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Instructions on how to play the game.<br />
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A rare example of one of the earliest board games has emerged for sale over 200 years later.<br />
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The copy of 'The New Game of Virtue Rewarded & Vice Punished' was discovered in the bottom of a box during a house clean out in Egremont, west Cumbria.<br />
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The 1818 paper and card game created by Thomas Newton was designed to teach Georgian children 'morality'.<br />
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The roll and move race sees up to 12 players seek to travel from their starting spot, the house of correction, to reach virtue, the 33rd space on the board.