Note: These games are in various stages of development, and are presented in the title’s alphabetical order. Games will come and go from this list because they have been signed by a publisher, to comply with NDA’s, or shelved to make time for other projects.
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Desperately needs a new name, and maybe a theme!
Get your pieces into the patterns to score points. On your turn, play one card from your hand to place a piece and move some pieces already on the board. A little thinky – about 50% strategy and 50% luck, like backgammon.
This game is all about imbuing meaning in a specific character and personality — a happy, fun, silly, light party game.
You are all Actors trying to impress the Director with your acting chops. Each round, you’ll receive three cards: a Line card, a Character card, and a Personality card. Your job is to communicate your Character and Personality by saying that line – each one from a classic Shakespeare play. Players score points every time the Director correctly picks the Character and Personality a player had.
Draft your bot. Destroy the other bots.
It’s time for fighting robots! This ultimate robot match-up takes elements from your favorite robot battling shows to make a fast-paced, strategically driven game where luck still plays a role.
Pretend you’re a hacker, or defend your business from getting hacked!
According to WIRED magazine, “Bug bounties are programs that let security researchers submit potential flaws and vulnerabilities in a company’s software. Anyone can send a report and, perhaps, receive a reward for helping lock down a company’s systems.”
You represent a hacker crew or a tech company in today’s modern world – hackers are trying to hack others, while companies defending against hacks or hacking others. Make money, keep up your Reputation, and don’t hesitate to try hacking another player!
Digging for Dinos (formerly Fish)
1-6 players, 20-30 minutes, 6 and up
Combining mechanics from Memory, Set, and Three Card Monte, Digging for Dinos is a twist on all three! Bluff and flex your memory muscles in an easy-to-learn, hard-to-master classic.
Downward Facing Panda
2-6 players, 20-30 minutes, 8 and up
It’s almost mating season, which means it’s time for the pandas to limber up! You are a panda, and it’s time to get into shape with the ancient practice of yoga. Meditate to gain focus, manage your hand of pose cards, and meet your secret goals.
Family-friendly, press your luck, setting up ‘surprises’ for other players, hits that ‘I know something you don’t know’ note.
You’re a bunch of teenagers out for a scare, and that old abandoned haunted house on the edge of town has plenty of stories about it. One player will lead the others through the haunted house, taking pictures of the creatures they found, and earning Reputation for their bravery. In this game, getting scared is a good thing – but don’t get too scared or you’ll bust!
Although it’s no longer used as an investigative tool, the Rorschach test was used for decades as a way of evaluating people. Today, we players go on a similar journey with inkblots. One player is the patient, while everyone else is a Doctor trying to understand their patient. If your answer is chosen by the patient, you score points. Simple. Or is it?
A roll-and-draw game with strategy and luck. A collaboration with Paul Drecksler.
You’re all on holiday – yay! As you’re landing, you suddenly remembered those cheap tickets have left you with a long layover. It’s a beautiful day, so you’ve all decided to explore as much of the city as you can. Draw paths, circle districts, and score points to win!
Spin the Banana
A party game learned in a minute, yet offers deep strategy.
Don’t slip on a banana. Simple as that.
Play cards from your hand to protect yourself, then spin the banana. If the banana’s pointing at you, play a card to deflect it to someone else. If you’re out of cards, take a slipped card. Collect 3 slipped cards and you’re out – everyone else counts cards in their hand. Most cards in hand wins. You want to play enough cards to protect you while keeping enough cards to win…
Squirrels vs. Grandpa!
Simple, strategic, one vs. all game for the whole family!
The squirrels were just minding their own business collecting and burying nuts for the winter when Grandpa started shooing them away! They retreated just long enough to form a powerful squirrel army. Together, the squirrels will try to collect their buried acorns, free the trapped squirrels and drive Grandpa back into the house before the winter arrives!
In this gateway / breakthrough family-friendly one vs. all game, one player plays as Grandpa while all other players team up as the squirrel army. First to collect 7 acorns wins!
A worker placement game where you rig the lottery!
It’s the 317th annual Grand Transylvanian Lottery, and all sorts of prizes are available! Every Transylvanian resident gets an entry, but you’ve found a way to rig the lottery to win (or avoid) the various prizes. During the rigging phase, move your entries around the Transylvanian Castle to add, move, or remove entries from the various bags. During the lottery phase, score prizes to earn points. Watch out for the curses!
Gateway pick-up-and-deliver – Find items. Get clues. Get to the treasure first and win!
It’s a modern-day race for a priceless treasure! You control a team of three intrepid explorers roaming the globe to find clues, and eventually find a priceless treasure first. Collect the needed items, coordinate with your teammates, and watch out for your competition!
Underwater Basket Weaving
It’s not just a joke – together with some friends, you’ve decided to try your hand at underwater basket weaving. Working together, you’ll roll dice to match cards and weave baskets. There’s just one catch: you’re underwater, so there’s no speaking… Hand gestures, non-verbal cues, and so on are always allowed, though. Can you complete your baskets before the class is over? 3 difficulty levels with co-op, semi-co-op, and competitive modes.