Armadora is a 2-4 player area control game. Your objective is to claim the biggest portion of the dwarven gold mines. Each turn, you will choose to either place one of your tokens facedown to claim territory, or place a palisade to divide existing territories in two. The player with the highest strength in each territory wins its gold at the end of the game. The player with the most gold wins.
Make a splash wherever your adventures take you with the new ultra-durable version of the family favorite! Water and dirt are no match for this deck of plastic cards. Now any time can be opportunity to spot it, whether you’re at the beach, by the pool, or camping in the great outdoors. Summery and seaside symbols get everybody in the mood for fun in the sun. Spot the match to win! — In a September 2014 survey, Melissa Pennille, co-owner of Teaching Toys & Books in Tacoma, Wash., told TDmonthly that Spot It! Splash is one of the store's best-selling card games.
Set in the Imperial Garden of Classical Japan, Niya centers on a dark political conspiracy among two influential clans. On every turn, players replace a garden tile with one of their clan tokens. The next player can only exchange a token for a garden tile that has an element in common with the previously chosen tile. The first to position their clan in a row, square, or blockade will win control of the garden...and power at court! A simple yet sophisticated strategy game, Niya captivates players young and old.
Everyone’s favorite card game has gone sub-zero! Spot it! Freeze pits players against an electric timer and heats up the match fueled frenzy with three new games. Players race against the clock as they search for matches between temperature charged symbols, all while looking for their chance to freeze their opponents. Depending on the game, the clock can grant an advantage or cause a hair-pulling drawback. Beat the freeze to win! The handy timer opens up to store the playing cards.
Rivaling sheep herds go to head to fluffy head in this quick moving strategy game. The goal is to have your sheep occupy the most pastures. On each turn, players split their stack of sheep and move a portion as far is it can go in a straight line to a new pasture. The winner will be watchful of sneaky sheep and successful at fencing out the foe. A different playing board is assembled before every game, so Battle Sheep is full of new challenges every time you play!
This unique drawing game takes kids on a deep sea adventure to fulfill underwater quests with the power of their pens. Each quest card has a detailed illustration and drawing instructions. On their separate transparent sheets, players complete the drawing and must trust their eyes in order to meet targets and avoid obstacles. The sheets are then placed over the card to score their sketch’s success. With 36 quests and two levels, the bait of the challenge hooks kids for hours of fun!
Ready for the ultimate Spot it! session? Party box accessories inject a whole new factor of frenzied fun into the smash hit game. Spot it! Party has all new symbols to rev up the challenge. Discover never before-seen-ways to play and be sure to keep your eyes peeled for your chance to snatch or pass the Hand Mascot—it can make or break a win! With 6 mini-games to master, this party box will hook everyone for hours of electrifying fun! Launch date: July 2013.
Keekee's big act is juggling balls while balancing on a giant banana. Talented as he may be, he needs help to impress his friends in the zoo. Find out just how many balls Keekee can balance! It all depends on each player picking the right ball and putting it in the right place. The look on kids' faces as they watch this little monkey sway to and fro is priceless. With the excitement of the crash, it never feels like losing when playing Keekee the Rocking Monkey. This all wooden balancing game is sustainably made.
Looking for the best game for a large group? Hop aboard the 20 Express! Each player has a train of 20 cars to fill with numbers. The goal is to create the longest ascending series possible. Twenty numbered tiles are randomly drawn. With every draw, the number must board a car and stay there. Break a series and you miss out on points. Like in Bingo, you need luck on your side, but strategic thinking and sharp guesswork pays off. With clear-cut game play and lots of suspense, it’s full steam ahead for an unlimited number of players!
Get ready to party like a caveman with a memory game of prehistoric proportions! Gather the clan to perform the sacred chant known as Ooga Booga. Each card has either an ancient word or wild gesture. Players take turns laying down a card to add on to the chant. You have to listen closely and follow the clues to recite the chain without a mistake. As the voices of the tribe rise into a sidesplitting song, the sharpest memory will determine the new chief. Ooga Booga is a memory game you’ll never forget!
There is always a match until...Nada! Scoop up the dice and let ‘em roll. Quick—scan the array for matching symbols between the orange and white dice. The first to call a match collects all the dice showing that symbol. No matches? No problem! It’s another chance to win. Shout “Nada!” to snatch up all the dice. But speak too soon and you’ll pay the price. This dice game has 3 play variations. Think sharp and act fast to match, snatch, and win!
Watch the sparks fly in this lightning-fast dice dash! Players race to complete eight challenges and try to rack up the most points. With three play variations, Flash is the go-to dice game for electrifying fun. Straightforward and quick, you can go at it again and again. Every one of all ages gets bit by the competition bug and has a fair shot to victory.
Blue Orange Games is releasing their first line of toys called Engenius, a collection of three wooden construction sets. With interchangeable parts, kids can design and build their own toy. The pieces are easy to screw, push and bolt together into dozens of models. Everything stays in place for hours of play until they're ready to disassemble and build again. Available in Airplane, Helicopter and Spaceship sets. Blue Orange plants two trees for each tree used to create their wooden products.
Learn Spanish with Spot it! Basic Spanish! This educational game features universal images and Spanish words. There is always one, and only one, matching symbol between any two cards. Spot it to win. Players search for matches between a word and its corresponding picture, between two pictures, or between two words. While the repetition solidifies word recognition, the pictures support reading comprehension. Spot it! Basic Spanish aids learning for Spanish speaking emergent readers and second language learners of all ages.
Learn French with Spot it! Basic French! This educational game features universal images and French words. There is always one, and only one, matching symbol between any two cards. Spot it to win. Players search for matches between a word and its corresponding picture, between two pictures, or between two words. While the repetition solidifies word recognition, the pictures support reading comprehension. Spot it! Basic French aids learning for French speaking emergent readers and second language learners of all ages.
This golf card game features more than 50 different images of things one would see on the course. One, and only one, matching symbol exists between any two cards. Spot it to win. Spot it! Golf can be played five ways. For newcomers to the sport, this card game is a great way to become familiar with golf terms and lingo.
There is always one, and only one, matching letter between any two cards. Spot it to win. As they search for matches, preschoolers will learn to identify letters and colors, building essential skills for preschool and beyond. There are 3 ways to play with different challenge levels. The rule booklet includes advanced play tips for little learners ready to explore alphabetic order and basic spelling. Launch date: September 2012.
Spot it! Basic English boosts sight word recognition while having fun. This educational game features universal images and words for emergent readers, including sight words. There is always one, and only one, matching symbol between any two cards. Spot it to win. Players search for matches between a word and its corresponding picture, between two pictures, or between two words. While the repetition solidifies word recognition, the pictures support reading comprehension. A fun learning tool for kindergarten through second grade. Launch date: September 2012.
Blue Orange honors their home with a game about San Francisco. Spot it! San Francisco includes more than 50 landmarks, words, and iconic imagery of San Francisco. Fog or shine, get ready to spot what’s great in The City by the Bay. From hills to Haight Ashbury, sourdough to Sutro, this game has it all. There is always one, and only one, matching symbol between any two cards. Spot it to win. Skills: Visual Perception; Focus; Reaction Time. Players: 2 to 8. Play Time: 10 - 20 Minutes. Contents: 55 Cards; Illustrated Rules. Launch date: Launch date: September 2012.
Spot it! Halloween is a party card game consisting of 55 cards, each featuring an assortment of 8 symbols. This special Halloween edition features images such as jack-o'-lanterns, cobwebs, ghouls and other spooky creatures and objects to surprise even the bravest player. Spot It! reinforces visual perception and matching skills. It sharpens reaction time while exercising motor skills and quick cognition in a fun, fast-paced atmosphere. As with all Spot it! editions, there is always one, and only one, matching symbol between any two cards. This game can be played five different ways.
Are you the speediest bee in the hive? Then join in the fun with this ultimate word game! With 150 fun challenges and four alphabet dice, players race to find words containing or excluding the letters shown on the dice.
The variety of creative challenges and dice combinations make Speedeebee excitingly different every time you play. Launch date: May 2012.
Flapz is a pocket-sized game packed with giant-sized fun! With its 96 original challenges, Flapz has kids playing at what they love the most: storytelling, blinking contests, rhyming, memory challenges, goofy dancing. As the challenges change with the situations and the players, no two games of Flapz will ever be the same. Flapz is the perfect pocket game that will last forever! Its eco-friendly material is strong, light and waterproof. Launch date: May 2012. Awards: 2012 Dr. Toy Best Green Toys