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VivaJava Coffee-Themed Board and Dice Game Overviews

VivaJava Coffee-Themed Board and Dice Game Overviews

When something is extremely popular, it makes sense that someone will try to capitalize on that. When I wrote about Kodama 3D, I offered examples in television, but this concept of spin-offs and cross-branding extends over multiple industri ...
Breakdancing Meeples Game Overview

Breakdancing Meeples Game Overview

Every time I play a game that uses multiple meeples, or any wooden component for that matter, I can be found stacking or arranging them while I listen to the rules or wait for my turn. It’s just something to keep my hands busy – ...
Stringamajig Party Game Overview

Stringamajig Party Game Overview

Last year at this time we were en route to Gen Con. We usually try to head to conventions a day or two early to get settled in, see some friends and help out with booth setup if any of our publisher friends need a hand. Over the years, we&# ...
Thrift Treasure: Pathwayz Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Pathwayz Board Game

If you live near a mall, there’s no doubt you’ve seen the calendar store Go! that pops up every year just before the holiday season. With the demise of Toys R Us and Kay Bee Toys, they’ve become a go-to location for more t ...
SpyMaster Board Game Overview

SpyMaster Board Game Overview

One of the interesting things about the board game industry is the sense of camaraderie and synergy that exists between what are essentially competitors. Part of the reason is because game designers are like free agents. Few are locked into ...
ALDR: The High Sage Card Game Overview

ALDR: The High Sage Card Game Overview

A little over a year ago I was asking for recommendations for an abstract game in a Facebook group. We were looking for something unique and new. At the time a couple people suggested a game called “Element” by Rather Dashing Ga ...
Saboteur: The Lost Mines Board Game Overview

Saboteur: The Lost Mines Board Game Overview

Quite often I hear people say they don’t like certain genres of games and refuse to play anything they feel falls under that umbrella. It’s unfortunate because games have different designers, developers and publishers that each ...
Bon Appetit! Card Game Overview

Bon Appetit! Card Game Overview

Raise your hand if you know someone who has taken up baking and cooking during the pandemic. There have been a couple times that Scott and I left to run errands only to return to the house smelling of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. T ...
Curios Board Game Overview

Curios Board Game Overview

If you had to sum up a common feature about today’s board games, it would be the ability to make decisions that impact your success. Board games of the past like Monopoly or Sorry! depended upon the roll of dice. Your fate hinged upon ...
Thrift Treasure: Battleship Command

Thrift Treasure: Battleship Command

There have been a lot of games issued under the Battleship name. At least a dozen or two according to BoardGameGeek. Oddly, other than the original version, we don’t find too many of the variations at thrift. Maybe it’s because ...