I shared my latest haul from Puzzle Warehouse on Instagram in July and asked which puzzle I should review. Overwhelmingly, Care Bears Care-A-Lot had the most votes. Without further ado, let's take a closer look at USAopoly and Care Bears Care-A-Lot. USAopoly, aka The OP, began with the idea of putting a hometown spin on... Continue Reading →
Over the years I have done a few Anatolian puzzles. Each one that I have done has had very unique and different art. Anatolian is the trademark of the Perre Group, whose corporate headquarters are located in Turkey. In fact, Anatolian is the first puzzle company in Turkey. In general, I stick with 1,000 pieces... Continue Reading →
Let's talk budget puzzles. Some people may turn up their noses at the thought, but I personally love them. They may not have the classic consistency of a Ravensburger or the fanciness of a Pomegranate, but they are dependable and you don't hate yourself if you buy more than one. One of my favorite budget... Continue Reading →
I reviewed Madd Capp's "I AM WOLF" puzzle and added the brand to our brand comparson. Check out the new brand comparison page to see how they did! JJ
Cobble Hill has had some changes and improvements to their boxes and puzzle pieces, and they asked me to reassess them for the brand comparison. Take a look at the new, updated page with a brand new puzzle "Dog Gallery" reviewed. CHECK IT OUT HERE
It took a little longer than I'd planned to get this feature together, but I'm happy to present to you-- eeboo! This exciting new brand out of New York City has been added to Puzzle Warehouse and to our brand comparison section. Check out the brand comparison feature and let me know what you think!
PuzzleTwist Puzzles Today's post is a mix of puzzle review and brand review. PuzzleTwist is a US brand. Though their website doesn't give an exact location, I'd guess in the Midwest since many of their puzzles cover the Minneapolis/St. Paul's region. I've never done a PuzzleTwist puzzle before, and I was intrigued by the "puzzle plus"... Continue Reading →
We've done a new Brand Comparison page for D-Toys puzzles that have the "wide variety of shapes" sticker (these are higher quality than their 2-shapes puzzles). Check out the new evaluation. The good news is: if you like their cartoon and folk art images, you can order them without worry. Jane
Since I first started doing the brand comparison two years ago, I've changed the scoring criteria to be more rigorous and also less subjective, with specific points added or deducted for everything I could think of. I'm still slowly going back and updating some of my very early brand comparisons to the new system. I just... Continue Reading →
We did a full analysis on the Vermont Christmas Company brand. It did quite well for such a young puzzle manufacturer! Check out the deets here.