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The Farming Game

board game

The game producers called "The Weekend Farmer" found success with their first board game, The Farming Game, first made in 1979. The game has gained a following in the intervening years. The complicated rules of play, which parallel running an actual farm in Washington State, made the game something of an American version of a Euro-style strategy game. As with any real farm, it all comes down to assets. The winner has the most at the end.

DesignerGeorge Rohrbacher
ManufacturerThe Weekend Farmer Company
Materialprinted paper | printed cardboard | plastic
OriginGermany
Stylewealth accumulation
Object ID110.502
Credit LineCourtesy of the Marianne Szymanski Toy Tips Institute

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