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Board Games in 100 Moves

Price

Original price was: ฿830.Current price is: ฿747.

Details

Publication Date         2019
Age Display               General
Publisher                   DK Publishing
Author                      Ian Livingstone
Format                      Hardcover
Pages                       176
ISBN                         9780241363782

Description

Surprising stories behind the games you know and love to play.Journey through 8,000 years of history, from Ancient Egyptian Senet and Indian Snakes and Ladders, right up to role-play, fantasy and hybrid games of the present day.More than 100 games are explored chronologically, from the most ancient to the most modern. Every chapter is full of insightful anecdotes exploring everything from design and acquisition to game play and legacy. Discover tales of Buddha’s banned games, stolen patents, boards smuggled into prison, and Dungeons & Dragons hysteria. Roll six to start, pass go, and learn more about your favourite board games, from Mahjong to Monopoly and more!