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What was the game called before?

Did you know that some of your favourite games originally had a different name? But can you guess what they were called before? Put your knowledge – or perhaps just your guessing skills – to the test now!

Question 1 out of 7:

Twister wasn’t always called Twister, what was the name of the game before?

A picture of the Twister sheet with a row of 6 red, 6 blue, 6 yellow and 6 green circles
Question 2 out of 7:

The classic game about property and money wasn’t always called Monopoly. Can you guess what it was called before?

Two people playing Monopoly
Question 3 out of 7:

What was the famous board game, Snakes and Ladders called?

Snakes and Ladders game with a dice on the board
Question 4 out of 7:

Scrabble was known as something else before. Can you guess what?

Scrabble board with pieces
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Question 5 out of 7:

Top Trumps has been a staple in playgrounds for years, but what was it first called?

A special edition of Top Trumps
Question 6 out of 7:

The most well known board game – Chess – was originally named something else – do you know what it was called?

A chess board with its pieces
Question 7 out of 7:

Connect Four is one of our favourites, but what was it called before?

Connect Four game

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