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Old 02-21-2010, 07:20 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - Board Games

Sunday Special - Board Games
Name the Board Game from the brief description provided......

1. Somebody murdered somebody.... somewhere....... with something....
2. The race is woven around a story line about finding the lost king. The board consists of a winding, linear track made of 134 spaces, most red, green, blue, yellow, orange or violet. The remaining spaces are named locations (a forest, a mountain, etc.) or characters such as Queen Frostine and Gramma Nutt.
3. the object is to be the first player to have all four playing pieces (usually represented by marbles) reach the player's home section of the board. The game's name comes from the action of capturing an opponent's piece by landing on its space. This is one of many variations of the game, Parcheesi...
4. The game consists of a track, on which players travel by spinning a small wheel with spaces numbered 1 through 10, located in the middle of the board. The board also contains small mountains, buildings and other similar pieces. Playing pieces are small, colored plastic automobiles ....
5. The board is designed to look like a school classroom with the teacher's blackboard at one end. Original tokens were cardboard images of children affixed to wooden or plastic bases. Players advance by moving from desk to desk while answering questions.
6. "Play the most card pairs by slapping your Slam-O-Matic hand."
The object of the game is to make the most pairs.
7. Load the camel with straw, but don't be the one to add the straw that breaks the camel's back!
8. The object of the game is to be ready for a date by acquiring three matching color-coded cards to assemble an outfit.
9. The game featured a wooden box with a spring bar that was pulled back with dozens of small wooden circular pieces of different sizes sandwiched in it. The play consists of removing pieces from within the spring bar "trap" in hopes of not making it move....
10. A player's pieces represent individual officers and soldiers in an army. The objective of the game is to either find and capture the opponent's Flag, or capture so many of the opponent's pieces that he/she cannot make any further moves.
11. The standard version is played on a board depicting a stylized Napoleonic-era political map of the Earth, divided into forty-two territories, which are grouped into six continents. Players control armies with which they attempt to capture territories from other players.
12. The game is played with teams with players trying to identify specific words from their teammates' drawings. Each team moves a piece on a game board formed by a sequence of squares. Each square has a letter or shape identifying the type of picture to be drawn on it. The objective is to be the first team to reach the last space on the board.
13. Billed as "The True American Teen Game" and "The Game That All Girls Love to Play," this was a game marketed for teenage (or preteen girls). The game is a competition between players to be the most popular.
14. ......in which the object is to land a playing piece on top of all opponents' pieces (known as "cones"). The game is distinct from Trouble in that there is no finish the player must reach. It is instead a "Running Battle" game. Play moves in circles, until only one player has cones remaining on the board, being declared the winner..
15. To move one's scorepeg from start to finish on the scoreboard by using the "________" Machine. (A pump that inflates a balloon). Each player pumps the machine from one to ten strokes during any one turn; the number of intended pumps is declared before the start of each player's turn and cannot be changed. If the balloon does not burst, the player's scorepeg is moved the appropriate number of holes on the scoreboard.

1. Clue
2. Candy Land
3. Aggravation
4. The Game of Life
5. Go to the Head of the Class
6. Hands Down
7. The Last Straw
8. Mystery Date
9. Booby Trap
10. Stratego
11. Risk
12. Pictionary
13. Miss Popularity
14. Headache
15. KaBoom!

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