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Many traditional recreational pursuits have become very popular since Doomsday, and initially were seen as a way of escaping from the harsh reality of life after the devastating nuclear war.
- Amusement Arcades: Arcades have become popular in developed nations; these include mechanical pinball machines.
- Traditional Board Games: Snakes and Ladders and other board games are popular partially because they are easy to produce.
- Chess: The classic game still survives, but the pieces are now most commonly made from wood.
- Poker: Cards are made from thick paper stock.