Two new “What If” puzzles!

For Fall, Ravensburger has released two brand new "What If" puzzles by artist Geoff Tristram.  If you're not familiar with this series, it's similar to Wasgij. The image on the box is NOT the puzzle image. The puzzle image is a 'what if' riff off the box image. You can read our interview with artist... Continue Reading →

Review: “Best of British #12 – The County Park”, Ravensburger, 10/10

  Publisher: Ravensburger (Germany), published Feb 2015 Title:  “Best of British #12: The County Park”, Artist: Geoff Tristram, 1000 pieces  OUR RATING: 10 I love the "Best of British" series because they're both humorous cartoon puzzles and British/Anglophile puzzles at once. And of course, the artwork by Geoff Tristram (see our interview with Geoff here) is always clean,... Continue Reading →

Puzzle Maker Interviews: Geoff Tristram

I'm thrilled to have Geoff Tristram on Jigsaw Junkie today! Geoff is an artist and cartoonist who does a few of my favorite puzzle series. He's the artist behind Ravensburger's "Best of British" series, their "What If?" series, and "Cat-ology", published by Masterpieces. I'll be sharing images of his work throughout this interview. JJ: Please... Continue Reading →

Review: “Cat-Ology: Hemingway” by Masterpieces

Publisher: Masterpieces (US), Released 2014 Title:  “Cat-Ology: Hemingway” by artist Geoffrey Tristram, 1000 pieces OUR RATING: 7/10 This is a bit of a departure from the puzzles I normally do, but I wanted to do another MasterPieces puzzle for my brand comparison--and I love Geoffrey Tristram. He is better known for his cartoony images. He does images... Continue Reading →

Best New Fall Puzzles 2014

There have been a lot of new puzzle releases this summer and fall. So what are some of the most outstanding?  Here are my picks. FALCON -- "Halloween" by Tony Ryan.  I love Halloween puzzles, and there aren't too many good ones out. So I was excited to see this lovely entry to the genre.  It's... Continue Reading →

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