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It's All a Game

A Short History of Board Games

Tristan Donovan

Board games have existed for millennia and, despite the allure of smartphones, remain hugely popular, even giving birth to the recent phenomenon of board-game cafés. From the ancient Egyptian Senet (‘a playable guide to the afterlife’), via such classics as Monopoly (which originally used a circular board), this book explores why they captivate us and traces their development up to the latest innovative ‘Eurogames’.
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  • Publisher: Atlantic
  • Year: 2019
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 334pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 195x128mm
  • ISBN: 9781786494542
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.3kg
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