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Mandala Stones Abstract Game Overview

Mandala Stones Abstract Game Overview

What makes for a good abstract game? I consider myself somewhat of an expert on the subject since I have been playing abstract games since I was incredibly young. And I’m not talking about just chess and checkers. If it’s been p ...
Inuit: The Snow Folk Card Game Overview

Inuit: The Snow Folk Card Game Overview

With each new game we play, I become increasingly impressed with the lengths publishers will take to make sure their themes are authentic, respectful and appropriate. As of late, there’s been a long-overdue push in the game industry f ...
Bon Appetit! Card Game Overview

Bon Appetit! Card Game Overview

Raise your hand if you know someone who has taken up baking and cooking during the pandemic. There have been a couple times that Scott and I left to run errands only to return to the house smelling of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. T ...
Traintopia Tile-Laying Game Overview

Traintopia Tile-Laying Game Overview

We have a very good friend who is a regular part of our gaming circle. If you ask her what her favorite type of game is, she would not reply with a mechanic like dice-rolling, abstract or engine-building. She would proudly exclaim that she ...
Mount Rushmore Card Game Overview

Mount Rushmore Card Game Overview

As concerns surrounding the Coronavirus continue to grow, travel advisories have been going out discouraging people from attending festivals, considering a cruise and flying anywhere. While it’s generally a somber time, this is the ti ...
Dust in the Wings Game Overview

Dust in the Wings Game Overview

Lately we’ve covered games about trees, plants (Herbaceous Sprouts & Herbalism) and birds (Wingspan & Songbirds). These nature-inspired games are all the rage and there is no end in sight for titles featuring th ...
Multiuniversum Card Game Overview

Multiuniversum Card Game Overview

One of the first sci-fi television shows we got hooked on, other than any of the Star Trek series, was Sliders. A young Jerry O’Connell and one of our favorite actors, John Rhys-Davies, traveled through a portal to visit an alternate ...
5 Minute Chase Board Game Overview

5 Minute Chase Board Game Overview

How many times have you sat down to play a game, only to have it run WAY longer than the advertised time? I’ve lost count of the number of times we’ve scheduled a game that is supposed to run 2-3 hours, only to have it stretch i ...