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The Oregon Trail Card Game Overview

The Oregon Trail Card Game Overview

How much is nostalgia worth? I know I’ve purchased games just for the sake of reliving something from my youth. This Pac-Man Game from the early 80’s is a good example. So was my purchase of Crossfire. Even newer games like Ghos ...
Star Trek Panic Board Game Overview

Star Trek Panic Board Game Overview

If you ask most people whether they prefer Star Wars or Star Trek, you’ll get some very opinionated answers. Rare are the few that are true fans of both. The rest believe theirs is the best and the other is just fiction. And I have to ...
Educational Games on Paula Sands Live

Educational Games on Paula Sands Live

We have said time and time again that games are more than just about killing time with family and friends. In addition to quality time and bonding, games are ideal for teaching all kinds of concepts. Last month we were invited on Paula Sand ...
Castle Panic Cooperative Game Overview

Castle Panic Cooperative Game Overview

A few years ago when we first started playing more serious hobby games instead of Monopoly and Sorry, we decided to attend a local game group’s game night we discovered on Meetup.com. At the time about 20 people gathered each Friday a ...
An Easy Transition from Books to Games

An Easy Transition from Books to Games

For years we have been attending our local Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library book sale every Spring and Fall. Our library amazingly offers thousands and thousands of books every six months for only 50 cents thanks to the donations of ...
Taking Another Visit to Baker Street

Taking Another Visit to Baker Street

When I think back to the games I played as a child, many come to mind. Boggle was a family favorite, as was Yahtzee. We had other classics like Chutes & Ladders, Monopoly and Life. Each one was a different type of game, so we could pull ...
Travel Using Japanese-Themed Games

Travel Using Japanese-Themed Games

Between all the talk about how to host a sushi-themed party last week, finishing Better Late Than Never on our DVR and sampling a Japanese pizza at Domino’s World Headquarters, I seriously want to make a trip to Japan. I want to go on ...
Do You Have a Short or Long Fuse?

Do You Have a Short or Long Fuse?

When you sit down to play a game, do you prefer one where you can think about your move for as long as you need? Or do you like to keep it moving with a title that requires a timer, limiting the amount of time each person can take on their ...