Classic Games Make a Comeback to Relieve Recession Boredom

 - Feb 8, 2009
During these times of economic hardship, old-fashioned board games are at the top of the list for many who find that it’s cheaper and easier to stay in for entertainment. One side benefit is that board game manufacturers are some of the few businesses still turning a profit.

While most of us have some childhood experience with games like Monopoly, Clue, Candyland, or Trivial Pursuit, they have changed a little over the years. Many now have online components or other updates. Still, without economic hard times, children of this generation may have missed out on exposure to these traditional games.

Maybe board games are the silver lining to our current financial cloud.