This could very well be the next great carnival game.

Some enterprising guys in Australia have come up with a game in which you shoot a basketball into a series of hoops, in the hopes of getting four in a row, like Connect Four. The game is called, appropriately enough, four-in-a-row, and we especially like the Plinko feature that lets the ball bounce from one basket to the next, leaving you uncertain where it will fall. It adds a layer of unpredictability to the game.

Coming up with unorthodox games is a thing this summer. You can make a whole day of soap hockey before heading over for a rousing round of four in a row.

We really hope this starts a news trend. Real-life Battleship-soccer, Chutes and Ladders-football and Risk-tennis are all be sports we'd be willing to try.

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