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(+MEANING AND TYPES OF INDOOR GAMES) THE WAY PEOPLE FREQUENTLY PLAY ONLY LUDO GAME ON MY STREET; I AM ABOUT TO RENAME MY STREET “LUDO STREET!” SO WHAT INDOOR GAME HAVE PEOPLE AROUND YOU TAKEN UP EVER SINCE CORONAVIRUS BROKE OUT?

No doubt, the outbreak of coronavirus came without prior warning; so no one could have prepared for the aftermath of what was not envisaged. Coronavirus is currently a common disease suffered by major countries all over the world, and it has kept people indoors and also bored.

However, to kill every act of boredom, people have also taken up various indoor games. Indoor games according to Wikipedia are a variety of structured forms of play or competitive physical activity, typically carried out either in the home or specially constructed indoor. View more about indoor games here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indoor_games_and_sports

Examples of indoor games are board games like chess, checkers, monopoly, scrabble, ludo, snake and ladder; card games like hearts, poker, blackjack, solitaire, spider, patience, crazy eights; baseball, snooker, pool, soccer, table tennis, and swimming. Video and phone games are not eliminated from this list.

Ludo which is a board game usually played by two or four people has been taken up by people on my street as they play this game from morning to night. Every house has this game. In fact, when you visit the area; you would think the name of the street is “Ludo Street” because of how they frequently play it. If I have a chance, I would rename the street “Ludo Street”

So what indoor games do people play most in your area? Kindly share with us…

 

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