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Thrift Treasure:  Quits

Thrift Treasure: Quits

I’ve mentioned before my love for well-made games. Not necessarily the game play, but good quality materials and construction techniques. Wooden games rank high on this list – there is something so simple, yet timeless about the ...
Thrift Treasure:  Doodle Dice

Thrift Treasure: Doodle Dice

This year we’ve featured some great games from Jax Ltd. First there was Sequence Dice, one of our first Thrift Treasures. Then we told you about both Kazink! and Polygon. This week brings another great thrift store find from the same ...
Thrift Treasure:  Odd Balls

Thrift Treasure: Odd Balls

In our never-ending search for great games at our local thrift stores we sometimes come across something so unique and never-before-seen we just have to have it. Fortunately it only cost a couple bucks but has already provided hours of ente ...
Thrift Treasure:  Top Spin

Thrift Treasure: Top Spin

In the late 70’s I lived in West Germany. We were stationed there due to my parents working as government-employed civilians. Back then the selection of toys available wasn’t near as vast as today’s offerings, and even wor ...
Thrift Treasure:  Sumoku

Thrift Treasure: Sumoku

I got hooked on Sudoku puzzles when they became all the rage a decade or so ago. From time to time I still play a couple of free apps on my iPad to keep myself sharp. No easy puzzles for me, I go straight to the hard or ‘impossible ...
Thrift Treasure:  Blockade

Thrift Treasure: Blockade

We regularly find games at our local thrift stores that are no longer available at the retail level. Either the game wasn’t good, the publisher went under or it just doesn’t live up to current trends. This week’s Thrift Tr ...
Thrift Treasure:  Relic Raiders

Thrift Treasure: Relic Raiders

Most of the treasures we have demonstrated on SahmReviews are flat and two-dimensional. This week’s Thrift Treasure literally takes board games to a new level by featuring a pop-up playing field. The good people at Goodwill know a uni ...