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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Charity Challenge Week 3 Night 2 – Lost Cities

Charity Challenge Week 3 Night 2 – Lost Cities

Welcome back to our charity challenge, we are now in week 3 and getting to the business end of the competition.  Updates will come in spurts over this week, we are traveling quite a bit, still playing our games, but my documentation of the competition might lag a bit! The point of this challenge is to raise money and awareness for Toronto’s Sick Kids hospital.  If you’re interested in donating or learning more please visit our Extra Life donation page….

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Charity Challenge Week 3 Night 1 – Cottage Garden

Charity Challenge Week 3 Night 1 – Cottage Garden

We’ve reached the start of week 3 of Rachel and my charity challenge.  Every night this month we are playing board games raising money and awareness for Toronto’s sick kids hospital.  So far we’ve raised $75 of our $500 goal.  If you’d like to donate or learn more please visit our  campaign donation page. Let’s recap where we are in the competition.  The competition is based on weekly wins.  There’s 5 weeks in the competition and each week is a…

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Charity Challenge Week 2 Night 5 – Crokinole

Charity Challenge Week 2 Night 5 – Crokinole

Week 2 has come down to Night 5 – you can cut the tension with a knife in the house, we both want this week win very badly.  If Rachel wins she’s starting to put some real day light between us in the competition and well on her way to putting her name on the trophy for this year, and if I win we’ve got ourselves a competition again. Outside of household bragging rights we’re doing all of this to…

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Charity Challenge Week 2 Night 4 – Qwirkle

Charity Challenge Week 2 Night 4 – Qwirkle

Welcome back to Rachel and Ryan’s charity board game challenge!  Thank you everyone who has donated to support our campaign so far, we’ve raised $75 of our $500 goal.  We appreciate all the donations, and support on social media as we work to raise awareness and funds for Toronto’s Sick Kids Hospital!  If you’d like to donate or learn more check our campaign page. Rachel and I have both agree that winning week 2 of the competition is very important…

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Charity Challenge Week 2 Night 3 – Istanbul Dice Game

Charity Challenge Week 2 Night 3 – Istanbul Dice Game

We’ve reached the half way mark of week 2!  Rachel pulled off an incredible win in Fugitive last night to bring the week to a 1-1 tie, but I intend to bring it this week.  If you’re interested in donating to our Extra Life campaign please visit our campaign page to donate or learn more about our efforts to raise money for Toronto’s sick kids hospital! Let’s break this tie! The Choice We’ve had a busy few days so tonight…

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Charity Challenge Week 2 Night 2 – Fugitive

Charity Challenge Week 2 Night 2 – Fugitive

Welcome back!  Night 2 of Week 2 finds us tied up 3-3 and with me in the lead for the first time in this year’s competition.  If you’d like to donate to our charity drive, please visit our Extra Life page for donation details.  Thank you all for your support. The Choice Since I got the week off to a start with a win during our Patchwork showdown Rachel gets to pick the game tonight.  Her approach tonight?  “This doesn’t…

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