“So, you roll the dice and you move across the board to your next terminus. When you roll a double on the dice you get the opportunity to do something adventurous off the train this is called a window of opportunity. Depending on ….”
“Dad I don’t think this is better than the last game you came up with,” said Simon.
“It’s too complicated and would take ag..gggesss to win. Plus it seems boring,” Angie interjected.
“Sorry dad, but I don’t think trailing trains would ever leave this station. Besides most people prefer computer games,” Simon continued.
“Speak for yourself Simon, I love board games expect for this one, it’s too nerdy,” replied Angie dragging Simon by the arm out of the garage.
He was starting to run out of steam and innovative ideas; maybe it was time to throw in the towel, time to accept his name like his train games would never leave the shores of his home-town.
Written by Chioma I.N
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