"When I was a child my parents had a horseracing game called Totopoly, which they used to play when their friends came round for an evening. It was very complicated with trading of horses, betting on the tote, etc. My version-when they let me play…"
"Hi Bert. I have been trying to buy your book Admiral Kit man, all for the shirt without success so if you can guide me or sell me one I would be pretty happy. Also, I was very impressed with your entry into the football kit business and performance…"
"I had three brothers when I was growing up, so board games were a big thing in our house. I used to love snakes and ladders, mainly because I had as good a chance as my older brothers of winning! My father encouraged us all to play cards as well,…"
"We used to love playing Frustration, the metallic click of the dice roller, and jumping round the board kicking your opponent off, great fun! Monopoly always caused wars in our house, but great for summer holidays as it took hours to play. Connect…"
"My passion: Cigarette card flicking against a wall-
The aim: To cover another player's cards, where the winner took all.
With no smokers in the family I couldn't collect a set
but an expert at flicking, they were much easier to get.
"My Grandmother taught me to play Whist at an early age and we'd play as a family whenever time allowed. By the time I was 16 I was playing in Whist Drives (a social and charity gathering that seems to have dropped off, maybe because it…"
"We loved playing Frustration. It was simple to learn and was enjoyed by all of the family. My siblings would play, as would my parents and grandparents. The fact there was little room to cheat made it more enjoyable too!!"
"I can't remember what it was called but it was a space game consisting of a rolling board, presumably on a loop, that contained all the solar system and you moved up the board by rolling dice and moving through space (possibly moving space…"
Does anyone else get irritated as I do with the changing English Language?Everyone and everything seems to be "on a journey" these days. We recently had a new appliance delivered and I had a message…Continue