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Thursday, May 15, 2008

That is a huge pile of board games!

I found this cool story over on the ICV2 site.

From the link:

After two years of negotiations board game dealer and collector Ken Fonarow has agreed to sell his collection of more than 20,000 games to the Barbourville, Kentucky-based Troll and Toad for $150,000. Troll and Toad President Jon Huston told ICv2 that the deal marks the largest price ever paid for a board game collection. Fonarow, who is the auctioneer at the Origins gaming convention and performed a similar function at GenCon for a number of years, had over the years purchased a lot of game collections himself and kept only the best items for his personal collection.

Man, that just makes me drool... I wonder what forgotten gems there are in that collection.



At 5/15/2008 1:07 PM, Blogger phatmogera said...

I wonder if he had a copy of Fortress America in there. It was an awesome game...

At 5/15/2008 1:15 PM, Blogger Bill at Comix Connection said...

Hey! I have that game! Wanna play?

At 5/16/2008 8:37 PM, Blogger stymieresh said...

OK, sorry for the mean comment, but that guy looks like he'd be LOADS of fun to play games with! A real chipper dude.


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