thematic chess set made of pewter. I had learned the basics of playing the game but never mastered it and still haven’t. But it got me started on playing games ...
My Little Scythe Game Overview

My Little Scythe Game Overview

We have regularly discussed how important it is to incorporate board games into family life. A couple weeks ago, I even included it in the list of ideas for family bonding because we feel that strongly about it. Each year during the holiday ...