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Thrift Treasure: Orient 3-D Chinese Checkers Game

Thrift Treasure: Orient 3-D Chinese Checkers Game

Whenever we shop at thrift for games, a common title we see is Chinese Checkers. It was a favorite of mine when I was younger. Like most of you, the marbles were eventually lost and it became a three player game instead of four, five or six ...
Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Up Word Game

Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Up Word Game

Last week we finally broke a streak of being able to find games licensed in the Scrabble world. Scrabble Overturn was unique in that instead of using tiles, it employed cylinders with colored letters that could be stolen by an opponent. Sco ...
Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Overturn Word Game

Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Overturn Word Game

We used to find a lot of Scrabble games at thrift. They don’t usually sit there long as they are snapped up by clever crafters who use the letter tiles to make all kinds of cool things. When we go to a Goodwill outlet, there are alway ...
Thrift Treasure: Shake Up Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Shake Up Board Game

It’s been a very long time since we’ve found a game by Jax at thrift that we didn’t already own. We’re huge fans of the original Sequence game and have since invested in both Sequence Dice and Kazink, a Sequence-like ...
Thrift Treasure: Push Over Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Push Over Board Game

We picked up Push Over by Parker Brothers some time ago at our Goodwill. Like normal, we opened the game in the store to make sure all of the pieces were present. As I went through the inventory, all of the custom parts appeared present. Th ...
Thrift Treasure: Deduction Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Deduction Board Game

When we spotted this week’s Thrift Treasure on the shelf at our Goodwill, it instantly reminded us other other games we’ve enjoyed. Deduction by Ideal had a visual similarity with both Mastermind, a childhood favorite, and Battl ...
Thrift Treasure: Itinerary Board Game

Thrift Treasure: Itinerary Board Game

Considering the state of the world right now, this week’s Thrift Treasure find is something of a kick in the teeth. Traveling has come to almost a complete halt for the world and I can’t remember the last time I left this state, ...
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: Color Cube Sudoku

Thrift Treasure: Color Cube Sudoku

By now you know that board games are the reason we make regular trips to the thrift stores. We’re always on the hunt for good (and bad) games at discount prices. There are so many different that many we find have never even been writt ...
Thrift Treasure: Skyjo Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Skyjo Card Game

Last week we picked up this copy of Skyjo by Magilano because we had never heard of the game nor the publisher. It also didn’t hurt that while the box had been opened, all of the contents were still in their original wrapping. No inve ...