Games have always been a part of Indian Culture since forever. Be it Lord Shiva and Parvati playing Pachisi or Pandavas loosing Draupadi over the game of Chausar (game of dice). Even the Mughals used to enjoy their afternoon by playing chess. Henceforth, since the ancient times, games have been an important part of India. Consequently, times changed and so did the games. As a result, it took a spin too. Here’s a roundup of the popular 90s nostalgic games and the new ones replacing them.
Henceforth, since the ancient times, games have been an important part of India. Consequently, times changed and so did the games. As a result, it took a spin too. Here’s a roundup of the popular 90s nostalgic games and the new ones replacing them.
Millenials vs the Generation Z
Remember, you all couldn’t wait to come home from school so that you could run out to play Langadi Taang (hopscotch) with your friends. In fact, parents always had the great trick to get your work done by you. Like, they would not allow you to go out until the time your work gets completed. Moreover, this used to be their favorite bait so that you could finish your work on time.
Let’s just recall our favorite evening games that got almost vanished with the change in time. Here is a list of old games vs modern android plays: checkout!
Poshampa bhai Poshampa/ Pokemon Go
Old Games: I know, as soon you read this word, you must have started singing that song- Poshampa bhai Poshampa laal kilay me kya hua 100 rupay ki ghadi churai…………………….Ab to jail me jaana padega! Got your back fellas, even I did the same :p
Two individuals remain with their hands bolted together over their heads and sing a tune. Alternate children go from under that bridge and the person who gets caught (when the hands descend like a pen toward the finish of the melody) is out.
Modern Games: Pokemon Go- This game was a sensation in 2016. Despite of getting banned from many other countries, it never went down on its popularity.
Langadi Taang/Temple Run
Old Games: See a blank and open surface and ready with your chalk to draw? “Come guys here is the place, let’s play langadi taang. One of the most favorite games played all during the 90s since ages. A game in which a player tossed a piece of stone or any small object and hop or jump in the boxes to get the object back.
Modern Games: Temple Run- No one out there could even say that they never played this game. In fact, the students of primary classes are addicted to this game. If you wanna know how it’s played, see this.
Old Games: Each and every boy out there must have played this. The game played by two sticks- Gilli (small one) and Danda (big one). The player then uses the danda to hit the gilli at the raised end, which flips it into the air. While it is noticeable all around, the player strikes the gilli, hitting it beyond what many would consider possible. Having struck the gilli, the player is required to run and touch a pre-concurred point outside the hover before the gilli is recovered by a rival.
Modern Games: Subway Surf- This game is an endless running game (mobile game). The player becomes a hooligan runner. He gets caught by the police officer under the act of applying graffiti to the metro site. So, he runs down the track in order to escape. And in the way between, he gets to grab the coins.
Old Games: The more marbles you had, the richer you were. Awesome childhood days! There was a huge craze over marbles, kids loved to collect different kinds of marbles and show off! It used to be the most popular game played among the children. The player used to hit the selected targeted Kancha (marble) using their own marble ball. The winner would get all the marbles.
Modern Games: Angry Birds- The game inspired by Crush the castle got very successful, for its comical display, fun gaming, and low price. The creators launched many sequels to it. The series focuses on the colorful angry birds who try to save their eggs.
Satoliya (Pitthoo)/Hill Climb Racing
Old Games: This game can be played by any number of players. This required seven stones, each bigger or smaller than the other one. Then the stones need to be arranged in the decreasing order. The player needs to hit the stones by a ball from a decided distance and likewise, it proceeds.
Modern Games: Hill Climb Racing- Games like this require much more concentration. Moreover, this game is one of the most addictive games on the list. As the name suggests, you just have to climb the hill with a car.
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