Altername Name - Marble Arch
A rather strange looking game and its origins are vague but it, nevertheless, is challenging and a great deal of fun. Using wooden balls or hand-made clay marbles the object of the game is to navigate through a number of obstacles and tasks and eventually project the ball or marble through the arches to in the game. Complete instructions provided.
From St Nicholas Magazine 1891
From "Toys with Nine Lives"
by Andrew McClary
Click Here to see a video demonstrating the Marble Bridge. Just release fire the marbles and watch them pass under the arches. If you are lucky of course!
To watch Faire Tyme Demonstration videos. Each browser and windows program will be different, so please adapt these instructions to your computer.
Fire Fox - Double Click on the Video Link (the word "Here"). If it does not load automatically, click "Browse" and when programs screen loads, select the video program. Click on one of those programs and in a few seconds you will go back to the browse screen with the program now Highlighted. Click ok. When player loads, click the start arrow if it does not start automatically.
Internet Explorer - Click on video. If it does not play automatically, click save and scroll through files to save to your desktop. Then, go to your desktop - the screen you see when you turn on your computer. LEFT click on the file and it will probably play. If it does not, then RIGHT click on the file and then click "Open With", and on next screen click "choose Program". Click on Quick time, or if you do not have it try Real Time Player or Windows Media Player, which ever works. After looking at the video, go to your desk top and RIGHT click on the file and click delete and the file will be gone
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