Monthly Archives: February 2020

Honga Board Game Overview

Honga Board Game Overview

When it comes to summer game conventions, we typically arrive a day or two early to meet with publishers and spend time with friends in the industry. Sometimes, we help those friends and publishers set up their exhibits because extra hands ...
March 2020 Movies to See

March 2020 Movies to See

You know what’s synonymous with March? Spring Break! For students, it’s that much anticipated week-long vacation from homework. For parents, it’s a week-long struggle to figure out how to keep kids busy. If you’re fo ...
Ravnica: Inquisition Deduction Game Overview

Ravnica: Inquisition Deduction Game Overview

I have a confession to make. I’ve never been able to get into playing Magic the Gathering. I don’t know if there’s a solid reason. Maybe it’s because we don’t have a healthy local location for our girls to play ...
Doctor! Doctor! Dexterity Game Overview

Doctor! Doctor! Dexterity Game Overview

When you think back to the board games you used to play as child, what comes to mind? Candy Land? Monopoly? Clue? Yahtzee? One game in particular was the source of argument in our household – Operation. Not because we were fighting ov ...
Silver & Gold Game Overview

Silver & Gold Game Overview

Of all the polyomino games I told you about last year, Second Chance flip and write game continues to be my favorite. There’s something about the simplicity of the game’s rules combined with its puzzle aspect that appeals to me. ...
Thrift Treasure: Toss Your Cookies Game

Thrift Treasure: Toss Your Cookies Game

Last week I showed off a copy of Wok ‘n Roll we found at our Goodwill. It was a particularly good day for us as we found four games in total that were complete and weren’t in our collection. This week we’ve been playing th ...
Pigasus Card Game Overview

Pigasus Card Game Overview

When you are constantly exposed to a myriad of new games from a range of companies in the industry, you tend to start associating them with specific types of games. Quartos from Gigamic is an ideal example of their abstract games. Dead Last ...
Hex Roller Dice Game Overview

Hex Roller Dice Game Overview

If you thought I got my fill of roll and write games when I told you about Lanterns Dice, Kingdomino Duel, Rolled West and Fleet the Dice Game a couple months ago then you don’t know me well. If it has dice then I’m usually a su ...
Reverse Charades Party Game Overview

Reverse Charades Party Game Overview

Some of my oldest memories are of playing a game of Charades with my family. It was an informal affair with mom and dad acting silly while my brother and I would try to guess what they were doing. This was in the late 70’s/early 80 ...
Lugz Footwear: Inside and Out

Lugz Footwear: Inside and Out

This past Friday was Valentine’s Day and as my girls received gifts from their boyfriends, I was once again reminded that they are growing up. As much as I complain, I appreciate that they’ve learned to make their own decisions ...