Charity Challenge Week 5 Night 2 – Grand Austria Hotel

Charity Challenge Week 5 Night 2 – Grand Austria Hotel

The final week of our charity challenge is now fully in gear!  Thank you all so much for your donations, and support during this campaign.  Rachel and I are thrilled in the interest this year and we appreciate you all following along supporting us.  If you’d like to donate to our campaign in support of Toronto’s Sick Kids Hospital please check out our Extra Life campaign page. A reminder of where we are at in the competition:  We are on…

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Charity Challenge Week 5 Night 1 – Clank!

Charity Challenge Week 5 Night 1 – Clank!

We’ve arrived at last!  The home stretch of our November(ish) Charity Challenge.  Five weeks of board gaming between Rachel and I, every night playing for the household board gaming championship while raising money for Toronto’s Sick Kids hospital.  This is the first time in the competition’s history that we’ve made it to week 5 with the competition still in the balance.  It should be exciting as we’ll be bringing our A-game and best game picks. If you’d like to donate…

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Charity Challenge Week 4 Night 5 – Phase 10

Charity Challenge Week 4 Night 5 – Phase 10

Welcome to the final night of week 4 in our charity challenge.  Before we get started if you’d like to donate or learn more about our campaign check out our campaign page here. Tonight is a strange night in the competition, in order to win the competition we need to win 3 games next week.  That’s it, everything else is noise.  BUT the first game of week five will be decided by the person who loses tonight.  The result is…

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Charity Challenge Week 4 Night 4 – Azul Stained Glass of Sintra

Charity Challenge Week 4 Night 4 – Azul Stained Glass of Sintra

Last night Rachel managed to put away week 4 in a clean sweep but we still have two nights to play this week.  We’ll want to get these nights behind us to get to week 5 and the deciding games of this charity challenge competition.  As ever if you’d like to donate, and we very much appreciate all donations! please visit our campaign page here. The Choice Since Rachel has been kicking my butt this week I get to choose…

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Charity Challenge Week 4 Night 3 – Century Spice Road

Charity Challenge Week 4 Night 3 – Century Spice Road

Night 3 of week 4 and Rachel is poised to take the week in our charity challenge – I’m going to try my best to shut her down.  If you’d like to donate to our campaign please visit our donation page! The Choice Since I need to stop Rachel’s clean sweep of week 4 tonight I have to bring in one of my couples games big guns: Century Spice Road.  We have played Century 8 times, Rachel has won 0…

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Charity Challenge Week 4 Night 2 – Quacks of Quedlinburg

Charity Challenge Week 4 Night 2 – Quacks of Quedlinburg

We’re now super deep into our charity challenge with 9 game nights left to decide who is the household board gaming champion and to raise money for Toronto’s Sick Kids hospital!  If you’d like to donate to our campaign in support of Toronto’s Sick Kids hospital visit our campaign page. The Choice Night 1 of Week 4 went to Rachel so tonight it’s up to me to pick the game.  I can win the competition this week so I plan…

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Charity Challenge Week 4 Night 1 – Potion Explosion

Charity Challenge Week 4 Night 1 – Potion Explosion

And we’re back!  Sorry for the delay between the end of week 3 and the start of week 4.  Rachel was struck down with a brutal flu and then we were traveling to PAX Unplugged (a board game convention) in Philly.  We’re now back at it and will be finishing off the last ten game days. Before we get too far into the update, a reminder of why we’re here: we’re raising funds and awareness for Toronto’s sick kids hospital. …

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Charity Challenge Week 3 Night 5 – Favelas

Charity Challenge Week 3 Night 5 – Favelas

Time to wrap up Week 3!  Last night saw Rachel lose at Pagoda which handed the week 3 victory over to me.  Tonight we’re playing for pride and to try and gain some ground in the overall game wins-losses tally for the competition. Just a reminder that we are doing this charity challenge to raise funds and awareness for Toronto’s Sick Kids Hospital.  If you’re interested in donating or learning more please visit our campaign page. The Choice Tonight is…

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Charity Challenge Week 3 Night 4 – Pagoda

Charity Challenge Week 3 Night 4 – Pagoda

Week 3 is heating up as I’ve got Rachel against the ropes, sitting at 2-1, very close to the win for the week.  I also get to pick the game tonight so I’m going to do my level best to go for the win!  Just a reminder that this challenge is all to raise money for Toronto’s Sick Kids Hospital.  If you would like to donate please visit our campaign page! The Choice I get to pick the game tonight…

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Charity Challenge Week 3 Night 3- 7 Wonders Duel

Charity Challenge Week 3 Night 3- 7 Wonders Duel

Week 3 is currently sitting at 2-0 for me and Rachel has had two strong game picks go against her this week.  It really feels like I’ve maybe turned this around, for the first time in a long time in the competition (going back beyond this year!). Just a reminder of why we are here – Rachel and I are doing a month long board game challenge to raise funds and awareness for Toronto’s Sick Kids hospital.  We’ve got a…

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