HOBBIES, QUIZZES & GAMES. Ever wondered what kids did before television and games consoles? With this practical little handbook from the 30s you will rediscover forgotten fun. First published in 1936, this new edition reproduces the charm and innocence of the original. There are 100 favourite pursuits of our forefathers from everyday sports, such as badminton and croquet, to more inventive games like lawn billiards and balloon goal. All the rules are explained succinctly with playing areas and key equipment illustrated.