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Thrift Treasure: Bent Outta Shape Game

Thrift Treasure: Bent Outta Shape Game

This week marks a milestone in our quarantined life. We were able to go out to our local Goodwill and actually found a game for sale we didn’t already own! It’s been at least two months of our thrift stores being closed and I ho ...
Thrift Treasure: Sudden Death

Thrift Treasure: Sudden Death

Those of you that grew up in the 80’s probably remember the game of Surround on your Atari 2600. It was one of the originally released games in 1977 for the new system and whose concept was later copied into the famous cycle racing sc ...
Thrift Treasure: British Square

Thrift Treasure: British Square

It’s been nearly a year since we found a complete 80’s-era abstract game made by Gabriel at Stuff Etc. in Iowa City. Gabriel issued a number of games throughout the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, but when we come acro ...
Thrift Treasure: Chinese Chess

Thrift Treasure: Chinese Chess

We usually have good luck finding games at our local Goodwill stores. And if we’re lucky enough, they haven’t overpriced them. We’ve gotten good at discovering which thrift stores price fairly and which are trying to gouge ...