Correction

The pink blooms in the Rows Garden grid in our May 2013 issue printed too lightly to be seen. The correct grid can be viewed
here .

WACKY WORDIES
What three two-word phrases can be found
in this box? 
ANSWER...

What is this object?
ANSWER...

EQUATION
ANALYSIS TEST

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

 
 

Note: Digital edition puzzles are not interactive.

Previous issue: April 2014

2014 Games of the Year
(from the December 2013 issue)

May 2014 issue
(on sale March 11)

Features

The Intricacies of Carcassonne
Why this popular tile-laying game is one of the best board games around. Carlo Sobral

Altered States of America
This illustrated map depicts events and characters from science fiction, horror, and fantasy. chopshopstore.com

Call Our Bluff
Goes Home Again
Which of these fancifully named U.S. towns are not real estate?
Dave Hamill

Games of Five
(or Even Six) in a Row

A look at alignment games from go-moku to Connect6.

R. Wayne Schmittberger

Change of Art
Can you find the 10 differences between these illustrated scenes?
Mrcela Mladen

GameViews

Inside the Box
News from the world of
   electronic gaming

Electronic Game Reviews
Papers Please: A Dystopian
   Document Thriller
The Rivals for Catan
The Stanley Parable
Edited by Thomas L. McDonald

Traditional Game Reviews
Going, Going, Gone!
Eat & Tweat
Unnatural Selection
Celestial Rainbows
Expedition Northwest Passage
Blueprints
Edited by John J. McCallion

A Garden of Delight
An interview with Doug Bass, designer of Game of the Year Garden Dice.

GAME OF THE YEAR
AND OTHER AWARDS

 

 

Trivia Maze
Starting at “WHO” in the center of this maze, follow the triangular pointers to find four paths—each leading to a different exit pointer along the outer ring—that run through words forming a sensible trivia question. Can you find all four paths and answer all four questions? Some paths may intersect.

Cover Puzzle: Paddy Smith
Cover Illustration: Kevin Boone

Pencilwise

Inside and Out
Come What May
Every Which Way
No Way!
Pencil Pointers
Dszquphsbnt!
Kid Stuff
Internal Affairs
PuzzleCraft #99:
   Bulls and Cows
Paper Clips
Continental Divide
Paint by Numbers
Baby Talk
Motley Stew
Double Cross
Path Puzzles
Working for Scale
World’s Most Ornery
   Crossword
and other pencil puzzles

Contest
Baseball 15

Contest Results
1-2-3 Cross Country
   (November)


Wild Cards
A potpourri of little puzzles we couldn’t fit anywhere else.

Selected Features: Links

November 1983
Good Knight, Suite Prints
A Homophone Story by Mary Ellen Slate.

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 #44

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

Winter 2014 issue
on sale January 14

Fall: Corrected Grids for
Water Works on page 50

Summer: Corrected Grid for puzzle 2 on page 36

Vacation Double Cross 1 Corrected Grid

May Double Cross 2 Answer

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