1979 in games

1979 in games

:"see also:" 1978 in games, 1980 in games

This page lists board and card games, wargames, miniatures games, and table-top role-playing games published in 1979. For video and console games, see 1979 in video gaming. __NOTOC__

Games released or invented in 1979


*"The Awful Green Things From Outer Space"
*"Cheops"
*"Chinese Farm" (2nd edition)
*"Circus Maximus"
*"The Creature That Ate Sheboygan"
*"Divine Right"
*"The Farming Game"
*"Godsfire"
*"The Mad Magazine Card Game"
*"The Mad Magazine Game"
*"Napoleon at Leipzig"
*"Star Fleet Battles"
*"Starfire"
*"Trivial Pursuit"
*"Villains and Vigilantes" (role-playing game)

Games awards given in 1979

* Spiel des Jahres: "Hare and Tortoise" (first year given)

ignificant games-related events of 1979

*Task Force Games founded by Allen Eldridge and Stephen Cole.

ee also

* 1979 in video gaming


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