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December 2014 New Specialty Toys — General Games





Age Range: 4 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games
Board Games
Family Games



6 TIME X-GAMES GOLD MEDALIST CREATES A BOARD GAME INSPIRED BY DAUGHTER! Bucky Lasek’s Ramps and Rails game play is mix between a fun chute and ladders race and an educational tool, which helps children better understand the relationship between numbers and spaces. Recent trends in accelerated learning of science and technology have shown the "count-on" method of play yields real benefits for children with their ability to use numbers.

ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37092      (added 12/18/2014)
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Age Range: 2 to 4
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games
Board Games
Family Games



Bellz is deceptively simple and yet supremely challenging at the same time. Just open the travel pouch and you’re ready to play! The pouch opens to become the game arena. Inside there are 40 custom bells in 4 colors and 3 different sizes. Players use the magnet wand to pick up bells of only one color. Make a string off the end of the magnet wand, or create a cluster — just don’t pick up bells of any other color or the turn is over. Each player must decide how far to push their luck on every turn. The first player to collect all 10 bells of one color wins!
The magnet wand can be used two ways:
Use the small end for precision grabs, or try the larger, more powerful end to make really long chains. You choose which end to use each turn.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37088      (added 12/17/2014)
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Age Range: 6 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Science & Nature
Educational
General Games



Science Wiz presents Cool Circuits Junior the follow-up to the mega hit, Cool Circuits. 40 brand new puzzles, 8 3-D puzzle pieces and 6 orange barriers bring the difficulty level down a bit from the original. Connect the circuit and the game board lights up and plays music. Solution book and batteries are included. Recommended for ages 6 years and up with a suggested retail of  $24.95.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37086      (added 12/11/2014)
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Age Range: 3 to 7
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Family Games
General Games
Preschool



A pirate track game with a wind-up pirate galleon to sail around the treasure island. Be the first player to fill your loot bag with coins from the treasure chest before the pirates catch up with you in their galleon! For 2 to 4 players. Contents: game board, wind-up pirate galleon, 4 loot bag boards, 24 play coins, 4 pirate counters with stands, dice, dice shaker, guide. Mention ToyDirectory for special considerations
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37084      (added 12/11/2014)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Outdoor Fun
General Games
Novelties



This is our Largest Big Bubble Zone wand, the Mega Wand. Each package includes 1 (one) wand plus a FREE 16oz. ready to use bottle of Super Miracle Bubbles.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37081      (added 12/11/2014)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games
Card Games
Family Games



Blurble is a hilarious, fast-paced card game that is great for nearly all ages and group sizes. Flip over a card and be the first to say a word that starts with the same letter as the image on the card. Proper nouns, numbers, and words with fewer than three letters are not allowed. The winner of each card moves on to challenge another player, and the player with the most cards at the end is the winner. Aside from the hilarious gameplay, Blurble is also a great educational tool for children.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37080      (added 12/11/2014)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games
Board Games
Creative Activities



The magic of the New York Times bestseller Press Here is now available in game form! Hervé Tullet has reimagined his groundbreaking book in an entirely new dimension. Players take turns completing color sequences by placing red, blue, and yellow playing pieces on one of twenty-five fabulously designed game boards. What seems like a simple choice is likely to lead to animated discussion as players come to understand the visual logic at the heart of the game. With two levels of play to choose from—so that it's easy enough for a toddler to grasp, but also complex enough to challenge older siblings and adults—this engaging game delivers hours of entertainment for the whole family.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37041      (added 11/14/2014)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games
Educational
Party Goods



Four intense categories are waiting to work out your brain from all angles at once - Brain Bending Conundrums, IQ Squares, Picture Problems, and Word Mixers. Challenge your friends and see who's the smartest!
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37035      (added 11/13/2014)
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Age Range: 10 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games
Card Games
Party Goods



SWITCHEROO! Is the quick-thinking category game that is fast, funny and frenetic! Players try to get rid of their cards first by responding to hilarious subjects. Slap the timer to pass the subject to the next player. But be careful, a SWITCHEROO can happen at any time changing the subject, just when you had a great response in mind!
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37033      (added 11/13/2014)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games
Family Games
Educational



Solve 2-D and 3-D puzzles by rearranging game pieces. Pick a puzzle from the book, set up the challenge and then place the remaining game pieces to solve the puzzle. Kanoodle Genius offers 200+ brain-busting puzzles for you to solve all on your own. If you've completed the puzzles of the original Kanoodle, you'll love the even more challenging Kanoodle Genius. You'll feel yourself getting smarter.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37030      (added 11/13/2014)
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Age Range: 3 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Action Games
General Games
Sporting Goods & Accessories



This new set comes with 2 inflatable shields and 6 soft plush snowballs! Open the box, inflate your shields and let the 'INDOOR' Snowball fight begin! Snowballs are super soft and light weight, do nobody gets hurt and nothing gets damaged. Snowballs are machine washable!
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37019      (added 11/13/2014)
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Age Range: 10 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games
Card Games
Board Games



ANSWER 6 EASY QUESTIONS WRONG TO GET IT RIGHT. Sounds easy? Well, it should be – except that there is a short time limit and that our brains are wired to give the right answer to an easy question. Still sounds easy? Well, then let’s add a rule that each wrong answer can only be given once. What!? Still too easy? Okay, then sometimes you have to give the right answer and sometimes the wrong answer. That should make it hard enough for you!
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37016      (added 11/12/2014)
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Age Range: 14 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Category: General Toys
General Games
Family Games



It is the early 1900’s and you are the owner of one of the fastest growing rail companies in the eastern USA. Expand your rail network as you connect cities in order to pick up and deliver more goods. Complete contracts and routes to bring in money to modernize your train. Upgrade your engines, tenders and railcars to transport the most freight. Build farther, transport more and amass wealth on your way to become 'King of the Rails'!
2–4 players • Ages 14 and up • Playing time: 60 min
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37013      (added 11/10/2014)
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Age Range: 10 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games
Family Games
General Toys



Figure out who your frozen friends are in this hilarious new party game. Is he hurling a javelin or being a superhero? Is she a tumbleweed or a hedgehog? It’s a laugh a minute as you guess what your friends are trying to be while they… Strike A Pose. Each round, all but one player (the Guesser) must freeze into a statue depicting one of the people, places or things on the current card in play. When everyone is set, the Guesser enters the room and decides who’s who after looking at the current card! Lots of laughs in this game that’s great for families, parties and groups!
3–14 players • Ages 10 and up • Playing time: 45–60 min
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37012      (added 11/10/2014)
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Age Range: 10 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games
Family Games
General Toys



Where the heck are your friends...in this party game of outlandish locations and cryptic clues? With only thirty seconds to paw through a giant pile of photo clues, the pressure is on to pick ones that describe your secret hiding spot so you can be found. When time runs out, the Messes are passed around and you must guess which of the possible locations landed in front of you. What will YOU choose when you have to...GUESS THE MESS!
3–8 players • Ages 10 and up • Playing time: 30–45 min
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37011      (added 11/10/2014)
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Balanstix is a game of skill! Everyone at one time in their life has balanced something, whether it was a book on their head or a tennis racket in their hand. This game has two distinct levels of competition and is great for Parties, Holidays, or just for fun. Looking for a way to increase your Balance skills, try Balanstix.

 
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 37009      (added 11/10/2014)
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Age Range: 8 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games
Card Games
Family Games



Can you make money stacks that equal $100? If you can, you take the money. Big money's up for grabs and every player joins the fun. This game requires addition skills, strategy, luck and a great sense of humor!

How To Play: Players make $100 money stacks from their dealt cards. Steal a stack if you have a card equaling $100 when added to the top card of your opponents' stack. But that's just the beginning! Thief cards steal money cards. Jail cards stop thief cards. In the end the player with the most money wins. Contents: 94 cards and game rules. Playing time: 15 minutes. Ages: 8+. Players: 2-6.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36972      (added 10/2/2014)
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Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Novelties
Gifts
General Games



Comes with 4 wrestlers on a card. Twist them together and watch them fight their way free with their best moves. Wild wrestling action!
— In a September 2014 survey, Melissa Pennille, co-owner of Teaching Toys & Books in Tacoma, Wash., told TDmonthly that Wrestle Razzle was one of the store's best-selling novelty toys.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36971      (added 9/29/2014)
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Age Range: 8 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
SKU or Item #: MPH001
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: Board Games
Educational
General Games



Pick it, build it, animate it, guess it. Get ready to make sounds, act out words and race against the other teams to see who can guess the mystery word. A laugh-out-loud game that challenges players to use 35 pieces to build words for their teammates to guess. The first team to reach the final lily pad wins.
Awards: 2014 TDmonthly Magazine Top Toy Award
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36967      (added 9/24/2014)
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Age Range: 6 and up
Specialty: Yes (as of 2014)
SKU or Item #: DS001
Gender: Boys And Girls
Category: General Games
Family Games



It's a race to the top but beware of the drop! Roll the die and strategically move past the gates. Be the first to reach the top and survive the LAST CHANCE DROP! 2 - 4 players.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36966      (added 9/24/2014)
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Age Range: 4 and up
Gender: Girls
Category: Licensed Products
Board Games
General Games



Colorful graphics depicting your favorite characters from the movie. Your Favorite Frozen Characters are popping up all over the place! Pop the popper and be the first to bring your pieces home to win the game! Includes: Disney Frozen Game Board, 16 Colored Pawns and Instructions. 2-4 Players, Ages: 4 and up. © Disney
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36930      (added 9/2/2014)
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Perfect for any spiderman fan. Game can be played with the whole family. Features popular characters from the license. © Marvel
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 36922      (added 9/2/2014)
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