Living: Pac-Man for Smart People

The creators of Trivial Pursuit roll out a sequel

One Los Angeles fan took the game with her on a Kenya safari. At President Reagan's ranch near Santa Barbara, visiting journalists play the game when not filing reports. An octet of New York trivia junkies spends every available weekend hour on the game. "We've played through till 4 a.m.," says Ringleader Holly Thorner, "then started again first thing in the morning. We've played at meals and eaten off the game board. When there was a power failure we played by candlelight. There's still wax on the board."

Not so much a board game,...

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