Best Maths Game

Created by: Brandon Bell
Game duration: 20-30mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: United States
Rules link: Rules,

+PlusOut!!: Battle Points is a social tug-of-war strategy math card game where players add points, cut scores, switch moves and swipe hands in a race for the highest score!

You can choose to boost up your current score, attack to cut points from other players or use Power cards to earn more moves and switch cards. Shift tactics between long-term control, quick-gain, defensive and... Read More

Created by: The Green Board Game Company Ltd
Game duration: 1-10mins
Number of players: 2-10
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Stack them if you can!

A clever game of quick thinking with numbers - race to be the first to stack all your number tiles in sequence.

1. Distribute all the tiles, face down, evenly amongst all players.

2. All players look at their own tiles and when they turn over a "1" place it face up in the middle of the players.

3. Players all play at the same time to stack... Read More

Created by: Authors: Antje Reiter; Illustrator: Martina Leykamm
Game duration: 15-30mins
Number of players: 2-6
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: Germany
Rules link: 3x4 = Swat! Rules,

First calculate, then swat the fly: Who will be the first to hit the fly with the right result?


6 Nimmt
Created by: Amigo
Game duration: 30-45mins
Number of players: 2-10
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: United States

Not a Game for the Bull-headed
You start with 10 cards, ranked between 1 and 104. Each round, you must add a card to one of 4 active rows.
If you play the 6th card in a row, you must take the first 5 cards in that row. This is not a good thing! You get penalty points for each bull head on these cards. The player with the least bull heads wins.

To play the game, you shuffle... Read More

7 Ate 9
Created by: Maureen Hiron
Game duration: 10-15mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 4-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

7ate9 is a race to get rid of your cards! Add or subtract 1,2 or 3 to the number shown on the card pile to see if you have a card that can be placed next. Sounds easy, but when everyone is racing and playing cards, the numbers are always changing.

Contents: 1 x storage egg, 73 playing cards and instructions.

 

Created by: Matthew Tidbury & Darrell Ottery
Game duration: 5-10mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 3-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Alana’s Animals - Every Animal Counts
Collect animals and build your farmyard. Who will earn the most apples for their animals and win the game? 
 
Alana’s Animals is a fast and fun card game where players take it in turn to collect animal cards that will gain them apples (VP’s) at the end of the game. The player with... Read More
Animal Auction - IG Awards 2017
Created by: Kim Sehee
Game duration: 15-30mins
Number of players: 3-6
Recommended ages: 10-99
Country of origin: Korea, Republic Of

The animals are waiting for your choice - you're bidding for different animals at auction. The more sets of animals you collect, the more points you receive, but watch out for the unfriendly ones! Who will be the most successful player?


Shop link: Click to buy
Created by: Luca Bellini , Created by: Luca Borsa
Game duration: 20-30mins
Number of players: 3-7
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: Italy


Aquarium - IG Awards 2017

Game duration: 45-50mins
Number of players: 2-6
Recommended ages: 10-99


In Aquarium, players need to buy matching fish to collect points… but at what cost? Cross your fingers while competitors change your offer, add new fish, swap others, or even double their value!
 
Build your own aquarium with colorful fish to score the most points! That is, if you can keep them alive until the end of the game.
 

Game duration: 5-10mins
Number of players: 1-1
Recommended ages: 5-99
Country of origin: Germany
Rules link: Rules,

Balance Beans is a logic game and math game all in one. Set up the Red Beans according to the Challenge Card. Then carefully place the colourful Beans on the Seesaw to keep it from teetering. When you balance the Seesaw, you are actually balancing an equation! As the challenges get harder, you’ll rely less on trial and error – and more on math and reasoning skills.... Read More

Bitcoin Hackers
Created by: Antonio González
Game duration: 20-40mins
Number of players: 3-6
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: Spain
Rules link: Rules, Video link: YouTube

The best hackers in the world face a juicy Bitcoin account, so be the fastest to unlock the encrypted codes and get three access cards to make off with the loot.

Bitcoin Hackers puts players in the shoes of skillful hackers whose goal is to access a huge Bitcoin account that has been blocked because they don't know the password. When word gets around, hackers all over the world try to... Read More

BrainBox Maths
Created by: BrainBox
Game duration: 10-20mins
Number of players: 1-5
Recommended ages: 7-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

The object of the game is to study a card for 10 seconds and then answer a question based on the roll of a die. If the question is answered correctly, the card is kept, and the person with the most cards after 5 or 10 minutes is the winner.

  • Do you know your percentages from your pie charts? BrainBox Maths is crammed full of concepts taught in Key Stage 2 in England and Wales... Read More
Created by: The Green Board Game Company Ltd
Game duration: 1-10mins
Number of players: 2-10
Recommended ages: 5-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Video link: Youtube channel

BrainBox My First Maths is a fun way to get younger children engaging with basic mathematical concepts. Designed for Key Stage 1, this easy to pick up game has been developed in conjunction with an experienced primary school teacher.

The object of the game is to study a card for 10 seconds and then answer a question based on the roll of a die. If the question is answered correctly, the... Read More

Created by: Jack Hanauer
Game duration: 10-20mins
Number of players: 1-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Rules link: How to play Bugz,

Bugz! They're everywhere - and it's up to you to catch them! But don't be too greedy - try and gather up too many and you might just let them all escape! Bugz - a game of memory, odds (and a little luck) for all the family.


Created by: Dale Tolley
Game duration: 30-40mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 6-99
Country of origin: United States
Rules link: How to play Cheesonomics, Video link: Cheesonomics on YouTube 1, Video link: Cheesonomics on YouTube 2

Cheesonomics is a cheesy original card game for 2-5 players ages 8 and up that takes about 20-30 minutes to play. It is a strategic set collecting, memory-based, hand management card game based on controlling and manipulating the supply and demand of various types of cheese from cheese markets throughout North America or Europe.

The European edition of... Read More

Created by: David Parlett
Game duration: 10-30mins
Number of players: 2-6
Recommended ages: 7-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Video link: Chicken Out Website

Count your chickens and out-fox your friends! Take it in turns to play cards from your hand with the aim of reaching 21.

Each player in turn plays the top card of their pile, adding the value to the previous player's total and announces the new count. If a Chicken card with a black number is played, the number must be added to the running total. If a Chicken card with a red number is... Read More

Created by: Thierry Denoual
Game duration: 10-15mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 4-99
Country of origin: United States
Rules link: How to play Chickyboom!, Video link: Chickyboom! on YouTube

In Chickyboom, the chickens are hanging out on their colourful wooden perch, but if one of them decides to leave, the whole perch will teeter.

Collect as many chickens, hay bales and wagon wheels before the rocking perch topples. How many pieces can you save?

The chickens, hay bales and wagon wheels have different weights, meaning different point values. Selecting a heavier piece... Read More

Created by: Matthew Tidbury
Game duration: 10-30mins
Number of players: 1-6
Recommended ages: 7-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Video link: City Of Zombies and COZ Times Square on YouTube

Team up, roll your dice and put your heads together to find the best combinations to destroy the undead Zombie horde invading Times Square!

Times Square, is card game which gets players using their Times Tables and Squaring skills to battle super tough Zombies!

Times Square features Zombies Cards (with strengths up to 144), Item... Read More

Created by: Matthew Tidbury
Game duration: 25-45mins
Number of players: 1-6
Recommended ages: 6-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

City of Zombies - You need BRAINS to survive!
Aliens are invading and turning everyone in the City into Zombies, team up with friends and family to stop the advancing Zombies from reaching and overrunning your Safe Zone.  Defend the Barricade that’s protecting the Safe Zone until the Rescue Plane lands to Win the game.
 
City... Read More
Created by: Mark Engelberg
Game duration: 5-60mins
Number of players: 1-1
Recommended ages: 6-99
Country of origin: United States
Video link: Code Master on YouTube

Make programming fun by learning the basics without a computer!

In Code Master, your Avatar travels to an exotic world in search of power Crystals. Along the way, you use programming logic to navigate the Map. Think carefully, in each level, only one specific sequence of actions will lead to success. Once you collect all the Crystals and land at the Portal, you win!

Playing Code... Read More

Created by: Jimmy Yeoh



Country of origin: Malaysia


Created by: Dominique Ehrhard
Game duration: 15-20mins
Number of players: 1-10
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: France

Crazy Circus is a simultaneous puzzle solving game where three animals stand on two platforms and you must issue spoken commands to change their configuration

For example, "Ma", which moves the bottom animal on one platform to the top, or "Ni" which swaps the top two animals on the two platforms.

As a result, the game is a race to shout out multi-syllable commands such as the... Read More

Created by: Daryl Chow , Created by: Alan Bay
Game duration: 30-45mins
Number of players: 2-5
Recommended ages: 12-99
Country of origin: Singapore
Rules link: Rules pdf link, Video link: YouTube Product Highlights

Dirty Money is a strategic card game where players take on the role of criminals and corrupted politicians, trying to launder dirty money using artwork and businesses, while evading detection from government agencies.

Dirty Money is a 2-5 players game, set in the world of white collar crime, where you play as corrupted politicians, loan sharks and tax cheaters trying to launder their... Read More

Created by: Luma World
Game duration: 30-45mins
Number of players: 1-8
Recommended ages: 9-99
Country of origin: India
Rules link: Rules on YouTube, Video link: YouTube Link

Mastering Maths is now easy!

Is your child afraid of maths? Do you find it difficult to get your kids to study? Worry no more!

After more than 18 months of research and testing with over 1000 parents, Luma World has launched a range of affordable and engaging products to help kids zoom ahead in maths! Our innovative flashcards are sold in over 20 countries and have proved to... Read More

Created by: Eilif Svensson , Created by: Kristian A. Østby
Game duration: 20-40mins
Number of players: 1-6
Recommended ages: 10-99
Country of origin: Norway
Rules link: How To Play Doodle City, Video link: Doodle City at Essen Spiel 2014, Video link: Doodle City App Preview

Doodle City is a quick family game of city building.

By drawing a network of roads on their play sheet, players are building a city and trying to score points for their hotels, shops and taxis — all while avoiding pollution!


Created by: Leo Colovini
Game duration: 25-35mins
Number of players: 3-5
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: United States

It's Market Day, so head down to the flea market to see what hidden treasures you can find.

As a buyer's agent, you are trying to find popular items, buy them cheap, and sell them for a profit!

If you are the first player to earn $45 in Flea Market, you win!


Created by: Andy Hopwood
Game duration: 10-20mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Video link: Board Game Geek Review

Welcome to a game where nothing stays the flipping same with this specially designed double sided deck

There are three games included in each deck of Flipside. Chase an ever changing number in MATCH, rediscover MEMORY with a slippery twist, and avoid breaking the CHAIN or you will be picking up the pieces.

The special nature of the cards means that you will always have a clue... Read More

Formula
Created by: Alon Nir
Game duration: 5-15mins
Number of players: 2-5
Recommended ages: 6-99
Country of origin: Netherlands
Rules link: Rules, Video link: YouTube

This game makes maths fun. Be the first to get rid of your cards by making an equation (a simple formula) and giving the answer to the equation. Fun, educational and challenging! Family game for all ages and perfect to play in school, at home or on holiday.


Ghostel - IG Game Awards
Created by: Bevan Clatworthy
Game duration: 45-60mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 7-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Rules link: Ghostel - Rules, Video link: Ghostel - How to Play

Ghostel is a semi-cooperative family game for 2-4 players that plays in 60 minutes.

Prey on the phobias of guests by turning into their worst nightmares. Work with other ghosts to combine forces, and scare away the hardiest of hotel patrons to earn upgrades and get even scarier!

The randomised guest and dice roll mechanic means each round is different from the next, but there’s... Read More

Created by: Luma World
Game duration: 30-45mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: India
Rules link: Rules On YouTibe, Video link: YouTube

Protect your farm from all kinds of harm!

You’ve decided to add fences to your large farm. But shhh, you have to build them secretly! Whoever guesses the fences made by the other farmer, wins.

Think smart, guess patiently and fence away! Guess The Fence is a guess-and-write game that is perfect for families to have a great time but also introduce kids to an innovative learning... Read More

Created by: Cayro The Games

Number of players: 2-2
Recommended ages: 8-99


A game of strategy and chance. The winner is the player who completes a square or a circle. Roll the dice and place the tiles where indicated on the board. If you pay more attention than your opponents you are sure to beat them.


Created by: HOO HA Enterprises Ltd
Game duration: 1-2mins
Number of players: 1-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

HOO HA HOO HA is a super simple, exciting, fast paced, quick thinking number-matching game that’s really easy to learn, great fun to play and genuinely educational.

The game does wonders for your mental dexterity and hand eye-coordination.

The game begins simply: layout nine cards in 3 rows and three columns, identify two cards that equal your target number, and cover... Read More

I Learn Maths - IG Awards 2017



Recommended ages: 4-94
Country of origin: Netherlands
Video link: I Learn Maths Video
With 'I Learn Maths’ children learn counting, adding and subtracting in a fun and entertaining way to recognise numbers, find numbers to match pictures, learn the sums and expand their knowledge. All sums have been carefully chosen and are in line with the curriculum of four year old. The specially designed number matching system ensures that children can practise adding and subtracting with... Read More
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Created by: Martin Nedergaard Andersen
Game duration: 20-30mins
Number of players: 2-6
Recommended ages: 6-99
Country of origin: Russian Federation
Video link: You Tube Game Video

Did you really think that there is only one Santa? He would’ve never managed to get all this work done all alone! Many tiny Santas worked their warm knitted socks off trying to make enough Christmas baubles just in time for the Holidays. But there’s no time for a break! In the summer they are busy cooling off the ice-cream for the children… Join these little fellows and have some fun... Read More

Created by: Lycée Classique Echternach , Created by: Dennis Kirps , Created by: Christian Kruchten and Gediminas Akelaitis
Game duration: 10-20mins
Number of players: 3-5
Recommended ages: 7-99
Country of origin: Lithuania
Video link: German YouTube

Jump In is a fast reaction game with some extras developed by 16-year-old school pupil. The smart combination of throwing the dice and discarding cards demands attention and requires good reflexes in players.

It trains reaction and calculation skills.

Young and old alike enjoy this easy-to-learn game. The short game time invites you to play several times.

Katamino Family - IG Awards
Created by: André & Jonathan Perriolat
Game duration: 15-30mins
Number of players: 1-2
Recommended ages: 3-99
Country of origin: France
Rules link: Katamino Family Rules, Video link: Katamino Family Video

You can still say you’re letting them win…

No wonder Katamino Family has become a milestone among educational games! Not only is it a progressive brain-teaser, it plays in duel between children and parents as well: who will be the quickest to fill their board space with the selected pieces? Or, complete the included solo challenges or exploring thousands of possible combinations!
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Shop link: Click to buy

Kerala - IG Awards 2017
Created by: Kristen Hiese
Game duration: 30-35mins
Number of players: 2-5
Recommended ages: 8-98
Country of origin: Germany
Rules link: Kerala Rules,
At the Kerala elephant festival, players need to build the most elegant platform for your elephants, with at least one tile of each colour contiguously placed. You will need clever tactics and good luck to win the award for the best in show!

Kingdomino - IG Awards 2017

Game duration: 15-20mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 8-99


Dominoes with a Kingdom building twist! Each turn, connect a new domino to your existing Kingdom, making sure at least one of its sides connects to a matching terrain Type already in play. The game mechanics for obtaining... Read More
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Lampogo 3
Created by: Roy Clutterbuck
Game duration: 10-30mins
Number of players: 1-4
Recommended ages: 7-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Video link: YouTube - Teacher Review, Video link: YouTube - Pupil Review

Lampogo 3 is a game of fun, fast paced number puzzles. Each player has a set of digit counters that they must place in the right position to solve the puzzle. Once you have solved the puzzle you shout ‘Lampogo!’ and take the card. The object of the game is to collect as many cards as possible. You can play Lampogo 3 competitively, collaboratively, or you can even play it solo. Lampogo 3 is an... Read More

Created by: Kristaps Auzāns
Game duration: 1-180mins
Number of players: 1-1
Recommended ages: 12-99
Country of origin: Latvia
Rules link: Game and rules on Brain-Games.com, Video link: Logic Cards on YouTube

Logic Cards is a set of logic, geometry, and mathematical tasks to tease your brain. It comes with augmented reality app, that that shows you animated solutions for the challenge.

The challenges have 5 difficulty levels to choose from. The pack fits in your pocket and you can take it anywhere with you.

It's educational, it's math, it's smart, and it's a maze... Read More

Created by: Nick Street , Created by: Martin Vaux
Game duration: 10-45mins
Number of players: 2-8
Recommended ages: 7-77
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Rules link: How to play Lords of War, Video link: About Lords of War on YouTube

Lords of War is an award-winning card game from Black Box Games in the UK.

It sees fantasy races engage in dynamic, tactical card battles which surge across your table top, taking between 30-45 minutes per game.

Each of the double-deck packs is... Read More

Lost Cities - IG Awards 2017
Created by: Reiner Knizia
Game duration: 30-35mins
Number of players: 2-2
Recommended ages: 10-99
Country of origin: Germany
Video link: Lost Cities Video
With 5 expeditions to choose from, players need to build the longest route. As the cards are played, the expedition routes take shape and the explorers earn points. The rules of the game are simple, but the lost cities hold many unseen mysteries!

Shop link: Click to buy
Created by: Masao Suganuma
Game duration: 25-35mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 7-99
Country of origin: Japan

Welcome to the city of Machi Koro.

You've just been elected Mayor. Congratulations!

Unfortunately the citizens have some pretty big demands: jobs, a theme park, a couple of cheese factories and maybe even a radio tower. A tough proposition since the city currently consists of a wheat field, a bakery and a single die.

Armed only with your trusty die and a dream, you must... Read More

Maths is fun
Created by: Bright Capital Ltd.
Game duration: 5-60mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Rules link: Rules,

3 card games to make Math fun!

Children can practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, order of operations, parentheses in mathematical expressions in a fun and enticing way.

The games cover the mathematics curriculum for 2nd grade in Bulgaria.

1. Math me!

Objective: Calculate numbers as close to the target number as possible and... Read More

Created by: Jimmy Yeoh
Game duration: 30-45mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: Malaysia

MathMagic is a board game created as “math Scrabble”. Comprising square tiles with 4  segments consisting of a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 coloured  and numbered triangles.

The first player starts the game by joining 2 tiles making sure that the colours of the connecting tiles must match and the numbers are placed in the same readable orientation. The player then calculates his... Read More

Created by: Luma World
Game duration: 30-45mins
Number of players: 3-4
Recommended ages: 10-99
Country of origin: India
Rules link: Rules On YouTube, Video link: YouTube Video

Discover the world of magic and become the master of spells, in India's first tabletop game on measurements and conversion of units!

Use magical ingredients along with unique spells to cleverly outwit other wizards and witches. Leave everyone spellbound with your wizardry and rule the supernatural world!

Mystic Arts is an amazing game of strategy, decision making and... Read More

No Thanks
Created by: Amigo
Game duration: 15-20mins
Number of players: 3-7
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: United States
Video link: YouTube, Video link: YouTube 2

It sounds so simple, and it is: Take a card or pay one chip. If you take the card you get its points, but points are bad. But you also get the chips that others have played, and that’s good (each chip nullifies one point). So say, “No thanks!” and play your chips, but watch out: When you’re out of chips that card’s all yours.

Take a card or say “No Thanks.” It’s easy to say no if... Read More
Created by: Ian & Lisa McCartney
Game duration: 2-30mins
Number of players: 2-6
Recommended ages: 4-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Video link: YouTube

NumBugz is game platform with a variety of fun family games for you to play at home or to take on your travels – it’s Bugz of fun. There are now 13 different games you can play with the NumBugz game platform and more to come. The games range in difficulty & complexity, from age 4+, for 2-6 players and they take between 5-30 minutes to play.

NumBugz offers such a wide range of... Read More

Created by: The Green Board Game Company Ltd
Game duration: 5-20mins
Number of players: 2-10
Recommended ages: 5-11
Country of origin: United Kingdom

This game has been developed to help to support children in their understanding of money.

Not only does it teach them about the different coin denominations, but, by using the pack of cards, they can take part in lots of fun activities about shopping, including what they can afford to buy with their money and how much change they will get.


PatPatLions
Created by: hinarthur
Game duration: 20-30mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 5-99
Country of origin: Hong Kong
Rules link: Rules,

One elephant wants to challenge 400 lions! The lions are too sleepy that they need voluntary shepherds to protect them. Be smart and trust your fellows! The Safari is on Your hands now!

This game took Africa as the story background. It carries out some interesting fact about the animals in Safari. We combined these facts and created a surreal phenomenon. Pat Pat Lions contains 2... Read More

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