Category Archives: Vintage Board Games

Sugoroku Magic – The Ghost of Seigen

The picture above is the first detail in our series taken from the stunning supernatural Sugoroku board showing at the Toshidama Gallery. It is a sort of compendium  of ghosts, magicians, magic creatures and so on. This is the ‘last … Continue reading

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Snakes and Ladders and Sugoroku

Most Japanese prints stick to a limited range of formats: oban, oban triptych, chuban and so on. Very occasionally one comes across huge six-sheet prints crammed with figures, quite different to the normal run of prints. These large format prints … Continue reading

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