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Holiday Giveaways 2020 – El Maestro Game by WizKids

Holiday Giveaways 2020 – El Maestro Game by WizKids

Having children involved in the symphony has made me a more informed person about so many things. I notice the music in movies more than ever before. I’ve learned a lot of terminology since our kids joined orchestra. Games about music ...
Thoughts on the JOKER movie

Thoughts on the JOKER movie

Ever since the movie trailer for JOKER rolled out, I’ve been hearing mixed reactions from friends regarding whether they would go see it or not. Some said they didn’t feel it was true to the comics. Since I’m not an a ...
Kenny G Keepin’ It Saxy Cooperative Game Overview

Kenny G Keepin’ It Saxy Cooperative Game Overview

Every parent dreads the day that note comes home from the elementary school teacher. You know, the one that says it’s time to purchase a recorder for the latest music lesson. Having to listen to off-key squeaks and screeches can be pa ...
Sailing Toward Osiris Game Overview

Sailing Toward Osiris Game Overview

One of the things I find interesting about attending symphony events is reading the notes regarding the composer and the piece. It’s a glimpse in to history and customs that have been shared through musical masterpieces. I also enjoy ...
Thrift Treasure: Screaming Eagles

Thrift Treasure: Screaming Eagles

Although I was super excited to find a copy of Zaxxon at the Quad City Symphony’s annual Second Fiddle Tag Sale, I was even more elated to score a nearly-new example of Milton Bradley’s Screaming Eagles board game. I remember se ...
Thrift Treasure: Star Wars Adventures of R2-D2

Thrift Treasure: Star Wars Adventures of R2-D2

So far we’ve been pretty lucky with the games we picked up at the Quad City Symphony’s annual Second Fiddle Tag Sale. Tennis was a little ahead of its time and Zaxxon will have a permanent place in our collection. Rummy 21 ...
Thrift Treasure: Zaxxon

Thrift Treasure: Zaxxon

When I spotted this copy of Zaxxon at the Quad City Symphony’s annual Second Fiddle Tag Sale, I couldn’t get it into my hands quickly enough. It went into the pile with Rummy 21, Noteability and Tennis along with a cou ...
Thrift Treasure: Rummy 21 Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Rummy 21 Card Game

Continuing on with games we found at this year’s Quad City Symphony’s annual Second Fiddle Tag Sale, we came across this interesting Rummy variation by Winning Moves Games. Rummy 21 was unique to us and piqued our curiosity ...