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Faerie Chess Board Game Overview

Faerie Chess Board Game Overview

When my daughters were old enough to progress beyond standard board games like Checkers or Candyland, one of my first purchases was a deluxe chess set. I wanted to teach them how to play the centuries-old strategy game and have their experi ...
Neom City-Building Game Overview

Neom City-Building Game Overview

Last weekend one of our friends celebrated his 50th birthday. Pandemic or not, his choice for how to spend his birthday was to join us to play board games. We encouraged him to let us know which games he wanted to play and that’s what ...
Dungeon Drop Game Overview

Dungeon Drop Game Overview

Broken record. That’s what I feel like sometimes. I say the same things over and over again to my kids to reinforce and remind them of a little bit of everything. Here on the website you may see me often repeat myself as well and it i ...
Quebec 1759 Historical Game Overview

Quebec 1759 Historical Game Overview

The last time we talked about a game by Columbia Games, it was just before the 4th of July last year. We were helping celebrate by playing their patriotic game about the American Revolution. Things are quite different this year. We’ve ...
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- ...
10 Newest Marvel-Themed Board Games

10 Newest Marvel-Themed Board Games

  If you’re like us, you’ve utilized your extra time at home to binge-watch everything on your DVR and all the things you’ve been wanting to see on the best video streaming services. In addition to finally getting aro ...
Thrift Treasure: Pathwayz Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Pathwayz Board Game

If you live near a mall, there’s no doubt you’ve seen the calendar store Go! that pops up every year just before the holiday season. With the demise of Toys R Us and Kay Bee Toys, they’ve become a go-to location for more t ...
SpyMaster Board Game Overview

SpyMaster Board Game Overview

One of the interesting things about the board game industry is the sense of camaraderie and synergy that exists between what are essentially competitors. Part of the reason is because game designers are like free agents. Few are locked into ...
Saboteur: The Lost Mines Board Game Overview

Saboteur: The Lost Mines Board Game Overview

Quite often I hear people say they don’t like certain genres of games and refuse to play anything they feel falls under that umbrella. It’s unfortunate because games have different designers, developers and publishers that each ...
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 ...