Articles by Aaron Widmar

Book Review: “How to Build Brick Cars” by Peter Blackert

Book Review: “How to Build Brick Cars” by Peter Blackert

    The LEGO® Company has released many official replicas of popular vehicles,…

Race to the Finish! Review of ‘Pit Crew: A Geoff Engelstein Game’

Race to the Finish! Review of ‘Pit Crew: A Geoff Engelstein Game’

    There are many board games and card games out there that…

A Fan’s Review of “Red Green Talks Cars: A Love Story”

A Fan’s Review of “Red Green Talks Cars: A Love Story”

    Thanks to my father—and late-night PBS programming—I was introduced at a…

How to Act Cool While Dropping Your Kids Off at School

How to Act Cool While Dropping Your Kids Off at School

Since the invention of the wheel, families around the world have been…

Review of Mayfair Games’ Automobile: A Historical Manufacturing Simulation by Martin Wallace

Review of Mayfair Games’ Automobile: A Historical Manufacturing Simulation by Martin Wallace

    The automotive history has a rich, fascinating history led by…

Top 10 Racing Video Games with the Best Soundtracks

Top 10 Racing Video Games with the Best Soundtracks

Your pulse is rushing; your brow is sweating; your grip tightens around…

R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps: The Haunted Car — Book Review

R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps: The Haunted Car — Book Review

    As much as people love cars, we also possess an…

6 Classic Halloween Movie Monsters Re-imagined as Cars

6 Classic Halloween Movie Monsters Re-imagined as Cars

The autumn season brings cooler temperatures and changing leaves–as well as frightening…

Review of Wolfgang Kramer’s Downforce: The Game of High Stakes Speed

Review of Wolfgang Kramer’s Downforce: The Game of High Stakes Speed

    Nothing brings the family together on a Sunday afternoon like…

Review of Rob Cramer’s ‘Turbo Drift’ Micro Card Game

Review of Rob Cramer’s ‘Turbo Drift’ Micro Card Game

    For as many automotive racing board and card games have…

MECO Car Trunk Organizer: A Review of the Handy, Collapsible Auto Storage Tote

MECO Car Trunk Organizer: A Review of the Handy, Collapsible Auto Storage Tote

    When you have the inclination or need to clean quickly…

Classic Car Cinema: ‘Tucker: The Man and His Dream’ Is Still Applicable Today

Classic Car Cinema: ‘Tucker: The Man and His Dream’ Is Still Applicable Today

Over the years, the automotive industry has seen its share of independent…

Before Retro Was in Fashion: An Exaltation of the 1991 Nissan Figaro

Before Retro Was in Fashion: An Exaltation of the 1991 Nissan Figaro

Everyone has a classic car style they love. While most American gearheads…

10 Great Foreign Films for Cinephiles Who Love Cars

10 Great Foreign Films for Cinephiles Who Love Cars

It’s not surprising that American audiences think our domestic cinema has a…

Relive Automotive History in ‘The Last of the Independents’ Board Game [Review]

Relive Automotive History in ‘The Last of the Independents’ Board Game [Review]

    Having grown up in–and still residing in–the Rust Belt and…

A Gearhead’s Review of “Power Battle Watch Car” Animated Show

A Gearhead’s Review of “Power Battle Watch Car” Animated Show

    As someone who grew up watching Pokemon, MegaMan NT Warrior,…

Review of “The Art of the Classic Sports Car” by Codling/Mann

Review of “The Art of the Classic Sports Car” by Codling/Mann

    The term “sports car” has been criminally overused in today’s…

Review of Detroit-Cleveland Grand Prix: Kramer’s Inventive Racing Board Game

Review of Detroit-Cleveland Grand Prix: Kramer’s Inventive Racing Board Game

    The market is full of automotive racing board games, but…

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