Posted on February 11, 2008,

The Crazy Games Kids Played In The 1960s…

It seems like a lot of people these days are trying to claim that video games are bad for kids and also bad for the adults that play them. The games are considered offensive and some sort of threat to society as they know it. I decided to do a little research on games kids were playing back in the 1960s. Of course they didn’t have video games, but they did have board games and such. I came across what I felt is actually a fairly offensive game called Pie Face released by Hasbro.

The game completely revolves around the joke of getting a pie slammed in your face. Talk about a possibly traumatizing experience for little kids. The game has a mechanical device that holds a sponge-like object that you cover in whipped cream. When it’s your turn, you insert your face into the target area and take your chances with the spinner. You twist the handle the exact number of times you landed on and see if it’s your unlucky spin. Points for the game were based on the number of spins you make without getting a pie slapped into your face. My entire point is that society has actually evolved. It’s a shame that some people aren’t embracing the changes. Perhaps the old people back in the 1960s thought Pie Face was a murder simulator. Who knows…. Enjoy the video from 1964! I’m curious to see what you guys think about this.

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22 Comments on The Crazy Games Kids Played In The 1960s…


On February 11, 2008 at 11:12 am

I want pie face!!!!!


On February 11, 2008 at 11:56 am

“Turn the handle, hear them click
you’ll never know when you’ll be hit!

It’s Pie Face!

Ask your mom for some cream, pile it high, it’s a scream!
Now you spin, watch the score,
never had such fun before!”

Actually i had, and it was when i didn’t get hit in the face with a cream-topped sponge… I wonder how many hallucinogens they soaked into that sponge before it got packaged…


On February 11, 2008 at 5:01 pm

I want the MMO version of this game!?!


On February 11, 2008 at 6:36 pm

So wait, they taught kids to play Russian Roulette? O_o

Iku Tri

On February 11, 2008 at 6:59 pm

Just wait for this game to be denounced on Fox….


On February 11, 2008 at 7:33 pm

:lol: Where’s Jack Thompson, we need to get him to say something paranoid and derogatory about this.


On March 2, 2008 at 12:35 am

:sad: :!: :?: :mad: :evil: :grin: :idea: :oops: :razz: :roll: :wink: :cry: :eek: :neutral: :twisted: :arrow: :shock: :smile: :???: :cool: so lame sia :sad: :roll: :mrgreen:


On March 2, 2008 at 12:39 am

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On March 22, 2008 at 4:10 pm

omg if yoyu know where to buy this toy i really!!!!!!!!! want it plz tell me!! :razz: :razz: :razz: im not kidding im willing to pay a bunch of bucks to get pied!!


On April 2, 2008 at 6:44 pm

I have a MINT condition pie face game for sale. The sponge is still in package but not usable due to foam deterioation. It is ABSOLUTELY MINT IN BOX.

I can send pictures via email if anyone is interested.



On May 17, 2008 at 9:14 am

Hi Lora,

Is it still available? I might be interested :mrgreen:


On June 17, 2008 at 8:57 pm

Lora,is the pie face game still available?


On July 7, 2008 at 9:49 am

Please email w/details if game is still available.

Davn Kincade

On July 7, 2008 at 11:19 am

Video Games will always be a target to small minded individuals who are in desperate need to find something -anything- to blame.


On December 7, 2008 at 8:28 am


is that pie game still aviable coz i would like for my kid’s lol thank’s



On June 23, 2009 at 8:41 pm

Hi…just wondered if you still had the pie face game availiable!!??,,,,if so please contact me


On April 2, 2011 at 8:47 am

I would love to buy the “pie in the face” game for my children, if available


On November 6, 2011 at 2:55 pm

do you still have it?


On December 20, 2011 at 2:38 pm

Is the game still available? I will pay your asking price


On January 3, 2012 at 6:50 pm

This was really the funnest game of ALL time!! I have been looking for it forever- would pay big bucks!


On April 23, 2012 at 1:50 pm

I am looking for a game like this to buy. My dad wants it and hes 70. He loves it. Anyone have one for sale?


On December 8, 2013 at 5:40 pm

Great game! Loved playing it!!! Wish I could get for my nieces and nephew’s.