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Thrift Treasure: My Word! Card Game

Thrift Treasure: My Word! Card Game

At our Goodwill they have games in two areas. An entire shelving rack at the end of an aisle hosts most of the board games, jigsaw puzzles and science kits. That’s where we usually find a title or two that we need to add to our collec ...
Joraku Board Game Overview

Joraku Board Game Overview

Have you ever noticed that Scott tends to go in phases? While his favorite games fall into a few categories including abstract games and anything from Stefan Feld or Reiner Knizia, he likes to find similar types of games and play them withi ...
Thrift Treasure: Loot Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Loot Card Game

There has been no lack of games about pirates. We’ve covered quite a few of them over the past few years, including El Capitan, World of Yo-Ho and Piratoons. There have been so many that we even dedicated a full article about pirate-t ...
Thrift Treasure: Great Wall of China

Thrift Treasure: Great Wall of China

If you were paying attention last Sunday, you’ll recall that I mentioned that thrift stores aren’t the only place we find good deals on used board games. Our local game store hosts an annual used game sale on the weekend before ...
Thrift Treasure: Battle Line

Thrift Treasure: Battle Line

If you’re into board games like we are, you probably have a favorite game store that you frequent. In our metro area there are a couple, but none within what I would consider a short drive. One is in a mall on the other side of the ri ...
Brains: Schatzkarte Puzzle Game Overview

Brains: Schatzkarte Puzzle Game Overview

Over the past few years there have been a number of times that I’ve wanted to play a board game when no one else was around. Growing up I was a huge fan of solitaire in all its variations, so it should come as no surprise that a good ...
High Society Card Game Overview

High Society Card Game Overview

It’s funny how coincidences work. Well, not so much “work” as the feeling it provides when it happens. Case in point – just last week we found a game at thrift by noted designer, Reiner Knizia. Callisto is an abstrac ...
Thrift Treasure: Callisto

Thrift Treasure: Callisto

Usually when we look for games at our thrift stores, we’re hunting for the latest version. Many games go through changes from issue to issue as rules are tweaked, players’ tastes change or additional features are added. Having t ...
Sakura Board Game Overview

Sakura Board Game Overview

If you’re like us and play board games regularly, you know that there is a big difference between games that last 20 minutes and those that take a couple hours to complete. We enjoy both and do what most others do – play a coupl ...