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Decorum Cooperative Logic Game Overview

Decorum Cooperative Logic Game Overview

This past weekend was monumental for us. Not only did we move our oldest daughter into the dorm on Saturday, but we spent Sunday cheering our youngest on as she started college too. They have two very different personalities and their move- ...
Thrift Treasure: Instant Replay Game

Thrift Treasure: Instant Replay Game

Usually when I find a game at thrift with mechanical parts, I know I’ll need to clean the battery compartment. Often the fix is to remove battery corrosion, which can inhibit the electrical flow. I’ve lost count of how many game ...
Crystallo Solitaire Puzzle Game Overview

Crystallo Solitaire Puzzle Game Overview

The last several months have been a bit overwhelming. Madison wrapped up her freshman year at college, Kennedy graduated from high school, Scott’s next game is gearing up for release and I was elected to the board of directors for The ...
Triazzle Brainteaser Puzzles Overview

Triazzle Brainteaser Puzzles Overview

Back in the late 90’s there was a game published called “Triazzle” which we run into a lot at thrift. I would best describe it as a tile-laying game with mechanics from Chinese Checkers. The object is to match triangular t ...
Mazescape Solitaire Puzzle Game Overview

Mazescape Solitaire Puzzle Game Overview

Puzzles come in all shapes and sizes. I’m not referring specifically to jigsaw puzzles, but puzzles in the general sense. There are the types of puzzles you find in newspapers and magazines like Highlights and Games Magazine. You know ...
PicTwist National Parks Edition Puzzle Game Overview

PicTwist National Parks Edition Puzzle Game Overview

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of puzzles. We’ve shared about licensed jigsaw puzzles, educational scientific puzzles, colorful puzzles, vintage round puzzles, wooden jigsaw puzzles, puzzles based on board games and even pu ...
Thrift Treasure: Rubik’s Magic Puzzle

Thrift Treasure: Rubik’s Magic Puzzle

In the late 70’s and early 80’s, I was fascinated by the Rubik’s Cube. So was the entire world. While I loved to impress my high school classmates with the speed at which I could solve one, I must admit this was due to my ...
Thrift Treasure: Quiver Dexterity Puzzle

Thrift Treasure: Quiver Dexterity Puzzle

We tend to look for used games and puzzles in several places. Not only do we frequent our local Goodwill stores, we occasionally shop at Salvation Army or Stuff Etc. Every once in a while, we’ll stop in a smaller thrift store to see w ...
Thrift Treasure: Coggy Puzzle Game

Thrift Treasure: Coggy Puzzle Game

On a recent trip to Stuff Etc. in Iowa City, we happened across a puzzle game that reminded us of the fidget toy craze from a few years back. Coggy by Fat Brain Toys was hanging on a wall of games, missing its original box. Priced at only $ ...