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Review: Four Sight

Review: Four SightPublisher: Invicta GamesYear: 1975Tagline: a game of the future where success is the power of how we met I found Four Sight at a thrift shop and could not look away. Just look at that stunning cover! I don’t care what’s in it, how many people need to play, what the ratings are. […]

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, […]

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