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Thrift Treasure: Battleship Command

Thrift Treasure: Battleship Command

There have been a lot of games issued under the Battleship name. At least a dozen or two according to BoardGameGeek. Oddly, other than the original version, we don’t find too many of the variations at thrift. Maybe it’s because ...
Little Town Family Game Overview

Little Town Family Game Overview

With so many games releasing every year, it’s not uncommon for things to get confusing. Scott and I often will query one another to figure out the name of a game we have on our mind. We play so many games that sometimes I don’t ...
Jetpack Joyride Polyomino Game Overview

Jetpack Joyride Polyomino Game Overview

I’ve lost count of how many polyomino games we have featured here in the past year or so. The interesting thing is that while each used these common shapes, they’ve all had unique themes, boards, rules and goals. As an example, ...
Thrift Treasure: The Simpsons – Mystery of Life

Thrift Treasure: The Simpsons – Mystery of Life

Every single person on this planet has no doubt heard of The Simpsons. I was one of the lucky few who stumbled upon the show before it became a regular series. Originally done as shorts during the commercial breaks of The Tracey Ullman Show ...
Zoned Out City Building Game Overview

Zoned Out City Building Game Overview

I haven’t talked too much about my time as an accountant for the city where we resided in California. The finance department of any business sees monetary impact of all the different things that go on. As a result, I learned a lot abo ...
The Pirate’s Flag Game Overview

The Pirate’s Flag Game Overview

Do you remember back to the days of playing capture the flag or flag football as a kid? I remember the joy of being the first one to get the flag knowing well that I wouldn’t likely hold onto it very long. It didn’t matter how t ...
Making Hues and Cues Inspired Artwork

Making Hues and Cues Inspired Artwork

It’s a huge understatement to say that our entire family is proud of how well our board game, Hues and Cues, is being accepted. We constantly see people sharing photographs on social media and have watched countless live streams. Many ...
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 ...
Everdell Board Game Overview

Everdell Board Game Overview

Remember how excited I was a couple weeks ago when my game grew off the table in Kodama 3D? We enjoyed the nature experience and decided to continue the theme with more games. We finally decided to start returning to some sense of normalcy ...
Volcanic Isle Board Game Overview

Volcanic Isle Board Game Overview

Once again, a board game has taught me that you’re never too old to learn something. As I’ve said like one thousand times here, history was never my thing in school. I hated all the reading. I struggled with the memorization. I ...