Articles About word games

7 Games That Support 7 Players

7 Games That Support 7 Players

One of the benefits of having such a vast knowledge of games is that people come to us for advice. We’re cool with that because it means people are interested in playing games! A few weeks back, a neighbor and friend asked us for game ...
Blank Slate Party Game Overview

Blank Slate Party Game Overview

When it comes to playing games, word games are among my least favorite. Not because they aren’t fun, it’s because I know I won’t have a chance of winning or even being in the running. I believe I have an average vocabulary ...
Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Word Rummy

Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Word Rummy

Word games don’t get played a lot around our house. Not because we don’t like them, but more because there are so many other games we enjoy more. That’s not to say we never play them – in fact the opposite is true. S ...
Thrift Treasure: Wordrop Game

Thrift Treasure: Wordrop Game

When I look back at board games from a few decades ago, I notice a trend that occurred. Whenever there was a successful game published, a number of smaller companies would pop up and issue their own take on the same game with a few improvem ...
Thrift Treasure: Perquackey Word Game

Thrift Treasure: Perquackey Word Game

Just like last week’s eBay find, Mix & Fix, this week we found another mid-70’s game at our local Goodwill. It’s also another dice-centric game, probably best described as a mix between Boggle and Scrabble. But Perquac ...
Thrift Treasure: Crossword Cubes

Thrift Treasure: Crossword Cubes

We’ve lost count of the number of times we’ve run across a well-worn copy of Scrabble at our local thrift stores. If underpriced, we would pick them up and scavenge the wooden tiles to use in future craft projects. At some point ...
First Look: Sheeple Board Game

First Look: Sheeple Board Game

As much as we like playing games, I wish we could say that everyone in our family was as passionate about gathering around for tabletop entertainment. Every time we have a holiday or event with our extended family, we take along a variety o ...
Snap Shouts Word Game Overview

Snap Shouts Word Game Overview

There are more than a fair share of games that require you to come up with a word and have everyone else guess it. This is a theme that has been around for longer than I have and it is still popular today. We’ve featured a number of t ...
Thrift Treasure: Prolix Word Game

Thrift Treasure: Prolix Word Game

It’s fun when we find more modern board games at thrift. Anything by Z-Man Games, Rio Grande Games or even Mayfair Games are likely to appear on the shelves since the companies behind them have been around so long. What’s even m ...
Thrift Treasure: Razzle Word Game

Thrift Treasure: Razzle Word Game

We’ve had this week’s Thrift Treasure sitting on our shelf for quite some time now. Over four years to be exact. The $1.88 Goodwill sticker was still on the box lid when I dusted it off the other day and gave away its age by the ...