September 2020

This issue of GAMES WORLD OF PUZZLES marks 43 years since the first issue of GAMES appeared in September 1977. The world has changed a lot in that time, and so has this publication. But, as longtime readers know, many …

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August 2020

Welcome to the August issue of GAMES WORLD OF PUZZLES. At press time, much of the U.S. was still under quarantine due to COVID-19. But that hasn’t stopped gamers and puzzlers from getting their fix—often in ingenious ways. A quick …

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June 2020

We were working on this issue back in mid-March, when daily life suddenly changed. And just like you, we had to readjust to a new reality overnight.

As everyone hunkered down, we couldn’t help but notice how many people turned …

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December 2018

With the holiday season well-nigh upon us, we’ve compiled a festive collection of brainteasers, crossword variations, and other assorted amusements for your puzzling pleasure.

A highlight of this issue is “Wanna Play?” (page 34), Jonathan Schmalzbach’s report on his visit …

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October 2018

We at GAMES WORLD OF PUZZLES have really gotten into the Halloween spirit for the October issue. First, as you can see from this issue’s cover, we’re presenting a “Halloween Double Feature,” starting on page 34. Horror film fan Raymond …

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