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First Look: Mondo Games and Collectibles

First Look: Mondo Games and Collectibles

One of the things I missed about not being able to attend conventions last year is the opportunity to learn about new products as well as new-to-me companies. Sure, I subscribe to a lot of newsletters, see things on social media and read or ...
Sticky Cthulhu Dexterity Game Overview

Sticky Cthulhu Dexterity Game Overview

Have you ever heard the term reimplementation? It’s a very common marketing tactic for reaching a whole new segment of consumers. Think about it. You might not be interested in purchasing a chess set, but when you see one made with yo ...
Flip Over Frog Board Game Overview

Flip Over Frog Board Game Overview

It’s not uncommon for us to receive games well in advance of when they are available for purchase. Every once in a while, we’ll tell you about Kickstarter campaign or maybe some kind of game announcement, but sharing about thing ...
Furnace Engine-Building Game Overview

Furnace Engine-Building Game Overview

Labor Day weekend was nice since we had both the girls under the same roof for the first time in a couple weeks. Unfortunately, it was also the last time until who knows when. While Kennedy still lives here, we feel like empty nesters since ...
Forum Trajanum Strategy Game Overview

Forum Trajanum Strategy Game Overview

In case you hadn’t figured it out when we’ve mentioned it previously, we really like games designed by Stefan Feld. We’ve only mentioned it like 3.2 bajillion times. Okay, that may be a bit of an exaggeration, but we have ...
Jungle Cruise Adventure Game Overview

Jungle Cruise Adventure Game Overview

Here’s a frustrating story we haven’t told yet. Every two years at our high school the band gets to take a trip somewhere sunny for spring break. Kids and parents save for those full two years in order to afford these once-in-a- ...
Stringamajig Party Game Overview

Stringamajig Party Game Overview

Last year at this time we were en route to Gen Con. We usually try to head to conventions a day or two early to get settled in, see some friends and help out with booth setup if any of our publisher friends need a hand. Over the years, we&# ...
Curios Board Game Overview

Curios Board Game Overview

If you had to sum up a common feature about today’s board games, it would be the ability to make decisions that impact your success. Board games of the past like Monopoly or Sorry! depended upon the roll of dice. Your fate hinged upon ...