Classic Games

gameofkingsAhhh, the classics, they are hard to beat!

This is the place where I will share my guilty pleasure in playing some old fashioned games. We will talk about the true classics like Chess and Backgammon, but I will also throw in some more modern games that I like that don’t get much love these days.

Rook is an all time favorite of mine, but it seems that not a lot of people play it any more. Same goes for a game we had when I was a kid called Aggravation, a truly great game that is really hard to find anymore.

Maybe you are looking to find info on a great game you remember, or perhaps you want to learn more about a great game you’ve heard of,┬ábut don’t really know much about.

For example, Chess. It is the “game of kings,” and has been around for close to a thousand years. With staying power like that, there must be something to it. Right?

I will be giving you my take on some of the great games that have stood the test of time and are still fun to play today.

Dig into the articles below to learn more about these timeless games.

…and while you are here, why not check out this cool info-graphic detailing the history of board games. From the ancients right up through the modern era (click on the info-graphic to view full sized).

The History of Board Games


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