Board Game

Monopoly was her board game of choice. She played all four sides of the board by herself, moved all the pieces, took care of the bank, bought houses and hotels. She crawled around the carpet all day long, taking turns for each of the ghost players. Secretly, she rooted for the top hat to win.

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Author: Virginia DeBolt

Writer and teacher who writes blogs about web education, writing practice, and pop culture.

2 thoughts on “Board Game”

  1. Hands down, Mirelle’s favorite board game was backgammon. She had been playing it since she was a teenager. Nowadays, all she had to do was turn on the computer or plug into her favorite app and she’d be playing in no time. No waiting around for a player; there was always someone ready to play online. She was glad that backgammon still held its allure.

  2. It would invariably have to be a sunny terrace. I wonder if carrom qualifies as a board game. Two decades ago it definitely did.The smell of freshly dusted talcum, the thrill of winning your opponent’s pieces and if it was a younger sibling, the power of reducing him or her to tears. There was this distant cousin , who was adept at the art of cheating.His modus operandi was so simple it amazes me to even think how we used to fall for it

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