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Thrift Treasure: Bent Outta Shape Game

Thrift Treasure: Bent Outta Shape Game

This week marks a milestone in our quarantined life. We were able to go out to our local Goodwill and actually found a game for sale we didn’t already own! It’s been at least two months of our thrift stores being closed and I ho ...
Skulk Hollow 2-Player Game Overview

Skulk Hollow 2-Player Game Overview

Just yesterday I was commenting about how some games remind us of others. Comparisons are natural and many times the game that was inspired by something previous ends up being the better of the two. Passtally reminded us a lot of Tsuro just ...
Thrift Treasure: Mission Command Sea Game

Thrift Treasure: Mission Command Sea Game

I’m always excited to find war-style board games at thrift. Growing up, other than Battleship, the only games my parents bought were party games, drawing games or word games. I longed for good strategy games and regularly put them on ...
Exchange Board Game Overview

Exchange Board Game Overview

Continuing with the discussion about Bicycle Games’ entry into the hobby game market, I wanted to take a look at their second debut, Exchange. Yesterday we went over The Alpha, an area-control game about packs of wolves hunting for fo ...
The Alpha Board Game Overview

The Alpha Board Game Overview

Last year we introduced you to Bicycle Games’ new line of card games. Shuffle Grand Prix and It’s Blunderful were their first forays into the world of hobby games. Well-known for their top-selling line of playing cards, Bicycle ...
Wacky Races Board Game Overview

Wacky Races Board Game Overview

Being a fan of all things Nintendo, if you ask Madison what the best racing game out there is, she will quickly proclaim, “Mario Kart”. Admittedly, it is an amazing take on a classic lap race with power ups and items you can thr ...
Thrift Treasure: Noble Celts Chess

Thrift Treasure: Noble Celts Chess

All of our thrift stores are closed due to COVID-19. Fortunately we found a LOT of games and puzzles before the shutdown thanks to people who began their spring cleaning early. Jigsaw puzzles are a hot commodity right now and we’ve le ...
Architects of the West Kingdom Board Game Overview

Architects of the West Kingdom Board Game Overview

As of late there has been a ton of construction activity in our city. New houses, shopping centers and a 100-acre sports complex are all either completed or will be in a couple months. All of our yards are torn up because of the arrival of ...
20 Thematic Board Games to Play During Your Quarantine

20 Thematic Board Games to Play During Your Quarantine

Most people expected to spend the day wearing green, drinking green beer and playing St. Patrick’s Day board games. Instead, we are all cemented in front of the TV and devices awaiting the latest COVID-19 news from the Center for Dise ...
The Cousins’ War Game Overview

The Cousins’ War Game Overview

In high school, I was never much of a fan of history class because it was all memorization. I had no connection to any of the subjects we were covering and it was just another thing I had to read. That changed as I got older and began doing ...