Monthly Archives: January 2020

First Look: Mandoo Games

First Look: Mandoo Games

Great games come from everywhere. Europe, specifically Germany, is the home to some of the best designers of what are referred to as “Euro Games”. If we had to select a champion of party games, the U.S. would probably come out o ...
February 2020 Movies to See

February 2020 Movies to See

I stay pretty on top of the latest movie releases, but somehow I always manage to be surprised by some when I actually sit down to compile this list. Like I said when telling you about movies to see in January, sometimes releases bubble to ...
Call to Adventure Card Game Overview

Call to Adventure Card Game Overview

There was an article in our local newspaper a couple of weeks ago showcasing the Dungeons & Dragons club at our district’s junior high. It didn’t really come as too much of a surprise to me because several of Madison’s ...
Carson City Card Game Overview

Carson City Card Game Overview

Remember a couple weeks ago when I admitted defeat and frustration when I played Pipeline? It had a lot going on and sometimes it takes me a couple times to grasp the flow of a game before I really get the hang of it. A few years ago while ...
Atelier Board Game Overview

Atelier Board Game Overview

When people ask what my favorite types of games are, I have a tough time deciding. I love the cooperative nature of games that make players work together. I also love the thought that is required for a strategy or abstract game. However, di ...
Thrift Treasure: Five Different Munchkin Games

Thrift Treasure: Five Different Munchkin Games

It isn’t often that we find what one might assume is an entire collection of games at thrift. A few years ago we happened to find two different copies of Qwirkle at the same time. It also happened once when we came across a coupl ...
Sushi Roll Dice Game Overview

Sushi Roll Dice Game Overview

Years ago when we first started getting into board games more seriously, we began attending a weekly game night hosted at a local college. Each week 30-50 people would show up to play all types of board and card games of various levels of d ...
15 Star Wars Games You Didn’t Know Existed

15 Star Wars Games You Didn’t Know Existed

2019 was certainly a banner year for movie franchises. In the Spring we saw the end of the story line for the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the release of Avengers Endgame. In December the ninth and final movie in the Star Wars saga was re ...