A novel way to teach history - from Poland

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A board game has been introduced in Poland to teach the current generation about the hardships of Soviet times.

A new board game in Poland hopes to recreate the black market and long lines of communist times. Players try to buy basic goods but supplies run out before they reach the counter or someone with connections pushes in.
I suppose there are plenty of areas that could be covered in our own recent history that the reckless yoof of today should be educated about. Miners and coppers springs to mind. Or how the old apprenticeships worked. >:>
Should have saved themselves the trouble and bought MONOPOLY. If, of course, the stocks are in or they know someone who knows someone who can get hold of one...

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