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The Oregon Trail Board Game Overview

The Oregon Trail Board Game Overview

Nothing quite like Facebook to make us feel really clueless sometimes. The other day was one of those times. A friend posted about how her son had recently learned about the Donner family and their ill-fated trek from Independence, Missouri ...
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 ...
Thrift Treasure: Piranha Panic

Thrift Treasure: Piranha Panic

When I was in college I owned a fish tank. Not being happy with the typical betas and guppies, I opted for a pair of piranhas from our local pet store. In most northern states they are still legal to own, but southern states have different ...
Cabo Card Game Overview

Cabo Card Game Overview

It never fails. Every time we get together with family a card game breaks out. Normally we’d be excited, but in our case the games of choice are nothing more than Hearts or Spades (and sometimes Euchre). We get it – taking the t ...
Fist of Dragonstones Game Overview

Fist of Dragonstones Game Overview

When I look back at all the games we’ve played over the years, I discover a theme I did not realize. We’ve long claimed that our absolute favorite games are either cooperative, abstract or feature mind puzzles. That’s stil ...
Build or Boom Destruction Game Overview

Build or Boom Destruction Game Overview

Confession time – I like to knock things over. If someone is building a house of playing cards, I like to create a slight wind and watch it fall to the ground. Trying to see how high you can stack items? Don’t do it around me! A ...
10 More Marvel-Themed Board Games

10 More Marvel-Themed Board Games

  Like many people last year, we were in complete disbelief of Avengers: Infinity War and felt helpless knowing it would be a full year before we would have some kind of closure. We decided to make the most of it by playing the best Marvel- ...
Godsforge Battle Game Overview

Godsforge Battle Game Overview

When we started playing board games many years ago, I knew the girls were open minded about the types of games they would play. While we all have our preferences, never would I have guessed that battle games would be among their favorites. ...
Thrift Treasure: The Racing Horse Game

Thrift Treasure: The Racing Horse Game

I have fond memories of playing card games with my parents. They taught me most of the classics – Rummy, Hearts and yes, even Poker. In fact, we played a number of poker variations. I recall playing 5-card draw, 7-card draw and 5-card ...