Quartex Game Review

The human mind sees patterns in everything. We are hardwired to make associations with what we encounter in our daily lives, be it a person, a place, or a thing. This helps us make choices by matching something new to something we already know. In this game, every piece of the puzzle you add will make the “big picture” all the more difficult to observe. Get ready to think hard and see patterns where none yet exist! Continue reading

ZOMBIEPOX Game Review

It started with a fever and a call from a small town physician. You were sent to investigate and do some paperwork – nothing major. What you found was far more dangerous than expected. Two of the townspeople were running loose and reports that they were dead before they walked out is rather alarming. You make a quick call and the town is quarantined. The world outside might be safe, but the town and its people desperately need your help. Continue reading

Block Builders Game Review

One of the earliest toys many of us played with as kids were simple building blocks. We’d stack them on top of each other to build a tower and giggle hysterically when they toppled over. There was a simple joy in that kind of play that we have a hard time recapturing as adults. In this puzzle solving game, we get a chance to play with blocks again, but this time, there’s a twist. Or better put, a hinge. Get your mind ready and dust off your imagination. It’s time to play. Continue reading

Craniatics Puzzle Game Review

We keep our body strong by running, lifting weights, and doing other exercises. This helps us stay healthy and look crazy good in a swimsuit. But we can’t take our brains to the gym. Or can we? Working with puzzles is the equivalent to putting your brain on a treadmill. By forcing your brain to think differently, new neural pathways are created and the dust that has settled on your mind is removed. Grab your water bottle and let’s do some heavy brain crunches! Continue reading

Botchee Deluxe Game Review

Puzzle solving is a great way to exercise the left and right side of the human brain. A puzzle solver must be analytical and creative at the same time, especially when the puzzle being solved is a race. Flex your mental muscle and find or create patterns in this puzzle game where rolling the dice is optional! With five different ways to play and room to create your own puzzlers, this small pocket game could be a big hit for puzzle game lovers. Continue reading

Paradox Box Toy Review

Some say that “Life” is a mystery and a puzzle to solve. Some say that you’ll never understand the opposite sex, as they are an enigma. I have even heard some state that the hardest riddle is the United States tax code. Regardless of what form the puzzle might take, there is no denying that the Human Mind loves a good puzzler. Perhaps it’s in our DNA to seek out difficulty and challenges to overcome. Or, maybe we are gluttons for punishment. Either way, this puzzle cube will intrigue and infuriate you. Continue reading

Meta-Forms Game Review

Mixing colors, shapes, and logical thinking, Meta-Forms challenges the player to correctly place puzzle pieces on a 3×3 grid by following illustrated clues that provide all or just some of the information needed. By thinking logically about each piece, deductive reasoning, and elimination, the puzzles can be solved. The more difficult the puzzle, the less information is given, but each piece placed is a step in the right direction. Through trial and error, each puzzle can be solved and the game won! Continue reading

Zoologic Game Review

Animals, animals everywhere, and you are the lucky one who needs to keep them all in order! All the animals will behave if they get the right food and are placed next to another friendly animal, but chaos will ensue quickly if they don’t get their way! Making it even more complicated are ants who want to eat the animals food and a raging bull who simply will not get along with anyone. It’s a tough job being an animal keeper and even tougher to keep all the animals happy! Continue reading

Cliko & Tangramino Puzzle Book Expansions Review

The Clicko and Tangramino puzzle book expansions are part of the Architecto line, puzzle games that focus on spatial visualization by building structures out of blocks (referred to as “Geoblocks”). Suffice to say, this puzzle game continues to thrill, entertain, challenge, and be well loved by the entire family, from Father Geek to Baby Geek and everyone in-between. Continue reading

Architecto Game Review

Architecto is part of the Architecto line, puzzle games that focus on spatial visualization by building structures out of blocks. The 3-dimensional structure puzzles start out simple and gradually progress to more difficult and challenging puzzles. This allows Little Geeks and Big Geeks alike to sit down at the table and play the game at their pace and comfort level. The game also allow for easy free-form play and invites the player to build whatever they can imagine. Continue reading

Equilibrio Game Review

Equilibrio is part of the Architecto line, puzzle games that focus on spatial visualization by building structures out of blocks. The structure puzzles start out simple and gradually progress to more difficult and challenging puzzles. This allows Little Geeks and Big Geeks alike to sit down at the table and play the game at their pace and comfort level. The game also allow for easy free-form play and invites the player to build whatever they can imagine. Continue reading

City Square Off Game Review

Two players (or 2 teams) go head-to-head to see who is the best city planner by carefully placing tiles on a grid to expand their city without going over the limits of their building area. Fun, fast, challenging, and engaging, this is a great game for little and big geeks alike! Continue reading