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xx   GAME

A collection of eleven games you can make. Patterns and/or instructions included for Chinese checkers played with ping-pong balls.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1974 (v.52#1) pg. 56

Mankala marble game. A seemingly simple game for two that helps youngsters gain counting skills. Est. cost: $10.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1984 (v.62#2) pg. 32, 41

Marble game of Fox and Geese.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1964 (v.54#10) pg. 28

Probability board. A marble game illustrates that falling marbles will concentrate in the middle of available slots.
BOYS' LIFE May 1968 (v.58#5) pg. 60

Gift kit includes 4-section carrier made from a milk carton and 4 gifts, a paper airplane, ring toss, marble game, and an Indian head neckerchief slide.
BOYS' LIFE Jan 1969 (v.59#1) pg. 44

How to play ringer marble game.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1991 (v.81#10) pg. 55

Tip shows how to make a pouch for marbles from an old sock.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1998 (v.88#11) pg. 11

Rockin' and rollin'. Reproduction of an Amish toy where ball bearings or marbles roll down a series of ramps and turn pin wheels.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Feb 2000 (v.23#4) pg. 24

Table-top bowling game consists of a ramp with 5 holes into which marbles are to be rolled.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1983 (v.6#6) pg. 14

Cameron's game. A three-level marble game. A die is rolled and a marble is moved. If the marble lands on a hole, it falls through to the next lower level.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1988 (v.12#1) pg. 36

Marble drop. Marble rolls down four inclined planes and is launched toward 10 depressions with various point values. The highest score wins.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1990 (v.13#5) pg. 49

Decorative wooden gameboard for Chineese Checkers is made from two 22"-diameter plywood disks.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1994 (v.17#9) pg. 34

Marble hockey board with four paddles.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #323 Nov-Dec 1991 (v.41#10) pg. 56

Chinese checkers board.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #323 Nov-Dec 1991 (v.41#10) pg. 62

Making marble rolls, an enjoyable trial-and-error exercise in engineering and physics. Simple or elaborate wooden channels, switches, spirals, ... demonstrate the physics of motion, friction, gravity and momentum.
FINE WOODWORKING #75 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 78

Chinese checkerboard made from a 14"x14" scrap of plywood.
HANDMADE #11 Nov-Dec 1983 (v.3#4) pg. 45, 57

Marble maze. A wooden paddle with holes cut into it. Object is to manipulate paddle and get marbles into holes with highest point value.
HANDMADE #11 Nov-Dec 1983 (v.3#4) pg. 103, 83

Star-shaped marble game for three players (Chinese Checkers).
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Spring-Summer 1979 (v.10#2) pg. 18

Marble chute toy. A marble dropped into a hole travels a zigzag pattern down 6 chutes until it drops into a box.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Summer-Fall 1980 (v.11#2) pg. 13

Marble tower occupies a child for hours.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1963 (v.119#4) pg. 158

Table top golf game using marbles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1964 (v.122#4) pg. 170

Patience, a game to test your cool. Object is to manuver 7 marbles or ball bearing into the holes provided for them, all at the same time.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1974 (v.141#5) pg. 162
Correction POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1974 (v.142#2) pg. 10

Travel solitaire, the game you'll learn to hate. The point is to clear the board of all marbles except one, by jumping over the piece to be taken. Features a built-in storage compartment for the marbles not needed on the board.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1976 (v.145#4) pg. 210

Tabletop baseball game to build in a weekend. Levers on the side of the game shoot a marble up the board. Circular depressions that can trap the marble serve as bases, hits and outs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1979 (v.151#4) pg. 122
Correction POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1979 (v.152#2) pg. 7

Marble ladder.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Nov 1963 (v.34#11) pg. 115

Mancala marble game features a stripped walnut and maple laminated playing board with routed pockets.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #9 May 1989 (v.2#3) pg. 8

Classic wooden board for Chinese checkers (14" diameter).
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #31 Jan 1993 (v.6#1) pg. 22

Marvelous marble roll (18" square by 54" high). Among its features are curves, switch points, a centrifuge, loops, rough track to make a rat-a-tat-tat sound, cascade, and a bucket drop.
WOODWORK #37 Feb 1996 pg. 47

On the ball "executive" toy. The object is maneuver two balls in different directions up a slope so that they fall into depressons at opposite ends of a valley.
WOODWORKER Aug 1989 (v.93#8) pg. 749

Hidden maze toy. The object is to maneuver a marble through a maze which is inside a wooden box where you can't see it.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1979 (v.3#3) pg. 14

Marble race toy. Five inclined planes with two grooves are set into a frame. Two marbles are dropped through holes and they "race" down the grooves to the bottom. The frame is assembled with decorative dovetail joints.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1985 (v.9#3) pg. 45

Run-the-ramps marble game. Marbles roll down several slanted ramps arranged in a zigzag fashion. Built entirely of wood.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1980 (v.36#6) pg. 78

Tic-tac-toe marble game. Wooden box features the game board on top and a drawer for storing the marbles.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1990 (v.46#6) pg. 28