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 →

Review: “Japanese Garden” by Sunsout, 10/10

Publisher: Sunsout (USA), 2007, 1000 pieces Title:  “Japanese Garden”, Artist: T.C. Chiu OUR RATING: 10/10 This has long been the top-rated Sunsout puzzle on Amazon. I finally got around to putting it together and now I see why! Box Quality: The Sunsout boxes are not my favorite feature of the brand. They're overly large, larger than pretty much any... Continue Reading →

Review: “Apocalypse”, Heye, 10/10

Publisher: Heye (Germany), original pub 2000, reissued 2013 Title:  “Apocalypse”, Artist: Loup, 2000 pieces OUR RATING: 10/10 For my first post-Christmas puzzle, I decided on something a little more challenging, a 2000 piece Heye cartoon puzzle. I've had this one for a number of years and just hadn't tackled it. Time to get started! Box Quality: I'm a... Continue Reading →

Review: Winter’s Majesty by Jumbo, 10/10

Publisher: Jumbo (Netherlands), 1999, 1000 pieces Title:  “Winter's Majesty”, Series: "Silver Collection",  Artist: Karl Bang OUR RATING: 10/10 One of the things I really love about puzzles is the opportunity to find artists I otherwise would never experience. And it's a great way to really see and absorb their artwork because you spend a lot of time with... Continue Reading →

Review: “The Twelve Days of Christmas” by Waddingtons (1994)

Publisher: Waddingtons (UK), Released 1994 Title:  "Twelve Days of Christmas" by artist Anne Graham Johnstone, 1000 pieces OUR RATING:  10/10 This is the very first Waddingtons limited edition Christmas puzzle published in 1994.  The back of the box says the image was commissioned by Waddingtons specifically for this puzzle from illustrator Anne Graham Johnstone. The image contains all the... Continue Reading →

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