Idle Remorse

Month / May 2019

Review: Hide ‘n’ Thief

Review: Hide ‘n’ ThiefPublisher: WhitmanYear: 1965Tagline: SURPRISE GAME OF HIDE AND SEEK how we met There’s this thrift shop somewhat nearby that is getting a lot of donations from someone getting rid of their entire toy and games collection. Thrifting Minion Josh originally found this shop and sent the rest of us pictures. The poor […]

Review: Judge for Yourself

Review: Judge for YourselfPublisher: PressmanYear: 1998Tagline: The Game of Real Life Courtroom Dramas how we met I found Judge for Yourself only recently at thrift. There are a number of law-themed games, and some of them get really high ratings and love. This one gets mediocre love, but I was looking forward to play. I […]

Review: Blockhead!

Review: Blockhead! Publisher: Parker BrothersYear: 1975Tagline: Parker Brothers Balancing Skill Game how we met I found Blockhead! on a less-than-memorable stop at a thrift shop. I was happy to find it, because I knew it was a dexterity game that I was interested to try. I feel like Blockhead! is a classic game that many […]

Review: Snapshot

Review: SnapshotPublisher: CadacoYear: 1989Tagline: A VERY REVEALING GAME how we met I found Snapshot during a long thrifting day last summer. It was at a thrift shop that we have never returned to and probably never will because the contents of the shop are not very gamely. I don’t remember the exact amount I paid […]

Panic Mode! or, making a game from beginning to end

First, news! I have such happy news about Panic Mode. I worked so hard for so long, and finally the game is actually printed and in my hands. It was on the ocean for awhile, then it was stuck at the port in LA for a bit, then it was on a train to Chicago […]