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Zombicide: Season 2 Toxic City Mall Initial Review and First Impressions

Zombicide: Season 2 Toxic City Mall Initial Review and First Impressions

The Zombicide Season 2 Toxic City Mall expansion adds a lot of depth, zombies, survivors, and complexity to an already great game. Throw in dogs and you have a complex weaving of rules, excitement, and swearing.

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eGear Survival Essentials Ceramic Knife Sharpener Review

eGear Survival Essentials Ceramic Knife Sharpener Review

It might be bright orange and weird looking, but this handy knife sharpener from eGear does a good job and is a great value.

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Gravity Movie Review – Spoilers

Gravity Movie Review – Spoilers

I review Gravity. Its shotgun of tropes technique had little effect on me and I found this film to be boringly derivative.

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Fed UP

Fed UP

I’m not sure what’s going to happen with Sedagive?, but my odyssey with the Jawbone UP has come to an end. Sedagive? is on her third Jawbone UP, and mine had issues less than two months after purchasing. Mine wouldn’t accurately track how long I was sitting down, and it would sporadically fail to record […]

Bang! Card Game Review
By September 30, 20130 Comments Read More →

Bang! Card Game Review

Bang! is a good filler card game for mid-sized gaming groups, especially if your friends don’t take themselves too seriously.

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Regalo Easy Step Walk Thru Gate Review
By September 26, 20130 Comments Read More →

Regalo Easy Step Walk Thru Gate Review

We bought the Easy Step Walk Thru baby gate by Regalo to keep dogs out, but its automatic latch system is a pain for grownups with full hands.

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Space Alert Board Game Review
By September 24, 20132 Comments Read More →

Space Alert Board Game Review

Space Alert unfolds in real-time, but the mechanics are unusual and stressful enough that we’ve stopped playing it. Purchase at your own risk.

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S.P. Richards Company Secure Key Cabinet Review
By September 23, 20130 Comments Read More →

S.P. Richards Company Secure Key Cabinet Review

This lockable key cabinet by SP Richards is great for securing the keys you might be using to keep your ammunition locked up from your child or other children.

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Circulon Contempo Hard Anodized Nonstick 1-Quart Saucepan Review
By September 17, 20130 Comments Read More →

Circulon Contempo Hard Anodized Nonstick 1-Quart Saucepan Review

I know that using nonstick cookware is considered passe by foodies and home chefs everywhere, but nothing is as easy to use or clean up. I have a set of fully-clad stainless steel cookware that never gets used because it’s such a pain in the ass. Of course, the number one drawback of using nonstick […]

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Advantage Arms 22LR Conversion Kit for Glock 19 Pistol Review
By September 16, 20130 Comments Read More →

Advantage Arms 22LR Conversion Kit for Glock 19 Pistol Review

The 22LR Glock conversion kit from Advantage Arms had a lot of promise, but questionable reliability and specific ammunition requirements keeps me from recommending it.

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