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Reef Route Board Game Overview

Reef Route Board Game Overview

I’ve had a lot of people tell us they’re surprised our kids play games as often as they do. What isn’t astonishing to me is that many times those are parents who aren’t actively engaged in interacting with their kids ...
Dragon Castle Tile Game Overview

Dragon Castle Tile Game Overview

When I think back to the very first games I ever played on a computer, I have to think well before Windows and Minesweeper. Lunar Lander on my 8th grade teacher’s TRS-80 was a favorite we got to play if we got our assignments done ear ...
Thrift Treasure: Bottle Topps Game

Thrift Treasure: Bottle Topps Game

There are times I look at a game and think, “How did the designer come up with this?!”. Some of today’s games are so crazy and different that only a madman could have conceived them. But that’s not the case with this ...
Stop Thief! Board Game Overview

Stop Thief! Board Game Overview

Back in January of 2014, Scott featured Tetris Link in what became the first feature in our Thrift Treasure series. The series showcases something he purchased through some thrift practice. Usually it’s a Goodwill, sometimes a yard sa ...
Hive Mind Party Game Overview

Hive Mind Party Game Overview

You know what they say about “great minds think alike”, right? It’s magical when you’re on a wavelength with someone and you want to do the same things whether it be to watch the same TV shows, eat at the same restau ...
I Took My Daughters to See an R-Rated Movie

I Took My Daughters to See an R-Rated Movie

By now you’ve probably figured out that we raise our girls with a very conservative parenting style as we try to instill the best values and characteristics in the people we will someday release into the wild. We support and encourage ...
Laser Chess Strategy Game Overview

Laser Chess Strategy Game Overview

It was a little over four years ago that we found a copy of Laser Khet at our local Goodwill. We had seen it for sale at local stores, but didn’t want to pay the $40 MSRP since we weren’t sure if our girls would enjoy it or not. ...
Thrift Treasure: Launch Pad Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Launch Pad Card Game

It’s pure coincidence that we found this week’s Thrift Treasure, Launch Pad, after talking about Star Plus on Friday. It was a bonus to also discover a publisher that we had never heard of. Stratus Games issued Launch Pad in 201 ...
Star Plus Card Game Overview

Star Plus Card Game Overview

If you thought we only brought two games with us to Origins Game Fair (Senshi & Dark is the Night), you must not know us very well! Our bag was full with games of all types and sizes. We wanted to be prepared for any gaming opportunity, ...
28 Fun Art-Themed Board & Card Games

28 Fun Art-Themed Board & Card Games

This past year we’ve told you about a couple games that are set in the mysterious world of art. Both Modern Art and Petite Pastiche throw you in with the masters. One has you trading in their works and trying to make your museum the m ...