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Tornado Rex

board game

Some games in the 1990s incorporated mechanical action or some other kind of clever gimmick to complicate otherwise standard play. Tornado Rex, made by Parker Brothers in 1991, utilized a wind-up top to simulate a tornado, rolling down a mountain path and potentially knocking off the hikers racing to the top. A game primarily intended for younger children, Tornado Rex drew favorable reviews from some adults who admired its simplicity and its novelty.

  • Manufacturer: Parker Brothers
  • Material: printed cardstock | plastic
  • Origin: Beverly, MA
  • Style: race
  • Object ID: 116.3720
  • Credit Line: Gift of Donald W. Lyon
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