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The inventor of Clue, the board game, was a musician who thought of the idea while watching rich folk play murder parlor games at their mansions while he entertained them, playing piano

The Origins of Clue, The Board Game

MYSTERY MOB!

Happy first Friday of February! Last weekend I watched Clue, the 1985 Whodunit based on the classic board game. It holds up for the most part 30+ years later, plus it’s responsible for one of top all time gifs out there:

Anyway, after watching, I started wondering more about the board game (which is just an all time, great board game. Top 5, I’d say). How did it come to be – who made it? What sparked the idea? Did the creator become a millionaire?

Well, lucky for you, I did the internet rabbit hole research. Who did it? With What? And WHERE? Let’s find out.

It’s not what you know it’s…which mansions you’ve been to?

In the 1930s and early 1940s, a British musician named Anthony Pratt played gigs at country … Continue Reading (3 minute read)

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