Board games are one of the simple pleasures of life that seem to be taken for granted. You can play a single favorite board game and never get tired of it. Why? Because board games are exciting, stimulating for the mind and pure fun. Milton Bradley is the genius behind the creation of the board game in the America. The Checkered Game of Life, Milton Bradley’s first board game, was the beginning of a new industry.
The Milton Bradley Company, founded in 1860, has taken over the production of board games including. Some of the famous games include Candyland, Operation and Battleship. These games and hundreds of others have been classics of American popular culture and favorites in many households. Milton Bradley is now fully owned by Hasbro, Inc and it continues to be one of the leading manufacturers of games and toys.
- LIFE (The Game of Life): Life, also known as The Game of Life, was first created in 1860 by Milton Bradley. This board game takes a player through his or her life highlighting the most significant points of it. There’s an element of luck taking place in this game as well. The goal of every player is to have the highest net worth at the end by collecting money.
- Candyland: Candyland is one of the first board games for children. The game is centered on a race towards finding the lost king of Candyland. Each player takes a turn picking up card that will show a colored box. The player must then move to the next available space according to the color he or she picks. The first one to reach the end wins. The game is simple, colorful and enjoyable.
- Operation: Operation is a board game that really hits the nerves. Every player takes a turn removing an ailment using tweezers that are connected to the board with a wire. Any player who removes the ailment without making the buzzer go of will collect a certain amount of money. The buzzer means that the player has lost his turn. Operation is a game that tests your physical skills and has been a popular favorite among many.
- Chutes and Ladders: Chutes and Ladders is a children’s board game that features a numbered grid. Various squares on the grid are connected by either snakes or ladders. The player must move forward and reach the hundredth square. Come across a snake and you will have to go back down to the designated square.