PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A homegrown game is growing in popularity and it’s the brain child of a pair of Philadelphians.
If you can combine the equipment from bocce and the strategy of chess and golf, we will get a game called Stones.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police: Man Shot In Chest, Killed In Kensington
Stones is a collection of five stretches- basically, five mini-golf holes in a way.
The whole concept is to be in nature, throwing balls at a smaller ball and probably most primitive of all games.
Chris and his friend John, thought of the game during a camping trip during 2006.READ MORE: Eagles Agree To Terms With 49ers Quarterback Nick Mullens
Originally in this game, they say, you always had to have a beer in your non-throwing hand.
Stones spread like wildfire and leagues are popping up throughout North America.
The pair plan to build a course, using only natural materials from the surrounding area, in Fairmount Park.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: DA To Provide Update On Ongoing Issue Of Dirt Bikes, Motorcycles On Philly Streets Following Deadly Shooting In Port Richmond
They say they will work throughout the the winter and hope to have it open by early spring.