Components

  • Game Board (folds for easy storage)
  • 8 Red/Blue Rubik's Tiles
  • 8 Yellow/White Rubik's Tiles
  • instructions

Object of the Game

Have 3 Rubik's Tiles of the same color (all Red, all Blue, all White, or all Yellow) in a "locked" row, either horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

A row of three is "locked" when none of the game pieces in it can be flipped into an adjacent square because all of the adjacent squares are occupied.



This is the position after both players have played their 8 moves and Yellow/White wins with a "locked" line of 3 Yellow Rubik's Tiles. …



Components

  • 168 Cards/336 Categories
  • Score Sheets
  • Dead Ringer Bell
  • 30 Second Timer
  • Instructions

Object of the Game

Players score points by matching the Ringleader's answers. The player with the most points at the end of the game wins!


Setup

Each player gets a score sheet. Place a stack of cate- gory cards (face-down) and the bell on a hard surface in the center of the group where everyone can reach them.


Game Play

  • The player whose birthday is next is the first Ringleader. The Ringleader takes a card off the top of the deck and places it face-up in the center of the group.



Components

  • 76 Ingredient Cards
  • 22 Recipe Cards
  • Instructions

Object of the Game

The objective is simple: Be the first to get 5 points by collecting ingredients and completing recipes.


Setup



Shuffle the blue cards and deal each player 7 cards. These will be referred to as the cards in your hand. The remaining blue cards become the draw pile and are placed in the middle of the table A.

Next to the draw pile is where cards will be discarded, face up B. …



Components

  • 40 Frog stones
  • 4 colour indicator discs
  • an illustrated rules leaflet
  • cloth bag

Object of the Game

Army of Frogs is a game for 2-4 players. It uses differently colored hexagon-shaped Frog stones, which the players connect to build an island.

By adding new Frogs and moving existing ones, the aim is to be the first player to link all of the Frogs of your own color together (in any pattern) once seven or more of your Frogs are part of the island.


Setup

Each player chooses a color and places the corresponding colored indicator disc on the table in front of them so that it can be clearly seen by all players throughout the game. …



Components

  • 18 dragon stones
  • 2 dice
  • 1 gameboard
  • Instructions

Setup

Place the board in the center of the table so that the Mat on either side of the board is directly in from of each player.



Players should then take all the Dragon stones of their respective color (black or white) and place 3 Vine Dragons (green) on their side of the board, onto the inner ring of the Arena, just above the Arena entry points marked 1,2 and 3.




Their remaining Dragon stones; 3 Water Dragons (blue), 2 Fire Dragons (red), and the one remaining Vine Dragon (green), should then be placed on the left side of the board, into their Tray. …



Components

  • 2 Pictionary Man figures
  • 1 Sphere Prop
  • 1 Box Prop
  • 4 Card Props
  • 150 Clue Cards
  • 2 Card Boxes
  • 2 Erasable Markers
  • 11-Minute Sand Timer
  • 1 Die

Object of the Game

Be the first team to win 3 clue cards from EACH category deck.


Setup

Divide into 2 teams.

Shuffle both the PAIRS and the CLASSIC decks of clue cards separately and return them to their boxes. Place the boxes on the table.

Give each team a Pictionary Man figure and a marker. Place the props and the sand timer in the center of the play area within reach of both teams. …



Components

  • 2 Flexible Tubes
  • 100 cards
  • 1 Timer
  • Tube Base
  • 1 Instructions Sheet

Object of the Game

Be the first team to win 5 cards by correctly answering clues given while using the Bend-A-Clues flexible tubes!


Setup



Take out the Sand Timer and Card Deck. Open the Card Deck, shuffle the cards and then place them into the card slot in the middle of the Tube Base.

Next, place the two flexible tubes within reach of both teams (players may also use the Tube Base as a prop to hold the flexible tubes during game play). …




Components

  • 24 coordinate cards
  • 52 destruction cards
  • 4 reference cards

Object of the Game

Play peg cards and power cards to find, hit and sink your opponent's fleet of five ship cards. To win, sink your opponent's fleet before he sinks yours.

Got Younger Players?

Try starting them off with the Beginner Rules (on back), which require no reading and lighter strategy.


Setup

  1. Choose a card color, then take all cards of that color. Separate your 12 coordinate cards from your 26 destruction cards. Remove your two reference cards and keep them nearby. Each player then sets up as described in Steps 2 and 3. …


MONTAGE is a partnership word game for 4 players played on a board of 9 'zones' using colored chips. Invented by Joli Quentin Kansil in 1973, several games experts consider Montage to be the most original of the 36 games he has designed.

In Montage, each of the 5 different colored chips represents 5 or 6 letters of the alphabet and so all words are made with colors! The side that earns 4 zones first is the winner.


Components

  • 240 double-sided colored chips
  • 4 player reference cards (2 black, 2 white)
  • 1 game board
  • 50 pips (dark brown disks)
  • 1 pointer
  • 1 clock
  • Instructions

Setup

Partners sit across from each other with the Montage board placed in the center of the table, and the Reference Cards placed on all 4 sides (see below). The board never has to be turned or moved during the game. …



Components

  • 4 Miniatures
  • 4 Mercenary cards
  • 1 Rule card

Setup

Shuffle the Mercenary Cards under the table and randomly draw 1 card per player. For 2 players, draw a 3rd Mercenary Card.

Place these cards and their corresponding miniatures in an area within reach of the players. The unused miniatures and cards can be placed back in the box.


Recruiting

Mercenaries are Hero Units that any player can acquire by taking or following a Recruit Action:

  • Pay its cost (3 Ore, 3 Magic, and 3 Food).

  • Place the corresponding miniature into your Capital City's Courtyard. …