It’s Follow-Up Friday: Celebrity View a Clue edition!

Welcome to Follow-Up Friday! By this time, you know the drill. Follow-Up Friday is a chance for us to revisit the subjects of previous posts and bring the PuzzleNation audience up to speed on all things puzzly. And today, I’m … Continue reading

View a Clue: Crossword Celebrities

Welcome to the second edition of PuzzleNation Blog’s newest feature: the View a Clue game! I’ve selected ten names that commonly show up in crossword grids — some have become crosswordese at this point — and I want to see if … Continue reading

View a Clue: Common Crossword Words!

Welcome to a brand-new feature on PuzzleNation Blog: the View a Clue game! I talk about crosswords a lot here, and rightfully so. Crosswords are the most famous pen-and-paper puzzles in the world, and here at PuzzleNation, you can always … Continue reading

PuzzleNation Reviews: ThinkFun’s Circuit Maze and Clue Master

[Note: I received free copies of these games in exchange for a fair, unbiased review. Due diligence, full disclosure, and all that.] Deduction is one of the most powerful puzzle-solving skills, and honestly, it’s a difficult one to develop. “If … Continue reading

PuzzleNation Product Review: Minecraft Magnetic Travel Puzzle

[Note: I received a free copy of this product in exchange for a fair, unbiased review. Due diligence, full disclosure, and all that.] Minecraft is one of the biggest indie video game success stories of the last twenty years. A … Continue reading

PN Review: Crossword Mysteries: Abracadaver

On March 10th, 2019, Crossword Mysteries: A Puzzle to Die For debuted, introducing the puzzle world (and the mystery world) to crossword editor Tess Harper and detective Logan O’Connor, as the unlikely duo unraveled the murder of an art dealer … Continue reading