Articles About Puzzles

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 $ ...
OMG! It’s a Gloomhaven Jigsaw Puzzle!!

OMG! It’s a Gloomhaven Jigsaw Puzzle!!

To say that 2021 started out a little rough would be a huge understatement. Having a family member at the hospital fighting for his life is not exactly how we planned to ring in the new year. Friends, family and colleagues rallied to our si ...
Exit: The Cursed Labyrinth Game Overview

Exit: The Cursed Labyrinth Game Overview

My original plan for writing this article was going to be a comparison of the Exit series by Kosmos with their new line of Exit that includes jigsaw puzzles. But Kennedy had a friend over for a couple of nights and we decided to introduce h ...
Ubongo 3D Puzzle Game Overview

Ubongo 3D Puzzle Game Overview

In my Red Rising game overview, I confessed that we don’t get to play games as often as I would like. During our gaming retreat, there was an an assortment of genres being played including some games that took hours and others measure ...
Thrift Treasure: Color Cube Sudoku

Thrift Treasure: Color Cube Sudoku

By now you know that board games are the reason we make regular trips to the thrift stores. We’re always on the hunt for good (and bad) games at discount prices. There are so many different that many we find have never even been writt ...
Mental Blocks Cooperative Puzzle Game Overview

Mental Blocks Cooperative Puzzle Game Overview

You’ve heard the adage that there are always at least two sides to every story. I’m always sad when I see people jump to conclusions without having all the facts in hand. Politics has always been a divisive concept and people fa ...