Monthly Archives: August 2019

Most or Least Party Game Overview

Most or Least Party Game Overview

The other day we were looking to play a game with a larger group and really were struggling to find something that appealed to everyone. Sure, we could have fallen back on some of the classics or grabbed a new copy of Paraphrase or Blank Sl ...
Kokoro Flip and Write Game Overview

Kokoro Flip and Write Game Overview

We’ve recently been telling you a lot about polyomino games, one of the current trends in the tabletop industry. It’s not uncommon to see similar themes or game styles sweep through the industry. While games utilizing geometric ...
Barker’s Row Card Game Overview

Barker’s Row Card Game Overview

A few years ago there was a huge discussion across the state of Iowa regarding what date schools could start the new year. Many districts were lobbying for early to mid August, but the state was adamant against it. There are a number of fac ...
September 2019 Movies to See

September 2019 Movies to See

August has been filled with all kinds of excellent options for your movie-viewing pleasure, so it’s possible you didn’t hear the collective gasp that happened last week. Disney/Marvel and Sony threw us the movie version of a cur ...
Team3 Polyomino Game Overview

Team3 Polyomino Game Overview

A couple weeks ago we were playing Tuki, a polyomino game where you not only built a vertical structure that matched your card, you had to figure out exactly which neutral-colored pieces to use to elevate and support the entire thing. Playe ...
Thrift Treasure: Quivive Abstract Game

Thrift Treasure: Quivive Abstract Game

Every year I stand in line at Gen Con to get the opportunity to purchase some games from their flea market. People from all over bring in their extra games to sell and price them according to the day. If you are buying on the first day, it ...
Patchwork Doodle Polyomino Game Overview

Patchwork Doodle Polyomino Game Overview

Continuing with the theme of games that utilize polyominoes, today’s feature is another in the roll-and-write genre, much like this past Wednesday’s Second Chance. If you recall, Second Chance asked all players to fill out a pap ...
Second Chance Polyomino Game Overview

Second Chance Polyomino Game Overview

Our absolute favorite board game convention to attend is Geekway to the West, even though it’s much smaller by comparison to Origins Game Fair or Gen Con. The simple fact that the convention focuses on playing games over selling them ...
Card and Board Games Based on the Bible

Card and Board Games Based on the Bible

There are two things you’ll seldom see me write about here or on social media: politics and religion. I have very definitive stances regarding both of these, but I am also very careful not to impress my ideals upon other people. At th ...