Remember the time before Play Stations and X-Boxes? Before Temple Run and Candy Crush Saga? The time before the internet took over? Kids in those days played games too. Totally awesome, totally inventive and amazingly addictive games. So who wants to be the denner?
1. Trump Cards
Trump cards were the only way to live out your WWF fantasies and not get hurt. And remember “Clash.”
No one in history could have had so much fun with 7 flat stones and a tennis ball.
3. Maram Pitti
Only the brave of heart dared play this hardcore version of Dodge-Ball. When you got hit in Maram Pitti, YOU GOT “HIT.”
4. Hand Cricket
Remember the “one tip one hand is out” rule?
5. Book Cricket
No, it’s not a book about cricket. It’s a book that’s used to play cricket.
6. Pen Fight
Pen fights, where a desk became a coliseum and our pens became the gladiators.
7. Chupan Chupai
Who can ever forget the desi hide and seek? And here’s for old time’s sake, “DHAPPA!”
8. Chor Police
This was the only game in which you prayed with all your might to actually be the bad guy.
9. Name Place Animal Thing
Anyone who has engaged in these delightful mental gymnastics will probably decimate you in an argument.
10. Join The Dots
Where one well placed or misplaced line meant the difference between victory and defeat.
11. Oonch Neech
The game wasn’t without its hazards, but it was fun as hell.
12. Tippi Tippi Tap Tap
A magical device which could tell you your future based on colours, numbers and letters.
13. Raja Mantri Chor Sipahi
Being Mantri was always so much fun.
14. Chain Chain
You only know how tough this game is once you’ve tried changing directions when the chain has more than 5 people long.
Why isn’t this an Olympic event yet?
And how can we forget the fairest of referees and selection processes?
The original”show of hands.”
If my foot ends up over your foot, I win. Sure, why not?