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First Look: Paraphrase Party Game

First Look: Paraphrase Party Game

As we sat at a restaurant with Kennedy for lunch a couple weeks ago, she was telling us about a project she had to do for history class. Despite being an end-of-the-year assignment during a very stressful final couple weeks, she was extreme ...
First Look: Sheeple Board Game

First Look: Sheeple Board Game

As much as we like playing games, I wish we could say that everyone in our family was as passionate about gathering around for tabletop entertainment. Every time we have a holiday or event with our extended family, we take along a variety o ...
Steve Jackson Exclusive Interview

Steve Jackson Exclusive Interview

Thoughts on Games in Education, The Fantasy Trip and More In our vast adventures, we’re often able to participate in exclusive interview opportunities with influential people in our lives. Whether it’s an actor, director, game d ...
What’s New With Pencil First Games?

What’s New With Pencil First Games?

Things have sure changed over the past 10 years of talking about products and services that we personally enjoy and recommend. What started out as an outlet for Nicole to talk about new things she was discovering soon turned into an outlet ...
First Look: Fire in the Library Game

First Look: Fire in the Library Game

A couple weeks ago I told you about my unexpected DNA results, shared about my mother’s strong Italian lineage then explained that my physical features are a lot like women on my dad’s side of the family. One of those women is m ...

First Look: Legends of Sleepy Hollow Game

Once again one of our favorite television shows was cancelled. It almost seems like the networks are taking note of what we’re recording and hitting the delete button after just a season or two (or sometimes less). We joke about how w ...

First Look: RWBY Combat Ready Game

So this seems to be a good time of year to run a Kickstarter campaign. I only say so because my wallet is certainly suffering due to all the high-quality toys & games being offered right now. Sure, I have to wait a while to actually rec ...
First Look: Temporal Odyssey Card Game

First Look: Temporal Odyssey Card Game

One of the things that gets us excited about the state of the board game industry is the consistent improvement being done on game mechanics. We have progressed from a roll-and-move society to one that demands the removal of luck from the g ...
Cavern Tavern Board Game Overview

Cavern Tavern Board Game Overview

We were at a restaurant the other night and lo and behold, the waitress seemed to forget about us. I understand when things are busy it is difficult to juggle all the customers, but how hard is it to ask if we need refill on water? It’ ...
There’s a Bit of Bull in this Game

There’s a Bit of Bull in this Game

For the past few years there’s been a major shift in the way board games are introduced to the marketplace. Like many other items, you used to have to have a business plan, capital and an appetite for risk taking. If you had a game yo ...