Ancient Board Games To Spice Up Your Story

David Trammel's picture

Thought this article was fascinating.

The Best Board Games of the Ancient World - Thousands of years before Monopoly, people were playing games like Senet, Patolli and Chaturanga

For a writer nothing adds a bit of world building flavor like a game of chance or strategy. How many times did Spock play someone in Three Dimensional Chess, in Star Trek?

Might give you some story ideas. It did me.