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Review: Chicken Out

Review: Chicken OutPublisher: Parker BrothersYear: 1988Tagline: “Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?” Game how we met I found Chicken Out for the first time for $5 at a flea market, but the seller would not let me open it and did not know if it was complete. I also didn’t totally want to carry […]

Review: Mad Magazine Card Game

Review: Mad Magazine Card GamePublisher: Parker BrothersYear: 1979Tagline: (none) how we met I think Bill brought Mad Magazine Card Game home one day. I have never personally seen it at thrift, only at antique stores, and antique stores are expensive. Our copy looks like it spent at least 20 of its 40 years in direct […]

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: Charge It!

Review: Charge It!Publisher: Western Publishing CompanyYear: 1972Tagline: THE FAMILY CREDIT-CARD GAME how we met I found Charge it! just recently for 50 cents. The cover is cute. I like the 70s colors. I looked Charge It! up on BGG and saw that most of the ratings are above-average and it is full of delightful art, […]

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 […]

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