Game Pieces

Game Pieces
Game Pieces by Charlie Girard – White Mountain – 1000 pieces

My last puzzle completed in January was a thrift store find that was lots of fun and went very quickly; I started at 4 am and finished just after noon (that includes some running errands too). I’m no puzzle dynamo though, collages go together much more quickly than a single image, and when an image draws me in like this one did I find it terribly difficult to stop. It’s an affliction!

It’s easier puzzling in the wee hours of the morning; there are no distractions and no interruptions – just a peaceful, quiet house and the only thing I have to think about is does this blue look the same as the blue I’m trying to match? And do I need a piece with 3 tabs or 4?

Better than typical White Mountain quality made it very nice to work with; the pieces fit together extremely well and the fantastic collage image was completely engrossing. There was no image lift at all which is surprising for a secondhand puzzle, and the image reproduction was bright and colorful with no fuzzy or blurry areas. Very good quality all around!

Anybody know what game that butterfly card is for? I don’t ever remember seeing it before. How about the Pig card, anyone know what game that is from? There were a lot of games I didn’t know, ever heard of Flinch? If you have heard of or played any of these games, please let me know. I could probably look these things up online, but to be honest I’d rather have a conversation in the comments with a fellow member of the PADS posse. 😉

Game Pieces 2

Oh my! Did I love the dice bubble from the Trouble game when I was young! I would sit and just pop it/roll the die over and over – it just felt really cool! (Can you tell I am from the pre-internet generation? LOL) Just looking at it makes me smile. Was it just me, or did anyone else love to play with it too?

Even though there was a missing piece I wasn’t disappointed at all, it was still tons of fun. It was just what I needed after a puzzle that was pretty much all one color and all kinds of YAWN – I wanted bright colors and fun, and this puzzle definitely delivered. If you come across a copy I highly recommend it. Loved it! 🎲 👍😍

6 thoughts on “Game Pieces

  1. Deb

    There are several game pcs I dont recognize but I remember when Uno first came out and what a hit it was. At so many parties we eventually ended up playing it. I have a White Mountain 550 pc puzzle called Classic Games that’s in my to-do closet. Very similar to yours.
    Thanks for fun memories!

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    1. Uno is such an easy game to learn and play, and lots of fun! My daughter was cutthroat at it when she was young, she’d take you down with draw cards one after another and not feel bad about it at all! LOL

      Sounds like you should get into your to-do closet and start working on Classic Games very soon. 🙂


  2. Marleen Smallegange

    The butterfly looks like it could be part of a memory game. The more I looked the more pieces I saw, the rope from Cluedo is fun. We once had someone over who had never played before and we started explaining how you worked to check all the clues, it turned out he had some lucky combination and had it all figured out in turn 1. So there went all the fun.
    Mahjong pieces are cool too and I saw a Stratego piece, my aunt had that.

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  3. robinheat

    I just finished a collage puzzle – Tattoopalooza from Buffalo games. Before I saw that one, I didn’t think collage puzzles were for me, but I guess it just depends on the content!

    Nice to see some old games – plenty here that are new to me.

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