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Dimension Puzzle Game Overview

Dimension Puzzle Game Overview

When we started attending our weekly game night, it wasn’t uncommon for people to shy away from participating in games when one of our girls were already seated at the table. Those who were unfamiliar with their gaming background didn ...
Introduce Toddlers to Modern Board Games

Introduce Toddlers to Modern Board Games

It’s natural for families to want to play games together. Unfortunately the ones that normally appeal to the younger crowd require you to act silly, put plastic retainers in your mouth or hit the loser in the face with whipped cream. ...
Cudaki Speed Grabbing Game Overview

Cudaki Speed Grabbing Game Overview

While we’re on the subject of speed games (Cobra Paw, Paramedics Clear!), we’ve also been playing a new title by MindWare called Cudaki. This one is a little more difficult than Cobra Paw in that you must make some decisions qui ...
Thrift Treasure: Triazzle Game

Thrift Treasure: Triazzle Game

This week’s Thrift Treasure feature proves once again that some games at thrift are there for a reason. We’ve been very fortunate to find hundreds of good board games for just a couple dollars each over the years, but every once ...
Cobra Paw Speed Game Overview

Cobra Paw Speed Game Overview

We’re suckers for games with quality components. Years ago we purchased an expensive Chess set, even though the game plays the same with plastic pieces. And our preference for games that use real wood is no secret. The few times we ...
Odyssey: Wrath of Poseidon Overview

Odyssey: Wrath of Poseidon Overview

Our oldest daughter has always has a fascination with mythical creatures and heroes. I think it really blossomed when she read the entire Percy Jackson series of books. Nicole read them at the same time and would have lively discussions abo ...
Is Ready Player One the new 1984?

Is Ready Player One the new 1984?

It’s a common complaint of adults that kids spend too much time with their noses in one type of digital device or another. Whether it’s a smart phone, tablet or laptop for a variety of functions both online or offline or some ty ...
Paramedics Clear! Board Game Overview

Paramedics Clear! Board Game Overview

If you’ve ever had the need for an ambulance, you understand the impact that team of individuals has. Whether it’s for a life-threatening incident, a transport to a larger hospital, a broken bone or something else, it’s an ...
Final Act Tank Game Overview

Final Act Tank Game Overview

I caught myself the other day saying something about a game I never had before, “Wow!”. We had been watching some friends play an older war game at our local game night and wanted to try one out for ourselves. We’re not re ...
Thrift Treasure: Shakin’ Sorry

Thrift Treasure: Shakin’ Sorry

Before you wonder why we’re wasting your time by talking about a game we all had as kids, rest assured that this isn’t the Sorry! you had. In fact, Shakin’ Sorry closely resembles some of the more modern dice games we see ...