Ludology: Biography of a Board Game 225.5 - Mousetrap


Join Scott as he recounts the history of the game that blurred the line between a game and a toy: Mousetrap. 

Bibliography of a Board Game for Mouse Trap
It’s All a Game by Tristan Donovan
A World Without Reality: Inside Marvin Glass’s Toy Vault by Bill Paxton
Mental Floss – Mouse Trap Game Facts
Chicago Tribune – Toying with Success
Best Play – History of Mouse Trap: Murder, Playboys and Plagiarism
Google Patents
Smithsonian Mag – Teaching physics with a massive game of mouse trap

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