Old toys and games become classics
The game - it is an integral part of human culture. Each individual acquainted with it as a child, when he begins to learn the basics of life. Today we want to talk about the old games and toys that have become classics.
Yo-Yo - is an iconic toy of the 20th century. The form that has reached our days, has developed a Filipino Pedro Flores. He did not come up with the design from scratch, and has adapted the traditional toy of their homeland. Model liked children. the first factory for the production of the yo-yo "Yo-Yo Manufacturing Company" was opened in 1928. Historians argue that the similar toy invented in ancient Greece. This confirms the image made on antique vase. The picture shows a boy playing with a yo-yo. The unique vessel is kept at the Museum "Metropolitan" (New York, USA).
Many believe that the roller skates appeared in 1970. But this opinion is erroneous. The first recorded use of roller skates is dated 1743 year. Unfortunately, the name of the inventor is unknown. The first documented demonstration of roller skates with metal wheels took place in 1760. His creation presented by John Joseph Merlin. The developed construction was imperfect: master invention proved to be practically unmanageable.
How long ago it was invented desktop RPG? Historians claim that she "was born" in 1812. With its help teach the basics of military tactics in the Prussian army. Officers issued sheet of paper on which drawing was done, reproduces the features of a particular terrain. The game used pieces, indicates a single soldier or entire military units. All fights are based on real battles.
Remote control toys
It is believed that the first toy with remote control came in 1960. But this is not the case. In 1898, Nikola Tesla visited the Exhibition of Inventions in Madison Square Garden, where he demonstrated a boat with remote control.
We are all familiar with the computer game "The Sims" (2000). It is based on an older predecessor called "Little Computer People". This was the first computer game in the genre of simulation of life. In 1985, it released the company Activision for the Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum and Apple II.
According to one version, Paintball originated in France back in 1878. At that time, the country suffered heavy losses during the colonization of the North African countries. To debug all combat skills and tactics, Lieutenant Duroy came up with a new program melee. To do this, the engineer Gustave Reclus was invented a weapon, firing paint. In another version of this game originated in the United States, which used colored labels for the cattle on the ranch.
"Lila" - an ancient Indian board game. Unfortunately, the date of its occurrence is still a mystery. Rules of the game for the first time described by Harish Johari (Harish Johari) in his book (1980). The basis of "Leela" lay philosophical concepts. It is believed that it is a tool for observing the laws of random events in life.
toy gun that simulates the sound of the shot
Toy gun, which mimics the sound of a gunshot, was developed before the US Civil War (1861-1865gg.). In 1859, these models began to let the company "J & E Stevens".
"Monopoly" - is a board game in the genre of economic strategy. It was developed by Charles Darrow in the midst of the Great Depression (1934). He showed his creation to representatives of the company Parker Brothers, that has not agreed to release the game on sale. Then Charles independently produced and sold 5000 copies of "Monopoly" in Philadelphia department store. Already in 1935 it became the best-selling game in America.
"Duck Hunt" - a game in which in the light gun acts as a controller. The first prototype, called "Ray-O-Lite Rifle" appeared in 1936.