12 Of The Most Controversial Board Games From The Past

Board games have changed drastically over the years. Some of the board games that my parents played when they were kids are still around today.

However, there are a few board games that were banned or have disappeared completely as soon as they were released.

Below are a few of the most highly offensive and controversial board games that were ever made.

1. “Public Assistance” published by Hammerhead Enterprises in 1980.

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2. “Life As A Blackman” published by Underground Games released in 1999

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3. “What Shall I Be: The Exciting Game of Career Girls”

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4. “Five Little Nig*er Boys” published by Chad Valley in 1950.

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5. “Darkies In The Melon Patch” published by The Hudson Brothers Publishing Company

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6. “The Sinking of the Titanic,” published by Milton Bradley in 1976.

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7. “Blacks & Whites” published by Dynamic Design in 1970.

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8. “Juden Raus!” (Jews Out!) published by Günther & Co. in 1938.

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9. “Little Black Sambo,” published by Saalfield Publishing Co. in 1924.

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10. “Beat the Border,” published by Border House Inc. in 1971.

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11. “Ghettopoly,” published by Stolen Property Fencing Game in 2003.

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12. “Adultery,” published by Diplomat Sales Co. in 1969.

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If you dig hard enough on the internet you can still find a few of these games floating around. Any more board games that you think would make the list?

Let us know in the comments below. (h/t Buzzfeed / Listverse)

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