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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 ...
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 ...
Tuki Polycube Game Overview

Tuki Polycube Game Overview

We’re back from Gen Con and confirmed something we’ve mentioned before. Games featuring polyominoes or polycubes (Tetris-shaped pieces) are all the rage at the moment. We counted dozens of new titles making their debut in Indian ...
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 ( ...