Catan

Catan is a game of trading and building, but it’s so much more. Catan is a classic game that became pretty mainstream. A lot of serious gamers have kind of moved past it, there are a lot game options out there now. Some people don’t like how much luck drives this game and find it’s…

Dixit

Dixit is a unique party game where you are trying to describe an image without having everyone guess it.  So the statements need to be a bit cryptic to get the right amount of votes.  This game is gorgeous and the cards leave a lot open to interpretation. This game is for 3 to 6…

The Golden Girls Shady Pines Game Set

It’s 2022, a few days ago the unthinkable happened and we lost Betty White. As a huge Mary Tyler Moore and of course Golden Girls fan I’m a bit heartbroken, she was a legend.  Naturally the next step for me is to start thinking about planning some epic Golden Girls nights. Which is where this…

Snake Oil

I definitely have a soft spot for these creative card games. Snake Oil is a game where you are inventing a product and selling to a specific customer. This game is good for three to ten players and takes about half an hour to play. The game says 10 and up, but I’m fairly sure…

Golden Girls Clue

Golden Girls Clue, has one big difference from the regular version.  You are no longer solving a murder, you are trying to find out who finished the last piece of Cheesecake.  Quite the mystery indeed.  You’ll need to figure out who did it, what evidence they left and where they ate the cheesecake.  If you…

Trial by Trolley

Trial by Trolley, a new card game by Cyanide & Happiness, that is a similar idea to a lot of the other party debate games I’ve discussed in the past. However, this one has a few interesting ideas that add a little bit extra. First it’s played in teams, so everyone is engaged each round….

Pitch Car Mini

I haven’t seen this game in stores for years so when I saw it I had to pick up a copy. This is the mini version so its smaller than the original but it is the same idea. This game has been around for a while and there are a lot of different expansions to…

Chronicles of Crime

Chronicles of Crime is a crime solving app assisted cooperative game. Working as a team you have to piece together the evidence and report your findings back to the police chief. The cases can get tough and its easy to run out of ideas and hit a dead end. However, the challenge is what makes…

Mystery Date

Mystery Date came out in 1965, this tin version matches the original artwork. This game was for young girls ages 6 to 14 and could be played by 2 to 4 players. To get in the feel for this please watch this commercial from the 1960s. I only consider this game a classic for how…

The Mind Extreme

What’s New About the Extreme Version? Last year I was introduced to The Mind. I consider it to be the ultimate cottage or camping card game. Everyone I know has fallen in love with it. When I saw the extreme version, obviously I had to pick it up. If you’ve never played The Mind, I…