Tag Archives: Card Games

Mercury Games: Fun by the Foot

Mercury Games: Fun by the Foot

Last week I was in New York for Sweet Suite where I was checking out a roomful of toys and games and predicting 2017 Holiday Trends. While I was there, I ran into many friends – who are also readers – that commented on how we ...
EGG Series #5: Dexikon Game Overview

EGG Series #5: Dexikon Game Overview

It isn’t very often that we get the chance to play word games. But as of late we’ve been fortunate to try out a few. Lately we’ve been testing out the new Codenames Duet that will be released at Gen Con this year. It’ ...
Thrift Treasure: Ninety-Nine or Bust

Thrift Treasure: Ninety-Nine or Bust

There are a few key things I look for when shopping for a game at thrift. I glaze over all the Scene Its and Trivial Pursuits and start looking for boxes I don’t recognize. Even when looking for used items, packaging does matter. Oddl ...
Devir Games – What’s in a Name?

Devir Games – What’s in a Name?

Thanks to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo, bringing a board game to market has become easier than ever. There are dozens of domestic and foreign manufacturers ready to take your project from idea to reality. Marketing via ...
Pluckin’ Pairs Card Game Overview

Pluckin’ Pairs Card Game Overview

Do you have that person in your life that is able to complete your sentences? They know what you want without you even to have to ask? Things go unsaid because they just don’t need to be said. You just click. You watch the same shows, ...
EGG Series #3: King’s Kilt Game Overview

EGG Series #3: King’s Kilt Game Overview

If there’s one thing you can correctly guess by our last name (Brady) is that we are of Celtic heritage. Our family’s line appears to have mostly Irish and Scottish, with a bit of other Northern European countries thrown in ther ...
Nox Card Game Overview

Nox Card Game Overview

When we choose what games to play as a family, it always seems we move in trends. Lately we’ve been in a card game mood since they’re easy to set up and put away. Last week we broke out Portal of Heroes and 12 Days of Christmas, ...
Thrift Treasure: Zillionaire Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Zillionaire Board Game

We live in a time of awareness of social injustice and a high-divided political system. My Facebook feed is filled with complaints from Social Justice Warriors on both sides of the spectrum. One side feels they are being taken advantage of ...
Games Debuting at Origins Game Fair Pt. 2

Games Debuting at Origins Game Fair Pt. 2

As we explained yesterday, there are a lot of games scheduled to be available for purchase for the first time at Origins Game Fair. There are so many we couldn’t even fit them all in one post. Here is the remainder of the list for use ...
Games Debuting at Origins Game Fair Pt. 1

Games Debuting at Origins Game Fair Pt. 1

If there’s one thing summer brings beyond warmer temperatures, summer vacations and trips to the local ice cream shop that we patiently look forward to, it’s game conventions. It has become a family tradition over the past few y ...