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Pandemic: Fall of Rome Game Overview

Pandemic: Fall of Rome Game Overview

It’s been almost five years since we started attending a weekly game night gathering we discovered on Meetup. It is held at a local chiropractic college every Friday night and has anywhere from a dozen to 50+ in attendance depending u ...
March 2019 Movies to See

March 2019 Movies to See

A friend on Facebook posted the other day how excited he is about so many movies to see in 2019. He rambled off a list of ones on his must-watch list and friends immediately chimed in to tell him which ones he had forgotten. There are block ...
Kodama: The Tree Spirits Game Overview

Kodama: The Tree Spirits Game Overview

A couple years ago I took a trip back to the town I consider my hometown. My parents worked for the government and were required to transfer to new locations every couple of years. By the time I entered middle school I had already attended ...
Thrift Treasure: Holey Cow

Thrift Treasure: Holey Cow

If you yelled out “Holy Cow” anywhere in the upper Midwest, everyone would understand you’re giving tribute to the greatest baseball announcer ever to live. Harry Carey was the voice of the Chicago Cubs for sixteen years a ...
Cosmic Factory Game Overview

Cosmic Factory Game Overview

We’ve been talking about puzzles a lot lately. Between the jigsaw puzzle tournament I attended and the EXIT game series, I kind of have puzzles on the brain. As we outlined in our puzzle gift guide over the holidays, puzzles come in a ...
Lisboa Strategy Game Overview

Lisboa Strategy Game Overview

We’ve always touted the educational opportunities available by playing games. It doesn’t matter if you just want to learn something new, play a game where you can talk about how it relates to history or even using a game in a &# ...
Tudor Strategy Game Overview

Tudor Strategy Game Overview

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear, “Henry the 8th” (Henry VIII)? There are two things that I immediately think of. First, I start singing the lyrics to Herman Hermit’s “I’m Henry the ...
Herbalism Deduction Game Overview

Herbalism Deduction Game Overview

When I mentioned last week that deduction games had overtaken our game night bag, I wasn’t kidding. Cryptid has won its place, as have others like Alchemists and Deception: Murder in Hong Kong. What I failed to mention before was ther ...
My Little Scythe Game Overview

My Little Scythe Game Overview

We have regularly discussed how important it is to incorporate board games into family life. A couple weeks ago, I even included it in the list of ideas for family bonding because we feel that strongly about it. Each year during the holiday ...
Thrift Treasure: Farkle Around

Thrift Treasure: Farkle Around

I’m sure there aren’t many people that haven’t ever played a game of Farkle. The Yahtzee-alternative, Farkle is a dice-rolling game where you must score points on each roll of the dice. Once you roll and get nothing, you & ...