Dissolving: Games

Illustration of Shaun Tan from Arrival

Yesterday we have illustrated with this picture the depressing immigration story absurdly presented as a children’s game. But you cannot invent anything more absurd than real life. Almost a hundred years ago such picture was already used to illustrate a real children’s game.

Chemical War. Soviet board game by A. V. Kuklin. State Publisher, 1925
See our post on the early Soviet board games for children