Colorfall Colorfall Review (s ) Domino , meet my friend design. There's an almost innate sense of satisfaction that comes from setting up dominoes into elaborate designs, then knocking them down in a chain reaction and listening to their gentle click-clack sound. And that's all fine and dandy, don't misunderstand. But where's the color? Where's the whimsy? Where's the ability to create striking images based on design cards or random ideas you have floating around in your noggin? They're all right here in
Forbidden Island Forbidden Island 9 Review (s ) Fire up your frontal cortex. You’re going to need it on a do-or-die mission to capture four sacred treasures from Forbidden Island before this perilous paradise sinks and takes you and everyone else with it. But leave your competitive spirit at home because this 2010 Mensa Favorite Brainy Games Winner is a cooperative game where you win or lose as a team, making it a rewarding game for families. Ornate treasure figurines and sturdy cards with vivid
Wordy Word Wordy Word Review(s) Do you possess that uncanny ability to come up with just the right word at just the right time? Tired of word games with a limited vocabulary? This fun, fastpaced word game will challenge you to work together creating a unique list of words that will stump your competition. The pressure is enough to challenge even the wordiest of word-smiths! Roll five 12-sided dice to reveal the letters for the round and add them to the corresponding boxes on your team's dry-erase board.
Rush Hour Collector's Edition Rush Hour Collector's Edition Review (s ) The original bumper-to-bumper brain stumper by ThinkFun has won numerous awards and sold millions of copies worldwide. And if you ask us, a game that good deserves an heirloom-quality version that’s worthy of adorning the coffee tables of generations of brainiacs. So we teamed up with ThinkFun to create Rush Hour Collector’s Edition, a sleeker version of the game with a bigger game board and cars made of gorgeous beech wood. The
Spot It Spot It 29 Review (s ) Some people can spot a 90% off designer dress in a pile of discounted rubbish. They make out street signs from superhero distances. And they can identify the rarest of rare birds without even trying. You can be one of those people after a few quick rounds of Spot It! This smart game contains 55 illustrated cards with eight symbols each. There is always one, and only one, matching symbol between any two cards. All you need is a sharp eye and quick hands to take home the
Abalone Board Game Abalone Board Game 8 Review (s ) Our hyper-connected world has made us mad multi-taskers. Which is all well and good except for one thing: it’s given us human beings the attention spans of a gnat. That’s where Abalone board game comes in. This strategic game helps players focus their attention as they try to push six of their opponent’s 14 marbles off the hexagon playing surface. But there’s a catch: it takes two marbles to move one of your opponent’s marbles and three to move two.
Quarto ! Quarto ! 9 Review (s ) If there were a popularity contest for games, QUARTO! would be class president, prom king and head cheerleader all rolled into one. The object of one of the world’s most award-winning games is seemingly simple: outwit other players by lining up four pieces with common characteristics. But, as with all good-for-your-brain games, there’s a catch: your opponent chooses the piece you play with. QUARTO! not only tests your strategic, visual perception and deductive reasoning
Square Up Square Up 8 Review (s ) How ’s your visual acuity and attention to detail? Find out with the two-player tile-sliding game of Square Up. Just shake the cube to determine your puzzle and then let the fast and furious fun begin. Your neurons will be doing back handsprings as you race your opponent to be the first to slide the tiles, solve the pattern and slap down your game board to win. This unique visual thinking game also enhances fine motor skills as your fingers race to keep up with your
Ovo Ovo Review it! From the clean design of the game board and pieces to the easy-to-learn rules, the beauty of Ovo lies in its simplicity. The object of the game is to get all of your eggs to the opposite side of the board and back again before your opponent. On your way there, the symbol on each egg is visible. But on the way back, the eggs have been flipped and the symbols are hidden. So you have to fire up your hippocampus to remember which eggs are yours. If the ol’ hippocampus fails you and you’re not
Frida's Fruit Fiesta Game Frida's Fruit Fiesta Game Review it! Help! Frida needs to find fruit for her feathery friends to feast! Frida’s Fruit Fiesta is here to teach preschool aged children how to master the alphabet with a fun and socially interactive twist on Bingo. Become the king of the jungle with this colorful and beautifully designed game where little fledglings gain valuable word and critical thinking skills. Players must spin three different spinners and decide what move to take based on what