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Miniature Golf: Indoors and Out

Miniature Golf: Indoors and Out

Every November we head to Chicago to attend the annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair held at Navy Pier. We meet up with some favorite game companies like Endless Games, Spin Master, Looney Labs and more. We also love discovering new companies ...
Hot Tin Roof Board Game Overview

Hot Tin Roof Board Game Overview

If you’ve ever delved into the world of hobby games, you already know the publisher Mayfair Games. Not only are they a sponsor of the biggest gaming convention in the U.S., they are the company that introduced the world to Settle ...
Show Me the… Kwan?

Show Me the… Kwan?

Oh my gosh, there are a ton of word games out there. And that’s a category we really don’t talk about a lot because adults have an obvious advantage over the kids just by their extended vocabulary. We though we had played about ...
My Skin Clearly Loves This System

My Skin Clearly Loves This System

Normally I spend my days sitting in front of a screen or hiding behind a camera. While I care about my appearance, I don’t worry about going overboard. Last week was kind of unique for me because I was in front of more people in one w ...
Thrift Treasure:  Sumoku

Thrift Treasure: Sumoku

I got hooked on Sudoku puzzles when they became all the rage a decade or so ago. From time to time I still play a couple of free apps on my iPad to keep myself sharp. No easy puzzles for me, I go straight to the hard or ‘impossible ...
Preparing to Watch Some Crushing

Preparing to Watch Some Crushing

Being able to introduce the girls to a variety of experiences is extremely important to us. We’ve let them interview inventors, traveled to Disney, encouraged science and music while exposing them to things like BB guns for girls. The ...
Be Quick or Be Squashed

Be Quick or Be Squashed

I get embarrassed when I have to admit it sometimes takes us a long time to publish a game review. The delays can be for a number of reasons:  Our calendar is full, there was an issue with the game, or maybe we just didn’t have much g ...