Biribi, three-of-a-kind, brusquembille, dice games, chess, 'the noble game of goose', the lottery, faro, quadrille, tarot, trictrac backgammon, whist, and many more games, still played or long-since forgotten. Since Aristotle's time, games have been seen as both a necessary distraction and a temptation that diverts from the pursuit of virtue.