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Thrift Treasure: Architecto Puzzle Game

Thrift Treasure: Architecto Puzzle Game

Some of our favorite single-player games are the puzzles offered by ThinkFun. With challenges that increase in difficulty the longer you play, they are appropriate for nearly every age range. Other companies have offered similar products, b ...
Thrift Treasure: No Thanks! Card Game

Thrift Treasure: No Thanks! Card Game

There’s a couple our age we’ve been playing board games with for well over five years. They can always be counted on having some of the best titles in their game night bag. A couple years ago they pulled out a card game we hadn& ...
Thrift Treasure: Lo Shu Square Puzzle

Thrift Treasure: Lo Shu Square Puzzle

By now you’ve probably become accustomed to our weekly Thrift Treasure series and the wonderful, and sometimes not-so-wonderful, games we bring home. 98% of our thrift purchases are board or card games! The other 2%? Puzzles! While we ...
Thrift Treasure: Quip Qubes Game

Thrift Treasure: Quip Qubes Game

The fourth and final game we found on that lucky day in February is Quip Qubes. I thought I was familiar with all of the Scrabble brand games issued by Selchow & Righter in the 70’s and 80’s, but this one escaped me. It also ...
Thrift Treasure: Golf Mania! Game

Thrift Treasure: Golf Mania! Game

Continuing our story from the past couple of weeks and our great day at Goodwill, Golf Mania! was the third game we picked up. This one in particular caught our eye because of the publisher listed on the box – Fantasy Flight Games. If ...
Thrift Treasure: Toss Your Cookies Game

Thrift Treasure: Toss Your Cookies Game

Last week I showed off a copy of Wok ‘n Roll we found at our Goodwill. It was a particularly good day for us as we found four games in total that were complete and weren’t in our collection. This week we’ve been playing th ...
Thrift Treasure: Wok ‘n Roll Game

Thrift Treasure: Wok ‘n Roll Game

This week was a particularly good week at our Goodwill. On one trip we found four complete games for only 88 cents each! Each and every one of them were titles we had not seen before, and thus needed to add them to our collection. You’ ...
Thrift Treasure: Blokus Trigon

Thrift Treasure: Blokus Trigon

The collection is complete! Well, almost – keep reading and you’ll see what I mean. We’ve been trying to find a copy of each of the versions of Blokus for quite some time now. It began with the original Blokus back in ...
Thrift Treasure: Trango Abstract Game

Thrift Treasure: Trango Abstract Game

If you’re like us, when you think of ThinkFun, you recall single player games with levels which increase in difficulty as you play through them. These are their bread-and-butter and they’re very good at it. But over the years th ...
Thrift Treasure: Five Different Munchkin Games

Thrift Treasure: Five Different Munchkin Games

It isn’t often that we find what one might assume is an entire collection of games at thrift. A few years ago we happened to find two different copies of Qwirkle at the same time. It also happened once when we came across a coupl ...