Win No Geek Gold! - Most Popular Games in Prison.
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I’ve never been to prison, myself, but I feel like I’m able to talk about prison life based on the many movies and TV shows I’ve watched.

I try to see the bright side of prison. Sure you don’t have your freedom or shoelaces or one of those rugs in front of your toilet, but you’ve got plenty of time for games.

Here are a few games that every prison library should have.
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Nothing brings back old times like recreating those tense meetings where we split up the loot. One word of caution: the other inmates will probably be very good at this game.
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If I ever get caught for my many crimes against humanity, I think it would be therapeutic to catch other criminals and put them away. After all, why should Col. Mustard go free while I’m wasting away in the big house.

I’ll get you Col. Mustard! You can run but you can’t hide!
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3. Board Game: Chess [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:421] [Average Rating:7.09 Unranked]
 
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Andy Dufresne built a chess set in Shawshank, so I imagine it must be popular among the wrongly convicted.

As an added bonus, if you make your own set, the rock hammer has other uses.
 
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From time to time, every protagonist worth his salt gets put in “the hole.” This solitaire game can pass the time much better than Mozart.
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This is a great gateway game for your non-gamer inmates.

One caveat: This game is not recommended for death row.
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Let’s face it, it’s just hard to find the time to play this mammoth game. If I could only get free from this pesky job and family, I could really spend some quality time focusing on the German electoral system.
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You’re probably spending a lot of time planning your escape anyway, so why not make it fun. This game has lots of great ideas for prison breaks.
Be warned, though, I’m personally not convinced that the bathtub glider would work.
 
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The title speaks for itself.
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Get the inmates to channel their thoughts of escape into a game and they won't go over the wall in real life.
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Simulations are better than games....
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Maybe for game and movie night!
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