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Review: Homestretch

Review: HomestretchPublisher: Milton BradleyYear: 1974Tagline: The Zany Steeplechase Game with Springy-Leg Horses how we met This was another from an estate sale full of random vintage games at very nice prices. And you tell me: if you open a box and find plastic racehorses with springy legs, would you turn away? Neither would I. how […]

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: 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 […]

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: deduction

Review: deductionPublisher: IdealYear: 1976Tagline: THE GAME THAT MAKES THINKING FUN! how we met When I can’t remember where I bought a game, I like to try and explain why I would have purchased that particular game. I know that I got deduction at a thrift shop because it still has the $1.99 sticker on it. […]

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