Idle Remorse

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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 […]

Review: Don’t Tip the Waiter

Review: Don’t Tip the Waiter Publisher: Colorforms Year: 1979 Tagline: Be Careful, Too many Dishes Tip the Waiter. how we met If you thrift on a regular basis, you are probably very familiar with the feast or famine nature of the hobby. I found Don’t Tip the Waiter at thrift in a strange feast situation. […]