Start free trial

Home > WorthPoint Contributors & Personalities > Michael Barnes
Michael Barnes
Latest Articles by Michael Barnes

Showing results 51 - 60 of 60 for the author: Michael Barnes.

No Rubber Bands: Preserving Game Cards (11/7/11)
BU001683It’s happened to anyone who has ever bought a vintage board or card game from an antiques dealer, a thrift … More >>


Horror Board Games: Spooky Play with some Scary Secondary Values (10/24/11)
Halloween_Haunted HouseMonster, horror and other Halloweenie themes have long been popular in both mainstream and hobby market board games. Modern examples … More >>


3M’s Innovative Bookshelf Games: The Precursors to Today’s Hobby Board Games (10/10/11)
3m image 2When most folks think of the 3M corporate brand, their thoughts most likely turn toward the unmistakable smell of Scotch … More >>


Star Wars Board Games Have Game-Playing, Monetary Values (9/26/11)
lukeGeorge Lucas’ Star Wars saga—both the three great films and three really bad ones—hit Blu-Ray this past week, shattering sales … More >>


Battleship: Its Value is in the Playing of the Game (9/12/11)
1967 Battleship“You sank my battleship!” is—without a doubt—one of those iconic catchphrases that kids picked up from commercials shown during Saturday … More >>


You May Pass Go, but Do Not Collect $200: Assessing Vintage Monopoly Games (8/29/11)
1935 editionFor most folks, the term “board game” is practically synonymous with Monopoly, the venerable game of real estate ownership patented … More >>


What Makes a Hobby Board Game Valuable? (2/11/09)
DuneMany board games found in antiques shops and other secondhand retailers may not be as valuable as some might hope. … More >>


Licensed Board Games: Junk or Jewels? (2/4/09)
Pac-ManBy Michael Barnes What is a licensed board game? Chances are you’ve seen plenty and probably played several in your time. … More >>


Warlick Ready for ‘Obamabilia’ Madness (1/15/09)
Crystal paperweight with 2009 inaugural sealBefore the election in 2008, WorthPoint Worthologist and presidential memorabilia expert Jim Warlick’s Button Poll predicted that Barack Obama would … More >>


How Much Is That Game in the Window? (1/14/09)
3M edition of AcquireThe first thing I look for when I stroll up someone’s driveway to a yard sale or as I’m rummaging … More >>


 Page 6 of 6  « First  ... « 2  3  4  5  6