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Thrift Treasure: Hands Down Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Hands Down Card Game

It warms our hearts whenever we find a thrift game which has been well-loved. This means not only is it still in good (or great) condition, but you can also plainly see it was played a lot. The combination of a well-used game along with car ...
Thrift Treasure: Double Trouble Game

Thrift Treasure: Double Trouble Game

Thrift stores are full of vintage roll-and-move games like Monopoly, Backgammon and Chutes and Ladders. Unless I’m looking for game parts to use in other prototypes, we typically leave these treasures for someone else to enjoy. This w ...
Thrift Treasure: Pathfinder Abstract Game

Thrift Treasure: Pathfinder Abstract Game

When I think of a game named “Pathfinder”, my first thought is the popular role-playing game by Paizo. In our area it is preferred over Dungeons & Dragons when it comes to RPG’s. It even spawned a video game version a ...
Thrift Treasure: Stay Alive Game

Thrift Treasure: Stay Alive Game

It seems lately I’ve been having a lot of luck finding games and puzzles that were a part of my youth. That’s fine with me as it is the reason I started buying these older games in the first place. Sometimes it is to relive my p ...
Thrift Treasure: Battleship: Torpedo Attack

Thrift Treasure: Battleship: Torpedo Attack

There have been several games which we have enjoyed finding variations created to capitalize on the success of the original. Scrabble probably spawned the most as we’ve found Scrabble Up, Scrabble Overturn, Scrabble Word Rummy and mor ...
Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Up Word Game

Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Up Word Game

Last week we finally broke a streak of being able to find games licensed in the Scrabble world. Scrabble Overturn was unique in that instead of using tiles, it employed cylinders with colored letters that could be stolen by an opponent. Sco ...
Thrift Treasure: Dead Stop! Game

Thrift Treasure: Dead Stop! Game

It’s gotten to the point that when we visit a thrift store, we can stand back and look at the shelves of games and almost immediately know if there’s something there we don’t have or need. Our eyes gloss over the multiple ...
Thrift Treasure: Battleship Command

Thrift Treasure: Battleship Command

There have been a lot of games issued under the Battleship name. At least a dozen or two according to BoardGameGeek. Oddly, other than the original version, we don’t find too many of the variations at thrift. Maybe it’s because ...
Thrift Treasure: Hang in There! Game

Thrift Treasure: Hang in There! Game

With so many pieces, we were very excited to find this copy of Hang in There! at our Goodwill for only a couple bucks. Just one missing part would make the entire game unplayable. So why did it get donated? Maybe the family’s kids had ...
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 ...