Vintage (1972) Parker Brothers Word Mastermind board game made and published in Canada by Parker Brothers as Game No. A261.
THIS GAME HAS BEEN INVENTORIED and is 100% complete.
Game overview: Word Mastermind is a the vocabulary code-breaking version of the original Mastermind logic game released by Parker Brothers in 1970 and dubbed "the best-selling game in the world". In this multi-lingual edition, players must attempt to guess three- and four-letter words. The player who is able to correctly guess the "secret word" using the fewest number of attempts is the winner. Score is calculated using small yellow letters which are placed onto the board. Clues are given as to whether the letter exists in the word maker's word. Black clue: proper letter and location. White clue: Proper letter, wrong location similar to a Battleship type of play only it is a word game.
The game includes the original 1972 instruction sheet and instructions in English and Italian.
Condition: Game components, as stated, are all here and in EXCELLENT! condition. Original instructions (included in English and Italian) are here. Game box is in GOOD! overall condition. There are pieces of cardboard and tape stuck to the box and small blemishes and shelfwear are apparent on all sides. Box has NO! split corners. Original box insert and internal letter grid are all in clean and unbroken condition.
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