For those that want more than a night of trick or treating, these games are sure to add a dose of mystery, spookiness and good ol´ fashioned fun to any Halloween party or gathering:
Dracula ($22.95; ages 12 and up), a new game from Rio Grande Games (ToyDirectory, ToyShow), is sure to add a dose of mystery, spookiness and good ol´ fashioned fun to any Halloween party or gathering. In the game, Count Dracula has left his home in Transylvania to travel by ship to London, where he plans to hunt for innocent victims. The famous Dr. van Helsing got wind of Dracula´s plans and immediately caught the next carriage to London. In a race against time, van Helsing tries to find and destroy all of the vampire´s coffins, while the count tries to find five victims. Will the horror end tonight or will the count´s reign of terror continue?
Also from Rio Grande Games, Trick ´r Treat ($12.95; ages 8 and up) lets players match dice with cards to get rid of their cards. It is fast and furious as all are playing at once. Speed is important, but if players match incorrectly, they gain extra cards. Vampire ($34.95), an exciting family game, lets players ages 10 and up compete to capture the most Vampires.