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Review: the Game of cat & mouse

Review: the Game of cat & mousePublisher: Parker BrothersYear: 1964Tagline: AGES 4-10 how we met This one was an estate sale pickup. It was a magical sale that I was not at myself but was using photos to direct purchases via text. Prices were awesome, selection was awesome. And few things get my friends excited […]

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: The Great Escape

Review: The Great EscapePublisher: IdealYear: 1967Tagline: A CAPTIVATING GAME how we met I found The Great Escape recently at thrift. I picked it up because it’s a giant box and made by Ideal, so it was probably going to be great. When I realized that the happy kiddos on the cover are handcuffed to the […]

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: Kaboom

Review: KaboomPublisher: IdealYear: 1965Tagline: Balloon Busting Game how we met I am such a sucker for Ideal games. The bigger the box, the better. And here’s how far this addiction goes: I frequently purchase more than one copy because most times they don’t even work. I found my first copy of Kaboom at a thrift […]

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