Articles About Milton Bradley

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 ...
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: Jitters Word Game

Thrift Treasure: Jitters Word Game

It’s been a while since we’ve found a unique word game at thrift, but this week was our lucky week. I believe the last one we found worthy of purchasing was last Spring when we bought Scrabble Word Rummy at our local Goodwill. Y ...
Thrift Treasure: Knockout

Thrift Treasure: Knockout

This week’s Thrift Treasure find was a game that I always wanted but never purchased. The commercials began running in the early 90’s and being a recent college grad, I didn’t have the extra funds to splurge on toys and ga ...
Thrift Treasure: Screaming Eagles

Thrift Treasure: Screaming Eagles

Although I was super excited to find a copy of Zaxxon at the Quad City Symphony’s annual Second Fiddle Tag Sale, I was even more elated to score a nearly-new example of Milton Bradley’s Screaming Eagles board game. I remember se ...
Thrift Treasure: Zaxxon

Thrift Treasure: Zaxxon

When I spotted this copy of Zaxxon at the Quad City Symphony’s annual Second Fiddle Tag Sale, I couldn’t get it into my hands quickly enough. It went into the pile with Rummy 21, Noteability and Tennis along with a cou ...
Thrift Treasure: Ea$y Money

Thrift Treasure: Ea$y Money

You might think our thrift stores are somehow magically filled with good board games. That certainly isn’t the case. We have to slog through multiple copies of Trivial Pursuit, Scene It and Mall Madness to find what we consider intere ...