Toys-R-Us 2-for-1 Hasbro & MB Game Sale
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According to a couple of TRU sales staff, the 2-for-1 MB & Hasbro sale is starting Sunday (October 9, 2005).

What should people get? I was able to get some Avalon Hill games last sale when I showed the manager they said "Hasbro" on the box.

I'm including some of my own ideas, but I encourage additions.

Here's the list I made last time: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist.php3?action=view&listi...
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1. Board Game: Heroscape Master Set: Rise of the Valkyrie [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:337] [Average Rating:7.43 Unranked]
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I've already got three sets. I think I may just pick up one more, I seem to run out of water tiles quite a bit.
 
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2. Board Game: Heroscape Expansion Set: Orm's Return [Average Rating:7.63 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.63 Unranked]
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There are all sorts of HeroScape expansions. I already have this one, but I figure having a few more trees and another bridge may be fun.
 
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3. Board Game: Cosmic Encounter [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:1059]
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I picked up Cosmic Encounter last sale, and it's a fun game. I've never had the opportunity to play the classic version, but this one is a fun game.
 
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4. Board Game: Axis & Allies [Average Rating:6.56 Overall Rank:1394] [Average Rating:6.56 Unranked]
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Bought this last sale... yet to play it. A responsible person would tell me "why don't you play all your games before buying more?". That's why I don't talk to responsible people.
 
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5. Board Game: Battleball [Average Rating:6.27 Overall Rank:2730]
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I already have 2 extra copies hanging around of this game that I bought for $5. If they're included in the 2-for-1, I'm totally gonna stock up. They'll be great for all the upcoming bday parties my kids will inevitably go to, and, who knows what'll happen to the EBay market once these are out of print?
 
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6. Board Game: Acquire [Average Rating:7.34 Overall Rank:258]
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It'd be great to find Acquire on the shelf. I doubt I will though.
 
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7. Board Game: Battle Cry [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:806]
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What's this game? Never heard of it, but it's highly ranked.
 
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8. Board Game: Monsters Menace America [Average Rating:5.98 Overall Rank:3929]
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Those slackers above me might be posting pipe dreams, but I saw this one at Toys-R-Us today.
 
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9. Board Game: Sword & Skull [Average Rating:5.48 Overall Rank:17626]
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Saw this at TRU today as well. Low on my list as I have lots of other kid fare on my dream list.
 
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10. Board Game: Attacktix Battle Figure Game: Star Wars [Average Rating:6.10 Overall Rank:7766]
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Hmm, the nephew might now be getting a LOT of these for Xmas devil
 
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11. Board Game: RoboRally [Average Rating:7.08 Overall Rank:427]
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I'm scoping out this (MSRP = $50), along with Monsters Menace America ($45). My local TRU (Lancaster, PA) carries both games.
 
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12. Board Game: Axis & Allies: D-Day [Average Rating:6.43 Overall Rank:2519]
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1 Axis & Allies D-Day.

Really, every wargamer should have one A&A game. Right?
 
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13. Board Game: Global Survival [Average Rating:1.93 Overall Rank:19439]
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Wow so many games to choose from today at TRU. Hasbro really pulled out all the old stock for this sale. I settled on getting two copies of Global Survival.

(but I almost bought
Board Game: Titan
,
Board Game: Magic Realm
and
Board Game: Dark Tower

instead)
 
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