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The Violent History of Family Game Night

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Since the beginning of time, families have loved to host family game nights in which each member of the family competes in order to determine which family member is the most adept at a particular game.

In the past, these family game nights were rather violent and dangerous. For example, in Mexico in the early middle ages, families played ball games on family game night. Although these ball games might sound like great family game night ideas, they rarely ended nicely, as the loser of the ball game was often sacrificed to the gods for his or her incompetence. Therefore, in the past, family game night was often a traumatic event.

Today, family game night has become considerably gentler...

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