A mysterious shooting star has fallen to earth and is stuck on the clothes line. Now players can try to give back the rays to the little star as carefully as possible, without letting any pieces fall down. Some rays will stick to the star, while others will not. For 1-5 players.
The wicked vampire hunter secretly flew above the old castle and emptied a whole sack of stink ygarlic over the ruins! It is Leo Longtooth's job to watch over the sleeping vampire children in the castle's basement, and he must protect them from the horrible stench in the air. Players must help Leo clear the smelly garlic out of the ruins. With the help of the little glowing bat, players can magically clear the garlic out of the castle without touching it. They must be careful, though -- if the garlic falls through the cracks in the floor, it will spread its nasty smell into the basement where the vampire children sleep. "It glows in the dark and uses reverse magnetic polarity," Russell Gershman, sales rep at Playroom Entertainment, told TDmonthly. Launch date: 2012. Awards: 2010 Kinderspiel Des Jahres Nominee THIS PRODUCT IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE FROM THIS COMPANY
In this unique memory game, players can help the little magicians navigate through the secret maze using their magical magnetic pawns to discover the right pathway, while remembering where the invisible walls are located. If players forget their way, their magician must start back at the beginning. Launch date: 2010. Awards: 2009 Kinderspiel des Jahres Winner
Kaboom! A colorful cloud of smoke billows out of the cauldron in the old Magician's Kitchen, where the magician's little apprentices are learning the art of cooking up magic potions. Each ingredient must be tossed carefully into the pot, but hidden areas in the board may trip yplayers, causing their ingredients to go flying. Once all the ingredients are in place, its time to light a fire under the cauldron for the final test to see who can make the potion the fastest. Launch date: 2011. Awards: 2011 Kinderspiel Des Jahres Nominee
Ligretto is a fast-moving card game, where players must get rid of their Ligretto stacks as quickly as they can. Have fast hands and quick thinking, as the need for speed is key in this color stacking card game. Everyone plays at the same time, so there's no time to lose. Add different colored sets together for a lightning fast game for up to 12 players. Launch date: 2009. Awards: Dr. Toy 10 Best Games Winner; 2009 Creative Child Preferred Choice Award; Dr. Toy 100 Best Children's Products Winner; Major Fun Award.
Killer Bunnies Conquest is a follow-up to (and completely compatible with) the popular Killer Bunnies Quest card game series. Includes an entirely new array of wacky weapons, risky P-cards and wince-worthy Terrible Misfortunes. Morden's Metals Exchange is a new market where a player may buy and sell precious metals to earn Dolla. Kaballa's Market Two will sell the Radish and Milk needed to feed the bunnies. Some things are different, but the goal is still the same; survive long enough to claim the Magic Carrot and win the game. Launch date: 2011.
The apprentices to the Master Wizard have accidentally lost some objects in The Magic Labyrinth. Now, they must try to collect them before the Master notices that they are missing. However, this magical maze has invisible walls that the little wizards keep bumping into, forcing them to start all over again. Players become one of the wizard apprentices and make their way through the Magic Labyrinth to collect as many of the lost objects as they can. "With it's unique game mechanics, the maze that players are trying to navigate is actually hidden below the board instead of above," Rebekah Zetty, director of operations at Playroom Entertainment, told TDmonthly. Launch date: 2010. Awards: 2009 Kinderspiel des Jahres, Major Fun Award, 2010 Arets spill, Parent's Choice Recommended.
Families are rolling in fun with Ligretto Dice from Playroom Entertainment. Players roll and reroll their dice early and often to play their dice in numerical order. The player who gets rid of all their dice first wins! — As an enthusiastic gamer, Dice Tower’s Tom Vasel enjoyed Ligretto Dice but found the game too simple. His daughter, however, “loves it,” leading Tom to conclude that “It’s a very good family game and it’s one we’re all equal at.” — “It's so pure in concept and execution, I can only give it the highest recommendation,” proclaimed Mark Schildberg of Examiner.com. Mark added, “Ligretto Dice is habit-forming fun for two to four players, and most rounds finish in two minutes or less, so the game progresses quickly.”
A party game where each player is given a card with a unique hand symbol they must watch out for. Everyone starts the beat and if an opponent makes another's symbol instead of the clap in the beat, that person must respond with their symbol and then one of another player. The game teaches rhythm, strengthens observation and encourages social interaction. For four to twelve players. Launch date: 2010.
In this card game, players match objects to the letter that the object’s name begins with. The player who finds the most pairs first wins the game. Typically completed within 15 minutes, the game accommodates two to five players. The card set includes five reference boards, 26 cards, 30 chips and instructions in English, Spanish and French.
In this 30-minute game, two to six players travel back to New York’s golden age of gangsters, where they take on the role of a crime boss in 1950s Little Italy. They make their rounds, sharing control of two cars and collecting money from different buildings. With strategic action, players can drive their opponents straight into a stakeout.
It's time for the Annual Extraterrestrial Cow-Pulling Contest, and aliens from all over the galaxy have come to watch the event. Players go head to head with cross-cosmos rivals to see who can abduct three Cosmic Cows first. The number combinations that are rolled determine the movement of the cows, and each player can choose which tractor beam to use in order to abduct them. With a good mix of strategic offensive and defensive maneuvers, players decide which combination of the unknowing bovines to pull toward their spaceship or away from the opponent's. The player that pulls three cows into his or her Win Zone first is the winner in this dicey game of alien tug-of-war. Game play is about 20 minutes. The game includes a gameboard, 10 dice, 10 Cow Pawns, plus instructions in English, French and Spanish. The game is designed for two players or teams.
Killer Bunnies is a fast-paced, action-filled card game, in which players must try to keep as many Bunnies alive as possible, while eliminating opponents' Bunnies. The problem: Opponents are armed with weapons and will stop at nothing to keep players from winning the game, which can get dreadfully vengeful, horribly nasty, hilariously messy and just plain fun. Killer Bunnies are back again and sporting new Specialty Bunnies, which make taking double turns a snap. The Violet Booster Deck adds another 55 cards to an existing set, plus a clear 20-sided die.