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Offline CeleTheRef

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Re: Games that inspired or evolved into other games
« Reply #15 on: July 25, 2022, 04:39:22 AM »
If you count foreign versions, Pass The Buck inspired Italy's  Bowling (the board space is chosen by rolling a ball at a numbered cutout of a bowling pin)

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Re: Games that inspired or evolved into other games
« Reply #16 on: July 25, 2022, 12:29:19 PM »
If you count foreign versions, Pass The Buck inspired Italy's  Bowling (the board space is chosen by rolling a ball at a numbered cutout of a bowling pin)

No, it didn't -- OK was off the air by the time Pass the Buck was introduced.
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Re: Games that inspired or evolved into other games
« Reply #17 on: July 28, 2022, 08:40:40 PM »
I always thought Super Saver's set and color scheme was inspired by the old Ferris Wheel pick a pair set and color scheme.


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Re: Games that inspired or evolved into other games
« Reply #18 on: July 30, 2022, 12:43:15 PM »
3 Strikes and Po˘ket ˘hange are somewhat similar in a way - because in both games, you can know the price of the car and still lose.  That said, both games rely on luck rather than skill.

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Re: Games that inspired or evolved into other games
« Reply #19 on: July 30, 2022, 08:49:15 PM »
3 Strikes and Po˘ket ˘hange are somewhat similar in a way - because in both games, you can know the price of the car and still lose.  That said, both games rely on luck rather than skill.

If you know the price of the car in Pocket Change you can buy the car with the 25˘ they spot you.
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Re: Games that inspired or evolved into other games
« Reply #20 on: July 30, 2022, 08:52:53 PM »
If anything, I think Pocket Change mixes Add 'Em Up's (and by extension, Any Number's) pricing with Spelling Bee's cards for luck.
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Re: Games that inspired or evolved into other games
« Reply #21 on: August 04, 2022, 08:53:55 AM »
If anyone remembers Walk of Fame then Rat Race plays just the same with the small products with different ranges
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Re: Games that inspired or evolved into other games
« Reply #22 on: August 05, 2022, 03:54:19 PM »
It just hit me last night that Lucky Seven could have been inspired by Bullseye '72. Both involve guessing the price of the car, and having "seven chances."


I can picture the conversation:

"So… we need a new car game. I have an idea… why don't we bring back Bullseye, only this time they guess the price one number at a time!"

"I don't follow…"

"Simple, we start with seven chances and eliminate one for every number they are away from their guess. As long as they have one chance left after the last number is revealed, they win!"

"That sounds awfully hard to win… just like Bullseye was."

"No trust me… it'll work. Let's rehearse it! Oh and we probably need to make some cosmetic changes so no one thinks we're bringing back an old game."

"Oh? Like what?"

"Well maybe we should start with making it seven dollars instead of seven chances, and the contestant will just pay Bob for every number they're off."

"Um… ok…"

"Yeah, that'll be great! Also, I've been thinking… you know how we always have the prizes behind the door and the games on stage? Well let's shake things up… how about we put the game behind the door this time and have the prize out on stage!"

"………?"

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Re: Games that inspired or evolved into other games
« Reply #23 on: August 07, 2022, 05:22:57 PM »
Haha! I'd love to see similar "conversations" for other pricing games! Imagine the one for Professor Price...  :oldlol:  :oldlol: