Monthly Archives: September 2020

Pathfinder: Kingmaker Video Game Overview

Pathfinder: Kingmaker Video Game Overview

It’s probably obvious that we play a lot of board games. At last count we have almost 3,000 in our collection and continue to add each week thanks to our Thrift Treasure series. There’s another type of game our daughters have be ...
Villagers City- Village-Building Game Overview

Villagers City- Village-Building Game Overview

If you were to go through all of our game articles over the past few months, you’d come to the conclusion that we like to play city-building games. And you’d be correct. While many of them have a lot of things in common with eac ...
Thrift Treasure: I Think You Think I Think

Thrift Treasure: I Think You Think I Think

I know I’ve said it before, but I’ll mention it again. I have a soft spot for any product made by TSR. While best known as the company behind Dungeons & Dragons, from time to time they would venture into other parts of the g ...
Sovereign’s Chain Card Game Overview

Sovereign’s Chain Card Game Overview

We’ve played so many games over the years that we often see similarities even in the smallest of details. As Scott explained yesterday in his Dragonscales game overview, there are times when it is intentional. Other times it is simply ...
Dragonscales Dice Game Overview

Dragonscales Dice Game Overview

Have you ever played a game and thought to yourself, “Hey, this seems very familiar!”? It’s not uncommon for games to have similarities to others, either on purpose or by accident. Sometimes it’s a coincidence that t ...
Ted Lasso TV Series Overview

Ted Lasso TV Series Overview

I recently told someone that I always try to look for the positive, even in difficult situations. This holds true for conversations on Facebook where I only share things that are relevant, add value to the conversation or make people smile. ...
Jumanji and Marvel Fluxx Card Game Overviews

Jumanji and Marvel Fluxx Card Game Overviews

As a family who normally hits the movie theater once a month or more, losing that little piece of luxury was quite a blow. We were excited that local drive-in theaters began offering classic movies while traditional theaters cordoned off au ...
Thrift Treasure: Attorney Power Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Attorney Power Board Game

Lately it seems like I’ve been purchasing games at thrift just to find out how bad they are. It’s almost a challenge to see what game I can find with the lowest BoardGameGeek rating. Last week we struggled through Hike, a card g ...
Ratuki Card Game Overview

Ratuki Card Game Overview

Just the other day we were sortof complaining about games of speed when we were discussing Pendulum. As we get older it becomes more difficult to remain competitive in any game that requires lightning-fast reactions. But our daughters still ...
Jaws Board Game Overview

Jaws Board Game Overview

One of the fun things we’ve been doing during this shutdown is introducing our girls to classic movies. We’ve already watched the entire Back to the Future trilogy, enjoyed Beverly Hills Cop, laughed during every example of Nati ...