Articles About Puzzles

Curio: The Lost Temple Game Overview

Curio: The Lost Temple Game Overview

Let’s talk for a minute about favorite game types. It’s no secret that I have a preference for abstract games and ones that are brain-burners, typically Euro games. Nicole, on the other hand, loves anything with a puzzle feature ...
Cosmic Factory Game Overview

Cosmic Factory Game Overview

We’ve been talking about puzzles a lot lately. Between the jigsaw puzzle tournament I attended and the EXIT game series, I kind of have puzzles on the brain. As we outlined in our puzzle gift guide over the holidays, puzzles come in a ...
EXIT Escape Room Puzzle Game Overview

EXIT Escape Room Puzzle Game Overview

Have you ever been knee-deep in a series on your DVR when someone manages to spoil the ending for you? Yeah, me too. It’s frustrating. If you’re anything like me, you like to savor each show at your own pace. Sometimes that mean ...
Escape Rooms in the Quad Cities

Escape Rooms in the Quad Cities

Experiences are what build personality. Whether it’s traveling, learning to play a musical instrument, participating in sports, engaging in a hobby or simply hanging out with friends, it all crafts us into who we are. While my daughte ...
Brains: Schatzkarte Puzzle Game Overview

Brains: Schatzkarte Puzzle Game Overview

Over the past few years there have been a number of times that I’ve wanted to play a board game when no one else was around. Growing up I was a huge fan of solitaire in all its variations, so it should come as no surprise that a good ...
Thrift Treasure: The Uptight Spider

Thrift Treasure: The Uptight Spider

It’s been nearly a year since we’ve found a unique enough puzzle at thrift to warrant its purchase. Our last one was in November of 2017 when we happened across a like-new copy of Dribble. It was a single-player game that challe ...
Cat Crimes Puzzle Game Overview

Cat Crimes Puzzle Game Overview

I think we all played the classic game of Clue when we were kids. For us it seemed like Colonel Mustard was always using his lead pipe on someone. Maybe we just didn’t shuffle the cards well enough. Either way, it really was a game th ...