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.?
 

 
 

April 2009 issue

May 2009 issue
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Features

Rangoon Two-Handed Bridge
No knowledge of bridge is needed to learn this fast-paced card game.
Alexander Shapleigh and Jim Kaplan

Hi, Mom!
A collage puzzle honoring famous mothers. Gunnar Johnson

Flower Arrangement
Flora good time, find your way through this Japanese card maze.
R. Wayne Schmittberger

Eyeball Benders
Can you identify these closeup views of products and logos?
Jeff Moran

Game Views

Eat Any Good Games Lately?
Thomas L. McDonald

Tudor Bond
An original pen-and-paper connection game. Andrew Perkis

Electronic Game Reviews
Prince of Persia
A Vampyre Story
Hinterland
Mosby’s Confederacy

Traditional Game Reviews
Loopit
Salamanca
Ilium
Flapjacks & Sasquatches
Middle Kingdom
Fast Flowing Forest Fellers
Magnet
Jet Set

Contests

Cartoon Rebuses
We drew the pictures—you draw the conclusions. (See note above left.) Rebuses by Mike Selinker, illustrations by Kimble Mead

Contest Results
Mystery Word from December

Crypto Cube
Each square stands for a letter of the alphabet, and corresponding squares on different faces stand for the same letter. What three English names of numbers do the three paths spell?
Sky Williams

Pencilwise
Sundial
Remember the Schwa
Bug Collection
Dszquphsbnt!
Kid Stuff
Hashi
Puzzlecraft #51:
   Geocaches
Serpent Factors
Inverted Baseball
Paint by Numbers
Assert Yourself
Double Cross
Crypto Cubes
Pearl Rings

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.
 

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