November 24, 2019

This glossary is designed for the board gamer new to the hobby who want to expand their vocabulary. It can also serve as a nice refresher for those already in the board game hobby. This list is by no means complete but here are a few of the more common terms that you a...

November 24, 2019

One of the less used services that we offer at the Hobby Corner is how even if we do not have an item in stock we can order it in for you. Need a specific RC part? we can do that. Need a new expansion for your favorite board game? we can do that. Want a Melissa and Dou...

November 17, 2018

We are putting together this gigantic puzzle at the Iowa City Hobby Corner. 32,000 pieces will make up the iconic New York City Skyline. When it is completed, the puzzle will be glued and put up for display on the wall in the Iowa City store.

So if you're a puzzler or y...

May 9, 2017

For the purposes of this article a filler game is defined as a rules light game that plays in 30 minutes or less. These games are meant to be played in rapid succession or as filler between long games. It can sometimes feel under praised or under noticed, but these und...

May 2, 2017

Over spring break I went on a five day cruise with my parents and my younger sister. My family plays games on a regular basis. My sister is willing to play anything. My parents tend to like the quicker rules light games such as Diamonds or party games like Happy Salmon...

April 10, 2017

Long has the world waited for a game of true skill. It took man thousands of years to make it to the point where such a game could be created. Now we lucky few will have the privilege to be the first to play Basher Ball.

You may be asking yourself what is Basher Ball? L...

March 30, 2017

Hello sports fans, welcome to Bloodbowl! 

Bloodbowl is a table top miniature game roughly based on American football in a fantasy setting.  Two players can choose from an assortment of teams including humans, orcs, elves, dwarves, and many more.  Victory is determined b...

March 29, 2017

I got my strikers about a week ago. Just long enough to give them a good try on my short course truck.

               First impressions were a little underwhelming. The tread isn’t that aggressive and it isn’t very deep. They felt good on the rims though....

March 20, 2017

Thousands of years ago Felstad, a city of arcane wonders and magical might unmatched in the world, stood in the north. One night it was lost to man in magically summoned storm that buried it under feet of snow and ice, soon it passed from common knowledge into myth and...

March 7, 2017

Flash Point: Fire Rescue is a cooperative action-economy board game done in the same style as Pandemic. Flash Point starts by randomly placing fires, hazardous materials, and points of interest on the board. The goal is to find the people and get them out of the house...

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