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That’s It. I’m Done With Speed Games!

That’s It. I’m Done With Speed Games!

Yep, done I tell you. I had resigned myself to the fact that I just wasn’t as fast as I used to be when I thoroughly got trounced trying to beat my daughters at Jungle Speed. Then came Quick Cups, which proved way too quick for me. La ...
New Family Games by PlayMonster

New Family Games by PlayMonster

Despite having a bachelor’s degree and a good government job, over 16 years ago I decided to become a stay-at-home mom. After years of wanting a child that I never knew if would be able to have, I was finally blessed with Madison. It ...
First Look: Flying Meeple Games

First Look: Flying Meeple Games

There’s a term I remember learning about in college called “Multi-brands”. It is when a company introduces a new brand line that appears to compete with a brand already owned by the same organization. Usually done in a fra ...
First Look: Hasbro Parody Games

First Look: Hasbro Parody Games

If you’re a regular reader of our articles about board games, then you know we play a LOT of them. And almost every time you see us playing it is a game you’ve probably never heard of. That’s the wonderful thing about the ...
Look Out! Here Comes Jellybean Games!

Look Out! Here Comes Jellybean Games!

One of the reasons we go as a family to annual gaming conventions is to stay on top of new games and publishers. Sure, we’re there to play games too, but being “in the know” is as exciting to us as rolling dice or bluffing ...
Thrift Treasure: Candy (Speed Game)

Thrift Treasure: Candy (Speed Game)

Many times when we find a game at thrift it causes me to wonder how it got there. Case in point, this week’s Thrift Treasure find is Candy by German company, beleduc. This isn’t a game that was ever offered in the U.S. It also a ...
Fold-it Speed Game Overview

Fold-it Speed Game Overview

It’s not hard to understand that when a company publishes the same type of games successfully over a number of years, you come to expect a certain thing from them. When we play a game by Academy Games, we expect it to have authentic h ...
Games Debuting at Gen Con 2018 – Part 3

Games Debuting at Gen Con 2018 – Part 3

Welcome back! Glad to see you’ve returned to add more to your wish list. I completely feel your pain; we have the same obsession with needing to add more games to our collection. If you’ve just hopped on our bus for details on w ...
Games Debuting at Gen Con 2018 – Part 2

Games Debuting at Gen Con 2018 – Part 2

Refill that cup of caffeine we talked about yesterday because here’s the second part of our list of games debuting for sale at Gen Con. I don’t know about you, but it feels like Christmas as a kid where you take the various stor ...