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.?
 

 
 

August 2009 issue

September 2009 issue
(on sale July 14)

Features

The $100,000 Rebus Contest and the Search for Amelia Earhart
The surprising connection between a Depression-era contest craze and a famous disappearance.
Matt Costello

Jeepers, Peepers!
The eyes have it—all the information you need to identify these celebrities, that is.
Jeff Moran


Botanical Bedlam
An original paper-and-pencil game of planning and planting. Alex Weldon

The Puzzle Sculptor
The Millennium Bookball and other unique geometric puzzles by George Hart.
Tom Cutrofello

A Knight’s Tale
Make a series of knight moves to reveal a hidden message.
H.B. Rider

The Beadless Abacus
Impress your friend with some mathematical magic.
Mel Stover

Game Views

Inside the Box
Thomas L. McDonald

Mental Bowling, Anyone?
How to play Kayles, with puzzles and strategy secrets.
Paddy Smith

Electronic Game Reviews
Demigod
Battleforge

Traditional Game Reviews
The Name of the Rose
Fits
Zombiegeddon
Lungarno
Handelsfürsten:
   Herren der Meere
Small World
Blox
Bombay

Contest Results

Octagonal States
From March

Hidden Contest
From April

Cartoon Rebuses Answers
(From May)

Last Clown Down!
You’re in a two-player game in which whoever knocks down the last clown wins. Players take turns throwing one ball that knocks down any one clown or any two horizontally adjacent clowns. If no one can pass a turn, what clown(s) should you knock down to assure a win?
Paddy Smith

Pencilwise
Choosing Sides
Great Scotland!
Come Again?
Edited for Television
Dszquphsbnt!
Kid Stuff
Slitherlink
Puzzlecraft #54:
   Rows Gardens
Buzzwords
Stylish Antelopes
Paint by Numbers
Abundant Elements
Double Cross
Strimko
& Lit. Variety Cryptic

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 #24

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

September 2009 issue
on sale July 14

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