Yearly Archives: 2022

July 2022 Movies to See

July 2022 Movies to See

We cover an assortment of topics on the site ranging from foods to tech, travel to entertainment. For the past few years, we’ve shifted our focus to mostly board games because 1) they’re awesome, 2) they’re great for famil ...
Iki Strategy Game Overview

Iki Strategy Game Overview

There was a time that we had a pretty regular schedule. We went to the movies, shopping and traveled. We would visit street fairs, farmer’s markets, concerts, festivals and sporting events. While we weren’t constantly on the mov ...
Thrift Treasure: Dragon Parade Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Dragon Parade Board Game

After seeing the last few weeks’ worth of Geekway to the West flea market finds, you’re probably a little bit jealous. I’m not kidding when I say we brought home two full tubs of games. Some of them have been duds, but the ...
Upper Deck Vs System Overview: The MCU Battles

Upper Deck Vs System Overview: The MCU Battles

There’s one thing that amazes me whenever we’re at conventions or game stores where multiple people are playing games. The number of people participating in two player card games. There are entire tournaments devoted to the hobb ...
Thrift Treasure: Ka’lide Flicking Game

Thrift Treasure: Ka’lide Flicking Game

Among all the deals found during the flea market at Geekway to the West, there are always many to be had for a dollar or two. These are typically the same mass-market games we’ll find at Goodwill. We can count on finding a lot that we ...
Crystallo Solitaire Puzzle Game Overview

Crystallo Solitaire Puzzle Game Overview

The last several months have been a bit overwhelming. Madison wrapped up her freshman year at college, Kennedy graduated from high school, Scott’s next game is gearing up for release and I was elected to the board of directors for The ...
Triazzle Brainteaser Puzzles Overview

Triazzle Brainteaser Puzzles Overview

Back in the late 90’s there was a game published called “Triazzle” which we run into a lot at thrift. I would best describe it as a tile-laying game with mechanics from Chinese Checkers. The object is to match triangular t ...
Thrift Treasure: Oshi Abstract Game

Thrift Treasure: Oshi Abstract Game

After I finished designing the game of Gekitai, I posted links to the Abstract Games forum on BGG. The reactions were incredibly positive, and many enjoyed how quick and simple the game is. I believe “elegant” was the term I hea ...
Genotype Science Game Overview

Genotype Science Game Overview

As this article goes live, I’m soaking up the excitement of gamer geeks, prototypes, game debuts, convention promotions and deals at Origins Game Fair. It’s bittersweet because this is one of the places we watched Madison and Ke ...
Origins Game Fair 2022 Promos & Deals

Origins Game Fair 2022 Promos & Deals

Back in April, I shared an article about Pin Collecting and how it’s one of the things I missed about not having game conventions to attend. I show up at conventions with no more than a few pins or buttons then spend the event filling ...