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Target Vintage Clue Game

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I was a Target today and saw the vintage game has a new box, which I really like. It looked like the 1996 edition from the box, but the back showed its the same as before.

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I think the box is much better than the last, which was also really good.
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Very pretty! I like it a lot.
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Is there anything new besides the cover?
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Poirotfrmda818 wrote:It looked like the 1992 edition from the box, but the back showed its the same as before.

I like the cover, but may you be mistaking it for the the 1996 edition? That's the vibe I'm getting from the characters.
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Oops, that's what I meant.
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I do not like it. But it reminds me of the book series how they show only a few suspects on each cover.
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I picked up a copy tonight. It's nearly identical to the previous version with the exception of the new cover artwork. And it surprises me that they paid, assumedly, for new artwork when they seem to have cheapened out one other aspects. I'll go into more detail when I post a page on it.
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They must be changing the covers of all the vintage games. The Target by me has new designs for Risk and Monopoly.

I don't like the new cover much. It takes away from the Vintage 60s atmosphere.
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TheWhitePawn wrote: I don't like the new cover much. It takes away from the Vintage 60s atmosphere.
Oh I agree. While I think the cover is nice, it fails for the 60s edition.
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I'll trying to work out who the guy on the left is. Boddy, Mustard or Plum?

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It's Mustard. You can tell from the colour of his clothes and military sash.
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I like the cover by itself. Combined with the sixties edition of the game, it makes little sense.

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Yes, I like the cover, but like those before me have said, it doesn't work for the 60s game.
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I feel the same way. I thought it was based on another game, not. The 60s one
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As a stand-alone cover though, it's pretty gorgeous. This would be something I would expect for a new edition of regular Clue, in about five years time when Hasbro come to their senses. Or is that just wishful thinking?

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It would be really neat if they released the 1992 game in a special edition. It never had a special edition release like the 1996 game. It would also be nice to see them spice it up they way they did the '63 game.
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TheWhitePawn wrote:It would be really neat if they released the 1992 game in a special edition. It never had a special edition release like the 1996 game. It would also be nice to see them spice it up they way they did the '63 game.
I would LOVE to see that happen.
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A special-edition of the 1992 edition? YES, PLEASE!!! Maybe in another 5 years or so, when 1992 seems like such a long time ago to the Ages 8/+ crowd...

As for this cover: Love it. I could totally see it as the cover to a new CLUE novel, especially if they drew from the 1996 edition for inspiration. I do agree with everyone else, though. GREAT cover, but who thought it was a good fit for a package cintaining a reproduction of the 1963 edition?

And I think that's supposed to be Col. Mustard...at least he looks a bit like our old Colonel...maybe Boddy or a detective...nah, Col. Mustard!
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I saw it at the store today. Definitely Mustard. It looks yellower in person.

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