Yearly Archives: 2019

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 ...
Kick-Ass Cooperative Board Game Overview

Kick-Ass Cooperative Board Game Overview

We’re among the fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that makes us want to seek out all of their other characters and products. We’ve watched nearly all the series on Netflix, never miss an episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and ...
Koi Board Game Overview

Koi Board Game Overview

Waayyyy back In the early years of our marriage, Scott and I owned various types of fish. Fancy goldfish of different types, mostly. Telescope, Bubble eye, Lionhead and Fantail were among the types we nurtured at one point or another. When ...
Googly Eyes Family Game Overview

Googly Eyes Family Game Overview

A few years ago my girls and I went on a googly eye spree. I wish I had taken photos of all the things and places we embellished with stick-on eyes. We left them all over Grammy’s house, a couple statues in a kid’s museum, poste ...
Thinking Putty Puzzle Logic Game Overview

Thinking Putty Puzzle Logic Game Overview

When we’re shopping for games at thrift, there is one brand we will never buy. If it is from the Cranium series, we have learned to always pass on it no matter how complete or new it looks. The majority of their games include some typ ...
Thrift Treasure: Blokus Duo

Thrift Treasure: Blokus Duo

As a part of our Thrift Treasure series, we have covered a number of games that belong to the same family. We’ve lost count of how many versions of UNO and Scrabble we’ve uncovered. And it’s a good thing we’re not fa ...