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Jetpack Joyride Polyomino Game Overview

Jetpack Joyride Polyomino Game Overview

I’ve lost count of how many polyomino games we have featured here in the past year or so. The interesting thing is that while each used these common shapes, they’ve all had unique themes, boards, rules and goals. As an example, ...
Team3 Polyomino Game Overview

Team3 Polyomino Game Overview

A couple weeks ago we were playing Tuki, a polyomino game where you not only built a vertical structure that matched your card, you had to figure out exactly which neutral-colored pieces to use to elevate and support the entire thing. Playe ...
Patchwork Doodle Polyomino Game Overview

Patchwork Doodle Polyomino Game Overview

Continuing with the theme of games that utilize polyominoes, today’s feature is another in the roll-and-write genre, much like this past Wednesday’s Second Chance. If you recall, Second Chance asked all players to fill out a pap ...
Second Chance Polyomino Game Overview

Second Chance Polyomino Game Overview

Our absolute favorite board game convention to attend is Geekway to the West, even though it’s much smaller by comparison to Origins Game Fair or Gen Con. The simple fact that the convention focuses on playing games over selling them ...
Thrift Treasure: Domain Game

Thrift Treasure: Domain Game

Ever since the release of Tetris, there have always been board games utilizing polyominos. There has been somewhat of a resurgence as of late with the publication of games like Team3, Jetpack Joyride and Ubongo!. But we’ve always foun ...
Ubongo 3D Puzzle Game Overview

Ubongo 3D Puzzle Game Overview

In my Red Rising game overview, I confessed that we don’t get to play games as often as I would like. During our gaming retreat, there was an an assortment of genres being played including some games that took hours and others measure ...
Thrift Treasure: Ipswich Word Game

Thrift Treasure: Ipswich Word Game

After a long drought, it seems we’ve been finding a lot of Scrabble-like games at thrift. Two weeks ago it was Akumulate, a polyomino-based tile game which used numbers instead of letters. Last week we were playing Plext. It was uniqu ...
Thrift Treasure: Akumulate Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Akumulate Board Game

There has never been a lack of games that try to expand on the crossword-style of games made popular by Scrabble. Some use unique letter tiles. Showdown Poker uses dice with the various card suits and numbers. Sumoku capitalizes on the popu ...
Holiday Giveaways 2020 – 5er Finden Game by HABA

Holiday Giveaways 2020 – 5er Finden Game by HABA

5er Finden from HABA is a dice-rolling race to find the right shape and mark it on your worksheet. Aside from being a roll and write game, 5er Finden is on a growing list of games with polyomino pieces, all which have been quite welcom ...