What three two-word phrases can be found
in this box? 

What is this object?


26 = L. of the A.
What are L. and A.?


November 2009 issue

December 2009 issue
(on sale October 27)


Ultrapoems and Hypernovels
The Divine Parody, The Great American Fortune Cookie Novel, and other playful literary feats. Dave Morice

Six Degrees of Bond
Match the different James Bond actors to the villains, the girls, and the scenes. Jeff Moran

Day for Night
Can you shed light on this changing scene? Andrea Baruffi

Sounds of the Season

Find the holiday words and phrases hidden in this seasonal story. Timothy Cullom Tharrington

Intergalactic Tactics
Pinball mazes from outer space.
Lori Philipson

X: A Three-player Strategy Game
A new connection game in which the highest score doesn’t always win. Mark Steere

Alternative Chess
Rules for some of the best chess variants that can be played with a regular chess set. Paddy Smith

Color Crossword
The hues are the clues to this puzzle. Peter Gordon

2010 Buyer’s Guide to Games

The Traditional Games 100
Reviews of our 100 favorite board games and card games of the year, including our awards for Traditional Game of the Year and best new games in various categories. John J. McCallion

The Electronic Games 100
Reviews of our 100 favorite electronic games of the year, including our awards for Electronic Game of the Year and best new games in various categories. Thomas L. McDonald

Contest Results

Wish You Were…Where? 7
From July

Eyeball Benders
Ten different familiar items are pictured here (each more than once). How many can you identify?
Photos: Randy Centner
Cover design: Kevin Boone

Trimming the Tree
Find That Tune
Crazy 8’s
The Giving Tree
Kid Stuff

Paint by Numbers
Double Cross
Rows Garden
Multi Sudominoku
Word Tower

World’s Most Ornery

Recent Features: Links

December 2006
Starry Night
Solve an interactive version of our December issue’s cover maze by Robert Abbott (Logic Mazes). Cover design by Jim Malloy.

October 2005
The Looney Labs Experiment
How a kinder, gentler game company got its groove on.
Read article.

September 2005
Canned Wonders
Charitable competitions produce remarkable feats of Canstruction®.


Games Online Contest #25

Orion’s Crystal

The all-but-invisible puzzle
that’s sweeping the country!

Eight puzzle pieces fit together to form a sphere. Not too tough…if you could see the pieces! Now just $14.99 plus shipping. Order.

Games World of Puzzles

November 2009 issue
on sale September 22

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