To play and to make games.
It has always run in the family.
Since the era b.c., before Catan.
Well before the other era b.c., before the Computer.
Where so often the best was to make use of markers and crayons, scissors, glue, and even wooden bits. Not forgetting the typewriter, printing letters in black and red, to give the rules a polished look.
The Game of the King of Ur and the Palm Tree Game, rooted in the history of civilizations, here recreated by my sister, sometime in the 1970's.