Idle Remorse

Author / jen

Review: Arch Rival

Review: Arch RivalPublisher: Parker BrothersYear: 1992Tagline: the game of balance… nerves… and suspense how we met I have passed over Arch Rival for years now even though its orange cover calls to me every single time. I had never played it before, and I am usually up for trying a dexterity game. I think the […]

Review: Chipmunks superpopomatic 3-D Action Game

Review: Chipmunks superpopomatic 3-D Action GamePublisher: IdealYear: 1984Tagline: Join the Chipmunks and Chipettes in a frantic race to find the lost pirate treasures! how we met We picked this one up this summer at a random thrift shop. Bill remembered it from his youth, and it was only five bucks. Sold. how it plays I […]

Review: Scan

Review: ScanPublisher: Parker BrothersYear: 1970Tagline: SPLIT-SECOND MATCHING GAME how we met I saw Scan one day, and I bought it. Simple as that. Scan is not the type of game that has a loud voice that calls to you from the thrift store shelves. But if you happen to notice Scan and look it up, […]

Review: The Secrets Game

Review: The Secrets GamePublisher: Milton BradleyYear: 1987Tagline: (none) how we met I do not have a clear memory of picking up The Secrets Game (surprise!), so I am pretty sure Bill found it on one of his treks in the thrifting wild. He recalls opening it up and looking at a single card to make […]

Review: Mad Magazine Card Game

Review: Mad Magazine Card GamePublisher: Parker BrothersYear: 1979Tagline: (none) how we met I think Bill brought Mad Magazine Card Game home one day. I have never personally seen it at thrift, only at antique stores, and antique stores are expensive. Our copy looks like it spent at least 20 of its 40 years in direct […]

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