Review: “Cat Tales” by Charles Wysocki, Buffalo Games — 9/10

Publisher: Buffalo Games (US) Size: 750 pieces  Title:  “Cat Tales”  Finished size: 24″ x 18″ OUR RATING: 9/10 Box Quality:  (8/10) The Buffalo Games boxes are very sturdy and have nice packaging design. The box is small at 8″ x 8″. The front, which you can see above, has a “Cats of Charles Wysocki” logo and the Buffalo Games logo. The name of the puzzle is shown on the front. Back: The back of the box is a generic Buffalo Games back. Sides:Read more

POTM Review: “A Christmas Greeting” by Charles Wysocki, Buffalo Games 9/10

Publisher: Buffalo Games (US), published 2017 Size: 1000 pieces  Title:  “A Christmas Greeting”  Finished size: 26.75″ x 19.75″ OUR RATING: 9/10 Puzzle of the Month: November 2017 This is the Puzzle Warehouse “PUZZLE OF THE MONTH” for November 2017. So if you are in the POTM club (click here to check it out), you will be getting this selection with no effort required on your part. For those who want to order the puzzle, you can direct order it here. Box Quality:Read more

Review: “Waterfall Valley” by Charles Wysocki, Buffalo Games – 9/10

Publisher: Buffalo Games (US), published 2016 Size: 500 pieces  Title:  “Waterfall Valley” by Charles Wysocki Finished size: 21.25″ x 15″ OUR RATING: 9/10 Check out the end of this review for more of my favorite Charlies Wysocki puzzles on Puzzle Warehouse right now! Box Quality:  (9/10) The Buffalo Games boxes are very sturdy and have nice packaging design. The box is small at 8″ x 8″, but it comes with a poster inside so you don’t need to depend on the image on theRead more

Review: “Melodrama in the Mist” by Charles Wysocki, Buffalo Games – 9.25/10

Publisher: Buffalo Games (US), published 2016 Title:  “Melodrama in the Mist” by Charles Wysocki, Buffalo Games, 1000 pieces  Finished size: 26.75″ x 19.75″ OUR RATING: 9.25/10 Box Quality:  (9/10) The Buffalo Games boxes are very sturdy and have nice packaging design. The box is small at 8″ x 8″, but it comes with a poster inside so you don’t need to depend on the image on the box lid. The front, which you can see above, has the Charles Wysocki logo, and the Buffalo Games logo.Read more

Review: “Small Town Christmas” by Charles Wysocki, Buffalo Games – 9.5/10

“Small Town Christmas” is a gorgeous Americana Christmas puzzle from artist Charles Wysocki and Buffalo Games. It’s a good moderate challenge that took me three sessions to complete. No one area is difficult, but there’s a lot of detail throughout. The palette of bright colors against the snow and blue sky is very cheerful. I particularly liked the red ribbon around the tree, the fir tree lit with candles, and the birdhouses in the sky. There’s so much fun detail to examine in this image as you assemble the puzzle. The Buffalo Games quality is very good with grid cut pieces and a nice box that comes with a poster. Recommended to all fans of Christmas puzzles.Read more

Review: “Whistle Stop Christmas” by Charles Wysocki — Buffalo Games 9.25/10

“Whistle Stop Christmas” is a sweet holiday puzzle from artist Charles Wysocki and Buffalo Games. It’s an easy puzzle to assemble with 500 pieces and strong color and detail that makes it clear where each piece goes. I love the theme of people arriving home for Christmas. As you assemble the puzzle, you’ll smile at the happiness on all the individual faces. The unique costumes and expressions are delightful. I partricularly liked the orange sky on the horizon, the red train station with all the windows, bows, and detailing, and the wintery “white Christmas” snow. The Buffalo Games quality is very good with grid cut pieces and a nice box that comes with a poster. Recommended to all fans of Christmas puzzles.Read more

Review: “Trick or Treat Hotel” by Charles Wysocki, Buffalo Games – 9.25/10

I love this 500 piece Halloween puzzle from Charles Wysocki and Buffalo Games. The artwork has a wry, adult tone reminiscent of Edward Gorey. The scene is populated by strange creatures, pumpkins, cobwebs, and tongue-in-cheek signs like “Rooms to Ferment” and the “Pithias Bloodlust Wrinkledeath” motto on the hearse. The puzzle is mostly easy but the forest behind the mansion has a random pattern which offers a little more challenge and makes the puzzle overall more satisfying to complete. The Buffalo Games quality is quite good. The pieces feel thick and are pleasant to work with. It comes with a poster in the box so you have a larger image to work with. There is some glare off the glossy surface under strong overhead lights. This puzzle is a real treat. Highly recommended!Read more

Review: “Proud Lil’ Angler” by Charles Wysocki, Buffalo Games – 8.5/10

This is a stunningly pretty and easy to assemble puzzle, ideal for those who prefer something less challenging than a standard 1000 piece puzzle. The Charles Wysocki image has beautiful colors and loads of fun details. The large pieces are easy to handle and have a nice, satisfying interlock. There’s never any confusion about whether a piece fits or not. The colors and patterns in the image make for clear-cut smaller areas to assemble. Overall, this is a relaxing puzzle that is ideal for seniors, kids, and family time.Read more

Review: “Lost in the Woodies” by Charles Wysocki, Buffalo Games – 9/10

Publisher: Buffalo Games (US), published 2016 Title:  “Lost in the Woodies” by Charles Wysocki, Buffalo Games, 1000 pieces  Finished size: 19.75″ x 26.75″ OUR RATING: 9/10 BUFFALO GAMES WEEK: From June 15-June 30, 2016, Puzzle Warehouse is holding a special promotion with Buffalo Games. All Buffalo Games puzzles will be 30% off! That’s a really deep discount, so stock up while you can. Here at Jigsaw Junkies, we’ll be featuring Buffalo Games this week with two reviews and a feature on theRead more

New Puzzles: May 2016

  NEW PUZZLE ANNOUNCEMENTS: MAY 2016   Buffalo Games continues to release plentiful new puzzles throughout the year!  Here are their latest. CHARLES WYSOCKI – AMERICANA Four new Wysocki releases provide something for everyone. There are two new 1000 piece puzzles, a new 300, and a new cat puzzle at 750!    JOSEPHINE WALLS – FANTASY I was excited when Buffalo announced they were making new Josephine Walls puzzles. This fantasy artist has been published many times over the yearsRead more

Buffalo Games: New Puzzles Feb 2016

Buffalo Games has been releasing so many great puzzles! I really love the brand too. There are most new ones up on their site. “A Peach of a Day” by Charles Wysocki, 300 pieces Buffalo makes Wysocki puzzles in various sizes. Usually when they release one in 300 pieces I’m bummed because I don’t normally buy anything below 500. It just goes so fast it’s not worth it. I absolutely love this ‘view out the window’ image, so I hopeRead more

Buffalo Games: New Puzzles 2016

Buffalo Games releases puzzles throughout the year, so I will update this page as more are added.  I’ve pulled out my favorites to feature here, but you can see all their new puzzles on their website. “A Peach of a Day” by Charles Wysocki, 300 pieces Buffalo makes Wysocki puzzles in various sizes. Usually when they release one in 300 pieces I’m bummed because I don’t normally buy anything below 500. It just goes so fast it’s not worth it.Read more