Hello and welcome to an exclusive showing of the Museum of Curious Toys & Games. Each item featured in this collection represents a questionable moment in the development of toys and games throughout history.
Today’s Featured Item: The “Funny Face” Board Game
Whitman was a board game company that was founded in 1916 as a subsidiary of Western Publishing Company. In 1968, Whitman had the crazy idea to make the “Funny Face” board game — screenshots from which you see here. In 1979, Mattel purchased Whitman and they were eventually phased out. Lucky for us, “pieces” of this terrifying clown face game still live on.
More unsettling photos of “Funny Face” after the jump.