Ain’t No Party Like a NYCC Hasbro Party

This weekend was New York Comic Con. I’ve gone the last few years but just didn’t bother getting tickets this year. It’s a fun show but insanely packed and my kids end up just playing video games at the Nintendo booth for most of the time. It’s been a crazy few months too so the timing just wasn’t right. I’ll probably bring the family next year if I can remember to snag tickets early enough. …

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Win Monopoly Millionaire – Say Goodbye to Bankruptcy

Hershey’s Monopoly. Star Wars Monopoly. Nintendo Monopoly. At this point, there’s got to be about a million different versions of Monopoly. Okay, I may be off by a few hundred or so, but the latest version of Uncle Moneybags’ favorite game will have you seeing millions. As I mentioned in my previous Monopoly zAPPed edition, my son Jason is a Monopoly Addict. We have six or seven editions in our house at this point, so …

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I Got the Moves Like Charlie Brown – Twister Dance Giveaway

Let me start by saying I stink at Twister. I’m bad. Terrible. Awful. In other words, I always lose. Probably has something to do with the fact that I’m the least flexible person I know. Still, I enjoy playing it and watching my friends and family contort their bodies into pretzel like shapes all for the glory of bragging rights. Recently, Hasbro asked me if I wanted to test out a new version of the …

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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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