Idle Remorse

Author / jen

Review: Ingenious

Review: IngeniousPublisher: Fantasy Flight GamesYear: 2007Tagline: An Amazing Game for 1 to 4 Brains!Players: 1 to 4 how we met Ingenious had been on my shelf of shame for a long, long time (if you are not familiar with the self-flagellation of board game enthusiasts, a shelf of shame is the term for any group […]

Review: Bottle Topps

Review: Bottle ToppsPublisher: Parker BrothersYear: 1993Tagline: Stack ’em High & Stack ’em WidePlayers: 2 or more how we met I had never heard of Bottle Topps before finding it at thrift recently. But I like a dexterity game, and it seems impossible to me that this many wooden disks can truly branch out as wide […]

Review: The Garden Game

Review: The Garden GamePublisher: Ampersand PressYear: 1996Tagline: A Celebration of Cultivation For All SeasonsPlayers: 2 to 6 how we met When I found The Garden Game at thrift, it was clearly an educational game about gardening. Educational games intrigue me (much more than they should) so I wanted to bring it home and soak in […]

Review: the Vampire Diaries

Review: the Vampire DiariesPublisher: PressmanYear: 2010Tagline: The Game Based on the Hit TV ShowPlayers: 3 or 4 how we met I have had this strange, coffin-shaped game in my collection for several months. I remember finding it at thrift and being unable to fight off the temptation based on box shape alone. Well, and the […]

Review: FIBBER!

Review: FIBBER!Publisher: Maruca Industries, Inc.Year: 1986Tagline: The game that makes it fun to fib!Players: 2 to 4 how we met FIBBER! was a recent post-pandemic purchase of mine at thrift. Bill was okay with the purchase because FIBBER! can maybe sell for a few bucks online (not much, but a few). I was happy with […]

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