Sound Off At Your Friends With the Listen Up! App

I’m a big fan of word games. Scrabble’s okay but I mean word games you play with a group of people. Something like Taboo (where you describe a word but can’t say certain keywords) or even Pictionary (where you can’t speak, only draw clues to a word). Since I’ve gotten an iPhone, I’ve played tons of games with my friends around the country thanks to all the turn-based apps. The newest one that I’m thoroughly …

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Our America Trivia Board Game #Giveaway (Ends 11/21)

I’m going to be 100% brutally honest here. When I first got my copy of IDEAL’s Our America board game… well, it pretty much looked like the most boring thing ever. We’re talking Snooze City. I mean, it’s a trivia game about history. There’s no bells or whistles. The board consists of state flags and there are category cards with historical items and people on it. Like artwork of Alexander Graham Bell. So forgive me …

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Review: Monopoly zAPPed Edition – Don’t Be a Hater

Normally, I’m not a big fan of when companies try to modernize certain games simply by tossing in some simple apps or electronics that really do nothing to enhance the gameplay. I even wrote an article recently about Classic Toys Ruined by Technology. So when I was asked to review Hasbro’s new Monopoly zAPPed Edition, I was more than a little bit skeptical. My oldest son Jason is a Monopoly addict. We must have five …

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Marvel Superhero Bonkazonks Review & Giveaway

The fine folks at Hasbro must have a few spycams set up in my house. I’ve been trying for years (9 years to be exact) to get my two boys into comic books and superheroes. They showed some interest about two or three years ago but it faded quickly. Then they saw the recent Avengers movie and it’s like they were injected with Super-Soldier Serum! This weekend we watched the Captain America and Iron Man …

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