Articles About strategy games

Citrus Tile-Laying Game Overview

Citrus Tile-Laying Game Overview

Before we moved back to Iowa from California, we decided to take a vacation to Hawaii. We knew it would be much cheaper to fly out of Los Angeles than to wait until later and have to make a connection there anyhow. We chose to stay in the N ...
Dragonsgate College Game Overview

Dragonsgate College Game Overview

The topic of conversation as of late around our household has been about colleges. With our oldest beginning her junior year next autumn, she’s been instructed by the school counselors to begin tailoring her high school curriculum to ...
Lisboa Strategy Game Overview

Lisboa Strategy Game Overview

We’ve always touted the educational opportunities available by playing games. It doesn’t matter if you just want to learn something new, play a game where you can talk about how it relates to history or even using a game in a &# ...
Tudor Strategy Game Overview

Tudor Strategy Game Overview

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear, “Henry the 8th” (Henry VIII)? There are two things that I immediately think of. First, I start singing the lyrics to Herman Hermit’s “I’m Henry the ...
My Little Scythe Game Overview

My Little Scythe Game Overview

We have regularly discussed how important it is to incorporate board games into family life. A couple weeks ago, I even included it in the list of ideas for family bonding because we feel that strongly about it. Each year during the holiday ...
Reef Strategy Game Overview

Reef Strategy Game Overview

Just last week I was talking about companies that spin off a new brand to better target the market they are after. Flying Meeple was our feature last time and is a sub-brand of Game Salute, LLC. We’ve also played titles by Smirk & ...
Root Asymmetric Strategy Game Overview

Root Asymmetric Strategy Game Overview

As Scott has mentioned over the past couple weeks, we’re trying to provide more details on some of the games featured in our holiday gift guides. Sometimes it’s difficult to make a purchasing decision on a one-paragraph descript ...
Lorenzo Il Magnifico Game Overview

Lorenzo Il Magnifico Game Overview

Have you ever played a game and thought to yourself, “This is a really good game.”? Me too. Recently, as a matter of fact. Actually, it happens quite often, but that’s bound to happen when you play 10 or so different games ...
Thrift Treasure: Feudal Bookshelf Game

Thrift Treasure: Feudal Bookshelf Game

Back in the late 60’s and early 70’s there was a whole series of board games issued by 3M (yes, the Scotch Tape company) whose boxes were designed like books. Dubbed “The Bookcase Series”, the idea was you would disp ...