One and Thirty Card Game Instructions

This week we are exploring a popular card game from Elizabethan England called One and Thirty. This game is very similar to BlackJack, can be played with two or more people, and is pretty easy to learn. Press play to learn how to play.   This card game dates back...

DIY History: How to Play Maw, 16th Century Card Game

You can use this tutorial to learn how to play the game of Maw. The official rules of Maw are outlined inside┬áThe Groom Porter's Laws which appear in Ancient Ballads and Broadsides published in England in the sixteenth Century… as preserved in the Library of...
How to Play Noddy

How to Play Noddy

Download Printable Instructions and the Scoring Sheet This download includes a full history guide, instructions, and research notes. It's a sample of the guides we give out as part of our activities for patrons. Thank you so much for taking time to attend the...
Turn Family Game Night Into Family Stage Night

Turn Family Game Night Into Family Stage Night

Our family looks forward to our weekly game nights, with most suggestions about what the kids think we should play starting each week around Tuesday morning at breakfast, even though game night isn't until Saturday night. We surprised both our boys this week when we...