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Where’s the Fun From? – How School Teacher Eleanor Abbott Invented Candy Land During a Pandemic

In this installment from my YouTube series, Where’s the Fun From?, I discuss how school teacher Eleanor Abbott invented Candy Land, one of the world’s most popular games, during a pandemic that occurred more than 71 years ago.

Author, documentary filmmaker, and toy industry veteran Tim Walsh recently founded a new game company called Roo Games. Additional Where’s the Fun From? episodes are available on his Seize the Play YouTube channel.

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Anthony E. Pratt had the idea for the game that would become Clue in 1944. Second only to Monopoly in worldwide sales, this is the story of a game that gave new meaning to the expression “Foul Play.” This is the Clue Edition of Where’s the Fun from? (WTFF)