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Thrift Treasure: No Thanks! Card Game

Thrift Treasure: No Thanks! Card Game

There’s a couple our age we’ve been playing board games with for well over five years. They can always be counted on having some of the best titles in their game night bag. A couple years ago they pulled out a card game we hadn& ...
Into the Black Forest Card Game Overview

Into the Black Forest Card Game Overview

When I was in 5th or 6th grade, my family was stationed in West Germany. My brother and I went to an American school in Worms, but we lived in a regular house. “On the economy” was the term for those of us that didn’t have ...
Cafe International Board Game Overview

Cafe International Board Game Overview

Earlier this year, I shared an article on teaching teens to tip. It’s such an important life lesson, and also an opportunity to talk about how jobs aren’t as easy as they may seem. Now that the girls are old enough to have jobs ...
20 Thematic Board Games to Play During Your Quarantine

20 Thematic Board Games to Play During Your Quarantine

Most people expected to spend the day wearing green, drinking green beer and playing St. Patrick’s Day board games. Instead, we are all cemented in front of the TV and devices awaiting the latest COVID-19 news from the Center for Dise ...
Point Salad Card Game Overview

Point Salad Card Game Overview

Are you familiar with the term “point salad” when it comes to modern board games? It is the unofficial definition of a game that has multiple ways to score victory points. We play a lot of games that have this feature. Bora Bora ...
Mount Rushmore Card Game Overview

Mount Rushmore Card Game Overview

As concerns surrounding the Coronavirus continue to grow, travel advisories have been going out discouraging people from attending festivals, considering a cruise and flying anywhere. While it’s generally a somber time, this is the ti ...
Dice ‘n Score Farm Game Overview

Dice ‘n Score Farm Game Overview

No matter how long we play games, there’s one theme we will always gravitate towards – the farm. Living in Iowa has given us a special appreciation for the hard work put in daily by our farmers. Whether it’s a card game li ...
Tonari Board Game Overview

Tonari Board Game Overview

It’s that time of year: Lent. I don’t talk about religion here, but that doesn’t mean I won’t talk about fish. Let’s be honest here… I just like having a reason to talk about sushi. Sushi-themed games, ma ...
The Cousins’ War Game Overview

The Cousins’ War Game Overview

In high school, I was never much of a fan of history class because it was all memorization. I had no connection to any of the subjects we were covering and it was just another thing I had to read. That changed as I got older and began doing ...
Thrift Treasure: Quip Qubes Game

Thrift Treasure: Quip Qubes Game

The fourth and final game we found on that lucky day in February is Quip Qubes. I thought I was familiar with all of the Scrabble brand games issued by Selchow & Righter in the 70’s and 80’s, but this one escaped me. It also ...