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Recommended Casual Game Award

Casual Game Recommended badgeEach Recommended game has been carefully evaluated by our editorial staff and found to meet the following conditions:

• Representative of the casual game genre in terms of game length, depth, and complexity
• Appeals to a general audience, with a G or PG content rating
• Has acheived a high rating in gameplay, quality, and originality



Through skillful trading and re-trading, each player attempts to gain the right combination of colored stones from the Bank to purchase the wares displayed in the Bazaar. Values of the various wares are determined by the number of stones the purchaser holds following his transaction. Trading is governed by the current rates posted at the Exchange. When all the wares from two of the stalls have been sold, the Bazaar is closed, the game ends, and the player with the highest score wins!

The Hilarious Tug of Words!

On each turn, one team flips over a category card. Team members frantically brainstorm words that fit the category while the opposition tries to sidetrack them. The team must agree on a word and pull each letter of that word one lane closer to their side of the street, all before the time runs out. Word on the Street™ will have you in the fast lane to fun!

Can you get your team to say Brain Freeze?

What if you can’t say Ice Cream, Headache, Eating, Cold or Fast? Not so easy now, is it? Because in this game, the obvious clues are strictly taboo.

The trick is to give creative, carefully-worded clues to get your team to guess words fast. But don’t mention unmentionables, or you’ll get the buzzer and lose the point!

Name a popular TV series of the 70's... name a handyman's tool... name a stinky cheese... Each category has several correct answers. Can you guess them all? Well, you don't need to... a couple good answers is all you'll need.

You need a psychiatrist! You and the rest of the group all share a quirky problem that is interfering with your lives, so you have gathered together and invited a psychiatrist to figure out what’s wrong. Will the psychiatrist be able to diagnose the problem, or will he end up just as crazy as you?

Last Word is the uproarious race to have the final say! This party game has sold over 1,000,000 copies and is perfect for everyone ages 14 and up. Each round, blurt out answers while racing a timer and the other players. For example, Subject: “Animals”, Letter: “L”. Players yell out… Lion! Lemur! Leech! Leopard! The player with the Last Word before the timer sounds advances toward Finish. Beware – the timer is cleverly programmed to go off at random intervals.