Monthly Archives: August 2020

Draw Your Own Conclusions Cooperative Drawing Game

Draw Your Own Conclusions Cooperative Drawing Game

After sharing our Cave Paintings game overview, I got to thinking about how drawing games are usually set up in one of two ways. Either you’re on teams or it’s every man for himself. You don’t see solo mode drawing games, ...
Thrift Treasure: 3 Stones Game

Thrift Treasure: 3 Stones Game

Because people are playing more games and assembling more puzzles due to the coronavirus, thrift shopping has become more hit-and-miss. We’ll either find absolutely nothing or luck out and arrive right after someone has cleaned out th ...
Best Treehouse Ever Forest of Fun Game Overview

Best Treehouse Ever Forest of Fun Game Overview

Well, like many residents in the Midwest, I have added a new word to my vocabulary this week: Derecho. It’s the type of storm that passed through here with winds measuring around 110 miles per hour. We were sitting in the drive throug ...
Quebec 1759 Historical Game Overview

Quebec 1759 Historical Game Overview

The last time we talked about a game by Columbia Games, it was just before the 4th of July last year. We were helping celebrate by playing their patriotic game about the American Revolution. Things are quite different this year. We’ve ...
Cave Paintings Drawing Game Overview

Cave Paintings Drawing Game Overview

I like to think I have a handful of talents. Singing is not one of them. Nor is learning a foreign language. I also can’t cook. They’re trivial and life goes on just fine with me doing the best I can. But there’s one that ...
Thrift Treasure: Skip-Bo Dice Game

Thrift Treasure: Skip-Bo Dice Game

You might have noticed we’ve been playing a lot of dice games as of late. Last week’s Thrift Treasure was Dragon Dice and yesterday’s feature was about the cooperative dice game, Fuji. Dice games of all types are Nicole ...
Fuji Cooperative Dice Game Overview

Fuji Cooperative Dice Game Overview

I may sound like a broken record these days (or always, really), but using games for teaching is such an underused training tool. Whether in the classroom or in a home setting, incorporating entertainment into an educational setting is what ...
Jungle Cruise Adventure Game Overview

Jungle Cruise Adventure Game Overview

Here’s a frustrating story we haven’t told yet. Every two years at our high school the band gets to take a trip somewhere sunny for spring break. Kids and parents save for those full two years in order to afford these once-in-a- ...
Silk Dice Game Overview

Silk Dice Game Overview

Well, it’s official. Last week we got word that our school district is going with a hybrid learning model. The girls will attend classes at the school two times per week and online from home on the opposite days. Fridays will alternat ...