Monthly Archives: January 2022

Thrift Treasure: Simon Swipe Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Simon Swipe Card Game

I vividly remember when Simon Swipe came out nearly a decade ago. I had an original Simon electronic game when I was younger and marveled at how technology had changed since then. What I didn’t realize is the same year Simon Swipe was ...
Anchorman: The Game Overview

Anchorman: The Game Overview

When the Anchorman movie came out in 2004, we didn’t get a chance to see it in the theaters. Shortly thereafter we rented the DVD from Netflix (remember that?!). We liked Will Ferrell in his other movies, so we were looking forward to ...
Whirling Witchcraft Game Overview

Whirling Witchcraft Game Overview

Last fall during the postponed Gen Con convention, I joined a handful of other content creators to check out some upcoming releases from Alderac Entertainment Group. We weren’t able to sit and play full games, but we did get the oppor ...
Thrift Treasure: Pancake Pile-Up! Game

Thrift Treasure: Pancake Pile-Up! Game

Breakfast food is a theme I rarely see in board games. A few years ago, we were having fun with Yummy Yummy Pancakes by Sweet Lemon Publishing. This week we happened across another pancake-themed game at thrift, Pancake Pile-Up! by Educatio ...
Gladius Card Game Overview

Gladius Card Game Overview

When I think about board games about Rome, the first thing that comes to mind is conflict. Likewise, when I hear reference to gladiators, I envision battles to the death. When it came time to learn to play Gladius from Deep Water Games, I w ...
Thrift Treasure: Sidewinder Game

Thrift Treasure: Sidewinder Game

I don’t care what anyone says. Many of the best dexterity games came out in the late 80’s and early 90’s. Some of our favorites have been Hurry Up, Battling Tops, and of course, Crossfire. This week we found another game f ...
Thrift Treasure: Common Threads Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Common Threads Card Game

This week the 88-cent pile at our Goodwill yielded a newer card game, Common Threads. The box promised four games inside, so I figured at 22 cents per game I couldn’t go wrong. As a bonus, the artwork on each card was cute and I could ...
What We Watched: Spider-Man: No Way Home

What We Watched: Spider-Man: No Way Home

I know things in the world are still a little wonky, but sitting in a movie theater offers a small taste of normalcy. We haven’t been to the movie very often, opting sometimes for streaming instead, but when it comes to Marvel we make ...
Floriferous Set Collection Game Overview

Floriferous Set Collection Game Overview

We spent the holidays celebrating with my mother-in-law. No matter what time of year we visit, we can always count on a bouquet of flowers on the island in her kitchen. To further emphasize this, she runs a slideshow on her kitchen computer ...
Wishing You a Healthy & Happy 2022!

Wishing You a Healthy & Happy 2022!

When I shared our New Year’s post last year, I commented on how we would look to the future and take it day by day. Little did I know how accurate that statement would turn out to be. I have briefly alluded to the New Year’s Day ...