Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 06, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- The original version of the game of Astragal, was popular in ancient times, in Rome and Greece. Proof of the game being played dates back to photographs of children playing Astragal, in the City of Resina, which date back more than 2,000 years.
The game was carried by members of the Roman Army into many other countries. It is one of the best-known games in the world now, with the game of Jacks appearing in classical literature, including Homer's “The Iliad and The Odyssey.”
TQ-Max has taken this ancient game, and remade it as a modern classic in Gogo Jacks. The game of jacks is simple to play, easy to learn, and can be played by just two people or more. TQ-Max has converted the old game of Astragal, typically played using sheep knuckle bones, into a hardwearing, durable and portable version, which can be played anywhere, at any time. Gogo Jacks is available in a range of colors, and are shaped to represent the sheep knuckle bones they are replacing.
Gogo Jacks is played in exactly the same way as the ancient game of Astragal, over 2,000 years ago. Substituting the traditional bone materials for modern plastic, the pieces have no sharp edges, and are safe for young children to play with. However, Gogo Jacks as a game, is suitable for people of all ages.
Speaking on behalf of TQ-Max LLC, Ron Brisard, President, has said that, “Gogo Jacks is a really fun and interesting game for any age group. It’s a game of skills and dexterity that is unique from any other Jack game out there. That explains why this old game is still around today and will be for a long time to come.”
TQ-Max has now made the game of Gogo Jacks available via several online merchants, and it is also on sale as an Amazon product. Gogo Jacks is a social game that is easy to play and also great for improving dexterity and eye-hand coordination. It can provide hours of fun, as the game has been doing for over two millennia. (Lovett, E., et al. “The Ancient and Modern Game of Astragals.” Folklore, vol. 12, no. 3, 1901, pp. 280–293. JSTOR, JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/1254294.)
The company was established in 2012, in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and operates across several markets, including the distribution of toys and games. The new Gogo Jacks games are available from the http://gogojacks.com/, website and are also for sale on Amazon.