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Online Justin Kissel

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I Want To Play A Game
« on: February 10, 2011, 08:59:21 AM »
We’ve Been Playing Games For 4000 Years

Almost one out of every 10 artifacts unearthed from the ruins of the ancient city of Mohenjo-daro in present-day Pakistan were play related. Have archaeologists been underestimating the social significance of play and games?

Elke Rogersdotter from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden certainly thinks so. She’s been studying the artifacts unearthed at one of the earliest urban settlements in the world, and she’s written a thesis exploring the importance of gaming to the area and to human culture as a whole...

Offline GabrieltheCelt

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Re: I Want To Play A Game
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2011, 11:42:20 AM »
Re: the thread title- me too!  I wish the Admins would bring the Chess feature back!  :)
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