Tag Archives: Card Games

Thrift Treasure: Frog Juice

Thrift Treasure: Frog Juice

If there is ever an award for the most oddly-named card game, this week’s thrift treasure would certainly be a finalist. Frog Juice by Gamewright caught our eye at our local Goodwill just because of the unique name. The sticker price ...
Pixel Tactics Card Game Overview

Pixel Tactics Card Game Overview

I was around 11 years old when we got our first video game system. It was the Sears version of the Atari 2600, the first console to use cartridges instead of having the games stored internally. If you are of a similar age, you remember the ...
Mow Money Card Game Overview

Mow Money Card Game Overview

Each time we get a new neighbor, the very first conversation involves introducing ourselves and asking what brought them to our area. The answer quite often involves how they were relocated for work. In our area, that usually means they wor ...
Thrift Treasure: Match of the Penguins

Thrift Treasure: Match of the Penguins

It’s been a while since we’ve shopped for games at our local Salvation Army store. We’ve had “OK” success there in the past, but for the most part the games are mass-market, damaged and overpriced. Case in poin ...
Rock Paper Poker Card Game Overview

Rock Paper Poker Card Game Overview

Back in September we discovered a card game publisher we hadn’t seen before. A friend from another game company gave us a copy of 8-28 and asked us to take a look at it. It is a fun little game taking some ideas behind Blackjack and t ...
Colony Game Overview

Colony Game Overview

Despite not having a lot of time to sit and watch TV, Scott and I tend to have an awful long list of shows we love. A one-two punch with Netflix and the DVR has been our saving grace. We’ll record seasons of what we want to watch then ...
Playing Games with a Big Potato

Playing Games with a Big Potato

Back in the day, I was allowed to show my face at the girls’ school without embarrassing them. The district’s policy was that until your child started 4th grade, you were allowed to volunteer in their classroom as often as the t ...
What Do Gambling Pandas Play? Pandante!

What Do Gambling Pandas Play? Pandante!

Over a decade ago when we lived in California, one of my clients was the Palms Casino in Las Vegas. We made their room key cards and being a loyal supplier, I would almost always stay at their facility when we spent a weekend in town. I got ...
There’s No Party Like a Brick Party

There’s No Party Like a Brick Party

If you’re anything like us, when your kids start getting older you have tough decisions to make. No, I’m not talking about college plans or at what age to get them a cellphone. I’m referring to what to do with the toys the ...