First published back in 2010, this post on some of the stranger accessories available through the years for Subbuteo generated a lot of interest.
Nearly ten years on and there are even more add-ons available, to bring the game into the 21st century. One look at eBay and you can find the following items:
In March 1947 in the small Kent village of Langton Green a game was invented that literally changed the past times of millions of children around the world. A chap there called Peter Adolph created a set of plastic footballers that he wanted to market in a game called “Hobby”. Unfortunately he could not get a trademark on such a generic name so he settled for the slightly similar Falco Subbuteo which was a bird of prey also known as the Eurasian Hobby (see what he did there…). Continue reading