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Review: Can’t Stop

Review: Can’t StopPublisher: Parker BrothersYear: 1980Tagline: HOW FAR CAN YOU PUSH YOUR LUCK? how we met I don’t remember how I first learned about Can’t Stop. Can’t Stop is one of those classic vintage board games that it seems you are just informed of, maybe in dreams, when you become interested in vintage board games. […]

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: Lost Treasure

Review: Lost TreasurePublisher: Parker BrothersYear: 1982Tagline: ELECTRONIC DEEP-SEA DIVING GAME how we met Thrifting Minion Josh gave me a copy of Lost Treasure. He found it at thrift one day, and all of the other thrifting minions already had it. Lucky me, again. how it plays Lost Treasure is one of the most interesting vintage […]

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: 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 […]

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