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The treasury of family games

Author: Jim Glenn; Carey Denton
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, ©2003.
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Provides step-by-step instructions for playing over two hundred family games, each with diagrams and illustrations, and tips on strategy, grouped in the categories of board games, card games, party games, games to play anywhere, indoor games, and outdoor games.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Glenn; Carey Denton
ISBN: 0762104317 9780762104314
OCLC Number: 51969156
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 256 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Board games --
Commercial games --
Apples to apples --
Clue (Cluedo) --
Monopoly --
Risk --
Scrabble --
Trivial pursuit --
Dice games --
Aces in the pot --
Drop dead --
Hearts due --
Help your neighbor --
Pig --
Shut the box --
Yacht --
Domino games --
Dominoes --
All fives (Muggins) --
Bergen --
Blind Hughie --
Five up --
Mah-Jongg --
Race games --
Backgammon --
Chutes and ladders (Snakes and ladders) --
Fox and geese --
Halma --
Ludo --
Strategy games --
Checkers (Draughts) --
Chess --
Shogi (Japanese chess) --
Xiangqi (Chinese chess) --
Territorial games --
Alquerque --
Four field kono --
Go --
Hex --
Horseshoe --
Mill (Nine men's Morris) --
Othello (Reversi) --
Owari --
pt. 2. Card games --
Card games for groups --
Canasta --
Casino --
Contract bridge --
Crazy eights --
Cribbage --
Euchre --
Five hundred --
Gin rummy --
Hearts --
Pinochle --
Scopa --
Slobberhannes --
Whist --
Card games for one --
Clock patience --
The four corners --
Grandfather's clock --
Klondike --
Lovely Lucy --
Monte Carlo --
Ninety-one --
Children's card games --
Beggar my neighbor --
Cheat (I doubt it) --
Concentration (Pelmanism) --
Donkey --
Go boom --
Go fish --
My ship sails --
Old maid --
Rolling stone --
Slapjack --
Snap --
Snip snap snorem (Earl of Coventry) --
Spit (Speed) --
War --
Games of chance --
Blackjack (Twenty-one) --
Michigan (Newmarket) --
Poker --
pt. 3. Party games --
Children's party games --
Blindman's bluff --
Bobbing for apples (Apple ducking) --
Dead lions --
The farmer in the dell --
Guess the smell --
Matchbox race --
Musical chairs --
Oranges and lemons --
Pass the balloon --
Pass the package --
Ring-around-the-rosy (Ring-a-ring-a-roses) --
Simon says --
Squeak, piggy, squeak! --
Statues --
Telephone --
What's on the tray? --
Family party games --
Beetle --
Blow ball --
Dumb crambo --
The game --
In the manner of the word --
Murder in the dark --
Pictionary --
Sardines --
Twister --
Winking --
Old-fashioned parlor games --
Do you love your neighbor? --
Feather --
Follow the leader --
Hot and cold --
Lookabout --
Mummies --
Pass the slipper --
Racing games --
Back-to-back race --
Balloon race --
Egg and spoon race --
Piggyback race --
Potato race --
Relay races --
Sack race --
Three-legged race --
Wheelbarrow race --
Super party games --
Buzz & buzz-fizz --
Dinner party murder mystery --
Good morning, madam --
I have never --
Likes and dislikes --
pt. 4. Games to play anywhere --
Games on the go --
Association --
Botticelli --
Definitions --
Earth, water, air --
Five of a kind --
How many words? --
I spy --
License plates --
Rubik's cube --
Twenty questions --
Ten-minute games --
Fingers --
Hangman --
Outlines --
Rock, paper, scissors (Scissors, paper, stone) --
Spoof --
Tic-tac-toe (Noughts and crosses) --
pt. 5. Indoor games --
Games of skill --
Carom billiards --
Cat's cradle --
Darts --
Fivestones --
Foosball (Table football) --
Jacks --
Marbles --
Nok hockey --
Pickup sticks --
Table tennis (Ping pong) --
Tiddlywinks --
Pencil and paper games --
Alphabet race --
Anagrams --
Battleship --
Boxes --
Bridge the word --
Categories --
Century game --
Consequences --
Crossword --Guggenheim (Scattergories) --
Headlines --
Legs - Lotto --
Pictures --
Poetry game --
Quizzes --
Short stories --
Sprouts --
Stairway --
Transformation --
Word and spoken games --
Analogies --
Coffee pot --
The dictionary game --
Forbidden words --
Ghosts --
I love my love --
I packed my bag --
Spelling round --
Taboo --
Who am I? --
pt. 6. Outdoor games --
Active games --
Cat and mouse --
Clapping games --
Dodge ball --
Exchange tag --
Follow the leader --
Fox and rabbit --
Hare and hounds --
Hide and seek --
Hopscotch --
Jump rope (Skipping) --
Juggling --
Leapfrog --
Sevens --
Treasure hunt --
Tug of war --
Sports games --
Badminton --
Baseball --
Cricket --
Croquet --
Football (American) --
Frisbee --
Horseshoe pitching --
Lawn bowls --
Rounders --
Skittles --
Soccer (Football) --
Softball --
Volleyball.
Responsibility: Jim Glenn and Carey Denton.

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Provides step-by-step instructions for playing over two hundred family games, each with diagrams and illustrations, and tips on strategy, grouped in the categories of board games, card games, party games, games to play anywhere, indoor games, and outdoor games.

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