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Re: [Icehouse] Treehouse Chutes & Ladders

  • FromFred J Poutre <cloven-fruit@xxxxxxxx>
  • DateWed, 1 Jul 2009 13:59:53 -0600
Actually further back. Ancient Egyptian. One of the first recorded board games on the planet.

Fred Poutre
Cloven Fruit Games
On Wed, 01 Jul 2009 07:32:17 -0700 Chris Goodwin <cgoodwin@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

Bryan Stout wrote:
3.  Are there any problems that come from using pyramids with a
commercial game?  Should I not post it on the Wiki at all, or post it
with an acknowledgment of the copyright, or get their permission
first, or what?
Chutes & Ladders is a commercial game, true.  However, the game upon which it is based, Snakes & Ladders, dates back to the 16th century (according to Wikipedia). 

Chris Goodwin


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