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Thrift store games you buy just for the components
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Inspired by a comment from Drew1365 here:
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/14516/page/2

These are games that you pick up from thrift stores only because there are some components in the game that prove useful for other gaming needs.
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76. Board Game: The Who's Who Game [Average Rating:8.00 Unranked]
Mark Brown
United States
North Liberty
Iowa
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Four D12 letter dice. One custom D6 marked 2xC, 2xH, 2xblank. Six generic pawns. And the coolest 10-second timer you have ever seen! Roll the marble down the slide and it circles the center hole until it falls with a satisfying 'click'! I want to build a bigger one to use as a three-minute timer!
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77. Board Game: Thinkalike [Average Rating:5.12 Unranked]
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Saskatoon
Saskatchewan
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Cool Thinker tokens!


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78. Board Game: Win, Lose or Draw [Average Rating:5.24 Overall Rank:10219]
Jerri Mullis
United States
Aurora
Colorado
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This is a great game for sand timer, # die, pawns in 2 kinds, small box, box insert, shipping box. I have not figured out what to do with the cards yet.

The pawns work well as same size for inner circle and the white ones can be used as a substitute for can't stop.

The pawns in different colors could be used for Scotland yard.

Or any other game missing pawns.
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79. Board Game: Sorry! [Average Rating:4.53 Overall Rank:11037]
Jerri Mullis
United States
Aurora
Colorado
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This is another of my favorite games to "recycle" as other items. Great for the number on pawns for the price, and a great shipping box, also the insert flipped over and taped makes a good parts tray for missing ones in other games
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80. Board Game: Clue [Average Rating:5.63 Overall Rank:6752]
Derek Andelloux
United States
Pawtucket
Rhode Island
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How can you forget about the ultra cool primary-color-coded pre-painted miniatures in this clue version from 2006? Check these puppies out! They're perfect for pimping out your copy of kill doctor lucky.


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81. Board Game: Halma [Average Rating:5.40 Overall Rank:9289]
Stella M
Germany
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And let's not forget the other major pawn-yielding games (besides Pachisi), such as Halma/Chinese Checkers with its heaps of (hopefully wooden) pawns.

Also there is...
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82. Board Game: Malefiz [Average Rating:5.36 Overall Rank:10567]
Stella M
Germany
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Malefiz, with up to six different colors and those nifty white wooden tokens to block the way.



And finally, the somewhat lesser known...
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83. Board Game: Haunted Wood [Average Rating:4.69 Overall Rank:10192]
Stella M
Germany
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Spuk (aka Haunted Wood)!

Hey, 4x4 (wooden) pawns for 50c-1eur isn't too shabby, methinks.

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84. Board Game: Electronic Mall Madness [Average Rating:5.30 Overall Rank:10160]
 
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United States
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This is a good setting for Zombie plague or Last night on Earth. The pictured one is the best for this purpose as the steps are the right size for figures and the buildings are tan rather than purple.
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85. Board Game: Dragonology: The Game [Average Rating:4.31 Overall Rank:10977]
lisa smith
United States
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dragon and people minifigs. I used the people ones plus the clue ones for clue master detective.
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86. Board Game: Star Wars: Jedi Unleashed [Average Rating:4.53 Overall Rank:10943]
Jerri Mullis
United States
Aurora
Colorado
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75 plastic pawn bases for around $1 is a great buy
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87. Board Game: Multicube [Average Rating:3.90 Unranked]
Dean
Canada
Ottawa
Ontario
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121 stickered dice.

Let's say that again -- 121 dice, where you can remove the stickers and reporpose for PnP games.

Chunky Fighters? Dune Express? All that, and more.
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88. Board Game: Shakin' Sorry [Average Rating:3.96 Overall Rank:10528]
Dean
Canada
Ottawa
Ontario
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Not nearly as many dice, but still a good deal, This comes with 16, each showing two blank sides and one for each of the 'Sorry' colours -- Red, Green, Yellow and Blue. Great for prototyping, especially if you need 'colour dice'. Since they're painted on, stickering them is quite easy.
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89. Board Game: Cuberty [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Dean
Canada
Ottawa
Ontario
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75 large, chunky dice with painted faces. Perfect for applying your own stickers.
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90. Board Game: Peaceful Resistance [Average Rating:5.58 Unranked]
Dave Dyer
United States
Playa Del Rey
California
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the game is ho-hum, but there are about 200 beautiful unmarked wooden hexes in it.
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91. Board Game: Bionicle Adventure Game: Quest For Makuta [Average Rating:4.02 Overall Rank:10963]
Dean
Canada
Ottawa
Ontario
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Great for Print and Play games that use modular hex maps. Like Goblin Slayer, for example. The tiles are about 6 1/4 inches from edge to edge.
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92. Board Game: Three Blind Dice [Average Rating:5.23 Unranked]
Charles Picard
United States
California
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This game almost always appears on the shelves for between $1 and $2.

With 20 dice (in four colors), that's a pretty good buy.

And, uh, then you've got some cool black plastic cups to drink soft drinks out of...
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93. Board Game: Liar's Dice [Average Rating:6.95 Overall Rank:409]
Charles Picard
United States
California
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... another inexpensive source of delicious multi-colored dice ...
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94. Board Game: Go Gin [Average Rating:5.00 Unranked]
Dean Goodmanson
United States
Port Edwards
Wisconsin
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Eight nice card holders and card draw tray.
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95. Board Game: Head of the Herd [Average Rating:5.43 Unranked]
Timothy Young
United States
Ogden
UT
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Great mooseples for that Moose Hunting prototype you've been wanting to get started on...
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96. Board Game: Checkers [Average Rating:4.85 Overall Rank:11020]
Jerri Mullis
United States
Aurora
Colorado
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LORD OF THE RING CHECKERS

up 24 rings to use as replacements for other Lord of the Ring games in 2 colors plus a small folding board that can be modified/recovered for other games for around a buck or two.
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97. Board Game: Miscellaneous Game Accessory [Average Rating:6.93 Overall Rank:2584]
Peter De Bruycker
Belgium
Gent (Desteldonk)
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Old VHS tape boxes. Throw away the tape, insert cover art, and they work perfectly as boxes for Print and Play games.



€0.25 per piece at my local thrift store.
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98. Board Game: Quips [Average Rating:4.92 Overall Rank:9974]
Cindy Nowak
United States
Kenosha
Wisconsin
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Besides the 2 wooden dice, this game also includes 85 15mmx10mm wooden disks in a variety of colors.
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99. Board Game: Worm Up! [Average Rating:5.93 Overall Rank:3287]
KT
United Kingdom
Bingham
Nottinghamshire
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Specifically the Blazing Camels Reprint by MB.
Has 16 camels, 4 People, 2 trees and 2 pyramids.

The camels do as replacements for Through the desert just slightly different colours, or for anytime you just want some misc pieces.
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100. Board Game: Power Barons [Average Rating:5.37 Overall Rank:9673]
G. Gomez
United States
Chula Vista
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I've seen this item three times. Picked it up once. The pieces for this can be used to create the Fortress America unofficial 5th Column (fan expansion for Fortress America) expansion. I sold one expansion pack for $35.00, that's worth picking up in my book. Maybe I shoulda picked up those other two I saw.
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