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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 – ...
Thrift Treasure: Boggle Bowl

Thrift Treasure: Boggle Bowl

For all the complaining I’ve done about word games, I seem to forget that one of our family’s favorite games in the 70’s was Boggle. We had both the regular and Big Boggle versions, and I recall playing it as young as eigh ...
Thrift Treasure: Outwit

Thrift Treasure: Outwit

Last Sunday we talked about Risk ‘n’ Roll 2000, a dice game from the late 90’s that we picked up at a Saver’s thrift store on our way back from the Chicago Toy & Game fair. Unfortunately it didn’t score ver ...
Thrift Treasure: Risk ‘n’ Roll 2000

Thrift Treasure: Risk ‘n’ Roll 2000

I hope by now you’ve had time to look through our various Holiday Gift Guides, many of which include games that you should have in your collection. Like us, you probably can’t afford to have every new game that comes out. Hopefu ...