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Gameplay in Brief:

Players compete to be the first to get their pieces around the board and into their home space. Along the way, you get to knock opponents' pieces off the board, saying "Sorry!" and returning them to their start space.

Sorry! shares many similarities with Parcheesi.

The Basics:

For 2 to 4 players, ages 6 and up. About 30 minutes per game.

Designer:

Sorry! was designed by Paul T. Haskell, Jr., and William Henry Storey, according to BoardGameGeek.com.

Publisher:

Sorry! was first published by Parker Brothers (now owned by Hasbro) in 1934.

Genre:

Sorry! is a race game.

Awards:

Sorry! is in the Games magazine Hall of Game.

Why Sorry! is Part of the Games Timeline:

Sorry!, a variant of the game Parcheesi, introduced that classic Indian game to many American families. Here are the other games I believe are the most culturally and historically significant games published since 1800.
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