Monthly Archives: July 2022

Thrift Treasure: Instant Replay Game

Thrift Treasure: Instant Replay Game

Usually when I find a game at thrift with mechanical parts, I know I’ll need to clean the battery compartment. Often the fix is to remove battery corrosion, which can inhibit the electrical flow. I’ve lost count of how many game ...
Thrift Treasure: Swivel Abstract Game

Thrift Treasure: Swivel Abstract Game

Continuing through the (large) pile of games we picked up during Geekway to the West‘s flea market, this week we’re breaking out Swivel by Patch Products. Another game in the crowded category of N-in-a-row challenges, Swivel doe ...
Kokopelli Card Game Overview

Kokopelli Card Game Overview

We’ve talked more than once about game designer, Stefan Feld. With quality games such as Aquasphere, Forum Trajorum, In the Year of the Dragon and Luna, he’s one of Scott’s favorite designers. In fact, there’s a shel ...
Thrift Treasure: Polli Hop Memory Game

Thrift Treasure: Polli Hop Memory Game

Just because we purchased a ton of games at Geekway to the West, it doesn’t mean we stop looking. Our weekly trip to our local Goodwill yielded one, almost two, new games for our collection. We had to return one to the shelves after d ...
What We Watched: Thor: Love and Thunder

What We Watched: Thor: Love and Thunder

If you haven’t watched Thor: Love and Thunder yet, then you probably cringe any time someone on social media makes a comment. There’s nothing more frustrating than spoilers (don’t worry, there are none in this post). This ...
The Guild of Merchant Explorers Board Game Overview

The Guild of Merchant Explorers Board Game Overview

I often put hype and drama in the same category. Both involve a lot of energy and result in little benefit. And because of this, I typically try to avoid them. Drama tends to be an emotional and time-consuming black hole while hype builds u ...
Thrift Treasure: Up the River Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Up the River Board Game

The type of games we picked up at Geekway to the West have varied in price, theme, and type. We’ve shown you card games, board games and dexterity games, all of which are now in our permanent collection. This week we’re playing ...
What We Watched: Hustle on Netflix

What We Watched: Hustle on Netflix

While waiting for July movies to release in the theaters, Scott discovered Hustle on Netflix. When we started to watch it, we didn’t realize it would be loaded with NBA stars that spanned several decades. We started watching it becaus ...
My City Legacy Game Overview

My City Legacy Game Overview

If you are new-ish to the site, you are probably unaware of how many polyomino games we have featured. We showed off several unique uses including Team 3, Tuki, Cottage Garden, Second Chance and Patchwork Doodle in late summer of 2019. Sinc ...
Celebrating Freedom on Independence Day

Celebrating Freedom on Independence Day

Today is an important day. It’s a day worth celebrating in some way, regardless of how you plan to spend your day. No matter what you decide, I hope it involves hanging up a flag and celebrating the blessings of living in the United S ...