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Posts tagged ‘Games’

The Flip of a Coin

    Tabletop game designer David Schirduan is about to release a new role-playing game that does something unusual: it relies on coins to move the…

Kick the Can

There are several simple games children play today that their Grandparents were backyard champs at – kickball, hide n’ seek, hopscotch; but one that seems frozen…

The Game of Dr. Busby

What made card games and board games so popular? Most agree that the game to blame was “Old Dr. Busby”, a card game from the mid-19th…

Bennington clay marbles.

Playing with Marbles

The kids of yesteryear loved their sidewalk games, and the game of marbles was a favorite. Unlike today’s machine-made glass marbles, antique marbles were not a…

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