The Online Guide to Traditional Games
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I have attempted to include on this page the histories of any ancient board game that still has major derivatives which are played today. 'Ancient' is used rather loosely in that I mean board games with histories older than around 1500 AD.
Reversi, played on a Draughts board was invented in 1888.
You can buy many historical board games, compendia and other quality board games from Masters Games.
Association of Game and Puzzle Collectors (formerly the American Game Collectors Association).
Board Game Studies representing serious study at Leiden University by scholars like Dr. Ulrich Schaedler and Alex de Voogt. They also publish a journal packed with useful info.
Board Games of the World by HL Fourie
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