Monthly Archives: July 2019

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 ...
Cottage Garden Game Overview

Cottage Garden Game Overview

During a visit with my parents a couple weeks ago, we were talking about their recent trip to Alaska as well as our latest adventures with board games. During the conversation, we mentioned that games tend to revolve around various themes a ...
Thrift Treasure: Rummy 21 Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Rummy 21 Card Game

Continuing on with games we found at this year’s Quad City Symphony’s annual Second Fiddle Tag Sale, we came across this interesting Rummy variation by Winning Moves Games. Rummy 21 was unique to us and piqued our curiosity ...
ICECOOL2 Dexterity Game Overview

ICECOOL2 Dexterity Game Overview

With temperatures set to hit around 100 this week, it seems only fitting that I talk about something cool. Sure, I could recommend setting up an ice cream bar and making customized mess-free Mason jar milkshakes. Or I could talk about my fa ...