Welcome to the high seas, where gold is on everyone's mind! Send Pirates to steal Gold Coins from other players or call in the Officers to protect yer own. Watch out as The Kraken lurks below, ready to wipe out everything ye have!

Do ye have the Captain's favor to Take the Gold!?


Components

  • 54 Total Cards
  • Heavy Duty Pocket Size Polypropylene (Plastic) Box
  • Rulebook

Object of the Game

The objective of the game is to be the first player to have 4 Gold Coins in hand. …



Components

  • 8 clipboards
  • dry erase markers
  • 240 cards
  • Instructions

Object of the Game

Points are awarded for the most terrible drawings and ridiculous guesses. The first player to score two more points than the number of people playing is the winner. For example, if there are six players, the winner must score eight points.



Setup

Round up four to eight friends and place the Score Card in the middle. Give each player a clip, a board (attach these together) and a pen.



Game Play

Now you're ready. Don't forget the number on the back of your board. …



Components

  • 6 Swimmers, each in a different color.
  • 42 Cards, numbered 1 to 7 in each color
  • 1 Shark card
  • Rulebook

Setup

Give each player a swimmer and a hand of seven cards that match the swimmer's color. In a five player game, remove the number 7 card from each player's hand. In a four player game, remove the number 7 and the number 6 cards from each player's hand.

Now place the swimmers in a line, one behind the other, in the center of the table (their order in line is not important). …



Components

  • 100 List cards
  • 1 List Card Holder (Shown)
  • 1 game board
  • 1 15-second sand timer
  • 16 player pawns in 8 colors
  • 7 Point Chips
  • 1 Wager Marker (Yes and No)
  • 1 Smarty Pants pair of pants
  • Instructions

Object of the Game

Players match wits in a race to come in last! Each round, one player chooses a category and acts as the host of the Party. On their turn, a player must give an answer that fits the current category. Wrong answers reap Penalty points. Correct answers are rewarded with the Smarty Pants! …



Components

  • Slogan Card Deck (209)
  • Hot or Not Deck (77)
  • T-Shirt Card Deck (70)
  • Instructions

Object of the Game

Pile up 3000 points worth of Hot or Not Cards, which are awarded each round to the player whose Slogan Card was the best match to the T-Shirt Card.



Game Play

  1. Separate and thoroughly shuffle each of the 3 different card decks, keeping them separate from each other. Place them face down on the table.

  2. The youngest player starts as the judge. The judge deals 3 Slogan Cards face down to each player. Players may look at their own slogans, but should keep them secret from other players. …



Components

  • 72 picture cards
  • 1 plastic storage tray
  • Instructions

Object of the Game

Find the most pairs of matching cards.


Setup

Carefully punch the 72 cards out of the cardboard sheet. Mix and spread the cards picture-side-down on a flat surface. Note: Keep the plastic tray for storing the cards. This will prevent them from becoming nicked or marked.

Form 9 rows of cards across and 8 rows down, using all 72 cards (36 pairs). Or, divide the cards in half (18 pairs), and form 6 rows across and 6 rows down, for beginners. …


This game is also known as "Mikado".


Components

  • 33 wooden pick up sticks
  • a cotton drawstring storage bag
  • instructions

Setup

Grasp the sticks loosely in one hand so that they flare towards the top, or lean from the center evenly as in the illustration. A successful throw depends upon the proper grasping of the sticks.



Open the hand quickly and pull it away quickly so that the sticks will not hit it in falling. If the sticks have been held and allowed to fall properly, they will land on the table radially, like the spokes of a wheel. …



Components

  • 48 playing pieces
  • Topple tower
  • game base
  • game stem
  • playing die.
  • Instructions

Object of the Game

Score the most points by completing or adding to stacks or rows of playing pieces, while being careful not to Topple any of the other pieces.


Setup

Set up the playing area on a flat surface by placing the stem into the base and balancing the Topple board on top of the stem (see illustration 1).



Each player selects a color and takes all the playing pieces of that color. Each player rolls the die. Highest roll will go first, then play continues to the left. …


Feed the Kitty is as simple as a cat's life. Mice are on the menu, and as they move from place to place, it's anyone's guess who will end up hungry and who will have a full belly. Will you be caught catnapping or will you pounce into the lead?

The answer is all in the roll of the dice!


Components

  • 2 dice
  • 20 wooden mice
  • Kitty's bowl
  • Instructions

Object of the Game

Be the last player left in the game with mice. …



Components

  • 56 cards
  • 1 bell
  • Instructions

Object of the Game

Each player turns over a card in the order of play. As soon as the revealed cards show exactly 5 fruits of the same kind, the first player to ring the bell wins all of the revealed cards.

The goal of the game is to win the largest number of cards.


Setup

Put the bell in the middle of the table, on a cloth or a piece of felt to protect your table. Select a dealer. He shuffles the cards and deals them out face-down to the players, one at a time until all of the cards have been dealt. …