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Bored? Games!

How well do you know these popular board games?


 

Quiz ID:#2577
Fun:** (2.08)
Difficulty:**** (3.27)
Category:Hobbies > Games
Created By:phrebh*us****

 

 

 



#1   What is the maximum number of points you can get in regular Yahtzee (no bonuses for multiple Yahtzees)?

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#2   This game, created in 1861, originally used a modified checkerboard/draughts board.

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#3   Everyone knows that the "original" Monopoly game is centered around Atlantic City, but what property has been misspelled since Charles Darrow's first version of the game?

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#4   Trivial Pursuit had quite a rocky start from that December day in 1979 when the idea was first conceived. When was it officially introduced?






#5   This game is usually classified as an abstract strategy game (ASG), as are chess and checkers. It differs from many ASGs, however, in that it begins with incomplete information: you can only see your side's position.

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#6   Featured in books, movies, and on the radio, this game's name means "to grope frantically".

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#7   Recovering from it herself, Candyland creator Eleanor Abbott wanted to make a game to entertain children who had this disease.

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#8   Created by independent game creators Richard Tait and Whit Alexander in 1998, this game gained popularity quickly with the help of several Hollywood stars.

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#9   This Pachisi (Parcheesi) variant uses only one die, but the spring mechanism covered with a hemisphere of plastic to roll the die has proven both loud and fun.

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#10   Despite the admitted connection between this game and Rube Goldberg's drawings, designer Marvin Glass refused to pay royalties or licensing fees to Mr. Goldberg.

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