Tag Archives: dice

Dicey Peaks Dice Game Overview

Dicey Peaks Dice Game Overview

Usually you can count on Nicole writing about some types of games while I take on the others. We’ve developed our own niche based upon games we prefer. She prefers games with a lot of dice and is drawn to cooperative titles, while I l ...
The Best Dice Deals Are Online

The Best Dice Deals Are Online

A few months ago we mentioned the one company at Gen Con that our youngest daughter beelines to when the doors open. The Chessex booths are the highlight of the show for her because she can not only find the latest dice offerings, she can s ...
Gekido: Bot Battles Game Overview

Gekido: Bot Battles Game Overview

I think we are all guilty of enjoying something on television that has no redeeming value. Whether it’s a sitcom, drama, soap opera or reality show, they provide enough entertainment to warrant watching. There is usually zero educatio ...
We Cordially Invite You to the Kids Table

We Cordially Invite You to the Kids Table

It’s that time of year… the time when we gather together with family and friends to celebrate any number of holidays or events. No matter the size of your family, if you’re sharing a meal with more people, then you can def ...
Dairyman Dice Game Overview

Dairyman Dice Game Overview

Sometimes we play a game because it reminds us of a location (Orléans). Others appeal to our chosen careers (Bulls & Bears). While other we grab because…well…it just looks like a lot of fun (Pitch Car)! Every once in a while ...
Thrift Treasure: Farkle Frenzy

Thrift Treasure: Farkle Frenzy

It appears I’m a sucker for games that have to be assembled before playing. And so are my daughters. They regularly pull out two games we found at thrift, Crossfire and BattleDome. In some cases it takes longer to put together than it ...
The Best Unknown Deal at Gen Con

The Best Unknown Deal at Gen Con

This past summer marked the third year in a row we made the trek to Indianapolis in August to attend the annual Gen Con gaming convention. Each year it gets bigger and bigger, not only taking up the entire convention center and attached hot ...
Hotshots Cooperative Game Overview

Hotshots Cooperative Game Overview

We woke up a couple weeks ago to a funky haze and a smell that was not typical of Iowa. But I recognized the sadly familiar scene from our days of living outside of Los Angeles. It was the lingering effect of the wildfires scorching through ...
Dice Heist Push-Your-Luck Game Overview

Dice Heist Push-Your-Luck Game Overview

As parents, we try to teach lessons to our kids about morality. Don’t lie, cheat or steal are but a few of the mantras any good parent will preach. Cheating is never allowed, but some of the board games we play encourage a few white l ...