The History Of Board Games: A Long Line Of Fun
For years they provided fun for families and friends together, without having to leave the house. But the games we have enjoyed for years have a much older history than one might expect Learn more:
- Start. Ancient games.
- About 3500 BC Predynastic Egyptians play Senet, the "game of passing".
- About 3500 BC Iranians play an ancient version of Backgammon.
- About 1500 BC the Chinese started playing the game "Liubo".
- 500 BC. Gautama Buddha mentions a chess-like board game in a list of activities with which he will not occupy himself.
- Stop. About 200 BC the chinese started playing the game "Weiqi".
- Modern games. 1687. Solitaire set appeared in the court of Louis XI.
- 1869. The Game of Life was produced by Milton Bradley.
- 1890. Snakes & Ladders was published in England.
- 1903. Elizabeth Magie created the Landlord's Game - the precursor of Monopoly - to illustrate the negative aspects of monopolies.
- Stop. 1903. Monopoly becomes the version that is popular today.
- 1931. Recent games. 1931. Lexico was invented and became scrabble in 1947.
- 1957. Risk was released.
- Stop. 1974. Dungeons & Dragons was published.
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#2 Hall of fame. Take a look at the most famous board games
- 1st. Chess. The standard-bearer for board games, chess is an international phenomenon that continues to challenge players world-wide. More people on a global scale play and know the game of chess than any other game.
- 2nd. Checkers. Checkers - Considered "the poor man's chess" checkers is almost as complex and popular as chess, and the variations for play have filled books and websites for years.
- 3rd. Monopoly. Everyone's played the various novelty incarnations, but the basic introductory version, the old-school Monopoly, is the version that reigns supreme over all other commercial games.
- 4th. Scrabble. The best-known and most popular word game, Scrabble has a fanatic following of wordsmiths. The game is for two to four players who take turn forming words on a crossword puzzle-type board.
- 5th. Clue. This guessing game is a favorite of children and adults alike for the social interaction it encourages. Everyone knows the story - whodunit in what room with what weapon.
#3 Movies & games. Find out what Hollywood and Candyland have in common
- Name: Clue. Release date: 1985. By: Jonathan Lynn. This is comedy with Tim Curry and an all-star cast.
- Name: Monopoly. Release date: 2012. By: Ridley Scott. A loser wakes up one morning to find himself stuck in game.
- Name: Ouija. Release date: 2007. By: Topel Lee. A movie about a board game that summons spirits.
- Name: Candyland. Release date: 2011. By: kevin Lima. A film about gumdrop kingdom with gingerbread houses.
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