Games I found in my grandmothers closet this weekend
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As I was getting my coat out of the closet this Easter weekend, I saw some boxes sitting on the upper shelf. Quite a few were puzzles, but there were some games in there as well. I wasn't really impressed so much by the titles, but more their age.

Next time I'm up there, I plan on asking if I can take them down and see what kind of shape they're in. I'm sure they've been well played over the years, but knowing my grandmother, they've likely sat in that closet for decades.

I'm updating this list, as I was at my grandmothers this weekend, and I asked her if I could borrow some of the games to look through them and take pictures, and she gave me the whole lot of them. So here's the total haul.

I doubt I'll play many if any of these, but it's nice to take a look back.
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1. Board Game: Clue [Average Rating:5.65 Overall Rank:7573]
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Clue

This is the orange box version pictured. The pieces and cards are actually in pretty good shape. The board is probably in the best shape of all the boards I brought home.
 
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2. Board Game: Password [Average Rating:6.11 Overall Rank:3503]
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Password

This one was also in pretty good shape. Seems to be intact as well.
 
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3. Board Game: Monopoly: Popular Edition [Average Rating:5.21 Unranked]
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Monopoly: Popular edition

Once I got this down, I found out it was actually a different edition that I hadn't heard of. The board was seperate, and basically the same Monopoly board as normal, but the houses and hotels were wooden, and one of the pieces was an artillery gun, which I hadn't seen before.

Also, the box was green, unlike the one pictured. I don't see any other differences in the cover. I took some pictures and uploaded them, they should be up soon.
 
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4. Board Game: Flinch [Average Rating:5.19 Overall Rank:14923]
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Flinch

This one was in great shape. The cards all appeared to be intact, with an advertising card from Parker Brothers, asking me to try out some of their other games, like "Rich Uncle", and "Pit".
 
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5. Board Game: Camp Granada [Average Rating:2.33 Unranked]
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Camp Granada

The most obscure title in the collection. My brother and I used to play this when we were kids and found it hidden under the couch. We were much more interested in the rubber crayfish and other creepy crawlies that came with it. I don't think we ever figured out exactly how to play, but the little car with the engine falling out was always entertaining.
 
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6. Board Game: Concentration [Average Rating:5.14 Overall Rank:14520]
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Concentration

This was the third edition of the game, and it appears to be intact. I didn't pull out all of the cards that cover the board, but it seemed to still work.
 
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7. Board Game: Hands Down [Average Rating:4.63 Overall Rank:14958]
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Hands Down

This one was also in great shape, still in the foam, with the cardboard spacer still in between the flippers. The cards also all appear to be there.
 
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8. Board Game: Cootie [Average Rating:3.35 Overall Rank:15323]
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Cootie

I remember playing a newer version of this at my cousins house. The version I found is slightly different from the one pictured, the cootie on the cover has slightly different colors.
 
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9. Board Game: Skunk [Average Rating:5.71 Overall Rank:12202]
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Skunk

This one was completely intact. I have a feeling that it wasn't played very much. All the components were still in their precise box locations, though they showed a lot more age than the game pictured.
 
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10. Board Game: Uncle Wiggily [Average Rating:4.02 Overall Rank:15262]
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Uncle Wiggily

I found the board for this before I found the box. The board is pretty torn up. The colors are still vivid, but there is a tear down the middle of the fold. I eventually found the box. It was inside another larger box, and the actual Uncle Wiggily box was in tatters. The cards seem to all be there, though, but the tokens that the instructions speak of are nowhere to be found.
 
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