Monthly Archives: September 2019

Lanterns Dice: Lights in the Sky Game Overview

Lanterns Dice: Lights in the Sky Game Overview

We’ve been telling you recently about a variety of roll and write (Bloom dice game and Patchwork Doodle) as well as flip and write games (Kokoro, Second Chance and Deadly Doodles). We’ve shared overviews of these games ...
Are DC Glowbots the New Lite Brite?

Are DC Glowbots the New Lite Brite?

I have a funny anecdote to share about this summer’s trip to Gen Con in Indianapolis. Amongst all the board games making their debut, a few companies also use the event to showcase other products that will appeal to the same crowd. Wh ...
Gangs of Britannia Game Overview

Gangs of Britannia Game Overview

Living close-ish to Chicago, one board game theme we adore are those set in the Windy City in the early part of the 20th century. Games like Godfather: A New Dawn, Godfather: Corleone’s Empire or Goodcritters are instant pur ...
Thrift Treasure: Combo King Game

Thrift Treasure: Combo King Game

Lately it seems like we pass on more games at thrift because they are incomplete. Missing parts can be hard to replace, so it may have been the reason it was donated in the first place. I just wish thrift stores would take the time to inven ...
Pumpkin Patch: Bad Seeds Game Overview

Pumpkin Patch: Bad Seeds Game Overview

Now that the summer is over, the same can pretty much be said about game convention season. A good majority of games are released each year at Origins or Gen Con, with a few more trickling out at Essen in October. I personally look forward ...
Deadly Doodles Game Overview

Deadly Doodles Game Overview

When you work in marketing, it’s not uncommon to receive information in advance of the public. Content, images and details are often embargoed until the client is ready for the release of such information. We were fortunate that Steve ...
First Look: Gamely Games

First Look: Gamely Games

I’m starting to feel like I should have officially declared this week to be Small Publisher Recognition Week. We highlighted three party games from small publishers on Monday and here we are today getting ready to talk about three car ...
1st & Roll Football Game Overview

1st & Roll Football Game Overview

The end of summer means many things to different people. For school teachers it means they get to meet their classrooms of new students. For the students it signals the end of their summer vacation and time to hit the books. Some areas drea ...
3 Party Games from Small Publishers

3 Party Games from Small Publishers

During a recent trip to Costco, we were delighted to see a demo set up for Fitz’s craft beverages. If you are familiar with the deliciousness of this brand then you probably understand our excitement and how we instantly opted to grab ...
Thrift Treasure: Say What You See! Game

Thrift Treasure: Say What You See! Game

When I was young, one of my favorite things to read was Games magazine. With the introduction of the internet, most of its puzzles and challenges are now online on their website. I wish they still offered their monthly magazine in print for ...