The inventor of which board game was also an Academy Award winner?

Trivia Question: The inventor of which board game was also an Academy Award winner?

Risk
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Answer: Risk is a game of world domination. This strategic board game was invented in 1957 by Albert Lamorisse while he was on a family vacation in Holland. The game was an instant hit and has since become one of the most popular board games in history. But Albert Lamorisse is known for more than just his contribution to the world of board games. The Frenchman also won the 1956 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for The Red Balloon, a thirty-four minute film he directed capturing the movement of a sentient balloon as it follows Lamorisse’s son.

The answer is: Risk


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