Games Day encourages people to take a break from life’s problems and spend the date with pleasure! Choose the games that you will open today, have fun on your own or with friends. Remember, they perfectly reduce stress, which you always want to get rid of.
In 1975, the holiday was held for the first time under the guise of an annual gaming convention. The event was held in London, at Seymour Hall. Over the years, the date became more popular, it was celebrated not only in England. The idea belongs to Games Workshop, a British company that creates board games. It has over 500 stores scattered across the planet!
Love for games unites different nations. It doesn’t matter how old you are, what language you speak and what you think about politics – friendship and good excitement are struck up during entertainment. Also, the confrontation teaches to respect the opponent, regardless of his origin and place of residence. This is great!
Fascinating moments about games:
- Pac-Man was loved by many. The biggest record is 3 points;
- in Psychonauts Raz, the main character was originally an ostrich;
- funny plumber and TV series character Mario doesn’t have a last name;
- Pablo Escobar was a real crook, they refused to play Monopoly with him;
- Dominoes were played in ancient China.
How to celebrate
What games do you prefer? Computer, desktop, card, active? It doesn’t matter, because it’s easy to fantasize at Games Day! Get together with your family and decide what you will play, consider the wishes of everyone. Try something new – there are interesting things to do in the world every day. Do not forget about the classic ones, such as chess, checkers. This is a great time to learn the rules that seem complicated!
When is Games Day celebrated in 2022?
Games Day is observed on December 20 each year.