The SnakesCast

Bite-sized bits about board games from the game gurus at Snakes and Lattes

  • 20th Century Classics: Trouble

    ...and all those other descendants of "Cross and Circle" games

    Lots of people have fond childhood memories of the "pop-a-matic" die in the centre of this game's board. But there's more to this game than a plastic gimmick. Trouble descends from an ancient line of board games, and some of its many cousins are quite popular in their own right. 20th-Century classics month closes this week by getting into Trouble.

    Co-hosts: Mandy Jelsma, Mikhail Honoridez
    Games mentioned: Trouble, Yut, Pachisi, Parcheesi, Sorry!, Aggravation, That's Life!, Cartagena, Monopoly, Risk

    Season 2
    Published: August 26th, 2014 Length: 00:14:48
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