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Blarf board game (1981)

Contributed by Ollie Deans on Jul 9th, 2019. Artwork published in .
    Blarf board game (1981) 1
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    Branding and packaging for the 1981 board game Blarf, designed by Robert H. Hollars and published by Parlor Games, Inc.

    The rich and enticing title type is Jürgen Riebling’s Mr. Big (Berthold, 1972). It was digitally revived by Nick Curtis as Hoodoo U (2011). Mr. Big is accompanied by ITC Kabel in bold, demi and medium weights.

    The instructions on the bottom side are provided in English and Spanish. They are set in Helvetica. The Parlor Games logo combines ITC Quorum with initials from Odin. “Un producto de” additionally uses ITC Benguiat.

    Blarf board game (1981) 2
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    Blarf board game (1981) 3
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    Detail with the logo of Parlor Games, Inc.
    License: All Rights Reserved.

    Detail with the logo of Parlor Games, Inc.

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    • Mr. Big
    • ITC Kabel
    • ITC Quorum
    • Odin
    • Helvetica
    • ITC Benguiat

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