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[[Calvin]] plays many different '''games''' with [[Hobbes]], both indoors and outdoors and including imaginary sports. As [[Calvin]] and [[Hobbes]] play team sports with just two players, they often fight over the game rules.
[[Calvin and Hobbes]] play a lot of games together,such as monopoly (Calvin has a lot of "intrest free bank loans to himself"),and [[calvinball]].A lot of game rules are messed up when they play together.
 
   
 
==Indoor games==
 
==Indoor games==
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===Checkers===
 
===Checkers===
   
[[Calvin]] and [[Hobbes]] play checkers a lot. Hobbes usually wins and Calvin has a fit, but Calvin did win once and was dissatified with the rewards. Hobbes once told Calvin he lost 165 straight games in a row, and Calvin's spirit kicked the spirit of the checkers clear across the room. Once, they were playing checkers when [[Calvin's father]] told him that he had to go outside, so they just brought the checkers out with them and played out in the snow.
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[[Calvin]] and [[Hobbes]] play checkers more than any other board game. [[Hobbes]] usually wins, causing [[Calvin]] to have a fit, but Calvin did win once although he was dismayed to learn that there were no tangible rewards. According to Hobbes, Calvin had lost 165 games in a row at one point.
   
 
===Monopoly===
 
===Monopoly===
   
Calvin sometimes plays monopoly with Hobbes. However, they usually end up robbing each other and stuff like that. One time they made their own Chance cards for the game
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Calvin also plays Monopoly with Hobbes. Calvin often cheats, leading to insults and violence and ending the game (although not ending their fun). In one strip, Calvin and Hobbes admitted to using made-up Chance cards to make the game more exciting. These cards included extreme setbacks and rewards, such as collecting ridiculous sums of money.
   
===Scrabble===
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===[[Scrabble]]===
   
Calvin plays scrabble with Hobbes too. Once, Calvin made the word zqfmb, (according to Calvin, it's a worm in New Guinea), which Hobbes claimed wasn't really a word. However, he himself played a
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Calvin plays Scrabble with Hobbes as well. Once, Calvin made up the word "[[zqfmgb]]" (according to Calvin, it's a worm in New Guinea), which Hobbes claimed was not a recognized word. However, he himself had played a
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12-letter word with all of the X's and J's. Another time Hobbes spelled "zygomorphic" and "nucleoplasm" for 150 and 40 points respectively. In the throwaway panels of that strip, Calvin said a curse after spelling the word "be" (because it was only worth 2 points), and Hobbes remarked, "My, this game '''''does''''' teach new words!"
12-letter word with a lot of X's and J's.
 
   
 
===Chess===
 
===Chess===
   
Calvin and Hobbes also played chess once,but only once.The strip had almost no diolog exept for Calvin saying he wanted to become an intellectual.
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Calvin and Hobbes are also seen playing chess, if only once. The strip had almost no dialogue except for Calvin saying he had decided to become an intellectual.
 
   
 
==Outdoor games==
 
==Outdoor games==
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Calvin and Hobbes play sports together in the yard and, less often, the woods. Most of their games are team sports; as such, the rules are heavily modified to suit the smaller number of players.
   
 
===Football===
 
===Football===
   
Calvin and Hobbes play football a lot. They have a lot of fun at first, but then one of them cheats, and they fight. Calvin once said "I think football is a sport the way ducks think hunting is a sport".
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Calvin and Hobbes often play football. They have a lot of fun at first, but then one of them usually cheats, and they will fight over it. Calvin once said "I think football is a sport the way ducks think hunting is a sport".
   
 
===Croquet===
 
===Croquet===
   
Calvin and Hobbes play croquet at times. Most of the games consist only of fighting.
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Calvin and Hobbes play croquet at times. Calvin admitted in a throwaway joke that it tempted him to hit Hobbes with the mallet.
   
 
===Baseball===
   
 
Probably the most famous Calvin and Hobbes baseball game was when [[Moe]] teased Calvin into signing up for baseball at school. Calvin once commented about baseball, "I can't believe this moronic sport is our national pastime." Calvin and Hobbes also play baseball together, but when one of them thinks that the other cheated, they end up fighting and Hobbes can get damaged in the process. They also play variations of this, such as "Speed Sled Base Snow Ball".
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[[File:Base.png|thumb]]
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===[[Calvinball]]===
   
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The best-known game in ''Calvin and Hobbes'', [[Calvinball]], is an outdoor sport conceived by Calvin. Calvinball has no fixed rules, other than that the same rules cannot be applied to multiple games. As such, the rules for any given session of Calvinball are made up on the fly during the game.[[File:Song.png|thumb]]
===Baseball===
 
   
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===Soccer===
Probably the most famous C&H baseball game was when [[Moe]] teased Calvin into signing up for baseball at school. Calvin once commented about baseball, "I can't believe this moronic sport is our national pastime." Calvin and Hobbes also play baseball together, but when one of them thinks that the other cheated, they end up fighting and sometimes kick dirt on each other.
 
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Calvin played soccer at least once. He was seen demonstrating the game to Hobbes (explaining how the player may use any body part but his hands and ended up hitting himself in the face), and a soccer ball was seen in his room a few times.
   
===Calvinball===
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===Racing===
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Calvin and Hobbes can be seen racing on foot on several occasions.
   
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<big>War</big><ref>[[File:War.gif|thumb]]
This is one of the more imaginary games consisting between Calvin and Hobbes (and also their [[Rosalyn]]). They only rule to this game is you can't use the same rules twice. Other than that, have fun!
 
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[[File:War.gif|thumb]]
Sometimes Calvin and Hobbes are playing another game, and they turn it into Calvinball.
 
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War is a game where if someone gets hit by a dart the other side loses. However, Calvin and Hobbes get hit by the dart at the same time and Calvin remarks, "kind of a stupid game isn't it?".
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Latest revision as of 15:01, 19 April 2021

Calvin plays many different games with Hobbes, both indoors and outdoors and including imaginary sports. As Calvin and Hobbes play team sports with just two players, they often fight over the game rules.

Indoor games

Checkers

Calvin and Hobbes play checkers more than any other board game. Hobbes usually wins, causing Calvin to have a fit, but Calvin did win once – although he was dismayed to learn that there were no tangible rewards. According to Hobbes, Calvin had lost 165 games in a row at one point.

Monopoly

Calvin also plays Monopoly with Hobbes. Calvin often cheats, leading to insults and violence and ending the game (although not ending their fun). In one strip, Calvin and Hobbes admitted to using made-up Chance cards to make the game more exciting. These cards included extreme setbacks and rewards, such as collecting ridiculous sums of money.

Scrabble

Calvin plays Scrabble with Hobbes as well. Once, Calvin made up the word "zqfmgb" (according to Calvin, it's a worm in New Guinea), which Hobbes claimed was not a recognized word. However, he himself had played a 12-letter word with all of the X's and J's. Another time Hobbes spelled "zygomorphic" and "nucleoplasm" for 150 and 40 points respectively. In the throwaway panels of that strip, Calvin said a curse after spelling the word "be" (because it was only worth 2 points), and Hobbes remarked, "My, this game does teach new words!"

Chess

Calvin and Hobbes are also seen playing chess, if only once. The strip had almost no dialogue except for Calvin saying he had decided to become an intellectual.

Outdoor games

Calvin and Hobbes play sports together in the yard and, less often, the woods. Most of their games are team sports; as such, the rules are heavily modified to suit the smaller number of players.

Football

Calvin and Hobbes often play football. They have a lot of fun at first, but then one of them usually cheats, and they will fight over it. Calvin once said "I think football is a sport the way ducks think hunting is a sport".

Croquet

Calvin and Hobbes play croquet at times. Calvin admitted in a throwaway joke that it tempted him to hit Hobbes with the mallet.

Baseball

Probably the most famous Calvin and Hobbes baseball game was when Moe teased Calvin into signing up for baseball at school. Calvin once commented about baseball, "I can't believe this moronic sport is our national pastime." Calvin and Hobbes also play baseball together, but when one of them thinks that the other cheated, they end up fighting and Hobbes can get damaged in the process. They also play variations of this, such as "Speed Sled Base Snow Ball".

Base.png

Calvinball

The best-known game in Calvin and Hobbes, Calvinball, is an outdoor sport conceived by Calvin. Calvinball has no fixed rules, other than that the same rules cannot be applied to multiple games. As such, the rules for any given session of Calvinball are made up on the fly during the game.

Song.png

Soccer

Calvin played soccer at least once. He was seen demonstrating the game to Hobbes (explaining how the player may use any body part but his hands and ended up hitting himself in the face), and a soccer ball was seen in his room a few times.

Racing

Calvin and Hobbes can be seen racing on foot on several occasions.

War[1]

War.gif

War is a game where if someone gets hit by a dart the other side loses. However, Calvin and Hobbes get hit by the dart at the same time and Calvin remarks, "kind of a stupid game isn't it?".

Ra.png
Rac.png

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