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When I Get to the Bottom, I Go Back to the Top of the Slide

I recently saw an update from Amanda Palmer where she mentioned playing Snakes and Ladders with her son, apparently what you do when your husband leaves you in the middle of a pandemic, or something. But what I actually wanted … Continue reading

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On Board with Video Games

As I mentioned in my last post, there is a board game of Jungle Hunt, and that’s hardly the only popular video game to undergo the transition. Indeed, back in the 1980s, these games apparently sold well enough for game … Continue reading

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I’ve Finally Found a Jungle I Like

My family was pretty late in getting a Nintendo, but we DID have a Texas Instruments 99/4A computer. TI is now better known for its graphing calculators, and those probably have more advanced games than the 99/4A did back then, … Continue reading

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Where You’re the Doctor

Since it’s Game Day, here’s a post on another game, specifically Operation. You might well remember this game from your childhood. I do, anyway. It was invented in the sixties by an industrial design student named John Spinello. Hasbro has … Continue reading

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Life Is But a Game

Seeing as how it’s the Fourth of July and Game Monday, I’m going to take a look at a distinctly American game, the Game of Life. I remember playing this one quite a bit in my childhood. The predecessor for … Continue reading

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Stratego Mania

When the legendary space captain and pompous buffoon Zapp Brannigan said, “In the game of chess, you can never let your opponent see your pieces,” maybe he was actually thinking of Stratego. I remember getting this game as a present … Continue reading

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