Idle Remorse

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Review: Chipmunks superpopomatic 3-D Action Game

Review: Chipmunks superpopomatic 3-D Action GamePublisher: IdealYear: 1984Tagline: Join the Chipmunks and Chipettes in a frantic race to find the lost pirate treasures! how we met We picked this one up this summer at a random thrift shop. Bill remembered it from his youth, and it was only five bucks. Sold. how it plays I […]

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. […]

Review: The Great Escape

Review: The Great EscapePublisher: IdealYear: 1967Tagline: A CAPTIVATING GAME how we met I found The Great Escape recently at thrift. I picked it up because it’s a giant box and made by Ideal, so it was probably going to be great. When I realized that the happy kiddos on the cover are handcuffed to the […]

Review: Kaboom

Review: KaboomPublisher: IdealYear: 1965Tagline: Balloon Busting Game how we met I am such a sucker for Ideal games. The bigger the box, the better. And here’s how far this addiction goes: I frequently purchase more than one copy because most times they don’t even work. I found my first copy of Kaboom at a thrift […]

Review: Mystic Skull

Review: Mystic Skull Publisher: Ideal Year: 1964 Tagline: The Game of Voodoo how we met I met Mystic Skull at the Chicago Toy Show in spring 2017. It was near the end of the day and most dealers were packing up. I saw Mystic Skull and fell in love (obvi). This dealer had two copies […]