Horror Board Games: Spooky Play with some Scary Secondary Values
Monster, horror and other Halloweenie themes have long been popular in both mainstream and hobby market board games. Modern examples range from the classic Fury […]
3M’s Innovative Bookshelf Games: The Precursors to Today’s Hobby Board Games
When most folks think of the 3M corporate brand, their thoughts most likely turn toward the unmistakable smell of Scotch tape or the canary yellow […]
Star Wars Board Games Have Game-Playing, Monetary Values
George Lucas’ Star Wars saga—both the three great films and three really bad ones—hit Blu-Ray this past week, shattering sales records. There are few media […]
Battleship: Its Value is in the Playing of the Game
“You sank my battleship!” is—without a doubt—one of those iconic catchphrases that kids picked up from commercials shown during Saturday morning cartoons, back when there […]
You May Pass Go, but Do Not Collect $200: Assessing Vintage Monopoly Games
For most folks, the term “board game” is practically synonymous with Monopoly, the venerable game of real estate ownership patented by Charles Darrow in 1934. […]
Collector’s Minute: Albert Ludovici Prints & Puzzles
The artist Albert Ludovici Jr. (1852-1932) was a member of British Royal Academy of Painters, Sculptors, Engravers, member of the French school of painting and […]
What Makes a Hobby Board Game Valuable?
Many board games found in antiques shops and other secondhand retailers may not be as valuable as some might hope. More specifically, there exists a […]
Licensed Board Games: Junk or Jewels?
By Michael Barnes What is a licensed board game? Chances are you’ve seen plenty and probably played several in your time. They’re the board games […]
Collectible Cribbage Boards
By Tom Carrier WorthPoint Worthologist Cribbage is a game that is more than four centuries old. It’s a card game, but most recognize it by […]
How Much Is That Game in the Window?
The first thing I look for when I stroll up someone’s driveway to a yard sale or as I’m rummaging through the detritus of material […]