Yearly Archives: 2019

Want to Avoid Jury Duty? Read This.

Want to Avoid Jury Duty? Read This.

Nobody enjoys receiving that envelope in the mail that says “Jury Summons”. It’s about as welcoming as something from the IRS or a reminder from the doctor that says you need to get a colonoscopy or mammogram. I’ll a ...
Originz Superhero Card Game Overview

Originz Superhero Card Game Overview

Today marks the release of the first Marvel movie after the blockbuster Avengers: Endgame. We’ll be headed to the theaters this week to catch Spider-man: Far From Home and see where they’re taking the Marvel Cinematic Universe n ...
Thrift Treasure: Noteability Song Game

Thrift Treasure: Noteability Song Game

Last week we told you about Tennis, a card game that we found at the Quad City Symphony’s annual Second Fiddle Tag Sale. We picked up six games that day ranging in price from $1 to $3, each one missing from our collection. Today we ...
Herbaceous Sprouts Dice Game Overview

Herbaceous Sprouts Dice Game Overview

Continuing on our theme of what we’re calling serene games, this week we’ve been playing Herbaceous Sprouts by Pencil First Games. In case you don’t remember, we started with Wingspan and then moved on to Songbirds, very d ...
July 2019 Movies to See

July 2019 Movies to See

We have one month of summer completely in the books and we’re getting ready for Fourth of July festivities. It’s a holiday that is synonymous with parades, grilling, family bonding and reunions. For as long as I can remember, it ...
Copenhagen Puzzle Game Overview

Copenhagen Puzzle Game Overview

As you know, we recently spent a week in Ohio for Origins Game Fair. When attending a convention like C2E2, Gen Con or Comic-Con, you can do things at your own leisure and on your own schedule. However, when attending professionally – ...
Songbirds Card Game Overview

Songbirds Card Game Overview

We love trends. Especially when they reflect something we prefer. In the board game world there have been a number of trends recently. A few years ago you couldn’t turn your head without seeing another new zombie game. Train-themed ga ...
Silver Card Game Overview

Silver Card Game Overview

When it comes to card games, there’s no shortage of options. You could grab a traditional 52 card deck and choose from the hundreds of games According to Hoyle. There are deck builder games where you’re adding to and removi ...
Thrift Treasure: Tennis Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Tennis Card Game

This week we found a number of games at thrift, but not at our regular haunts. Normally we stop into our Goodwill once a week and our Salvation Army thrift store once every month or two. We fortunately don’t have a lot of competition ...