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Fleet Dice Roll-n-Write Game Overview

Fleet Dice Roll-n-Write Game Overview

Ha! I bet you thought after our string of roll-n-write (Lanterns Dice, Kingdomino Duel, Rolled West) and flip-n-write games (Second Chance, Deadly Doodles, Kokoro) a few weeks back that we were done with those for a while. Nope. I have foun ...
Thrift Treasure: Dr. Eureka

Thrift Treasure: Dr. Eureka

Usually when we’re out shopping for board games at thrift, we’re primarily on the lookout for games that are unique, fun and are somewhat hard to find. We pass on dozens and dozens of versions of Monopoly, Yahtzee, Scene It and ...
Bloom Town Tile-Laying Game Overview

Bloom Town Tile-Laying Game Overview

A good portion of the decision-making process we go through when buying a new board game involves consideration of the game’s designer(s). There are a few whose games we will pick up even if we don’t know anything about the titl ...
November 2019 Movies to See

November 2019 Movies to See

I read something the other day that said the likes and dislikes of millennials is changing what we will see on grocery shelves. I’ve heard the words vegan and vegetarian more in the past week than in the first four decades of my life. ...
Broadhorns Board Game Overview

Broadhorns Board Game Overview

Last week I was headed to Davenport to attend a meeting. As I approached the downtown area, I was presented with detours for what seems like the millionth time this year. While it’s not uncommon to have lane closures for road work, th ...
ShipShape Board Game Overview

ShipShape Board Game Overview

There was a story in the news the other day about how treasure hunters have finally started recovering gold from a shipwreck off the coast of South Carolina. The catastrophic incident occurred in the 1840s when the Governor Dudley collided ...
Thrift Treasure: Knockout

Thrift Treasure: Knockout

This week’s Thrift Treasure find was a game that I always wanted but never purchased. The commercials began running in the early 90’s and being a recent college grad, I didn’t have the extra funds to splurge on toys and ga ...
Astro Trash Speed Game Overview

Astro Trash Speed Game Overview

I’ve been fascinated with the news of The Ocean Cleanup‘s successful trial run of clearing up some of the plastic polluting our oceans. By some estimates there are over 5 trillion pieces of plastic littering our oceans. I’ ...
Ghosts of the Moor Board Game Overview

Ghosts of the Moor Board Game Overview

Halloween is upon us, along with cooler weather and the beginning of autumn. All this month we’ve tried to find new game titles that fit the theme of the season. First we built up the community pumpkin patch by playing Pumpkin Patch: ...