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Joylord Wooden Chess and Checker... vs Hungry Hungry Hippos

Joylord Wooden Chess and Checkers Game Set...

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Hungry Hungry Hippos

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The chess peices are all magnetic as well as the board. Checkers are also well-made and are of solid wood composition though not magnetic.

It folds in half, locking securely with 2 latches. All components are stored inside the game board with a latching closure. They probably had to do this in order to make it close and latch as nicely as it does.

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It's definitely fun but as a parent - geez it’s a pain! My grandson is 2 and he was fascinated with the game but had trouble at first learning the rules.

Cons3

Build quality of the hippo mechanisms are cheap and faulty. The neck gets jammed and the hippos won't work. This is definitely not the solid piece of construction that the hungry hungry hippo game of your childhood had.

The hippos are now made with much cheaper, soft, bendable plastic. The plastic is super thin and easily bendable. The pieces you assemble together yourself fall off before you can begin playin. Plastic that's way too soft and pliable for its intended ...  Read More

This current version is garbage. This isn’t the old 80s game that was awesome. It's not fixable and i suspect these games all exhibit these flaws to varying degrees.

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