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I picked up two games at the thrift store that used magnets and I wondered what other games used magnets. An ulterior motive is that someone might know the title of a game I used to play as a kid with tanks, planes, boats and magnets!
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This is one of the games I picked up at the thrift store. It's missing some pieces but the magnets attracted me. It's tic tac toeish.
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The second game I got at the thrift store is actually missing the magnets. It's still mine!
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This game actually looks kind of interesting.
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This is the game that got me thinking about games with magnets in the first place. It reminds me of that old war one where your tank would fly off if your opponent landed on it... wish I could remember the name.
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Sounds interesting, haven't played it.
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Part of the Tri-Something series by Geospace. This game is great fun too!
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I passed this one up in a thrift store, and when I went back the next week it was gone... Looked interesting but I couldn't decide if it was worth $3.98 or not. Probably was just for the novelty, oh well.
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Won this one on ebay recently, but I haven't had a chance to pick it up from my maildrop yet. Looks very interesting...
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Dowse for the hidden magnet.
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Magnets are used on the ships so the storm will suck them up.
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Push your opponent, magnetically, off the deck!
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Not the kit for your fridge, this apparently is a game where you must make poems.
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A magnetic wargame... akin to Battleship, but when you land on another player's tank/ship/plane, it pops out the other side (and your turn is over.)
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The magnetic stuff is placed on a metal truck bed, keeping it secure.
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The gold you are trying to conquer is a magnet under the board.
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A very smart children game. On the side of the box there are iron spheres, the "bombs". The players, in turns, move a plastic bomber with a magnet over them, to pick up one and move it over a hole. When the bomber is pulled up, the sphere drops. If it stops in a hole, the player scores the points written on the side. The lower ones, more distant from the transparent plastic cover that seals the box, score higher points.

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Magnets determine whether your frogs get bit by snakes or not.
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Spooky ghosts using magnets against kids.
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Looks kind of like Hex to me.
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I found a geeklist to add this game to!

Magnets in games are usually there to keep pieces in place. It's just the opposite in this one.
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Fish have metal rings pole has magnet.
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One of the challenges uses magnetized marbles.
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