Attention contestants: There is an error in the Cartoon Rebuses Contest in the May 2009 issue of GAMES. The illustration for Rebus #1 was repeated for Rebus #10, which is Bird (6,6). The correct illustration for #10 looks like this:

A larger version can be found 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.?
 

 
 

May 2009 issue

July 2009 issue
(on sale now)

Features

Lewis Carroll and Alice Play Call Our Bluff
Can you tell fact from fiction in these anecdotes about Charles Dodgson and Alice Liddell?
Alan Lance Andersen and
Rebecca Ann Edwards

Possessive’s
A visual wordplay challenge.
Edith Rudy


Fast Track
A new card game that puts a premium on quick thinking.
Joshua Howard

Punch Lines
Just for laughs, unscramble these cartoon captions. Walter Klis

Game Views

Inside the Box
Thomas L. McDonald

Sprouts
The classic game of topology, with puzzles.
Paddy Smith and Sid Sackson

Electronic Game Reviews
F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin
Street Fighter IV
Dragon Quest V:
   Hand of the Heavenly Bride

Traditional Game Reviews
Lost Cities: The Board Game
Phase 10 Twist
Byzanz
Duck! Duck! Go!
Royal Palace
Hang Four
Le Havre
Aronda

Contests

Wish You Were…Where? 7
Identify the places in the “Greetings From” postcards here and on the issue’s cover.
Peter Gordon

Contest Results
“TV” Movies from February

Wish You Were…Where?
Identify the places in the “Greetings From” postcards here and inside the issue.
Peter Gordon

Pencilwise
Overlappers
High as a Kite
Circle of Friends
Dszquphsbnt!
Kid Stuff
Hitori
Puzzlecraft #52:
   Counting Puzzles
Sudominoku
If the Shoe Fits
Fill-a-Pix
College Theater
Double Cross
Cryptic Crosswords
Rows Garden
Media Bias

World’s Most Ornery
   Crossword

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®.

GAME OF THE YEAR
AND OTHER AWARDS

Games Online Contest #22

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

July 2009 issue
on sale May 19

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