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Slide Quest Cooperative Game Overview

Slide Quest Cooperative Game Overview

There were a lot less things to do growing up on an acreage in the country in the 70s and 80s. My brothers and I spent a lot of time mowing the lawn and helping with the garden. While I liked to spend time on the tree swing or playing with ...
Thrift Treasure: Logiq Tower Puzzle

Thrift Treasure: Logiq Tower Puzzle

When we’re shopping at thrift, you probably already know that we’re on the hunt for board games. At most stores the shelves are also populated with various jigsaw puzzles from all decades. We’ve only purchased one once, an ...
Copenhagen Puzzle Game Overview

Copenhagen Puzzle Game Overview

As you know, we recently spent a week in Ohio for Origins Game Fair. When attending a convention like C2E2, Gen Con or Comic-Con, you can do things at your own leisure and on your own schedule. However, when attending professionally – ...
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 ...
Thrift Treasure: The Uptight Spider

Thrift Treasure: The Uptight Spider

It’s been nearly a year since we’ve found a unique enough puzzle at thrift to warrant its purchase. Our last one was in November of 2017 when we happened across a like-new copy of Dribble. It was a single-player game that challe ...
Puzzle + Abstract + Math = Skiwampus

Puzzle + Abstract + Math = Skiwampus

It’s no secret that we love playing board games in our house. That doesn’t mean we all prefer the same types of games. While I’m very fond of abstract games, you’ll find my wife drawn to any title that is puzzle-ish. ...
Katamino – A Puzzle for One or Two!

Katamino – A Puzzle for One or Two!

When we’re not playing board games, you can usually find us working on a puzzle. There’s something satisfying about solving something that most consider too difficult to attempt. Nicole grew up with jigsaw puzzles, receiving at ...
Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Ravensburger)

Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Ravensburger)

ChiTAGFair is always a fun experience for our entire family but last year we took a different spin and let our young correspondents interview inventors and company representatives. Because they enjoyed it so much (and everyone else thought ...