Country Story existed circa 1955 - it's true!

An example of what Facebook games looked like circa 1955.
An example of what Facebook games looked like circa 1955.

Did you know that Facebook games, namely Playfish's Country Story, has been around since the days of poodle skirts, greasers and the dawn of rock 'n' roll? Well, it has, and Country Story historian Rachel Steen explains how the game worked, you know, back in the day.

"In 1955 [Country Story] was played on paper sheets. Each week, Playfish would mail an updated individual game sheet for each player to them -- who would colour & fill them in -- and then mail them back to Playfish. Here is an original CS game-sheet from July 1955. As you can see, there were some differences."