Tag Archives: strategy

7 Ronin Board Game Overview

7 Ronin Board Game Overview

Last Friday at our game meet-up while some of us were standing around chatting before leaving, I asked why a friend’s wife hadn’t visited lately. We’ve heard her say that by the time she shows up (which is usually late) mo ...
1754: Conquest Board Game Overview

1754: Conquest Board Game Overview

I have some conflicting feelings about today’s board game feature. Not because there is something wrong with the game, but because I’m grieving due to this being the last in the series. It’s been nearly 18 months since we ...
Mombasa Board Game Overview

Mombasa Board Game Overview

Growing up in Iowa in the 70’s and 80’s, I had limited interaction with people from foreign countries. The few exchange students who happened upon our small Catholic high school were an absolute novelty and I enjoyed hearing abo ...
Survive Space Attack Game Overview

Survive Space Attack Game Overview

Early last month, Scott told you all about our adventures of a research space station gone awry with Escape from the Aliens in Outer Space. Let me tell you, it is a great semi-cooperative game and you know how much I love cooperative games ...
Camel Up Board Game Overview

Camel Up Board Game Overview

It’s that time of year again: the dreaded winter. Thankfully, this time around it’s different; we aren’t sitting in the middle of a snowstorm or heaps and piles of snow. It’s also the time of year when people spend a ...
La Isla Board Game Overview

La Isla Board Game Overview

A few weeks ago I saw some sad news being shared across my social channels. In a time of political chaos, any story that wasn’t related to that was worth reading if nothing more than a distraction. I shouldn’t have. The story in ...
Colony Game Overview

Colony Game Overview

Despite not having a lot of time to sit and watch TV, Scott and I tend to have an awful long list of shows we love. A one-two punch with Netflix and the DVR has been our saving grace. We’ll record seasons of what we want to watch then ...
Pylos Almost Completes the Set

Pylos Almost Completes the Set

I can’t believe it’s already been over 2 1/2 years since I found a copy of Quits at our local thrift store. Included in the box was advertising for other Gigamic wooden games that I knew I’d be keeping an eye out for. Sure ...
A Game Not About Zombies or Vikings!

A Game Not About Zombies or Vikings!

There’s no denying that some game themes are more popular than others. Everywhere you turn you can find zombies and vikings. There also seems to be an uptick in games about cats, scientists and even sushi. But one of my favorite theme ...
2016 Gift Guide: Games for Teens & Adults

2016 Gift Guide: Games for Teens & Adults

Scott and I became aunt and uncle before we were blessed with kids of our own. What we discovered is something that all too many before us had already figured out… there are segments of individuals on our list that are pretty difficul ...