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Shadows: Amsterdam Game Overview

Shadows: Amsterdam Game Overview

When I think back to games we have played over the past couple of years and try to recall which ones got played the most, I would have to put Codenames high on the list. If you haven’t played, it’s a game between two teams who a ...
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 ...
Thrift Treasure: Mascarade Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Mascarade Card Game

Don’t think for one minute that the only games we purchased at our local game store’s annual used game sale were Battle Line and The Great Wall of China. At the end of the sale our cart contained 31 games. Some that we had been ...
Ticket to Ride First Journey App Overview

Ticket to Ride First Journey App Overview

Whether online or offline, we’re big advocates for encouraging people to play games. Games are great as  entertainment, awesome teaching tools, facilitate bonding, are social and so much more. Whenever I find an opportunity to encoura ...
A Game Not About Zombies or Vikings!

A Game Not About Zombies or Vikings!

There’s no denying that some game themes are more popular than others. Everywhere you turn you can find zombies and vikings. There also seems to be an uptick in games about cats, scientists and even sushi. But one of my favorite theme ...
Travel Using Japanese-Themed Games

Travel Using Japanese-Themed Games

Between all the talk about how to host a sushi-themed party last week, finishing Better Late Than Never on our DVR and sampling a Japanese pizza at Domino’s World Headquarters, I seriously want to make a trip to Japan. I want to go on ...
Hit Z Road But Avoid Z Zombies

Hit Z Road But Avoid Z Zombies

As you know, we spent the summer road-tripping just a weeeee bit. I think I lost track of all the adventures we took that started before school even let out last spring, but I know it included drives to St. Louis to Geekway, a Chicago Cubs ...
Thrift Treasure: Dixit Journey

Thrift Treasure: Dixit Journey

There are two sides to the thrift hunting we do for games. One is discovering titles that were completely unknown to us. The other is finding a known game at a significant discount. Bonus points if it is in the top 1000 on BoardGameGeek. Th ...
It’s Time to Put on Your Own Play

It’s Time to Put on Your Own Play

Last summer my daughters decided they wanted to participate in the local drama summer camp. Only two weeks of preparation yielded a stunning performance of Schoolhouse Rock. It was amazing all the things they learned during those ten full d ...
Thrift Treasure: Jungle Speed

Thrift Treasure: Jungle Speed

I’ve often lamented about my waning reflexes, especially in competition with my preteen daughters. Nothing makes you feel older than being outwitted and outreacted (is that a word?) by your offspring. Salt in the wound when they stand ...