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Thrift Treasure: Farkle Around

Thrift Treasure: Farkle Around

I’m sure there aren’t many people that haven’t ever played a game of Farkle. The Yahtzee-alternative, Farkle is a dice-rolling game where you must score points on each roll of the dice. Once you roll and get nothing, you & ...
Jungli-La Card & Dice Game Overview

Jungli-La Card & Dice Game Overview

There’s a game designer whose games are appearing in our game night bag more often than any other. For our weekly game night sessions we typically look for engaging titles that play more than four players, are quick to teach and still ...
Trainmaker Dice Game Overview

Trainmaker Dice Game Overview

One of the things I love most about attending board game conventions is being able to meet with game designers in person. You might think they’re all cut from the same mold. Surprisingly, they aren’t. Some are shy, humble, intel ...
King of the Dice Game Overview

King of the Dice Game Overview

We spent part of this Christmas break visiting my mother-in-law in Alabama. Unlike the longstanding “in-law” jokes, we actually get along really well and I enjoy being around her. Knowing there are limited options for activities ...
Roll for Your Life, Candyman! Game Overview

Roll for Your Life, Candyman! Game Overview

It’s difficult to believe that it has already been over 2 1/2 years since we told you about Run for Your Life, Candyman! It’s a tongue-in-cheek stab at the classic game of Candyland, the game we all played as kids and hope we ne ...
Thrift Treasure: Perquackey Word Game

Thrift Treasure: Perquackey Word Game

Just like last week’s eBay find, Mix & Fix, this week we found another mid-70’s game at our local Goodwill. It’s also another dice-centric game, probably best described as a mix between Boggle and Scrabble. But Perquac ...
Thrift Treasure: Mix & Fix Game

Thrift Treasure: Mix & Fix Game

Sometimes when I’m bored I’ll peruse the used board games on eBay. There are always thousands of listings and many of them for games I’ve never seen before. The vintage game category is of particular interest to me as thos ...
Beeeees! Dice Game Overview

Beeeees! Dice Game Overview

My family has always been into games. Mostly card games. One in particular has yielded some of our best stories. The game is called Nertz. It is basically a real time group solitaire game being played inside a mosh pit. If you have ever had ...