Tiddlywinks

Tiddlywinks

About Tiddlywinks

Tiddlywinks is an indoor game played on a flat mat with sets of small discs called 'winks', a pot, and a collection of squidgers. Players use a 'squidger': a disk (nowadays made of plastic) used to propel a wink into flight by pressing down on a wink, thereby flicking it into the air. The objective of the game is to score points by sending your own winks into the pot and preventing the opponent from 'squopping' your winks by placing your own winks on top of them. As part of strategic gameplay players often attempt to squop their opponents' winks and develop, maintain and break large piles of winks. Tiddlywinks is sometimes considered a simpleminded, frivolous children's game, rather than a strategic, adult game. However, the modern competitive adult game of tiddlywinks made a strong...'

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