Games We Played As Children That Would Now Be Considered Illegal

Eddie Murphy recently reminded us of something very important. On his recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel, the Dolemite Is My Name star reminisced about his childhood in Brooklyn, playing a little game called Hot Peas and Butter. The game, a variation on Hot and Cold, involves kids whipping each other with a belt. Murphy’s story of juvenile pastimes reminded us of the power of pure imagination. It also reminded us of all the classic games from our youth which have long since been replaced by safer, more expensive games. Which is a shame, because really, the best games in life are free. And we have the list to prove it.

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