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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 ...
Educational Games on Paula Sands Live

Educational Games on Paula Sands Live

We have said time and time again that games are more than just about killing time with family and friends. In addition to quality time and bonding, games are ideal for teaching all kinds of concepts. Last month we were invited on Paula Sand ...
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 ...
2016 Gift Guide: Family Games Pt. 1

2016 Gift Guide: Family Games Pt. 1

It’s that time of year again! The holidays are just around the corner and will be upon us before we know it. Last year we heard a lot of feedback about our holiday gift guides and corresponding giveaways so we decided to do it again t ...
Using Games to Win My Kids Over

Using Games to Win My Kids Over

My girls are finally at the age where I don’t (overly) freak out when they head off on their own. Last weekend at Beaches Resorts, I actually told them they could stay at one of the parties while I retreated to my room to try to shake ...