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Thrift Treasure: Tetris Tower 3-D

Thrift Treasure: Tetris Tower 3-D

I think if you ask many adults what their first computer game was, many would answer Tetris. Some might say Lunar Lander, others may even remember Oregon Trail. But Tetris is probably the first computer game to ever go ‘viral’. ...
Thrift Treasure:  Tetris Link

Thrift Treasure: Tetris Link

You never know what you’ll find during a trip to your local thrift store. Thanks to changing popular culture and the success of Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop” song, buying things second-hand doesn’t have as much of ...
Arraial Game Overview

Arraial Game Overview

While Scott is engrossed in all kinds of nature-themed games like Herbaceous: Sprouts and Songbirds, I’m focusing my interest on how many polyomino games there are. Copenhagen, Cottage Garden and Scarabya are three that I’ve alr ...
Scarabya Puzzle Game Overview

Scarabya Puzzle Game Overview

At gaming conventions in recent months, I found myself drawn to several games that utilize polyomino pieces (or as we more commonly refer to them, Tetris pieces). It’s not a new concept in games and something that I’ve always be ...
Cottage Garden Game Overview

Cottage Garden Game Overview

During a visit with my parents a couple weeks ago, we were talking about their recent trip to Alaska as well as our latest adventures with board games. During the conversation, we mentioned that games tend to revolve around various themes a ...
Copenhagen Puzzle Game Overview

Copenhagen Puzzle Game Overview

As you know, we recently spent a week in Ohio for Origins Game Fair. When attending a convention like C2E2, Gen Con or Comic-Con, you can do things at your own leisure and on your own schedule. However, when attending professionally – ...
Tiny Park Dice Game Overview

Tiny Park Dice Game Overview

Last week was spring break for our school district and that meant my Facebook feed was filled with friends sharing pictures of their family adventures. The school choir headed on what would be most kids’ first trip to New York. Some ( ...
Giraffe Puzzle Construction Set Giveaway

Giraffe Puzzle Construction Set Giveaway

We place a heavy emphasis on STEM / STEAM which is why we regularly feature educational games and ideas for incorporating STEM into family quality time. Each year we also make sure we put together a list of STEM gift ideas for the holidays ...
Break Out Game Giveaway

Break Out Game Giveaway

Over the years, we’ve played a lot of vertical games that have a board very similar to Connect 4. Some examples include Wordrop word game, Drop It from Kosmos, Make 7 math game, Shift Tac Toe and Tetris Link to name a few. Break Out f ...
EXIT Escape Room Puzzle Game Overview

EXIT Escape Room Puzzle Game Overview

Have you ever been knee-deep in a series on your DVR when someone manages to spoil the ending for you? Yeah, me too. It’s frustrating. If you’re anything like me, you like to savor each show at your own pace. Sometimes that mean ...