Sunday, February 1, 2009

Great game gate...

From The Great Game Gate:

"...Cribbage was developed by the poet Sir John Suckling sometime in the early 17th century. The exact date is unknown, but most scholars put it around 1630. The game is actually a variant on an old English game called "noddy", which has virtually disappeared from the public eye now. Cribbage is generally a two player game, though it is playable by one, three, or four. I'll mostly be talking about the two player version, and will mention the others at the end of this post..."

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