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Istanbul: The Dice Game Overview

Istanbul: The Dice Game Overview

Last week while we were playing Shake Up, a vintage game we found at thrift, Nicole was frustrated by how well some of us (me) were rolling. The best rolls in the game were straights of four or four-of-a-kind. This allowed you to take three ...
Catan 25th Anniversary Edition Game Overview

Catan 25th Anniversary Edition Game Overview

Over the past several years, I’ve noticed that board games are mentioned quite often in modern television shows like The Big Bang Theory, Parks & Rec and South Park. While many shows still depict the standard Yahtzee, Risk, Monopo ...
Thrift Treasure: Shake Up Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Shake Up Board Game

It’s been a very long time since we’ve found a game by Jax at thrift that we didn’t already own. We’re huge fans of the original Sequence game and have since invested in both Sequence Dice and Kazink, a Sequence-like ...
Hi Lo Flip Card Game Overview

Hi Lo Flip Card Game Overview

When I first saw the box for Hi Lo Flip by Gamewright, my eyes were drawn to the background. I recognized the ROYGBIV rainbow of colors arranged in a mesh gradient. It is familiar to me because I used a similar feature when designing the fi ...
The Mind Extreme Card Game Overview

The Mind Extreme Card Game Overview

Confession time. I’m one of the very few board game fans that have never played a copy of The Mind by Pandasaurus Games. As you probably know, in 2018/2019 it was THE new card game to play. It was a nominee for the highest award a gam ...
Forum Trajanum Strategy Game Overview

Forum Trajanum Strategy Game Overview

In case you hadn’t figured it out when we’ve mentioned it previously, we really like games designed by Stefan Feld. We’ve only mentioned it like 3.2 bajillion times. Okay, that may be a bit of an exaggeration, but we have ...
Thrift Treasure: Push Over Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Push Over Board Game

We picked up Push Over by Parker Brothers some time ago at our Goodwill. Like normal, we opened the game in the store to make sure all of the pieces were present. As I went through the inventory, all of the custom parts appeared present. Th ...