Monthly Archives: June 2019

Googly Eyes Family Game Overview

Googly Eyes Family Game Overview

A few years ago my girls and I went on a googly eye spree. I wish I had taken photos of all the things and places we embellished with stick-on eyes. We left them all over Grammy’s house, a couple statues in a kid’s museum, poste ...
Thinking Putty Puzzle Logic Game Overview

Thinking Putty Puzzle Logic Game Overview

When we’re shopping for games at thrift, there is one brand we will never buy. If it is from the Cranium series, we have learned to always pass on it no matter how complete or new it looks. The majority of their games include some typ ...
Thrift Treasure: Blokus Duo

Thrift Treasure: Blokus Duo

As a part of our Thrift Treasure series, we have covered a number of games that belong to the same family. We’ve lost count of how many versions of UNO and Scrabble we’ve uncovered. And it’s a good thing we’re not fa ...
The Brady Bunch Party Game Overview

The Brady Bunch Party Game Overview

One of the more “interesting” things about growing up with the last name of Brady was how we were constantly compared to the popular TV show, The Brady Bunch. At various times of life I was called Greg, Peter or Bobby, probably ...
First Look: Paraphrase Party Game

First Look: Paraphrase Party Game

As we sat at a restaurant with Kennedy for lunch a couple weeks ago, she was telling us about a project she had to do for history class. Despite being an end-of-the-year assignment during a very stressful final couple weeks, she was extreme ...
Xenon Profiteer Card Game Overview

Xenon Profiteer Card Game Overview

I stand corrected. For quite some time I had the misguided notion that all deck-building games were the same. At least that had been my experience. Every time we played one, the rules were the same. Draw cards from your deck, spend them to ...
Promos & Deals at Origins Game Fair 2019

Promos & Deals at Origins Game Fair 2019

Last week we shared our enthusiasm by telling you about some of the top games making their debut for sale at Origins Game Fair. We had so many suggestions that we had to separate it into two articles about Origins debuts! As much as I love ...
Thrift Treasure: Doublecross

Thrift Treasure: Doublecross

Last week I mentioned how we were excited to find a couple games at our Goodwill that had interesting components. Split has cards that have a unique design on them – a half card version of the main card shown! Because of the low price ...