Monthly Archives: February 2020

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 ...
Gekitai Abstract Strategy Game Overview

Gekitai Abstract Strategy Game Overview

By now you know that we like to start with an introduction when we write about anything. Sometimes we are reminiscing about some memory jarred by a game. Other times we talk about similar products. This time, I’m going to reserve thos ...
Thrift Treasure: Wok ‘n Roll Game

Thrift Treasure: Wok ‘n Roll Game

This week was a particularly good week at our Goodwill. On one trip we found four complete games for only 88 cents each! Each and every one of them were titles we had not seen before, and thus needed to add them to our collection. You’ ...
First Look: Good Games Publishing

First Look: Good Games Publishing

With New York Toy Fair around the corner, followed closely by GAMA (Game Manufacturers Association) Trade show, I’m already getting an onslaught of emails from companies asking if we’ll be in attendance. It’s not unique. I ...
Kanagawa Game & Yokai Expansion Overview

Kanagawa Game & Yokai Expansion Overview

Another common theme of games in our collection are those that have you pretending to be an artist of some type. Or maybe a connoisseur of fine works. Or even a trader of masterpieces vying to make the most money. There’s no lack of o ...
Overview of The 2020 Chicago Auto Show

Overview of The 2020 Chicago Auto Show

At this time last week, I was preparing for the Chicago Auto Show. I was headed to the media preview as a guest of Nissan along with a multitude of other journalists and digital professionals. The schedule included time in the concept garag ...