Articles About Goodwill

Thrift Treasure: Out of Sight Game

Thrift Treasure: Out of Sight Game

By the time this article is published, Goodwill stores across our state will have opened. I can almost guarantee I haven’t taken the risk of shopping in the crowds that will no doubt be there the first few days. Our Goodwill didn̵ ...
Thrift Treasure: Mission Command Sea Game

Thrift Treasure: Mission Command Sea Game

I’m always excited to find war-style board games at thrift. Growing up, other than Battleship, the only games my parents bought were party games, drawing games or word games. I longed for good strategy games and regularly put them on ...
Thrift Treasure: Tic Tac Chec Game

Thrift Treasure: Tic Tac Chec Game

This week’s Thrift Treasure is Tic Tac Chec. It’s a game I wasn’t familiar with, but after a little research it seems it has a loyal following. The analog versions were first published in 1995 and the publisher has updated ...
Thrift Treasure: Subtrax Puzzle Game

Thrift Treasure: Subtrax Puzzle Game

I remember having a copy of Peg Solitaire in our house when I was a young child. You probably did too. It’s the game where pegs are put into a grid and you jump them back and forth trying to get down to just one. Some versions had a s ...
Thrift Treasure: Space Dash Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Space Dash Card Game

We occasionally find deals on board and card games at Kohl’s. Usually while they’re resetting their store for a new shopping season. It can be a great way to save a lot of money on a game you’ve been wanting, especially if ...
Thrift Treasure: LINQ Word Guessing Game

Thrift Treasure: LINQ Word Guessing Game

It seems like there are a lot of games today that have the active player giving one-word clues in order for others to try and guess what they’re thinking or describing. Just One by Repos Productions is an amazing example (and 201 ...
Thrift Treasure: Round Puzzles

Thrift Treasure: Round Puzzles

I’m sure Nicole’s mentioned it before, but I’ll rehash it in case you’ve missed her comments. From a young age she has always has a fascination with jigsaw puzzles. Every year she would receive a couple at Christmas ...
Thrift Treasure: Noble Celts Chess

Thrift Treasure: Noble Celts Chess

All of our thrift stores are closed due to COVID-19. Fortunately we found a LOT of games and puzzles before the shutdown thanks to people who began their spring cleaning early. Jigsaw puzzles are a hot commodity right now and we’ve le ...
Thrift Treasure: Architecto Puzzle Game

Thrift Treasure: Architecto Puzzle Game

Some of our favorite single-player games are the puzzles offered by ThinkFun. With challenges that increase in difficulty the longer you play, they are appropriate for nearly every age range. Other companies have offered similar products, b ...
Thrift Treasure: Lo Shu Square Puzzle

Thrift Treasure: Lo Shu Square Puzzle

By now you’ve probably become accustomed to our weekly Thrift Treasure series and the wonderful, and sometimes not-so-wonderful, games we bring home. 98% of our thrift purchases are board or card games! The other 2%? Puzzles! While we ...