1965 Vintage Careers Board Game

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1965 Vintage Careers Board Game

1965 Vintage Careers Board Game

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In writing this review, I wanted to get some pictures of the version of the game I played oh so many years ago. Players could also get college degrees in Law, Medicine, Engineering, Science, or a general College Degree. In Europe, the original German Franz Schmidt edition offered a holiday in Mallorca (“Urlaub auf Mallorca”), but a later German Parker Bros. If you’d like to file an allegation of infringement, you’ll need to follow the process described in our Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy. Phil Orbanes, in The Game Makers, his book on the History of Parker Brothers, explained the success of Careers “was due to the Space Race.

Parker Brothers ads, including those for Careers, were placed in 30 magazines, and commercials were put on 60 television stations. Towards the end of the game, players can trade cards for money or other favors (such as not knocking to the park bench).

The discrepancies among the different versions regarding appropriate ages and average playing times could be due to some differences in the various editions, or a different evaluation. For anyone not familiar with the Apollo missions, Mattingly had to drop out of his planned Apollo mission in 1970 when he came into contact with German measles shortly before launch, although he never actually contacted it.

Interestingly there are still 8 career paths on the board, not the six that I have read of there being in later versions. The American game has been listed for ages 8 and up, whereas one German edition reads 10 years and up and another is 12 and up. The first player to reach or exceed his or her success formula (a specific combination of fame, money and happiness points) wins the game.During the post-game discussion, players begin to focus on major industry groups and even individual careers that meet the three goals listed above. In the current situation, I guess I find it a bit strange that one of the careers isn’t medicine, yet one of the University degrees that players can obtain is medicine and the player that therefore becomes the Doctor in the game collects payments from other players when they go into hospital, and they also themselves receive free hospital treatment. The strategy, then, is to examine closely which careers offer you the best possibilities at which point in the game.



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