Review: “Flower Festival” by Diego Rivera, Eurographics – 8.75/10

This gorgeous puzzle by Diego Rivera offers the best of two worlds–it’s a fine art image but it also feels contemporary, colorful, and far from fussy or dull. The bright colors and random cut make assembly interesting. It has enough difficulty to appeal to a true puzzler, but isn’t too hard for a family puzzle night. When you’re done, you’ll have an image worthy of framing. Recommended.Read more

Review & Giveaway: “Royal Canadian Mounted Police” by Eurographics – 8.25/10

Publisher: Eurographics (Canada), 2016 Title:  “Royal Canadian Mounted Police”  1000 pieces, 19 1/4″ x 26 5/8″ Review by Jane OUR RATING: 8.25/10 Giveaway: Eurographics is offering a free copy of this puzzle to a lucky winner! Leave a comment below and on Apr 17, I’ll pick a random winner from the commenters. You must be able to ship to a US or Canadian address to win. NOTE: Please check back to see if you won since I have no way to contact you via theRead more

Eurographics: New Puzzles for 2016

Eurographics is a Canadian puzzle manufacturer who has traditionally made collage-style puzzles but has branched out to a variety of themes.  Their website is updated with lots of lovely new puzzles for 2016. I show my favorites below, but you can see them all here. Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 1000 I love all the spots of red on this one. Looks fun to assemble. Seed Catalogue Collection — Vegetables, Roses, Fruits, and Flowers, 1000 pieces each Car Advertising Collages IfRead more

Puzzle Brand Comparison — Eurographics

This page is part of our Puzzle Brand Comparison. You can find the overview page here. SUMMARY: 63 points Eurographics is a very solid puzzle brand from Canada. They have a not-quite standard grid puzzle cut with a wide variety of piece shapes, nice thick pieces, good boxes, and a large variety of available images. They were dinged a bit for some moderate puzzle dust, glossy piece finish/light glare, and including nothing but the puzzle bag in the box. If you enjoyRead more

Puzzle News Update

There are some bits and pieces of news to share. First, the Nuremberg Toy Fair is this weekend. Unfortunately, yours truly is not there. But there has been a bit of news from it. Heye posted some photos of their booth — Ravensburger announced they’re going to be doing a new 18,000 piece Colin Thompson puzzle. Crazy, huh? I don’t know the release date on this yet. There’s also a 5000 piece Colin Thompson available right now. House of PuzzlesRead more

2015 Puzzles: Eurographics First Look

The Eurographics website hasn’t been updated, but a US puzzle store just put up new Eurographics 2015 puzzles today. You can see all of them here.  I’ll pulled out a few I thought were highlights. “Hometown Heroes: Local Law” by artist Dona Gelsinger, 1000 pieces “Hometown Heroes:Fire and Rescue” by artist Dona Gelsinger, 1000 pieces “US Army: Men of Honor” by artist Dona Gelsinger, 1000 pieces “US Army: Army Strong” by artist Dona Gelsinger, 1000 pieces Eurographics is not just doubling down,Read more