10 to 60 players.
Playground; gymnasium; parlor.
This game may be played by any number of players. A large stone is selected, and placed on a particular spot,
Marble Games for Kids - Vintage Marble Games. - In ancient times, when we were boys, and indulged in the luxury of marbles, they were very different from their present form. They were made of stone, nicely polished, and some of them, called “alleys,” of the purest marble.
4 to 30 or more players.
Indoors; out of doors.
This is a very good game, and to play it properly there must be in the centre of the playground a small hill or hillock.
Tops. The peg-top appears to be a modern invention, but the whip-top is of great antiquity, it having been used in remote times by the Grecian boys; it was well known at Rome in the days of Virgil, and in England as early at least as the fourteenth century, when its form was the same as it is now.