GENII. THE WITCHES' FORTUNE TELLER
The Milton Bradley Company added a talking board to their assortment of games in 1892. A little foggy on the concept, Alton Bullard, who designed the novelty for the Springfield, Massachusetts toy factory, made some interesting "improvements" over the popular Ouija board that didn't quite improve anything. Regrettably, the Genii worked only in a brightly lighted room by those with very keen eyesight. As the top piece slides sideways on the wooden rollers of the bottom board, letters appear through a tiny peephole. One imagines sitters getting to know each other better while knocking their foreheads together. This danger was not covered in the included instructions:
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