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Thrift Treasure: Architecto Puzzle Game

Thrift Treasure: Architecto Puzzle Game

Some of our favorite single-player games are the puzzles offered by ThinkFun. With challenges that increase in difficulty the longer you play, they are appropriate for nearly every age range. Other companies have offered similar products, b ...
Thrift Treasure: Lo Shu Square Puzzle

Thrift Treasure: Lo Shu Square Puzzle

By now you’ve probably become accustomed to our weekly Thrift Treasure series and the wonderful, and sometimes not-so-wonderful, games we bring home. 98% of our thrift purchases are board or card games! The other 2%? Puzzles! While we ...
Unlock! Exotic Adventures Puzzle Game Series Overview

Unlock! Exotic Adventures Puzzle Game Series Overview

There’s one type of board game that we can never have enough of. Both of us grew up solving puzzles and as a result we love games that feature something cerebral to solve. Nicole received a jigsaw puzzle or two every Christmas until s ...
Doctor Esker’s Notebook Puzzle Game Overview

Doctor Esker’s Notebook Puzzle Game Overview

There’s a trend we’ve been enjoying over the past few years – escape rooms. Our first experience was at a small one in Huntsville, Alabama. We’ve also tried out a number of escape rooms in the Quad Cities. Our oldest ...
Thrift Treasure: Logiq Tower Puzzle

Thrift Treasure: Logiq Tower Puzzle

When we’re shopping at thrift, you probably already know that we’re on the hunt for board games. At most stores the shelves are also populated with various jigsaw puzzles from all decades. We’ve only purchased one once, an ...
Ubongo! Puzzle Game Overview

Ubongo! Puzzle Game Overview

By now you’re fully aware of the streak of polyomino games we’ve unearthed. We traveled overseas with Copenhagen, Scarabya and Arraial then tested our green thumb with Cottage Garden and Bloom. That’s only the ti ...
Arraial Game Overview

Arraial Game Overview

While Scott is engrossed in all kinds of nature-themed games like Herbaceous: Sprouts and Songbirds, I’m focusing my interest on how many polyomino games there are. Copenhagen, Cottage Garden and Scarabya are three that I’ve alr ...
Scarabya Puzzle Game Overview

Scarabya Puzzle Game Overview

At gaming conventions in recent months, I found myself drawn to several games that utilize polyomino pieces (or as we more commonly refer to them, Tetris pieces). It’s not a new concept in games and something that I’ve always be ...