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Thrift Treasure:  Take the Train

Thrift Treasure: Take the Train

If I were to mention the US Playing Card Company or Bicycle (one of their divisions), you’d probably think of the standard deck of 52 cards. Maybe they’d have a fancy back or custom design, but would still have the typical four ...
Renaissance Man Board Game Overview

Renaissance Man Board Game Overview

We’re usually pretty good about telling you of new games right after they are issued, or at least shortly after we receive a review copy. Renaissance Man from Rio Grande Games was a little different for us in that it took nearly ...
Thrift Treasure:  Phase 10 Twist

Thrift Treasure: Phase 10 Twist

One of the first card games my parents taught to me was Rummy. Played with a regular deck of cards, your goal is to make matching sets or runs by taking turns, drawing from the pile and even playing on each others’ sets. I think at on ...
Thrift Treasure:  CirKis

Thrift Treasure: CirKis

By now you’re probably wondering why our daughter is holding what looks to be two copies of the same game. Well, it IS two copies of the same game and comes with an interesting story. When we find games at yard sales or thrift stores, ...
Winning Gift Ideas with Winning Moves

Winning Gift Ideas with Winning Moves

Back in August we showed you a cool new toy introduced by game veterans, Winning Moves. These new Splash Cards allowed you to play any game that is normally played with a 52-card deck IN YOUR SWIMMING POOL! I have to say that not only were ...
An Endless Party with Endless Games

An Endless Party with Endless Games

By now you’ve probably seen us highlight dozens upon dozens of games we’ve either found at our local thrift stores or been fortunate to review copies from a number of small publishers. One company that we told you about last mon ...
A Gummy World? I’m In!

A Gummy World? I’m In!

For as long as I can remember, it has been a tradition (or weakness) that whenever we travel, we pick up some Cola Gummies to enjoy during the trip. Sometimes we pick them up ahead of time at Walgreens or Aldi and other times grab at a gas ...
Are You Ready for Some Electric Football?

Are You Ready for Some Electric Football?

“Go, go, go, GOOO! NOOO!” That’s my most vivid recollection from my days as an armchair football coach when I was a kid. I can still picture it today, the lineman ready to protect our quarterback. The running back lined up ...
See, Gravity CAN Be Our Friend!

See, Gravity CAN Be Our Friend!

I think I’ve discovered a new genre of game that I really like. I guess you could call it the single-player-board-game. Or maybe a single-player-puzzle-game. Either way, you get the point – it is for one player only. My first ex ...
Have a Quao, Man!

Have a Quao, Man!

Do you remember the Kickstarter campaign by Wiggity Bang Games mentioned here last month for Alpha Bandits? Great news! They succeeded in raising the funds needed to bring the game to market and even exceeded their goal by over 33%! But let ...