Board Games

Sagrada Board Game Review

Puzzle Board Games

Do you love a brain teaser with a bit of puzzle mixed in? ME TOO!!! I like to think games like this will make my mind stay fresh as I age. It is the perfect amount of deduction while still remaining light enough to have a conversation while playing. Sagrada is played in rounds using ...
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Suburbia: A City Building Board Game

Economic Board Games

Looking for a step up from Monopoly? Try your hand at building an entire city! Suburbia was released over ten years ago and has stood the test of time. Players work as city planners placing different types buildings into their borough. The challenge comes from placing tiles in locations where they will give you the ...

Patchwork Board Game Review

Puzzle Board Games

Overview Lately I’ve been a bit fascinated by games designed specifically for two players. It is very interesting to see how a game can be fine-tuned when the designer knows exactly how many people will be playing. The downside is, if I really like a two-player only game I can’t pull them out for the ...
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Board Game Review: Viticulture

Worker Placement Board Games

Christin and I have lots of hobbies. In addition to our love of board games we also love to cook and to make and drink wine. When we heard there was a wine-themed board game we just had to try it out! Spoiler alert: it did not disappoint. There is a lot to this game, ...

Dimension: A Fast-Paced 3D Puzzle Game

Puzzle Board Games

A few years ago while walking through the main hall at a board game convention in Grand Rapids, Michigan, we came across a man setting up for a tournament of Dimension, a board game we’d never seen before. The tables were filled with brightly colored balls, which caught our attention and prompted us to stop. ...

Castle Panic: The Best Co-Op Board Game for Kids

Co-op Board Games

Castle Panic is a cooperative board game that is great for kids and perfect for the whole family. Players work together to defend their castle from monsters that are trying to destroy it. This game is great for teaching teamwork and problem-solving skills. In this post, we will discuss the gameplay of Castle Panic and ...
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Stockpile: A Fun Interactive Stock Market Game

Economic Board Games

Do you enjoy playing games that involve strategy and risk? Do you love the thrill of the stock market? Now you can get that same excitement from a board game with the game Stockpile. This interactive stock market game is a lot of fun and one of the best, yet most accessible, financial themed games ...
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How to Play Forbidden Island: The Best Co-Op Board Game for Beginners

Co-op Board Games

Forbidden Island is a cooperative board game for two to four players. It’s designed by Matt Leacock, the creator of Pandemic, and it’s published by Gamewright. The goal of the game is to collect four treasures from the island and escape before the island sinks. When I want to introduce new people to Co-Op gaming, ...
Kingsburg Board Game

Kingsburg: A Worker Placement Game with a Twist

Worker Placement Board Games

If you’re a fan of worker placement board games, then you’ll love Kingsburg! This game takes place in the medieval era, and tasks players with acquiring and managing resources while helping the King build up his kingdom and defend against invading enemies. There are many different ways to win the game, making it a challenge ...
Pandemic Board Game

The Infectious Fun of Pandemic: Why You Will Love This Game

Co-op Board Games

I think Pandemic was the first Co-Op board game I ever played. These days I recommend people start with Forbidden Island for their first Co-Op game (a game by the same designer), but Pandemic has quickly become the “standard” Co-Op board game, and it’s also a good place to start. It used to be that ...