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Weekly T-shirt Challenge: Your Favorite Family Games

  • 1.  Weekly T-shirt Challenge: Your Favorite Family Games

    Posted Thu July 16, 2020 07:54 PM

    Wow, so you all live in many very interesting places!  I'm so glad I asked this question, I've learned so much!  The clear winner is @Ricardo Bánffy with really fascinating facts about São Paulo!  I never would have guessed Brazil to be home of the largest number of Japanese people outside of Asia.

    I've really enjoyed learning about your countries and cultures.  I hope you have too.  We've learned some trivia this week and several weeks ago, I got to see many of your sweet treats!  So this week, how about if you all share your favorite family games.  In our house, we like Mille Bourne, chess and Othello.  What do you play in your home?

    The rules*:
    1.  Every Thursday, I'll start a new discussion thread titled Weekly Challenge.

    2.  This week, reply to the thread with your favorite family games.  

    3.  Vote for your favorite entries by clicking the "Recommend" button next to your favorites.

    4.  The following Thursday, I'll announce the winner and start the next week's thread.

    5.  The person submitting the item with the most votes will receive one of these Legends of Z t-shirts (or equivalent)!

    * The rules are not really rules.  This isn't a real contest or anything.  It's just something I feel like doing and having a fun excuse to share some cool t-shirts with you.  I hope you all have fun with it.  I am!


    Misty Decker
    Master the Mainframe
    @MistyMVD on Twitter

  • 2.  RE: Weekly T-shirt Challenge: Your Favorite Family Games

    Posted Fri July 17, 2020 06:59 AM
    I'm totally up on Role-Playing Games and Go. Go specially is very fun and interesting, as even being very easy to learn the basic rules, it's a so complex game that only last year there was a factable way to make a computer win against a human professional go player without any handcap (there's rules for handcapping). You can see more about it on the documentary "AlphaGo". Also, Go is the oldest game still played as by the original rules, without big changes.

    Fábio Emilio Costa
    Performance Analyst
    Sao Paulo

  • 3.  RE: Weekly T-shirt Challenge: Your Favorite Family Games

    Posted Fri July 17, 2020 06:05 PM
    Edited by Vishal Bajpe Tue July 21, 2020 05:57 AM
    Well, in the earlier days at my rural hometown, we usually didn't have electricity most part of the day. So it was pretty much boring to sit around and trust me nothing beats a pack of cards and the numerous games that you can play with it! Easy to scale up for more members just add in more packs and voila! Everyone's covered! Still love it. Ludo and Monopoly are also some worthy mentions.

    Carrom and chess are also pretty popular among everyone, or if everyone's up for some outdoor game, we usually end up playing badminton or cricket

    Vishal Bajpe

  • 4.  RE: Weekly T-shirt Challenge: Your Favorite Family Games

    Posted Mon July 20, 2020 01:10 PM
    Our family enjoys table games. The favorites being: Chinese checkers, backgammon, Boggle, and Sequence.

    Nancy Campbell