Idle Remorse

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Review: The Secret Door

Review: The Secret DoorPublisher: Family PastimesYear: 1991Players: 1 to 8Tagline: A CO-OPERATIVE MYSTERY GAME ™ how we met Bill picked up The Secret Door for me at the Kane County Toy Show <3. I love a 90s game, and this one had pretty decent reviews – which is not always the case when I buy […]

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: Whoowasit?

Review: Whoowasit? Publisher: Ravensburger Year: 2007 Tagline: Reveal the secrets of the speaking animals and find the thief! how we met Whoowasit? caught my eye amongst the rest of the thrift games with its Harry Potter-looking font. It was clearly a children’s game, but I love a good deduction game, and it was electronic! I […]

Review: Whosit?

Review: Whosit? Publisher: Parker Brothers Year: 1976 Tagline: The star-studded guessing game by Parker Brothers how we met I found Whosit? only last weekend at a thrift shop near Milwaukee. It was such a good stop – the kind Bill hates and I love. I only bought games for play, and we didn’t find any […]

Review: The Babysitters Club Mystery Game

Review: The Babysitters Club Mystery Game Publisher: Milton Bradley Year: 1992 Tagline: Create Your Own Mystery Story as You Uncover the Clues! how we met Similar to the last review, I met this game at the Chicago Toy Show in spring 2017. We were introduced by a sensible man who understood the value of the […]