Articles About Blue Orange Games

Flying Kiwis Dexterity Game Overview

Flying Kiwis Dexterity Game Overview

It’s time for a serious game-related discussion. This one involves three different factors: kids, cheating and flying fruit. Let’s start with the “kids” and “cheating” portions because those are intertwin ...
Thrift Treasure: Maask Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Maask Board Game

I have to admit, I let my fondness for wooden games get the best of me this time. Not because the game we bought at thrift is bad – because it is meant for much younger kids. It only set us back $1.88, so it’ll make a nice gift ...
Kingdomino Board Game Overview

Kingdomino Board Game Overview

We have a lot of fun playing and talking about games on SahmReviews.  The fact that our daughters both enjoy playing offline games, and regularly win, makes it a family affair. Over the years we’ve covered 100’s of games from di ...
Thrift Treasure: Pengoloo

Thrift Treasure: Pengoloo

I guess while we’re playing around with memory games, it wouldn’t hurt to continue by picking one up at thrift. We usually don’t opt for ones quite this simple or designed for smaller kids, but the cuteness level of Pengol ...
Host a Sushi-Themed Party

Host a Sushi-Themed Party

There’s a running joke with our family. When someone is out of town (usually me) or at some kind of event (usually the kids), the rest of us go out for sushi for dinner. The key to a successful sushi venture is the photographing and b ...
These Vikings Wait Before Boarding

These Vikings Wait Before Boarding

Many people who know me think there isn’t a mean bone in my body. Those people have obviously never played games with me. Some games are designed to be mean, but in a fun kind of way. Whether I intend to or not, games require you to p ...
It’s Time to Rustle Some Cattle

It’s Time to Rustle Some Cattle

We get great joy when we see game companies grow and expand into new markets and game types. When a company is known for producing solid titles in one genre and then take a chance at a whole new line, well…it takes guts. If what we ...
Thrift Treasure: Gobblet

Thrift Treasure: Gobblet

It’s Sunday and you know what that means! Another fun game we found at our local thrift store! And sure enough, it’s another abstract title! Of course there are plenty of copies of Trivial Pursuit and Scene It for cheap, but you ...
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 ...

HIGHLIGHTS: ChiTAG 2013 (Spot It!)

We’ve all played some type of card-matching game with our kids.  CSE Games showed a modified version of this classic with their new “Spot It!” series of card games.  They recently obtained NHL licensing and will undoubtedl ...