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Jenga: The Blocks Game

Jenga is a blocks game marketed by Hasbro. The origin of the name is from the Swahili word Kujenga which means simply “to build“. The structures are made by adding the blocks till it becomes unstable. Players take turns removing one block at a time from a tower constructed of 54 blocks. Each block removed is then placed on top of the tower, creating a progressively more unstable structure. The game was created by english woman Leslie Scott. Scott was born in Tanganyika and spoke both English and Swahili. The family moved to Ghana in West Africa. The game was… Read More »Jenga: The Blocks Game

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