REVIEW: A Bend in the Road by Al Agnew, Sunsout – 8.5/10

Publisher: Sunsout (US), currently in print as of Sept 2018 Title:  “A Bend in the Road” by Al Agnew, 1000 pieces  Finished size: 20″ x 27 OUR RATING: 8.5/10 October is nearly upon us, so it’s time to indulge in those lovely Fall puzzles. The leaves may not be turning yet where you live, but you can get a dose of color with puzzles like this one. SEE MY RECENT LIST OF TOP FALL PUZZLES HERE. Box Quality:  (7/10) The Sunsout boxes areRead more

Review: “Brewery” by Francois Ruyer, Piatnik – 8.5/10

Publisher: Piatnik (Austria), published 2017 (currently in print)  Title:  Brewery” by Francois Ruyer, 1000 pieces  Finished size: 26.5″ x  17.4″ OUR RATING: 8.5/10 LAST FEW DAYS FOR PIATNIK SALE! The Piatnik buy-2-get-1-free sale ends on June 6th. This week I’m featuring a Piatnik cartoon puzzle by artist Francois Ruyer. View all current Ruyer puzzles in stock at Puzzle Warehouse You can also view my previous Ruyer/Piatnik reviews: The Story of Wine or Christmas Chaos  “BREWERY” by Francois Ruyer REVIEW Box Quality:  (8/10) The Piatnik boxes are standardRead more

Review: “Inspirations of Spring” by Chuck Pinson, Buffalo Games 8.75/10

Publisher: Buffalo Games (US) Size: 1000 pieces  Title:  “Inspirations of Spring”  Finished size: 26.75″ x 19.75″ OUR RATING: 8.75/10 For more Chuck Pinson puzzles, scroll down to the end of this review. Box Quality:  (9/10) 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 “Escapes” series logo and the Buffalo Games logo. The name of the puzzle and artist name is shown onRead more

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: “Eiffel Tower”, Ravensburger 9/10

Publisher: Ravensburger, 2015 Title:  “Eiffel Tower”, art by Ravensburger, 960 pieces  Finished size: 41.5″ x 30″ OUR RATING: 9/10 Puzzle of the Month: January 2018 You’re in for a treat with January’s puzzle of the month. This shaped Ravensburger puzzle is a fun and challenging start to the new year. 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 toRead more

POTM Review: “Santa’s Big Night” by RJ McDonald, White Mountain 9/10

Publisher: White Mountain (US), published 2013) Title:  “Santa’s Big Night” by RJ McDonald, 1000 pieces pieces Finished size: 24″ x 30″ (1000 pieces) OUR RATING: 9/10 Puzzle of the Month: December 2017 This fun Christmas puzzle is the Puzzle Warehouse “PUZZLE OF THE MONTH” for December 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 canRead more

Review: “Santa’s List” by Randy Wollenmann, Vermont Christmas Company 8.75/10

Publisher: Vermont Christmas Company (US), published 2014 Title:  “Santa’s List” by Randy Wollenmann, 1000 pieces Finished size: 30″ x 24″ OUR RATING: 8.75/10 You say it’s not even Thanksgiving? Psah! I was in the mood for a Christmas puzzle this week, so why not? I decided to do a Randy Wollenmann from Vermont Christmas Company. I’ve become a big fan of Randy Wollenmann puzzles and it’s astonishing how many great ones he has out now with VCC. See the end of thisRead 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: Halloween Barn Dance by Randy Wollenmann, Vermont Christmas Company 9.25/10

Publisher: Vermont Christmas Company (US), published 2017 Title:  “Halloween Barn Dance” by Randy Wollenmann, 1000 pieces Finished size: 30″ x 24″ OUR RATING: 9.25/10 Last week I posted my “Top 13 for Halloween list”. At the top of my list was this puzzle, “Halloween Barn Dance”. I’m a fan of Randy Wollenman’s hand-painted holiday scenes, especially his Halloween and Christmas images. Last year I reviewed “Halloween Town” and loved it and this year “Halloween Barn Dance” is a brand new image inRead more

POTM Review: “Kodak: Dream Cottage Retreat”, Lafayette Puzzle Company – 8.25/10

Publisher: Lafayette Puzzle Company (US), published 2017 Title:  “Kodak: Dream Cottage Retreat” by Cra-Z-Art, 1000 pieces  Finished size: 19.25″ x 26.625″ OUR RATING: 8.25/10 Puzzle of the Month: October 2017 This is the Puzzle Warehouse “PUZZLE OF THE MONTH” for October 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, there is a linkRead more

Review: “A Stroll Through Central Park, NYC” By Huber Images, Schmidt, 8.25/10

Publisher: Schmidt (Germany), published 2017 Size: 1000 pieces  Title:  “A Stroll Through Central Park, NYC” by Huber Images Finished size: 27.3″ x 19.4″ (693 x 493 mm) OUR RATING: 8.25/10 Are you in the mood for fall? I am! Our fall leaves are not out yet here in Pennsylvania, so I decided to get my fix from this puzzle. Let fall begin! MORE FALL FOLIAGE PUZZLES Check out more fall puzzles currently in stock here. Box Quality:  (8/10) The Schmidt Premium boxesRead more

Review: “Star Wars: Feel the Force”, Buffalo Games 8.75/10

Publisher: Buffalo Games (US), published 2017 Size: 1000 pieces  Title:  “Star Wars: Feel the Force”  Finished size: 26.75″ x 19.75″ OUR RATING: 8.75/10 Puzzle Warehouse is currently having a special event with Buffalo Games from now until 9/15. Buy 2 and get 1 free. This includes a wide selection of Star Wars puzzles. Click below to see all Buffalo Games puzzles.  SEE ALL THE STAR WARS PUZZLES ON SALE AT PUZZLE WAREHOUSE RIGHT NOW In honor of this sale, I thought I’dRead more