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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The Backyard Buffs Christmas List 2019

Maybe you are still trying to figure out what to ask the big man at the North Pole for. Or maybe you’re looking for something other than a re-gifted pair of socks for your brother-in-law. Here are some ideas we’ve compiled from some of our favorite games we reviewed in the past, and some games that we are excited to review in the future… Now presenting: Backyard Buffs 2019 Christmas List (games we guarantee your brother-in-law would like more than a pair of socks).

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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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DIY: Candy Cone Ring Toss

Halloween themed DIY—Candy Cone Ring Toss. Don’t go cheap on the spray paint like we did, or else you have got yourself a “Pinterest Fail”… see our photos for proof!

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Game Review: Glow in the Dark Bocce Ball

Bocce has been around since 5,200 BC but didn’t become popular until the Romans made it a recognized sport in 600 BC, but you didn’t come here for a history lesson. On a sidenote: current Olympic officials are considering making bocce an olympic sport. So, you could one day be an Olympian if you practice…

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Game Review: Kubb

People love it at every party, and it’s quick and easy to set up at parks for bbq’s, camping, etc. Great game for Junior High – Athletic Seniors. 🙂

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