Articles About Puzzles

Team3 Polyomino Game Overview

Team3 Polyomino Game Overview

A couple weeks ago we were playing Tuki, a polyomino game where you not only built a vertical structure that matched your card, you had to figure out exactly which neutral-colored pieces to use to elevate and support the entire thing. Playe ...
Patchwork Doodle Polyomino Game Overview

Patchwork Doodle Polyomino Game Overview

Continuing with the theme of games that utilize polyominoes, today’s feature is another in the roll-and-write genre, much like this past Wednesday’s Second Chance. If you recall, Second Chance asked all players to fill out a pap ...
Second Chance Polyomino Game Overview

Second Chance Polyomino Game Overview

Our absolute favorite board game convention to attend is Geekway to the West, even though it’s much smaller by comparison to Origins Game Fair or Gen Con. The simple fact that the convention focuses on playing games over selling them ...
Tuki Polycube Game Overview

Tuki Polycube Game Overview

We’re back from Gen Con and confirmed something we’ve mentioned before. Games featuring polyominoes or polycubes (Tetris-shaped pieces) are all the rage at the moment. We counted dozens of new titles making their debut in Indian ...
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 ...
Cottage Garden Game Overview

Cottage Garden Game Overview

During a visit with my parents a couple weeks ago, we were talking about their recent trip to Alaska as well as our latest adventures with board games. During the conversation, we mentioned that games tend to revolve around various themes a ...
Thinking Putty Puzzle Logic Game Overview

Thinking Putty Puzzle Logic Game Overview

When we’re shopping for games at thrift, there is one brand we will never buy. If it is from the Cranium series, we have learned to always pass on it no matter how complete or new it looks. The majority of their games include some typ ...
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 ...