Idle Remorse

Month / September 2019

Review: Pom Pom Game

Review: Pom Pom GamePublisher: SearsYear: 1963?Tagline: AGES 3 AND UP how we met Bill and I were popping around the few but mighty thrift options in our town in June, and there was Pom Pom Game. There are plenty of vintage games that don’t resonate with me for whatever reason, and the older they get […]

Review: Lost Treasure

Review: Lost TreasurePublisher: Parker BrothersYear: 1982Tagline: ELECTRONIC DEEP-SEA DIVING GAME how we met Thrifting Minion Josh gave me a copy of Lost Treasure. He found it at thrift one day, and all of the other thrifting minions already had it. Lucky me, again. how it plays Lost Treasure is one of the most interesting vintage […]

Guest Review: Spy Alley

Today’s review is provided by Stef of HappiMess Media! Review: Spy AlleyPublisher: Spy Alley Partners LLPYear: 1992Tagline: The Game of Suspense and Intrigue!  how we met I was on the hunt for some two-person games, since my fiancé, HB, and I are usually on our own when it comes to games. Unfortunately, the thrift store […]

Review: Charge It!

Review: Charge It!Publisher: Western Publishing CompanyYear: 1972Tagline: THE FAMILY CREDIT-CARD GAME how we met I found Charge it! just recently for 50 cents. The cover is cute. I like the 70s colors. I looked Charge It! up on BGG and saw that most of the ratings are above-average and it is full of delightful art, […]

Review: Gargoyles

Review: GargoylesPublisher: Milton BradleyYear: 1994Tagline: WINGED WARRIORS FIGHT A WORLD OF CRIME how we met Bill and I found Gargoyles for $2 in our local town. For some reason, I knew this was a game and recognized it when I saw it. But I have never seen and am wholly unfamiliar with Gargoyles the show. […]