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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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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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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Your State’s Most Searched Backyard Games

What is YOUR favorite Backyard Game?? Empire Today did some research on what is the most searched Backyard Game in each state. Does your favorite backyard game match your state’s preferences?

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Who are the Backyard Buffs?

Our hope is that one day we will be the go-to source for games and outdoor activities for all occasions and times of the year. In a world where we have the capacity to pass hours looking at screens and scroll through feeds, we want to be the source that helps people find activities that draw them outside and interacting with each other. One day we’ll have lists of games and activities for every occasion; night time, winter time, summer time. All the time.

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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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