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Snakes in the Grass Kohner Brothers released their Snakes in the Grass game in 1969.

Snakes in the Grass was an action game where 2 to 4 players attempt to pick up differently-colored marbles ('eggs') using a flexible, snakelike wand, and put them in their own snake's 'nest'. It is thus a simple game of dexterity but one which might not prove too difficult for smaller children.

The most ingenious part of this game was that, although the flexible snakes were hard to handle, younger children might be permitted to hold their snake closer to the tip (with graduated rings indicated along the length for this purpose), which cut down on the unpredictability of the snake's movements and make it easier for them to compete.