Family Classic Award

Game duration: 60-80mins
Number of players: 4-12
Recommended ages: 10-99
Country of origin: Finland

Tactic’s Classic word explaining game celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2020 and has a fresh new look!

Use the clues you heard to guess the words in this fast-paced race in Alias Original.

Team up with friends and family to guess as many words as you can in just one minute...Turn to synonyms, opposites and other clues to describe the words on every card – some are easy, some are... Read More

Created by: Libellud
Game duration: 30-40mins
Number of players: 3-6
Recommended ages: 6-99
Country of origin: France

The gorgeously illustrated game of creative guesswork, where your imagination unlocks the tale. In this award-winning board game, players will use the beautiful imagery on their cards to bluff their opponents and guess which image matches the story.

One player is the storyteller for the turn and looks at the images on the 6 cards in her hand. From one of these, she makes up a sentence... Read More

Forbidden Island - IG Awards 2017

Dare to discover Forbidden Island! Join a team of fearless adventurers on a do-or-die mission to capture four sacred treasures from the ruins of this perilous paradise. Your team will have to work together and make some pulse-pounding maneuvers, as the island will sink beneath every step! Race to collect the treasures and make a triumphant escape before you are swallowed into the watery abyss... Read More
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Created by: Peter Burley
Game duration: 20-30mins
Number of players: 2-2
Recommended ages: 10-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Kamisado is a game of pure skill and strategy!

There are no dice, cards or any other chance element. It’s just you against your opponent!

The aim in each round is to be the first to get an octagonal ‘dragon tower’ to the opposite side of the board. On each turn you can move a tower any number of spaces, but the twist is that you can only move a tower if its colour matches the... Read More

Game duration: 20-30mins
Number of players: 2-2
Recommended ages: 7-99
Country of origin: Japan

Othello takes a minute to learn and lifetime to master! It’s the internationally acclaimed two player strategy game.

Trap and capture your opponent by placing your disks on the board.  “Sandwich” at least one of your opponent’s pieces to turn their disk to your colour….but look out, your opponent will do the same to you. 

The lead can change with the flip of a disk in... Read More

Qwirkle - IG Awards 2017

The abstract game of Qwirkle consists of 108 wooden blocks with six different shapes in six different colors. There is no board, players simply use an available flat surface.

Players begin the game with six blocks. The start player places blocks of a single matching attribute (color or shape but not both) on the table. Thereafter, a player adds blocks adjacent to at... Read More
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Created by: Monty Stambler , Created by: Ann Stambler
Game duration: 5-15mins
Number of players: 2-6
Recommended ages: 6-99
Country of origin: United States

A fun numbers card game with cats and rats. A game of suspense, strategy, anticipation and a little luck.

The object of the game is to get rid of the high cards (rats) and go for the low cards (cats). Sneak a peek, draw two, or swap cards for an added twist. Low score wins the game and a poker face helps!

As children play Rat-a-tat Cat, they develop a sense of timing and an... Read More
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WordARound - IG Awards 2017

Flip a card. Then be first to read the word!

The challenge in WordARound is to quickly figure out where the word starts and to read it aloud before your opponents. The game seems so simple, but you’ll find yourself baffled as you race to spot and call out words!

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