Arboretum - beautiful card game about paths of trees

Arboretum “Arboretum is a strategic card game that challenges players to create the most beautiful path through the garden. Choosing the correct cards and placing them in the most efficient orientation will score you the most points at the end of the game. With elegantly simple rules, Arboretum offers players surprisingly complex choices.” 2-4 players Read more about Arboretum - beautiful card game about paths of trees[…]

The Mind - the card game you NEED to play with your S.O.

The Mind “Eyes locked, card in hand. Are you and your friends ready to become one mind? The mind is the ingenious, Spiel des Jahres [Game of the Year] nominated, hyper-addictive card game that everyone is buzzing about. How do you know what is in someone`s hands without speaking? How do you make the right Read more about The Mind - the card game you NEED to play with your S.O.[…]

Two Player Spotlight: Patchwork

So just in case you don’t know me…I love two player games. Since I’m always hosting events I don’t actually get the opportunity to play games with large groups of people. Meaning that when I play games it’s usually just Kyle and I. Because of this I’ve always had my eye out for good games that Read more about Two Player Spotlight: Patchwork[…]

If you like Settlers of Catan…try these!

Settlers of Catan…just saying these words sparks strong emotions in the people familiar with it. These can either be very good feelings or very bad feelings. After HUNDREDS of discussions with gamers and non-gamers about this game I have found that either love it or hate, and very few people are in-between. If you have Read more about If you like Settlers of Catan…try these![…]

Games to Play on Halloween

These games are perfect to play on Halloween to get into a spooky mood! These games are also available at select satellite libraries where you can grab a beer and play with friends or family. Mysterium In the 1920s, Mr. MacDowell, a gifted astrologist, immediately detected a supernatural being upon entering his new house in Read more about Games to Play on Halloween[…]

Top Light Strategy Intro Game Mechanics

When I was introduced to modern board games, aka not Monopoly, one of the main things I was overwhelmed by was the variety of games that were out there. And honestly, it stills shocks me. New games are constantly coming out, old games are being reprinted and gaining attention, and I played Concordia once and Read more about Top Light Strategy Intro Game Mechanics[…]

Queendomino Review - Kingdomino vs Queendomino

Some people are calling it Kingdomino 2.0 and some are calling it an expansion to Kingdomino. Let’s break down what it’s all about and our thoughts. What’s it all about? The base mechanics of this game are from the game Kingdomino. If you’re unfamiliar, read our review of it here. So Queendomino adds a new Read more about Queendomino Review - Kingdomino vs Queendomino[…]

Kingdomino Review - Spiel des Jahres 2017 Winner

Kingdomino won the Spiel des Jahres (game of the year) for 2017 and we are going to break down our thoughts. What’s it all about? Kingdomino is a tile laying game where players are building their own kingdom, domino-style. Each player takes their player marker and selects which tile they want out of the 4 Read more about Kingdomino Review - Spiel des Jahres 2017 Winner[…]

5 Games for Thanksgiving Dinner

With Halloween over we are getting revved up for the holiday season, and we are super excited. It seems like all of the games that we have been waiting for have finally come out, or are right around the corner. And I personally think that Thanksgiving is a great opportunity to open up some of Read more about 5 Games for Thanksgiving Dinner[…]

Terraforming Mars: Kyle’s Thoughts

    For years, I was sure that the process of terraforming mars would involve the implementation of some futuristic technology constructed by an alien race - like that thing Arnold Schwarzenegger activated at the end of Total Recall. Game designer Jacob Fryxelius (pronounced: jay-cub) has made me doubt that theory with his game Terraforming Read more about Terraforming Mars: Kyle’s Thoughts[…]