Monthly Archives: September 2019

Tower of Madness Game Overview

Tower of Madness Game Overview

Being part of the board game community sure has opened my eyes to all that goes into the creation of a game. Like an author writing a book, it doesn’t go from the imagination to hardback. There are several steps in-between that involve the ...
Thrift Treasure: Ducks in a Row

Thrift Treasure: Ducks in a Row

The other day we were at a local yogurt shop that had recently set out some classic board games on their tables for customers to play. Trouble, Scrabble and Yahtzee were all represented, along with others. One that caught our daughter’ ...
Rolled West Roll-n-Write Game Overview

Rolled West Roll-n-Write Game Overview

One of the hottest trends in board games right now is a genre being called “roll and write”. This style of game typically has players rolling one or more dice and recording the results on their own score sheet. The term has beco ...
GoVenture Card Games Overview

GoVenture Card Games Overview

There have been many times we’ve played a game and thought to ourselves how the game would appeal to us more if it only had been themed differently. For instance, zombies are played out in our household. But take the same game and mak ...
October 2019 Movies to See

October 2019 Movies to See

The list of September movie releases was a bit shorter than prior months, but that happens since everyone is busy with back to school and it doesn’t really have a holiday that warrants movie releases. October, on the other h ...
Order of Invention Game Overview

Order of Invention Game Overview

I have to imagine that conversations with teens in other households are very similar to ours. Around here we’ve been on the topic of computers since our daughters got their first laptops to use for schoolwork. We’ve discussed wh ...
Thrift Treasure: Pick a Paint Game

Thrift Treasure: Pick a Paint Game

It’s been over a year since we’ve found a game by Playroom Entertainment at thrift that we didn’t already have in our collection. We still play Top Dogs and Bull in a China Shop on occasion, and even have found time for a ...
Sailing Toward Osiris Game Overview

Sailing Toward Osiris Game Overview

One of the things I find interesting about attending symphony events is reading the notes regarding the composer and the piece. It’s a glimpse in to history and customs that have been shared through musical masterpieces. I also enjoy ...