Game Review: Chip-Down

Golf lovers, unite! Have to admit, we are not much of die hard golfers. Our new place is actually right next to a golf course and we have had some time to observe the golfing crowd, and ultimately gained a great appreciation for golfers. They are up at sunrise playing the course, mid day, and…

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Game Review: Shaka Ball

First off, I think they have one of the best logos we have seen so far. The sweet shaka gives off a fun, chill vibe. The branding for this game is: “Shaka Ball – Beach Game.” A perfect description in our opinion, because our first thoughts while playing were, “this would be the perfect beach…

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Game Review: Knock ‘Em

Did you invent a game at the age of 14? Well, neither did we. BUT, Jeston did–the creator of Knock ‘Em. We were able to meet up with Jeston and his dad to play Knock ‘Em. He said that what started as a game with some quarters and dice in his room, quickly turned into…

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Backyard Weddings – A Cornhole Op-Ed

Cassidy here. As mentioned in our About post, I’m a photographer. As a photographer who has shot many weddings specifically, I’ve been to my fair share of backyard weddings. With the current climate of things, backyard weddings seem to becoming more and more prevalent… 2020: The year of backyard weddings! (Or something like that…) I’m…

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Game Review: Rollors

Are you looking to turn up the heat at your next neighborhood barbeque or level up the competition at your next outdoor game session with friends? If the answer is yes, you’re ready to add an instant classic to your backyard game repertoire–Rollors. It’s an original game that combines horseshoes and bocce. It puts you…

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Game Review: Kerplunk

Giant Kerplunk—this isn’t a game we purchased, but actually this is a DIY game that we created based on the original Kerplunk game! We wrote a whole post on how to make your own.  As a bit of additional background—you probably should understand the original Kerplunk. It was (I say was because I literally don’t…

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DIY: Kerplunk

Did you ever play Kerplunk as a kid? You know, this game?  Cassidy used to have this game and LOVED it. Hours of trying to see how intricately you could place the sticks, and how long you could last. Merek on the other hand, had only ever seen Ellen’s version of it that she does…

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Game Review: Spikeball

You know what is amazing about Spikeball? It has created its own culture. It is the ultimate backyard/outdoor game—#goals. When us lowly Backyard Buffs have created a game with its own tournament being broadcast on ESPN… that’s when we will know we have made it.  Amazon: $55.99 for the 1-ball Spikeball Set. 3-ball Spikeball Set…

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Black Friday 2019 – Best Deals on Backyard Games

Once again—you didn’t ask for it, but we are delivering. Below are all of the Backyard Games (that we could find) that will be on sale for Black Friday!

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