Mystery Files

The Mystery of Games

The clues: Motion-capture balls, a replica of an ancient chess piece, pyramid-shaped replica dice from the Royal Game of Ur. The file label: "Everything old..." The gang discovers that when it comes to games, what's old is what's new. E.B. gets transformed into a 3D character at a motion capture studio. Kyla plays chess on a life-sized outdoor board with a young chess champ, and then checks out some old board games at a games cafe. They discover that modern games evolved from older games, and that even the newest coolest games seem to borrow from games that are thousands of years old.