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Winnie the Pooh has been a famous and well-loved character ever since his creation by A.A. Milne in the early 1920s. Winnie the Pooh has had several different board games with his name, starting in the mid-1930s. Most of the Winnie the Pooh games play in a similar manner, closely related to the game Candyland. One of the most recent versions of the game actually has the name of "Winnie the Pooh Candyland." Since there is no reading or math required, even toddlers can play the Winnie the Pooh game.
"Apples to Apples" is a party game for four or more players. The game pieces consist of two decks of cards -- a green deck containing nouns and a red deck containing adjectives. The object of the game is to match the best red card that matches the green card on the table. The basic rules for "Apples to Apples" are always the same, though players are encouraged to enact their own house rules.
Hasbro's NFL edition of Monopoly came out in 1998. The limited edition game follows the same basic rules as the original game, but instead of purchasing property, you buy and trade NFL Teams. Hasbro no longer offers the NFL version, but it is possible to find used games online and at yard sales.
Pegs and Jokers is a game where players race to move their pegs around the board. The goal of the game is for one team to get all of its pegs back home first. This game mimics the Indian game Pachisi; the American game "Sorry!" also has similar rules but uses a special deck and board.
Players in the game of Monopoly may get sent to jail for rolling doubles on the dice three times in a turn, drawing a "Go to Jail" card or landing on the "Go to Jail" space. If you've landed in jail, you will need to free your token so that you can continue playing.
"Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego" is a board game that first appeared in 1992. The game is intended for ages 10 and up, as it calls for familiarity with famous world monuments and landmarks. The game is ideally played by four players, although the participants can range from two to six. "Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego" emphasizes the knowledge of world geography; for this reason it can be a fun way for children (as well as adults) to improve their geography skills.
"Star Wars" Risk: The Clone Wars Edition is a special version of the classic board game Risk commemorating the completion of the "Star Wars" film saga. Unlike classic Risk, it is played by teams working together instead of individual players. In the game, the Galactic Republic and the Separatist Faction battle for control of the galaxy. At any given time, "Order 66" may be called, representing the crucial turn of events from the film, and, in like manner, dramatically changing the balance of power on the board.
Ticket to Ride is a railroad board game that allows players to travel by train around a numbered board, claiming routes and destinations. Alan R. Moon created the board game, which allows players to connect destinations such as Boston and New York. Two players are necessary for the game to be played, and up to five players can participate. The rules are relatively simple, and the game is designed for players age 8 and older.
The "Star Wars: Yoda the Jedi Master" board game takes players to the Dagobah System. There, Yoda the Jedi Master creates difficult tasks for players to complete in order to learn the ways of the force. Players work to achieve Merit and go through many Jedi trials. The goal of the game is to enter the Jedi circle and become a Jedi Knight. The game was published in 1981 by Kenner, when the "Star Wars" movies were popular for the first time.