Tag Archives: Card Games

EGG Series #9: Sluff Off! Game Overview

EGG Series #9: Sluff Off! Game Overview

One of the oldest types of card games are ones that have some type of trick-taking mechanic. Hearts and Spades are among the oldest, and newer games like 12 Days of Christmas and Nevermore push the envelope with new takes on these classic t ...
Hero Realms Card Game Overview

Hero Realms Card Game Overview

It’s been a couple years since I solved our problem of spending too much money on packs of cards for games like Magic the Gathering or Pokemon. If you’re not familiar, these types of games receive updates on a consistent basis. ...
Okey Dokey Card Game Overview

Okey Dokey Card Game Overview

Most times when we sit down for a game night with the family we pull out a multi-hour big-box game like 878 Vikings or Haspelknecht. These allow us to really get involved in the game, forming temporary partnerships with opponents or allowin ...
Thrift Treasure: Creature Clash! Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Creature Clash! Card Game

It’s always exciting to find a game at thrift that has only been out for a year or two. It’s even better when it is from a brand new company we’ve never featured before. Such is the case with this week’s Thrift Treas ...
Purrrlock Holmes Game Overview

Purrrlock Holmes Game Overview

Playing board games is both emotionally soothing and energizing at the same time. In a time where so many people have their faces buried in screens, it’s nice to have them looking straight at you. No doubt we play our fair share of co ...
EGG Series #7: Seven7s Game Overview

EGG Series #7: Seven7s Game Overview

A couple weeks ago we joked how the sixth entry into Eagle Gryphon Games‘ E•G•G Series was not-so-coincidentally named “SiXeS“. At the time we hinted about the next one in line and it’s timely name, “Seven7s“. ...
The Lost Expedition Card Game Overview

The Lost Expedition Card Game Overview

Even before attending the Origins Game Fair we were hearing buzz about a new card game by Osprey Games that was a must-see. We had teased its release in our annual list of games making their debut at Origins, but other than some promotional ...
Skyward Card Game Overview

Skyward Card Game Overview

We had just arrived for the first full day of the Origins Game Fair this past June when a person walked up to us in the aisle and said, “Here, I want you to have this.” He slid a small box into our hands and whisked away back to ...
Shiba Inu House Card Game Overview

Shiba Inu House Card Game Overview

By now you know that Nicole and I are not huge fans of games that have a speed element. Not because they’re not fun, it’s because our mental reflexes just aren’t what they used to be. Our girls, on the other hand, love the ...