Adult Games (Ages 12+)Category
Remember last fall when The Oregon Trail Card Game first landed at Target and people went NUTS? This year Pressman released The Orego..
Have you noticed that I haven’t posted in a little while? Yeah, I decided to update my business website – which I’ve been meaning to do f..
There’s a part of me that’s really enjoying this time of year – the time when they release the Target Exclusives!
I’m sure most of you know Funnybone Toys for their amazingly beautiful games — but if you don’t you should check out their nice selection..
If you follow me on Instagram you know that earlier this month I took some time off to head up to the sunny – but very chilly – shores of ..
I’m a fan of puzzle-y games like Rolling America where you feel like it’s a puzzle you’ll never quite win but doing “mildly decent” is a v..
Kingdomino was pitched to me as a “family light strategy game that plays in 15 minutes” — sounds great, right? And it totally is! It ca..
I’m guessing most of you can take a pretty educated guess how to play Imagine based on the picture and tagline on the box. Yes, it’s a gam..
Well.. the Olympics are over so I guess that means I can go back to my regularly scheduled gaming! (I really do watch quite a bit of Olymp..
I love Sushi Go! You can read my review of the original game, “Sushi Go!: Fun little drafting game for those who have no idea what draftin..
I saw Bring Your Own Book at Toy Fair in New York and I secretly wished I came up with the idea because it sounded like a ton of fun! And..
Hocus was sent to me earlier this spring and I’m embarrassed to say how long it took me to play it. The funny thing is that it sat on my d..
Recently I received a copy of Quadropolis and I can’t stop thinking about it! Thankfully, those I play with want to play it too so I’ve be..
I’ve been meaning to write this post since January, but honestly Toy Fair and other stuff got in the way. I got Patchwork as a gift for C..
My collection of “great for 2-players” games really got a boost over the holidays – one of the new ones is Pagoda, and it is for exactly 2..
Finally! My ChiTAG games recap talking about some of the cool games I saw/played at the Chicago Toy and Game Fair! Granted I will say that..
I’m an idiot. I was sent a sample of Warehouse 51 and somehow it was a version with a French deck inside. Along with it they sent the corr..
I bought New York 1901 for myself for one big reason: I was really interested in seeing what kind of more complex strategy game was going ..
Splendor is not a game I would have reviewed if it came out back when I started this site. It’s amazing to me what kinds of games appeal ..
It’s Labor Day so it’s time to honor the worker! To do that I chose a game about building, producing, and trading goods – things that requ..
I think I’m in love with Qwixx. No really, this has quickly moved to the tip-top of my list of favorite dice games (and I really like dic..
Almost everyone has a cell phone these days but when you’re driving a few thousand (or even just a few hundred miles) you’re going to burn..
The Chicago Toy and Game Fair is over and it’s time to recap a few of the interesting games I played while I was there! There were so man..
I saw the game Concept at Asmodee’s booth during Toy Fair and I was definitely intrigued. I can’t compare it to anything out there, but i..
I was at the Discover Games booth at New York Toy Fair when I got the 30-second Quartex pitch. I’ll be honest, it had to be a quick sel..
Carcassonne is an interesting game in my collection because I bought the app before I purchased the physical game. And I’ll admit that I ..
In this shortened holiday season I feel like time is flying past and I’ve barely finished half of my holiday shopping and I just realized ..
This year The Game of THINGS… has found a new home with Patch Products and so it seems like a good time to talk with its inventor, Tom..
I love word games – Jeez I’ve even invented one! (shameless plug: see Scattergories Cateogories) And because word games are almost a dim..
Cards Against Humanity. It’s essentially Apples to Apples but dirty, racist, sexist, – it’s an “offend everyone fest” in a box. It’s one..
Jaipur was recommended to me via a twitter pal (@ErskineThompson) and I’m so glad he mentioned it because I really enjoyed playing it…
Thanks to all the articles about Toy Fair it’s been a little bit since I wrote a review but I think this game will make you forget all a..
At some point between ChiTAG and New York Toy Fair I have to clean my office. Seems a little nuts to spend my busiest time of year doing ..
KerFlip arrived and I’ve played it and I’m going to tell you that I’m still just as enthusiastic as I was about it now as when I saw it ..
Way back in my ChiTag roundup article I mentioned that I was I excited about a new, not-on-the-shelves-yet game called Word Winder. Wel..
The Easter Bunny’s Bringing GAMES!
I’m one of those “picky candy” people and frankly, some of the easter classics just don’t do it for ..
Two weeks ago I ranted about two player games and while I have no intention of revisiting that rant for more than a sentence or two, I s..
Back in the summer of 2009 I wrote an article on one of my FAVORITE dice games: Can’t Stop by Sid Sackson. In this article I mention..
Father’s Day is like a week and a half away — I know, I feel like I was JUST writing about giving your moms Chocolate Fix for Mother..
Two weeks in a row we’re going to discuss games I came across for the first time at ChiTag (the Chicago Toy and Game Fair) – it’s uninte..
As many of my regular readers know, I’m not really a fan of abstract strategy games. They’re just not my thing, but every once in a whi..
Is it me or is Easter REALLY close to Mother’s Day this year? And because they’re so close you really can’t get your mother flowers and..
To write about or not to write about – sometimes that’s the question. Games come across my desk all the time and we play them and typic..
I mentioned the ThinkFun game Solitaire Chess in my 2010 Picks article and said I needed to play it some more. Well I got to play it so..
I know that there are plenty of toy and game inventors that read this site so and I’m sure they’ve had similar experiences – but there..
Dave Herbert sent a message to me after finding The Game Aisle via my Global Toy News interview (see HERE) and asked if I’d like to try a ..