Articles About University Games

Mega Giveaway Day 34 – I SPY Dig In Game

Mega Giveaway Day 34 – I SPY Dig In Game

When the girls were little, one easy distraction was to play “I SPY”. We did it at home, in the car, at restaurants, a little bit of everywhere. Eventually we started playing a board game version that was a lot of fun. Briarpatc ...
Mega Giveaway Day 4 – Rubik’s Flip Game

Mega Giveaway Day 4 – Rubik’s Flip Game

I remember when Rubik’s Cube first hit the market. It was unlike any other puzzle and set the standard for future handheld puzzles. The thing was ridiculously addictive and I know it was on my wish list. As we’ve shown through t ...
Thrift Treasure: ZOOB – The Game

Thrift Treasure: ZOOB – The Game

If you ask my daughters what their favorite type of board game is, they’ll tell you anything requiring speed or dexterity. This week we found a game by University Games at a Chicagoland Savers that fit both of these categories – ...
Thrift Treasure: Conveyor Belt

Thrift Treasure: Conveyor Belt

It should come as no surprise that most board games are designed by adults. Whether they’re working for a large publisher like Hasbro or an upstart like Tasty Minstrel Games, designers are almost exclusively above the age of majority. ...
Thrift Treasure:  Kakuro for Dummies

Thrift Treasure: Kakuro for Dummies

Sometimes $1.38 buys you a gem, other times you’ve thrown your money away. This week we’re showing you Kakuro for Dummies. It doesn’t really fall into either of these categories, it’s more of a diamond-in-the-rough. ...