Articles About University Games

Rubik’s Cage Abstract Game Overview

Rubik’s Cage Abstract Game Overview

This summer will mark the five year anniversary of our feature about Rubik’s Race. We never imagined how popular the article and video would become when we bought our copy of the game at a local Goodwill. The popularity didn’t h ...
Thrift Treasure: 30 Second Mysteries

Thrift Treasure: 30 Second Mysteries

A popular type of game that we’ve really been enjoying as of late are advertised as escape room games. While you’re not physically locked in a room, you are trying to solve a series of puzzles with limited clues and hints. We ha ...
Thrift Treasure: Circulo Strategy Game

Thrift Treasure: Circulo Strategy Game

A new school year means the girls will be trying to make All-State for the various instruments they play. Leading up to the weekend of auditions are a number of camps and workshops held across the state. These are established to give kids t ...
Are You Dumber Than a Box of Rocks? Game Giveaway

Are You Dumber Than a Box of Rocks? Game Giveaway

We’ve played all kinds of trivia games and I continue to have a love/hate relationship with them. Sometimes we’ll find ones that level the playing field by allowing you to leverage your opponents’ knowledge and others that ...
Thrift Treasure: Callisto

Thrift Treasure: Callisto

Usually when we look for games at our thrift stores, we’re hunting for the latest version. Many games go through changes from issue to issue as rules are tweaked, players’ tastes change or additional features are added. Having t ...
Thrift Treasure: Triazzle Game

Thrift Treasure: Triazzle Game

This week’s Thrift Treasure feature proves once again that some games at thrift are there for a reason. We’ve been very fortunate to find hundreds of good board games for just a couple dollars each over the years, but every once ...
Mega Giveaway Day 148 – Rubik’s Battle Game

Mega Giveaway Day 148 – Rubik’s Battle Game

You may be a master at a Rubik’s cube and can beat an opponent at Rubik’s Race, but do you have the speed and ability to think fast enough to win at Rubik’s Battle? When we put together our list of pop culture gift ideas t ...
Mega Giveaway Day 145 – Around the Farm Game

Mega Giveaway Day 145 – Around the Farm Game

I was first introduced to books by Eric Carle when Madison was in a Mommy and Me program in California. The teacher had created lessons around his Brown Bear book. When she was in kindergarten, the class put on a performance of The Very Hun ...
Mega Giveaway Day 118 – Bubble Talk Game

Mega Giveaway Day 118 – Bubble Talk Game

When someone shares a photo online, do you ever catch yourself wanting to add captions and bubble conversations to the photo? If so, then Bubble Talk from University Games might be just the game for you. We featured it in our list of games ...
Mega Giveaway Day 104 – House of Boing Game

Mega Giveaway Day 104 – House of Boing Game

Having a variety of games on hand means you can tailor game night to meet everyone’s personalities. Our Day 104 prize, House of Boing from University Games, is one that will have the group laughing as they race to empty their bin. Wit ...