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Dragon Pets Matching Game Overview

Dragon Pets Matching Game Overview

If there was ever a perfect example of “don’t judge a book by its cover”, the new game by Japanime Games, Dragon Pets, is the one. After playing it a few times this fall, we knew it needed to be featured in our Holiday Gif ...
Red Dragon 3D Puzzle Giveaway

Red Dragon 3D Puzzle Giveaway

If you read our article about how puzzles make great gifts for all ages, you already know my life-long affection for puzzles of all types. I’m not kidding when I say seeing puzzles transports me back to my childhood. A couple years ag ...
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 ...
Dragon Tower Game Overview

Dragon Tower Game Overview

A few weeks ago, we went out to lunch with the family of one of Madison’s good friends. We’ve known them for several years, but only as acquaintances so discussions were generally superficial. I knew they had previously lived in ...
Thrift Treasure: Dragon Strike

Thrift Treasure: Dragon Strike

When we find a battery-operated game at thrift stores, we typically take a pass on them. Adding electronics to the mix just adds another thing that can go wrong and usually we are unable to test them in the store before purchase. Sometimes ...
Thrift Treasure:  Action Dragon

Thrift Treasure: Action Dragon

We’ve had pretty good luck with games from Canada in the past, so when we came across Action Dragon at a thrift store in Chicago, we took a chance at it. We should have noticed the full title on the box is actually, “Action Drag ...

Dragon Training Round 2!

Put a positive spin on Friday the 13th by taking in an adventure! How To Train Your Dragon 2 premiers in theaters this weekend! In IMAX 3D even! We’ve been taking in a movie each week and it’s great family bonding and entertainm ...
Dragon Trainer at your Service

Dragon Trainer at your Service

When we lived in Los Angeles, I had the opportunity to participate in advanced screenings of movies.  I always loved it and it’s one thing that I miss about living here in Iowa.  It was a time before we had kids and we frequently saw ...
Doodle Dungeon Fantasy Game Overview

Doodle Dungeon Fantasy Game Overview

I remember getting my first Dungeons & Dragons set when I was around 7 or 8. As much as I would like to say that I dove in and embraced my inner geek at the time, I can’t. I hadn’t played before and trying to learn the ins a ...
Thrift Treasure: Kontrast Matching Game

Thrift Treasure: Kontrast Matching Game

Whenever we happen upon an older game at thrift, we do spend some time researching its history. This is certainly the case for games which are no longer in print or by companies that are no longer in existence. Each time we learn a little b ...