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You’ve Been Playing UNO Wrong All Along

You’ve Been Playing UNO Wrong All Along

Something happened a few days ago that probably won’t happen again in a lifetime. The publisher for one of the most popular games ever made uploaded a rules clarification that has everyone arguing. Mattel, the company behind UNO, post ...
Thrift Treasure: UNO Dominos

Thrift Treasure: UNO Dominos

Can you stomach another UNO game in your collection? We have by finding a copy of UNO Dominos at our local Goodwill last week. Another in a long line of games developed under the UNO brand, this one is a bit more unique in that it doesnR ...
Thrift Treasure: UNO Madness

Thrift Treasure: UNO Madness

The more we look, the more game variations of classic UNO we find. And not just card games with alternate rules. Some are Jenga-like (UNO Stacko), some utilize a traditional board (UNO Wild Tiles) while others make your head spin (UNO Spin) ...
Thrift Treasure: UNO Wild Tiles

Thrift Treasure: UNO Wild Tiles

The more we look, the more it appears that there is one game whose name has been exploited to sell other games more often than others. Every time we turn around we’re finding another title with a direct relationship with UNO or advert ...
Thrift Treasure: UNO Spin

Thrift Treasure: UNO Spin

Last October we found a variation of Jenga at our local Goodwill that had familiar UNO branding all over it. As it turned out, there wasn’t a whole lot that UNO Stacko had in common with that classic card game other than the use of pr ...
Thrift Treasure: UNO Stacko

Thrift Treasure: UNO Stacko

Raise your hands if you’ve played Jenga. Of course you have. Here’s a fun fact that not many people know: The individual wooden blocks in Jenga are not identical! We had the pleasure of sitting down for breakfast with Jenga̵ ...
Thrift Treasure: Jenga Max Game

Thrift Treasure: Jenga Max Game

Our kids have been into games since they were both very young. We would always take them to the annual Chicago Toy and Game Fair where they would get to see new products ready to be put under a Christmas tree. They got to meet a lot of indu ...
Point Salad Card Game Overview

Point Salad Card Game Overview

Are you familiar with the term “point salad” when it comes to modern board games? It is the unofficial definition of a game that has multiple ways to score victory points. We play a lot of games that have this feature. Bora Bora ...
Holiday Giveaways 2019 – Ishtar by iello

Holiday Giveaways 2019 – Ishtar by iello

When we included Ishtar in our guide to games for teens and adults, I was kind of torn. It’s not a terribly difficult game, but definitely isn’t something that young kids could play. It’s elegant, yet requires a bit of str ...