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Can You Identify All Of These Classic Toys and Games?

From Monopoly to MahJong, backgammon to bridge, there are thousands of board games, card tricks and toys there to keep even the most active mind occupied. But, instead of whipping out your Twister mat or hoarding your ‘pies’ for the Trivial Pursuit board, what about dedicating a night to the best trivia about these famous games? If that tickles your gaming fancy, we’ve got just the ticket for you – 100 of the best toys, games, and board games quiz questions and answers! Just gather around some friends, family, or even colleagues, get the quiz counters ready and throw the proverbial trivia dice…

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Drawing influences from Tetris, what Mario game saw Mario taking on a different profession?

Dr. Mario

Nurse Mario

Chef Mario

Metal Mario

Dr. Mario
Dr. Mario is a 1990 action puzzle video game produced by Gunpei Yokoi and designed by Takahiro Harada. Nintendo developed and published the game for the Nintendo Entertainment System and Game Boy consoles. The game’s soundtrack was composed by Hirokazu Tanaka. A falling block puzzle game, the player’s objective is to destroy the viruses populating the on-screen playing field by using colored vitamin capsules that are tossed into the field by Mario, who assumes the role of a doctor.

Catan: Seafarers

Battleship

Monopoly

Buccaneer

Battleship
Battleship is a strategy type guessing game for two players. It is played on ruled grids (paper or board) on which each player’s fleet of warships are marked. The locations of the fleets are concealed from the other player. Players alternate turns calling “shots” at the other player’s ships, and the objective of the game is to destroy the opposing player’s fleet.

What is the name of the food-oriented, card drafting game, where you’re trying to put together the best combination of foods for the most points?

Resistance

Carcassonne

Sushi Go!

Bananagrams

Sushi Go!
Sushi Go! is a digital adaptation of the popular card game of the same name. Players compete for the highest score, by picking sushi from a conveyor belt, and scoring the sushi they took at the end of each round. Each type of sushi earns points in different ways, and players must max their combos and prevent opponents from doing the same.

Settlers of Catan

Chutes and Ladders

Power Grid

Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride
Ticket to Ride is a railway-themed German-style board game designed by Alan R. Moon. It was illustrated by Julien Delval and Cyrille Daujean and published in 2004 by Days of Wonder. The game is also known as Zug um Zug (German), Les Aventuriers du Rail (French), Aventureros al Tren (Spanish), Wsiąść do pociągu (Polish), and Menolippu (Finnish).

What is the name of the bird-centric board game where you collect bird cards and can only play them in the correct habitat spaces?

Splendor

Wingspan

Trivial Pursuit

Carcassonne

Wingspan
Wingspan is a board game designed by Elizabeth Hargrave and published by Stonemaier Games in 2019. It is a card-driven, engine-building board game in which one to five players compete to attract birds to their wildlife reserves. Wingspan has been met with critical and commercial acclaim for its gameplay, accurate thematic elements, and artwork. The game also won numerous awards, including the 2019 Kennerspiel des Jahres for best connoisseur game of the year.

Tiddlywinks

Pog

Quarters

Flippy Puck

Tiddlywinks
Tiddlywinks is a game played on a flat felt mat with sets of small discs called “winks”, a pot, which is the target, and a collection of squidgers, which are also discs. Players use a “squidger” (nowadays made of plastic) to shoot a wink into flight by flicking the squidger across the top of a wink and then over its edge, thereby propelling it into the air. The offensive objective of the game is to score points by sending your own winks into the pot. The defensive objective of the game is to prevent your opponents from potting their winks by “squopping” them: shooting your own winks to land on top of your opponents’ winks. As part of strategic gameplay, players often attempt to squop their opponents’ winks and develop, maintain and break up large piles of winks.

Nintendo released which classic game in 1985 that would feature a dog laughing at you if you failed to shoot down certain birds?

Battletoads

Duck Hunt

Centipede

Super Mario Bros.

Duck Hunt
Duck Hunt is a 1984 light gun shooter video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) video game console and the Nintendo Vs. System arcade hardware. The game was first released in April 1984, in Japan for the Family Computer (Famicom) console and in North America as an arcade game. It was then released as a launch game for the NES in North America in October 1985, with it also released in Europe two years later.

Which classic children’s board game had to sue an adult website for using the game’s name in its URL?

Life

Ticket to Ride

Taboo!

Candyland

Candyland
Candy Land (also Candyland) is a simple racing board game published by Hasbro. The game requires no reading and minimal counting skills, making it suitable for young children. No strategy is involved as players are never required to make choices; only following directions is required. About one million copies per year are sold.

Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island introduced which version of Mario?

Angsty Mario

Metal Mario

Baby Mario

Bowser Mario

Baby Mario
Baby Mario is the baby form of Mario, appearing first in Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island. Super Smash Bros. Brawl classifies him as a character from the Yoshi series, but he has also starred in many Mario spin-offs, and notably in Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time, where he appeared as a playable character, and one of the main characters, along with his older self. Adult Mario has been portrayed as an infant in other media, namely in The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 episode Toddler Terrors of Time Travel and the Family Album “The Early Years” comic, though the Baby Mario character is considered a distinct entity from these forms. The above text is from the Super Mario Wiki and is available under a Creative Commons license. Attribution must be provided through a list of authors or a link back to the original article. Source: https://www.mariowiki.com/Baby_Mario

Nintendo brought what simulation game to the SNES after it already made a big splash on home computers?

SimCity

Roller Coaster Tycoon

Zoo Tycoon

Ship Simulator

SimCity
SimCity, also known as Micropolis or SimCity Classic, is a city-building simulation video game developed by Will Wright and released for a number of platforms from 1989 to 1991. SimCity features two-dimensional graphics and an overhead perspective. The objective of the game is to create a city, develop residential and industrial areas, build infrastructure, and collect taxes for further development of the city. Importance is placed on increasing the standard of living of the population, maintaining a balance between the different sectors, and monitoring the region’s environmental situation to prevent the settlement from declining and going bankrupt.

Bananagrams

Monopoly

Boggle

Scrabble

Boggle
Boggle is a word game invented by Allan Turoff and originally distributed by Parker Brothers. The game is played using a plastic grid of lettered dice, in which players look for words in sequences of adjacent letters. Parker Brothers has introduced several licensed variations on the game. As of 2006, only Boggle Junior and Travel Boggle (also marketed as Boggle Folio) continue to be manufactured and marketed in North America alongside the standard Boggle game, apart from a licensed keychain miniature version.

Animal Crossing is classified as what genre of video game?

Horror Adventure

Action Adventure

First-Person Shooter

Life Simulation

Life Simulation
Life simulation games form a subgenre of simulation video games in which the player lives or controls one or more virtual characters (human or otherwise). Such a game can revolve around “individuals and relationships, or it could be a simulation of an ecosystem”. Other terms include artificial life game and simulated life game (SLG).

Yahtzee

Pictomania

Cranium

Pictionary

Pictionary
Pictionary is a charades-inspired word-guessing game invented by Robert Angel with graphic design by Gary Everson and first published in 1985 by Angel Games Inc. Angel Games licensed Pictionary to Western Publishing. Hasbro purchased the rights in 1994 after acquiring the games business of Western Publishing. Mattel acquired ownership of Pictionary in 2001. The game is played in teams with players trying to identify specific words from their teammates.

Super Mario Bros.

Super Smash Bros.

Final Fantasy

The Legend of Zelda

Super Smash Bros.
Super Smash Bros. is a crossover fighting game series published by Nintendo, and primarily features characters from various Nintendo franchises. The series was created by Masahiro Sakurai, who has directed every game in the series. The gameplay objective differs from that of traditional fighters in that the aim is to increase damage counters and knock opponents off the stage instead of depleting life bars.

In this game players explore a mysterious haunted mansion together until an event called “the haunt” occurs. What is the name of this game where you won’t know until the haunt if you’re a villain or not?

Betrayal at House on the Hill

Pay Day

Gloomhaven

Dead Of Winter

Betrayal at House on the Hill
Betrayal at House on the Hill is a board game published by Avalon Hill in 2004, designed by Bruce Glassco and developed by Rob Daviau, Bill McQuillan, Mike Selinker, and Teeuwynn Woodruff. Players all begin as allies exploring a haunted house filled with dangers, traps, items, and omens. As players journey to new parts of the mansion, room tiles are chosen at random and placed on the game board; this means that the game is different each session. Eventually the “haunt” begins, with the nature and plot of this session’s ghost story revealed; one player usually “betrays” the others and takes the side of the ghosts, monsters, or other enemies, while the remaining players collaborate to defeat them.

Once considered a nerds-only pursuit, this 1980s fantasy role-playing game has enjoyed a huge comeback in recent years. And this time, it’s cool.

Chess

Dungeons & Dragons

Chainmail

Traveller

Dungeons & Dragons
Dungeons & Dragons (commonly abbreviated as D&D or DnD) is a fantasy tabletop role-playing game (RPG) originally designed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson. It was first published in 1974 by Tactical Studies Rules, Inc. (TSR). It has been published by Wizards of the Coast (now a subsidiary of Hasbro) since 1997. The game was derived from miniature wargames, with a variation of the 1971 game Chainmail serving as the initial rule system. D&D’s publication is commonly recognized as the beginning of modern role-playing games and the role-playing game industry, and also deeply influenced videogames, especially the Role-playing video game genre.

Which James Bond film inspired the classic first-person shooter on the Nintendo 64?

From Russia With Love

Dr. No

GoldenEye

Tomorrow Never Dies

GoldenEye
GoldenEye 007 is a 1997 first-person shooter developed by Rare and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64. Based on the 1995 James Bond film GoldenEye, it features a single-player campaign in which the player controls Secret Intelligence Service agent James Bond through a series of levels to prevent a criminal syndicate from using a satellite weapon against London to cause a global financial meltdown.

In Pikmin, the Pikmin themselves are aliens on a faraway planet. What is the name of the character the player controls?

Ash Ketchum

Luigi

Jimmy

Captain Olimar

Captain Olimar
Captain Olimar is a main character from Nintendo’s Pikmin video game series created by Shigeru Miyamoto. He first appeared in Pikmin, which led to the development of three additional games; two of them featuring Olimar as the protagonist. Olimar also appears in other Nintendo games, being a playable character in the Super Smash Bros. series beginning with its third entry. Reception to the character has been positive both for his appearance in Pikmin and Super Smash Bros.

Every parent with a child over five years old knows this one (perhaps all too well). What’s the name of this game?

Life

Payday

Checkers

Candyland

Life
The Game of Life, also known simply as Life, is a board game originally created in 1860 by Milton Bradley as The Checkered Game of Life. The Game of Life was US’s first popular parlour game. The game simulates a person’s travels through their life, from early adulthood to retirement, with college if necessary, jobs, marriage, and possible children along the way. Up to six players, depending on the version, can participate in a single game. Variations of the game accommodate up to ten players.

What is the name of the titular fox in the Star Fox video game series?

Foxy Vixen

Fox McGee

Fox McFoxFace

Fox McCloud

Fox McCloud
Fox McCloud is a fictional character and the chief protagonist of Nintendo’s Star Fox series. He is an anthropomorphic fox created and designed by Shigeru Miyamoto and Takaya Imamura. He was introduced as a player character in the original 1993 video game Star Fox. In each game, to varying extents, the player controls Fox in his Arwing. He is the leader of the Star Fox team, and is joined by his wingmates on various missions. Fox is the protagonist of several Star Fox games, comics, and other media. He has featured in several other game franchises, including as a playable character in every installment of the Super Smash Bros. series. Fox has received mostly positive reviews from critics.

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