Games of revolution and industry
Image: Reds and Whites, a war game!
A Soviet board-game from 1929.
Thanks to Retronaut for posting these. The one advantage my posting of these has over the Retronaut site is that these images are much higher resolution. My favorites among these include the “electrification” board-game, the chemical war game, and the Reds vs. the Whites game.
Revolution, the game!
Reds and Whites, the game! (Notice the boss constructivist lettering).
Chemical Warfare, the game!
Modern Fight, the game!
Air Struggle, the game!
The only other thing I’ll say is that one can see the change in the officially-sanctioned styles from the more avant-garde lines, shapes, and typography to the cartoon realism of caricatured figures in the Sots-art of the 1930s. See more here: Continue reading