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Thrift Treasure: Quicksand Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Quicksand Board Game

“Now hold on just a second!” is what you’re thinking. “You’ve already told us about a game called Quicksand that you found at thrift in August!” Yes, that is accurate. We were playing a timer-based abstra ...
Thrift Treasure: Tennis Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Tennis Card Game

This week we found a number of games at thrift, but not at our regular haunts. Normally we stop into our Goodwill once a week and our Salvation Army thrift store once every month or two. We fortunately don’t have a lot of competition ...
Thrift Treasure: Split Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Split Card Game

This week, and next week for that matter, our Thrift Treasure series is about a couple games that we bought knowing absolutely nothing about them. Our attraction was solely due to the interesting design variations of standard game component ...
Thrift Treasure: Instant Replay

Thrift Treasure: Instant Replay

Thirty-two years. Years! That’s how long this thrift copy of Instant Replay sat on someone’s closet shelf without being played. Except for some tape on the sides to keep the lid closed, it is in brand new condition. All the way ...
Thrift Treasure: Qubic

Thrift Treasure: Qubic

If you’re a long-time reader of SahmReviews, you probably remember how excited we were to find a 3D Chess board at our local Goodwill three years ago. We had never come across one before that and haven’t seen one since. It’ ...
Thrift Treasure: Bottle Topps Game

Thrift Treasure: Bottle Topps Game

There are times I look at a game and think, “How did the designer come up with this?!”. Some of today’s games are so crazy and different that only a madman could have conceived them. But that’s not the case with this ...
Thrift Treasure: Shakin’ Sorry

Thrift Treasure: Shakin’ Sorry

Before you wonder why we’re wasting your time by talking about a game we all had as kids, rest assured that this isn’t the Sorry! you had. In fact, Shakin’ Sorry closely resembles some of the more modern dice games we see ...
Thrift Treasure: Razzle Word Game

Thrift Treasure: Razzle Word Game

We’ve had this week’s Thrift Treasure sitting on our shelf for quite some time now. Over four years to be exact. The $1.88 Goodwill sticker was still on the box lid when I dusted it off the other day and gave away its age by the ...
Thrift Treasure: Funny Bones

Thrift Treasure: Funny Bones

There are many reasons I buy games. There are a few reasons I don’t, but a lot of times I convince myself to go ahead with the purchase anyhow. This week’s thrift store purchase had nothing to do with value or outstanding game p ...

Thrift Treasure: BattleDome

When shopping at thrift for games, we typically stick to the board or card game kind. Every once in a while we stray from those categories because something catches our eye. We couldn’t resist picking up Crossfire last summer – ...