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The Black Diamond Games Ding and Dent Sale/Auction
Chris Ferejohn
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On Sunday Black Diamond games in Concord, California had a ding and dent sale/auction. The lots include games that were damaged in shipping and also some games that customers have asked to be included to be sold. Games that they have many copies of or that are very badly damaged are put out on a table with a price, where other games where there are just one or two copies with minor damage are auctioned.

I picked up 7 games for $103 ($96 + tax). If you were there feel free to add anything you picked up.

Thanks to Black Diamond games for hosting this event!
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1. Board Game: Galaxy Trucker [Average Rating:7.47 Overall Rank:116]
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I'll start right off with my best find because it was the one I found first. The box is very badly damaged. One side is totally caved in and shredded. However, the game is still unpunched and undamaged. I'll either need to use a lot of duct tape or just get a new box from the container store, but I don't really mind that. Very excited to finally own this one.
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2. Board Game: Cuba [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:358]
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Another one where the box was very badly damaged (though not as badly as Galaxy Trucker). This time it's pretty much caved in from the bottom. Fortunately, the board and the chits are all toward the top of the box and the only thing that got damaged inside (and this only slightly) was the plastic tray (which I often throw away anyway).

I haven't played this one before; it was kind of on my "I'll check it out if I get the chance" list, but I've heard enough good things that I definitely don't mind picking it up for this cheap.
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3. Board Game: Gheos [Average Rating:6.54 Overall Rank:1481]
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I saw this out on the table for $10 and I vaguely remembered that I'd read a BGG review of this that seemed interesting and it tended to show up on lists of "civ-lite" games. I enjoy "civ-heavy" games, so I thought I might like this as well.
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4. Board Game: Witch's Brew [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:574]
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Definitely the least good deal I got as it can be found online for ~$25, but it was a game I'd wanted to pick up since I heard the play described on The Spiel. Was hoping to get it to the table after my book group last night but one of the members is on a big Aquaretto kick right now so we played 2 games of that instead.
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5. Board Game: Die Macher [Average Rating:7.67 Overall Rank:143]
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The 4 games above I just bought off the table, but these next three I got in auction. This one had some barely detectable box damage and was still in shrink. Bidding started at $15 I think. I actually wasn't going to go any higher than $25. Definitely a game I'm interested in, but going to be a hard one to get to the table.
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6. Board Game: Shear Panic [Average Rating:6.40 Overall Rank:1403]
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They had 2 copies of this. The first one they started at $10 and I bid back and forth with one other guy for a while before letting it go for $15. They started the second copy at $15 and I picked it up unopposed. It was still in shrink with a little box crunch which unfortunately resulted in a corner of the timing/scoring board being a little crunched. Not too bad at all though, and it's worth it for the sheep alone (which were fortunately in fine shape thanks to their individual bubble wrapping).
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7. Board Game: Cold War: CIA vs KGB [Average Rating:6.67 Overall Rank:969]
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This was being auctioned for a customer, so it had been opened, but it was in good shape (looked like it had maybe been played once). I've read through the rules and it seems to be an odd combination of Magic: The Gathering, and Blackjack. I love the design elements, especially the agent cards for each side. Reminds me of 1960 in that respect.
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8. Board Game: Container [Average Rating:7.11 Overall Rank:523]
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Won at auction. Not an incredible price, but a little less than online pricing and without shipping charges. A game I am very anxious to try and my #1 target for the day. There's a little denting on one side of the box, but nothing too bad. Another copy sold for $35, so it seemed to be the going rate.
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9. Board Game: Samurai [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:149]
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I'd been looking to pick this one up for while. Another target I was hoping to go home with. There's a pretty bad rip on the box bottom, but the game is unpunched, undamaged.
 
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10. Board Game: Polarity [Average Rating:6.42 Overall Rank:1754]
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Bought off of the table. One corner of the box was destroyed, but the game comes with a bag that holds everything so the box is expendable. Bought for the price and to satisfy my curiosity about the game.
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11. Board Game: Amyitis [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:685]
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Bought at auction. Small damage to the box. Good price and I'm curious to play it.
 
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12. Board Game: Mordred [Average Rating:6.18 Overall Rank:3203]
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$25

Bought off of the customer table. Great price for this limited release. A friend of mine, who already had the game, actually bought it to trade. After the auction we played it and I liked it enough to buy it from him and add it to my growing collection of Wallace titles.
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13. Board Game: Patrician [Average Rating:6.63 Overall Rank:1515]
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Bought at auction. One hole in the side of the box. Good price. I don't know if I will like the game, but it was recommended by a friend.
 
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14. Board Game: Grand Master [Average Rating:6.15 Overall Rank:9645]
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Bought off of the customer table. I researched this one the night before and it looked like a good get for a buck. Milles Borne mechanics re-themed for martial arts and adds a combat element. 6.35 is a pretty good rating for a 25 year old card game.
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15. Board Game: Turnabout [Average Rating:4.44 Unranked]
Joe Wyka
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This game looks terrible. But is was free off of the customer table! How could I resist??
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16. Board Game: Journey to the Center of the Earth [Average Rating:6.26 Overall Rank:2959]
Joe Wyka
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$5

Gary had set some of these out on his discount rack a few days earlier, when I bought two copies. I bought one more copy on the auction day. At $5, I figure this is excellent trade fodder. Very little box damage. I guess there's a slim chance it might be a good family game as well? I'll find out.
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17. Board Game: Army of Frogs [Average Rating:5.98 Overall Rank:3543]
J C Lawrence
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$15 Not much of a game, but it will work with the kids and is reasonable math trade bait.
 
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18. Board Game: Hive [Average Rating:7.34 Overall Rank:174]
J C Lawrence
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$15 I have a wooden edition, plus a copy of the plastic Mosquito. $15 seemed reasonable to go all-plastic.
 
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19. Board Game: TAMSK [Average Rating:6.78 Overall Rank:1320] [Average Rating:6.78 Unranked]
J C Lawrence
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$10 A stupid purchase but it established some credibility for me and I can probably recover the cost easily.
 
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20. Board Game: Medici [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:410]
J C Lawrence
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$8 I had been about to make my own copy using the very nice art files posted here, but $8 for a box with mostly repairable crushing was easier than my time/effort.
 
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21. Board Game: Eurorails [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:928]
J C Lawrence
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$10 Works with 3 players well, my kids like the crayon rails system, and we form a group of three players.
 
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22. Board Game: Backgammon [Average Rating:6.53 Overall Rank:1026]
J C Lawrence
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$10 Wood mid-grade backgammon set. Probably math trade bait.
 
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23. Board Game: Cuba [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:358]
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David Kohr gave me one of the two copies he bought as I'd helped him regarding a few games that would suit his tastes/group. It has some hefty box damage whereas he bought another copy in mint condition for less later. I've no interest in the game and will probably dump it at the Endgame auction.
 
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