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March 12, 2004 3:43 PM   Subscribe

Pastimes and Paradigms: Games We Play from Cornell's Division of Rare & Manuscript Collections. Fascinating (if overly alliterative) collection of an incredible array of antique and contemporary boardgames and related materials. Hey, hey, hey, it's fun to play! (via Monkeyfilter)
posted by scody (4 comments total)

 
gamefilter! : >

how cool--thanks! (and i'm sure my cousins had this game)
posted by amberglow at 7:28 PM on March 12, 2004


Wow. That's an hour of my life I'm glad I wasted. Great link.

(The crowd goes wild! Sco-dy! Soc-dy!)
posted by eriko at 8:17 PM on March 12, 2004


Excellent! Thanks for this fun post scody!
posted by madamjujujive at 6:04 AM on March 13, 2004


And the opening illustration is from one of John Wallis's games. John is an ancestor of mine, back from the turn of the nineteenth century. I had been designing games for seven years and running a games-publishing company for two years before I learned of his existence. Looks like this stuff is hereditary.
posted by Hogshead at 4:13 PM on March 13, 2004


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