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Cudaki Speed Grabbing Game Overview

Cudaki Speed Grabbing Game Overview

While we’re on the subject of speed games (Cobra Paw, Paramedics Clear!), we’ve also been playing a new title by MindWare called Cudaki. This one is a little more difficult than Cobra Paw in that you must make some decisions qui ...
Mega Giveaway Day 132 – Invisible Think Game

Mega Giveaway Day 132 – Invisible Think Game

Growing up, I remember parties took an entertaining turn when drawing games hit the market. I have fond memories of a room full of my extended family including aunts, uncles and cousins all sitting around competing to guess whatever someone ...
Mega Giveaway Day 20 – Q-BA-Maze

Mega Giveaway Day 20 – Q-BA-Maze

As a parent, I have gone through phases of feeling guilty for lavishing my daughters in gifts during the holidays. We’ve never really gone overboard, but we definitely do feel like reasoning should come into play when shopping. I̵ ...
Choice Words Party Game Overview

Choice Words Party Game Overview

There are so many games out there that rely on an individual’s personal vocabulary. This isn’t anything new, I regularly lost sessions of Boggle against my parents when I was a pre-teen. It’s one of those things that canno ...
Sapphiro Board Game Overview

Sapphiro Board Game Overview

We’re so addicted to seeking out bargain games that we even look for them at Goodwill Outlet stores. Last month we told you about Dizios, a Mensa award winner we discovered at the thrift store. It was a pleasant surprise to go along w ...
Thrift Treasure: Dizios

Thrift Treasure: Dizios

I’m excited that we’re on an abstract game streak for our Thrift Treasure series. And finding one that was awarded a couple industry accolades (Major Fun Award, MENSA Select) makes the find that much better. This week we discove ...
Thrift Treasure: CrossWise

Thrift Treasure: CrossWise

I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned before that my favorite type of game is what is referred to as an “abstract game”. According to Wikipedia, this type of game is classified by the following: An abstract strategy game is ...
Top 10 Board Games of 2014

Top 10 Board Games of 2014

We’ve been very fortunate in 2014 to be able to bring you a wide variety of “offline games” to consider for your holiday and birthday purchases. We firmly believe that a good board game is essential in the development of a ...
Thrift Treasure: Qwirkle x2

Thrift Treasure: Qwirkle x2

During our never-ending search for new and old board games to try out we sometimes happen across a happy coincidence. One time we found both English and Spanish versions of the same game, this time we discovered an original and a follow-up ...
Thrift Treasure:  Zenith Strategy Game

Thrift Treasure: Zenith Strategy Game

Once again $1.38 was the magical price for a thrift shop gem and this one will remain in our game library for quite a while. It isn’t often you find a game with 116 WOODEN pieces (not plastic, actual wood!). From the same people that ...