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History of Board Games   

Milton Bradley. Parker Brothers. Monopoly. Risk. Guess Who. When you hear the phrase "board game," these names are likely to pop up, along with a mental image of passing Go and collecting $200 over and over again. However, we are in an exciting renaissance of board game design that began in the 1990s. Join us as we explore the history of modern board gaming, tracing the heritage of the classics, while seeing how games have evolved into completely new modes of play. This lecture is not meant to be all encompassing, but instead offers a launching point for discovering even more games in this growing landscape of fun. From lighthearted fun to deep strategy, highly thematic to distinctly abstract, games today offer all kinds of experiences and you are sure to find something that fits your interests.

 

 

Classes will not be in session

Monday, January 18, 2021 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
Monday – Saturday, February 15-20, 2021 (February Vacation)
Monday – Saturday, April 19-24, 2021 (April Vacation)

Contact Us

Administrative Office: Baldwin School, 484 Heath Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Brookline High School (Evenings and Saturday): 115 Greenough Street, Brookline, MA 02445
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 150, Brookline, MA 02446
Email: bacep@psbma.org
Telephone: 617-730-2700
Fax: 617-730-2674

Hours & Locations

Baldwin School, 484 Heath Street,
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

– Monday-Friday: 8:30am – 4:30 pm
Brookline High
– Monday-Thursday: 4:30pm – 9:30pm and
Saturday: 8:30am – 2:00pm
Please note: hours may change during the summer and holiday/vacation weeks.

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