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Thrift Treasure: Stay Alive Game

Thrift Treasure: Stay Alive Game

It seems lately I’ve been having a lot of luck finding games and puzzles that were a part of my youth. That’s fine with me as it is the reason I started buying these older games in the first place. Sometimes it is to relive my p ...
Galaxy Trucker Game Overview

Galaxy Trucker Game Overview

There are only a handful of games that I decline to play when offered and it typically stems from a bad first couple of experiences when first introduced to them. Most people are surprised by my very short list because they’re overwhe ...
Tanks, But No Thanks! Strategy Game Overview

Tanks, But No Thanks! Strategy Game Overview

One of the hardest parts about trying a new game is the task of wading through the instruction book. When we want to tackle a new game, we know it means someone in the group has to allocate time to learn how to play then additional time to ...
Thrift Treasure: Domain Game

Thrift Treasure: Domain Game

Ever since the release of Tetris, there have always been board games utilizing polyominos. There has been somewhat of a resurgence as of late with the publication of games like Team3, Jetpack Joyride and Ubongo!. But we’ve always foun ...
First Look: Mondo Games and Collectibles

First Look: Mondo Games and Collectibles

One of the things I missed about not being able to attend conventions last year is the opportunity to learn about new products as well as new-to-me companies. Sure, I subscribe to a lot of newsletters, see things on social media and read or ...
Homebrewers Dice Game Overview

Homebrewers Dice Game Overview

I’ve lost count of how many people have said that retirement isn’t what they expected. Without a regular schedule, boredom quickly sets in. Couple that with a pandemic and you have a combination that is far less than the thought ...
Lost Cities Roll & Write Game Overview

Lost Cities Roll & Write Game Overview

With one of our offspring now away at college and the other too busy to even cross our paths, Scott and I are faced with limited options to scratch the gaming itch. We can 1) focus on 2-player games, 2) chisel out more time for gaming event ...
Coyote Card Game Overview

Coyote Card Game Overview

If you’re looking for a sign of how to determine if a game is “good” or not, consider this. When a title has been published by more than one company and has survived at least a decade or two, then the public has spoken. Pu ...
Thrift Treasure: The Last Straw Dexterity Game

Thrift Treasure: The Last Straw Dexterity Game

Our trip to the D.A.V. thrift store two weeks ago didn’t yield only puzzles like last week’s Thrift Treasure, Quiver. We also managed to find a few new-to-us games for the collection. Most were under a dollar, so even if they we ...
Sticky Cthulhu Dexterity Game Overview

Sticky Cthulhu Dexterity Game Overview

Have you ever heard the term reimplementation? It’s a very common marketing tactic for reaching a whole new segment of consumers. Think about it. You might not be interested in purchasing a chess set, but when you see one made with yo ...