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Thrift Treasure: ZOOB – The Game

Thrift Treasure: ZOOB – The Game

If you ask my daughters what their favorite type of board game is, they’ll tell you anything requiring speed or dexterity. This week we found a game by University Games at a Chicagoland Savers that fit both of these categories – ...
Thrift Treasure: Enchanted Forest

Thrift Treasure: Enchanted Forest

With many of our thrift store finds I’ve been known to just buy them because I liked the dice. Truth be told, I love cool looking game components. Not just dice, it could be fancy marbles, high-quality player tokens or even historical ...
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 ...
Thrift Treasure: Techno Witches

Thrift Treasure: Techno Witches

There’s a game type we haven’t focused on too much at all. It’s not because we don’t like them, it’s more because we don’t have too many in our collection. Generally known as programming games, they requi ...
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: Dixit Journey

Thrift Treasure: Dixit Journey

There are two sides to the thrift hunting we do for games. One is discovering titles that were completely unknown to us. The other is finding a known game at a significant discount. Bonus points if it is in the top 1000 on BoardGameGeek. Th ...
Thrift Treasure: Spinergy

Thrift Treasure: Spinergy

It’s no secret that I love well-designed games. Especially ones that have a modern twist to their look. I’m still in love with Trench, which we showed you this past April. But this week I bring you a thrift store treasure we hap ...