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Review: The Chicken Grand Slam Baseball Game

Review: The Chicken Grand Slam Baseball GamePublisher: Adco InternationalYear: 1980Tagline: Featuring Antics of the Famous San Diego Chicken how we met I found this weird game at thrift and, even though I could see that it played like Pass the Pigs, for some reason I wanted it. The game is obscure and simple, and it […]

Review: Web of Gold

Review: Web of GoldPublisher: TSR under license from Three Wishes LimitedYear: 1987Tagline: A game of daring adventure in an abandoned gold mine. how we met Web of Gold has what may be my favorite game cover of all time. I knew of Web of Gold as a thing, but the only time I ever saw […]

Review: Rodney Dangerfield’s Game No Respect

Review: [Rodney Dangerfield’s Game] No RespectPublisher: Milton BradleyYear: 1985Tagline: A NERVE-RACKING, NUMBER-STACKING GAME OF SUDDEN DEATH how we met I have seen No Respect on forgotten game lists and vintage game lists and all kinds of lists for a long time. I just assumed that I would find it someday. It’s not all that uncommon […]

Review: Dizzy Dizzy Dinosaur

Review: Dizzy Dizzy DinosaurPublisher: PressmanYear: 1987Tagline: Don’t get caught in the path of this zany dinosaur! Be the first to get your pieces into the cave… and win! how we met Bill found Dizzy Dizzy Dinosaur for $2.99 one afternoon when I was not able to tag along. This game was a great find. A […]

Review: Snapshot

Review: SnapshotPublisher: CadacoYear: 1989Tagline: A VERY REVEALING GAME how we met I found Snapshot during a long thrifting day last summer. It was at a thrift shop that we have never returned to and probably never will because the contents of the shop are not very gamely. I don’t remember the exact amount I paid […]

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