Monthly Archives: October 2020

Please Fix the Teleporter Game Overview

Please Fix the Teleporter Game Overview

We’ve always professed our preference for Star Trek over Star Wars. Even though we both saw the original Star Wars in theaters in 1977, it’s probably the fact that Star Trek has had numerous television series over the years that ...
Tips to Prepare for High School Senior Photos

Tips to Prepare for High School Senior Photos

I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve used the pandemic as crutch to avoid doing some things. Whether it’s travel, upgrades to the home, what to make for dinner or a doctor’s appointment to treat an ailment, I’m ...
The Princess Bride A Battle of Wits Card Game Overview

The Princess Bride A Battle of Wits Card Game Overview

Nostalgia is a powerful driving force. I was just talking to my parents the other day about the cycle of toys and when they become a long-term collectable. Quite often the toys that rise in collectability are the same ones that were popular ...
Thrift Treasure: Jenga Death Star Game

Thrift Treasure: Jenga Death Star Game

Back at the beginning of the year, we featured two lists about Star Wars themed games. We tried to focus on versions that you probably don’t see at your local retailer and mostly excluded mass-market titles. There were so many, we had ...
North American Railways Card Game Overview

North American Railways Card Game Overview

If you’ve ever played any of the scores of 18XX games on the market, you know it’s a multi-hour experience. Combining track laying with stock manipulation, these games are among the heaviest the hobby has to offer. They have a h ...
Potemkin Empire City-Building Game Overview

Potemkin Empire City-Building Game Overview

What do you do when you’re invited to join a game that is made up of a bunch of things you hate? You give it the benefit of the doubt and play. Potemkin Empire from Indie Boards & Cards is a city-building game (that part I like) t ...
Unlocking Insanity Roll-n-Write Game Overview

Unlocking Insanity Roll-n-Write Game Overview

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve seen a new trend in games as of late. We’ve featured a number of these new roll-n-write games this year, including Rolled West, Second Chance and Dice ‘n Score Farm. We ...
Costa Ruana Card Game Overview

Costa Ruana Card Game Overview

Back in the good ol’ days, when we were bored we would go to a movie or meet up with friends to play games. We might head to the mall or any random store to go shopping. Of course, visiting friends or family was also an option. Travel ...
Thrift Treasure: Shootout Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Shootout Board Game

One of the reasons we search for games at thrift is because you never know when you’ll find that rare one. And by “rare”, I mean one that almost no one has heard of. This is usually because it was issued by a small publish ...