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Translate:
Board Games

Jeux de société

2

One can never find French editions of American Card and Board games. True or False?

False. Most are available in a french edition.

3

Do American game companies have European counterparts?

Yes, they all do.

4

Give an example of an American game company with a European counterpart.

Hasbro

5

How is the card game in France: Mille Bornes played? Is it popular?

It's a popular card game where you race against your opponent

6

How is the card game in France: Tarot played?

it has historic ties to Tarot cards but is similar to Bridge, but with a 5th suit

7

How is the card game in France: Jeu des sept familles played?

played like "Go Fish"
goal is to collect members of 7 diff. families

8

What board game does échecs refer to?

chess

9

What board game does dames refer to?

checkers

10

What American game is Trictrac similar to?

backgammon

11

What are word games called in France?

jeux de mots

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There's a game in France that involves solving equations as well as word-solving spelling puzzles like scrabble, when and by who was it made popular?

This jeux de mots game was made popular in 1972 by TV's "Des chiffres et des lettres (“Numbers and
Letters”),”