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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: Arch Rival

Review: Arch RivalPublisher: Parker BrothersYear: 1992Tagline: the game of balance… nerves… and suspense how we met I have passed over Arch Rival for years now even though its orange cover calls to me every single time. I had never played it before, and I am usually up for trying a dexterity game. I think the […]

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: Blockhead!

Review: Blockhead! Publisher: Parker BrothersYear: 1975Tagline: Parker Brothers Balancing Skill Game how we met I found Blockhead! on a less-than-memorable stop at a thrift shop. I was happy to find it, because I knew it was a dexterity game that I was interested to try. I feel like Blockhead! is a classic game that many […]

Review: Up for Grabs

Review: Up for GrabsPublisher: MattelYear: 1978Tagline: The frantic family game of frenzied fingers! how we met I found Up For Grabs at one of those thrift shops that have a 50% off sale going on all the time. The tight shot on the family fun from the cover had me wanting to participate in whatever […]

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