games

Join My Fantasy Football League!
It’s that time of year: time to spend an insane amount of time researching third string wide receivers on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers so you can beat your friends at fantasy football. I’m a big fantasy football fan; I love anything that gives me an excuse to watch more football, and espec…
Happy Scrabble Day: A Game With Real Hudson Valley Connections
One of the most popular board games ever has some fascinating trivia to it–some of it involving the Hudson Valley. Scrabble inventor Alfred Mosher Butts was born in Poughkeepsie in 1899, graduated from Poughkeepsie High School in 1917, and lived in Rhinebeck at the time of his death at the ag…
The Six Most Addicting (Free!) Phone Games
These games will help you kill time in waiting rooms and office meetings–but they just might keep your eyes glued to your phone forever. We all need a good smartphone game once in a while. Maybe you like to mindlessly play Candy Crush while you’re waiting for your car to be fixed. Mayb…
Flappy Bird Returns!
Well, if you got sick of playing one of the 10,000,000 Flappy Bird clones or just wanna feel like an OG, fear not: the crazy addictive game will be back. According to a CNBC interview with the developer–the guy who freaked out that he had made a game that was “too addictive” des…
The Most Frustrating Game Ever: Gone for Good?
I have spent the past several days endlessly infuriated by a game on my iPhone called Flappy Bird. It is not the cute, fun addiction of Candy Crush. It pure, unbridled, seething, shout-it-from-the-mountaintops hatred. As far as I’m concerned, the good test for a phone game is whether or …