Featured from The Strong: Game Shows to Board Games

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  Wheel of Fortune board game, courtesy of The Strong, Rochester, New York.
Game shows have a way of moving beyond the television screen—and I'm not talking about just shouting answers from your couch. Many popular examples have been adapted into board games, allowing you the opportunity to be a contestant in the comfort of your own home. Wheel of Fortune appeared as an at-home version in 1985 after the show had enjoyed its first 10 years of success.

Which drives the excitement of game shows and other competitions: the prizes or a spirit of playfulness? Victoria Gray, The Strong's collections researcher, explores this question in her latest Play Stuff blog post.

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