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…

Pandemic

Well I think at this point we are all a little too familiar with pandemics but if you ever felt like you and your friends could solve one yourself, this game is for you.  Pandemic is a classic as far as cooperative games go.  I hear amazing things about the pandemic legendary series but I…

Here to Slay

Here to Slay is a game where you are creating a group of Heroes to slay some monsters while avoiding enemies.  There are two ways to win, either be the first player to Slay 3 Monsters or be the first to have a full Party of six different classes. This is a 30 minute game…

Trogdor The Board Game

Well no doubt about it, this one was an impulse buy. I loved Homestar Runner and Trogdor was my favourite back in the day, so I bought this based on pure nostalgia. I was pleasantly surprised when I played the game and found I actually liked it. The idea of the game is you are…

Calico

Well if there was ever a theme made for me, cats and quilts is it. In Calico, you are trying to make the best quilt and to attract cats. This is a tile puzzle game that is easy to play but also kind of tricky to get the points you want. I appreciate that there…

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…

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…

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…