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Thrift Treasure: Shake Up Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Shake Up Board Game

It’s been a very long time since we’ve found a game by Jax at thrift that we didn’t already own. We’re huge fans of the original Sequence game and have since invested in both Sequence Dice and Kazink, a Sequence-like ...
Thrift Treasure: Poker’s Wild

Thrift Treasure: Poker’s Wild

If there’s one thing that catches our eye on a game box, it’s the slogan “from the maker’s of Sequence“. Sequence was one of the first games we started playing as a family nearly a decade ago. We would also hos ...
Thrift Treasure: The Game of Chips

Thrift Treasure: The Game of Chips

It’s once again been quite some time since we’ve found anything new to us by Jax Games at our local thrift stores. A few years ago it seemed like every time we turned around we were finding something we didn’t already own. ...
Thrift Treasure: Triple Four

Thrift Treasure: Triple Four

It’s been quite some time since we’ve found anything new to us by Jax Games at our local thrift stores. We’ve seen some we would have like to have picked up, but upon doing a pre-purchase inventory check would find at leas ...
Thrift Treasure: Takeaway

Thrift Treasure: Takeaway

Last year some of our favorite family games came from one company, Jax. We played some new ones like Link-O and Polygon, and found others for our Thrift Treasure series at our local Goodwill. In fact, Doodle Dice became one of our Top 10 fa ...
Top 10 Board Games of 2014

Top 10 Board Games of 2014

We’ve been very fortunate in 2014 to be able to bring you a wide variety of “offline games” to consider for your holiday and birthday purchases. We firmly believe that a good board game is essential in the development of a ...
Round and Round with Link-O

Round and Round with Link-O

Every household in America probably has a set of dominoes in their house. Either a set handed down or received as a gift at some point. Maybe you’re one of the (un)lucky ones to have a treasured Dora the Explorer set! Either way, I ...
Thrift Treasure:  Doodle Dice

Thrift Treasure: Doodle Dice

This year we’ve featured some great games from Jax Ltd. First there was Sequence Dice, one of our first Thrift Treasures. Then we told you about both Kazink! and Polygon. This week brings another great thrift store find from the same ...
Polygon Will Put a Hex on You (Get it?)

Polygon Will Put a Hex on You (Get it?)

When a game bills itself as “The First of its Kind Strategy Game”, it is a pretty bold statement. I mean board games have been around for a couple thousand years at least, so it is hard to imagine a game that hasn’t been t ...
A 3D Take on a Familiar Game

A 3D Take on a Familiar Game

We’ve recently told you about one of our all-time favorite party games, Sequence, when we found its alter-ego, Sequence Dice at our local Goodwill. Here it is a month later and it is still a favorite with the kids, so when Jax (the ma ...