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Pylos Almost Completes the Set

Pylos Almost Completes the Set

I can’t believe it’s already been over 2 1/2 years since I found a copy of Quits at our local thrift store. Included in the box was advertising for other Gigamic wooden games that I knew I’d be keeping an eye out for. Sure ...
Mega Giveaway Day 14 – Gloobz Game

Mega Giveaway Day 14 – Gloobz Game

Thank you to Gigamic for providing our Day 14 prize: Gloobz. These cute and colorful little creatures may look like a toy for little kids but Gloobz is actually great for all ages. Check out our write-up about it to understand why we’ ...
Katamino – A Puzzle for One or Two!

Katamino – A Puzzle for One or Two!

When we’re not playing board games, you can usually find us working on a puzzle. There’s something satisfying about solving something that most consider too difficult to attempt. Nicole grew up with jigsaw puzzles, receiving at ...
That’s It. I’m Done With Speed Games!

That’s It. I’m Done With Speed Games!

Yep, done I tell you. I had resigned myself to the fact that I just wasn’t as fast as I used to be when I thoroughly got trounced trying to beat my daughters at Jungle Speed. Then came Quick Cups, which proved way too quick for me. La ...
Gloobz – Gotta Grab Them All!

Gloobz – Gotta Grab Them All!

While I’m still on the subject of games I’m too slow to win, my girls found a new favorite to show off their speed skills. The last time we played a spot-and-grab type of game was Jungle Speed, one of our Thrift Treasure finds. ...
Thrift Treasure:  Quarto!

Thrift Treasure: Quarto!

I can’t begin to tell you how happy I am to have found this week’s Thrift Treasure at our local Goodwill. It sounds silly, but this is actually the second time we have run across Quarto!, but the first time we had to pass on it ...
Thrift Treasure:  Quits

Thrift Treasure: Quits

I’ve mentioned before my love for well-made games. Not necessarily the game play, but good quality materials and construction techniques. Wooden games rank high on this list – there is something so simple, yet timeless about the ...