Anomia plays off the fact that our minds are positively brimming with all sorts of random information; things to eat, pop songs, websites, etc. Sure, under normal circumstances, it's easy enough to give an example of a frozen food, or a dog breed, but you will find that your brain works a little differently under pressure!
In Bang!: The Duel, a two-player version of the award-winning spaghetti western shoot-out card game of bluff and deduction, each player leads a group of gunslingers and controls two of them at a time, with one character positioned on the frontline and the other as a rearguard. Law and Outlaws draw from two different playing decks... at least at the beginning!
In Ghost blitz, five wooden items sit on the table waiting to be caught: a white ghost, a green bottle, a cute grey mouse, a blue book, and a comfortable red chair. Each card in the deck shows pictures of two objects, with one or both objects colored the wrong way. With all players playing at the same time, someone reveals a card, then players grab for the ''right'' object – but which object is right? It is out of this world fun! 2-8 players. Ages 8+
Ghost Blitz 2.0 - Five items sit on the table waiting to be caught. Each card in the deck shows pictures of two objects, with one or both objects colored the wrong way. With all players playing at the same time, someone reveals a card, then players grab for the “right“ object – but which object is right? Ghost Blitz 2.0 is a mental and manual dexterity game that can be played completely on its own or added to the original Ghost Blitz to create even more excitement.
In this loud, real-time trading game, players are given the task of cornering the market in one type of commodity.
Since the ''Fabulous 50's'', families have enjoyed this Rack'em up fun-filled card game. This new addition, featuring fine quality card with bold numbers, will delight players young and old. Rack-O is timeless fun. Players randomly slot 10 cards on their rack. The race then begins to draw and discard until one player positions 10 cards in numerical sequence. Sound simple? It is - but you will need skillful play, concentration and just a little luck to win.
SET is a highly addictive, original game of visual perception; a fascinating challenge for either solitaire or competitive play. To create a SET, a player must locate three cards in which each of the four features is either all the same on each card or all different on each card, when looked at individually. The four features are, symbol (oval, squiggle or diamond), color (red, purple or green), number (one, two or three) or shading (solid, striped or open).
Five Crowns is a fast paced, ingenious new card game. It's double deck contains five suits but it has no Aces or Twos. Make the right combinations, be the first to go out, then watch the others scramble as they get one last chance to cut their losses. Includes 116 cards and instructions.
The short word game. Arrange your entire hand into words. Draw and discard in turn, hold onto the high value cards, but don't get caught with them uncombined. Quiddler is a beautiful word game with naturally smooth game play that plays fast. These are essentials for a successful game that few word games have.
The game is played in a number of rounds from 10 to 20, depending on the number of players. One card is dealt to each player on the first round, two cards on the second, and so on. Players bid the number of tricks they think they will win. Make the exact number of tricks bid and you win points; too many or too few tricks and you lose points.
Canasta is a rummy game that excites with it’s wild cards and high scoring hands. This game became the favorite of millions when it arrived from South America with the Samba and Bossa Nova, and it remains popular with players of all ages and skill levels today.
A Rummy-type card game. The Challenge: Be the first player to complete 10 melds (phrases).
From the makers of Uno. Play all your cards in numerical sequence to win! This fast paced card game is filled with sequencing fun for players age 7 and up. The goal of the game is to be the first player to play all of their cards. It sounds easy enough, but beware the Skip Bo card! This game works with up to six players. If you're looking for a great card game to add to your family games night, Skip Bo from Mattel is a great addition!
At the beginning of the game, players all get the same number of cards representing monuments, inventions, etc. On the back of each card is a date. To begin, one card is randomly drawn from those not given to players. This card is placed in the middle of the table, date-side up and is the starting point of a chronological line which will slowly be built by the players.
In the super-fast sushi card game Sushi Go!, you are eating at a sushi restaurant and trying to grab the best combination of sushi dishes as they whiz by. Score points for collecting the most sushi rolls or making a full set of sashimi. Dip your favorite nigiri in wasabi to triple its value! And once you've eaten it all, finish your meal with all the pudding you've got! But be careful which sushi you allow your friends to take; it might be just what they need to beat you!
The two rival spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents. Their teammates know the agents only by their Codenames. The teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first. Spymasters give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board. Their teammates try to guess words of the right color while avoiding those that belong to the opposing team.
"To Bean or Not to Bean!"
What was that thing about the gift horse? In this two-player variant of Bohnanza, both bean farmers give each other gifts of beans they can‘t use themselves – to make life harder for their opponent, if possible. Trying to fulfill their secret “bo(h)nus” requirements, they both need to keep a vigilant eye on the other player’s bean fields. Give as good as you get in Bohnanza – Das Duell, there can be only one winner!
The Outlaws hunt the Sheriff. The Sheriff hunts the Outlaws. The Renegade plots secretly, ready to take one side or the other. Bullets fly. Who among the gunmen is a Deputy, ready to sacrifice himself for the Sheriff? And who is a merciless Outlaw, willing to kill him? If you want to find out, just draw (your cards)!
Love Letter is a game of risk, deduction, and luck for 2–4 players. Your goal is to get your love letter into Princess Annette's hands while deflecting the letters from competing suitors.
You and your family will go Bananas for Bananagrams! No pencil, no paper, no board! This is a fast, fun and the most delicious new word game in years. All players play at once. Draw letter tiles and start building, peeling and dumping until someone yells ''Bananas!''
Go down in the dungeon. Kill everything you meet. Backstab your friends and steal their stuff. Grab the treasure and run.
In Citadels, players take on new roles each round to represent characters they hire in order to help them acquire gold and erect buildings. The game ends at the close of a round in which a player erects his/her eighth building. Players then tally their points, and the player with the highest score wins
Deluxe version of the popular card game which began in 1906! Features large font cards.
Left, Centre, Right the most popular dice game ever. A quick and simple dice game. With each roll of the dice, players pass their chips to the left or right, place them in the center pot, or keep them. The last player with chips wins the pot.
Roll dice to build up your points score. You decide when to stop rolling. If you risk too many rolls, you could lose all your points.
In Jungle Speed, you must rely on your keen sense of observation and quick reflexes. It requires a steady hand - which can be hard to maintain during the many fits of maniacal laughter. For 2 to 8 players. 20 minutes of playtime.
Rise and Shine! The Pancake Queen, the Ladybug Queen and ten of their closest friends have fallen under a sleeping spell and it's your job to wake them up. Use strategy, quick thinking and a little luck to rouse these napping nobles from their royal slumbers. Play a knight to steal a queen or take a chance on a juggling jester. But watch out for wicked potions and dastardly dragons! The player who wakes the most queens wins.
An exciting card game where every hand can be a winning hand... if you play your cards right! With a “Yo Ho Ho,” players simultaneously bid how many tricks they will win. Scheme to make sure you win exactly how many you bid. You’ll enjoy the depth of this game with the Trump cards, Pirate cards, Escape cards, and the special Tigress and Skull King cards. Easy to learn, but it involves keen strategy and intriguing scoring options.
A fast paced hand-elimination game with many unique twists. The pile in the center of the table is your dogs’ home! You can play a dog card if it matches the color, number or breed of the top card. The Mutt, Flea, Fire Hydrant, Dog House, and Pedigree cards are wild cards with special consequences! AND look what Nuts about MuttsTM just won! Hooray!
Two plump, pink piggies in the palm of your hand. What are you going to do with them? Roll them like dice of course! How the little porkers land will determine if you are top hog! Will you be 'Pigging Out' or 'Makin Bacon'? Only the pigs will tell!
The Purple Edition has Pearl Dice.
The Red Edition has translucent dice.