Campy Creatures

Campy Creatures is a game that’s been on my buy list for a while. It’s hard not to fall in love with this one. The artwork is unbelievable. I love everything about the look of this game, the cards are stunning and the characters are classic. The monster theme comes across really well, it’s definitely…

Smash Up

Smash up is a card game where you are trying to have the most power to control a base. The goal is to win 15 victory points before your opponents. For me what stands out in this card game is mixing the different factions. This game has a lot of expansions available with different factions…

Klask

If you like air hockey you are going to love Klask, it really feels like you are bringing an arcade game home and it even fits on a table. The board looks small and the game seems easy but staying into control and not ending up in your own goal can be extremely tough. This…

Clueless The Party Game

When I saw this one at Target I had to buy it, I love Clueless and there was no way I would pass this one up. I do have some mixed feeling after playing it. The game basically consists of 4 mini games and I like three out of four of them. The theme shines…

Flashpoint Fire Rescue

Flashpoint is a cooperative game where you are working together to rescue trapped victims before the building collapses. Firefighters really do have to work at a team so a cooperative makes sense. Having the board be a floorplan with fire tokens really helps carry the theme well. The game looks good and is easy to…

Pitchstorm

Who doesn’t love a good movie? Pitchstorm is all about creating and pitching your own great film to an executive who might have their own ideas for the project. I love this type of party game, it’s easy enough to be playing in minutes and the executive notes add a good twist. Pitchstorm is a…

Kabuto Sumo

Kabuto Sumo is a game I have been searching for and finally found at a game store while on vacation. It did not disappoint. I love arcades and especially love coin pusher games. They are so satisfying so the idea that I could have that same feeling at home was really appealing. This game is…

Hocus Pocus Tricks and Wits

Hocus Pocus Tricks and Wits is a Funko Card game. I have a few of these games and will write about more over Christmas. These games are small, low priced and usually themed on movies. This one is obviously based on the movie Hocus Pocus. To be honest, these aren’t really my go to games….

Starting a Board Game Collection on a Budget

It finally happened, you played that one game that got you hooked. You are ready to start a collection of your own, but you just don’t have a lot of money. That doesn’t mean your dream is over, there is plenty of ways to build a collection on a budget. Start with affordable games Not…

Ticket to Ride

Ticket to ride is considered a modern classic and it earns that title. This game is really successful with various different versions available with maps from all over the world. I recommend it for any game collection because it appeals a large audience. Playing this reminds me of board games I played when I was…