Pssssst! Do you want a sneak peek at the 2013 Gamewright Games?

WindDeck_CardBackAt Gamewright our aim is to be a pioneer in creating family games that ignite the imagination. Our 2013 trail-blazing line-up, loaded with adventure, quests, voyages and even a few monsters – meets all our expectations!  Pack your bags and get ready to explore our nine new titles, including an expansion for the hot-selling Rory’s Story Cubes as well as a thrilling sequel to the hit cooperative game, Forbidden IslandIndustry insiders will see all of these new releases at the 2013 Toy Fair in New York City in a couple weeks but we wanted to give you the highlights from our latest and greatest, here first:

Skunk BingoTM

A Sweet Smelling Game
2-4 players * Pre-school

Line up for this game of log jammin’ fun! Spin the spinner and then place a creature into the log. If any pop out the other side, add them to your board. Don’t let the skunk nose his way in line or else he’s sure to make a stink! Be the first to fill your board and enjoy the sweet smell of victory!

Playing time: 15 minutes
Availability: Spring 2013

Chef Pop de PopTMChefPopDePop_3D_Box_WEB

A Corny Kind of Counting Game
2-6 players * Ages 6 and up

Butter up for this freshly packed game that’s bursting with fun! Shake the shaker and then count up the popcorn on the dice. Collect your cards if the total matches any of the flavors. Watch out for burnt kernels, and if you spot the “Pop!”, get ready to jump out of your seat in a jiffy! Stack up the most cards and munch your way to a win!

Playing time: 15 minutes
Availability: Spring 2013


The great big game in a Teeny-Weeny tin.
2-4 players * Ages 8 and up

Look, see, play and score… a lot! Add cards to a grid, making sure that color, shape, and number are either all the same or all different across the line. Sounds easy but as the grid expands, so do the possibilities. Whoever sees the opportunities will seize the win! Iota – The pocket-sized game that’s big time fun!

Playing time: 30 minutes
Availability: Shipping now

Rory’s Story Cubes – VoyagesTM

1+ players * Ages 8 and up

GW_RorysStoryCubesVoyagesProductTake a trip with Rory’s Story Cubes! Contained within this set are nine iconic cubes that aim to inspire stories of epic adventure. Cast away on a desert island… Spin tales of a faraway land. With 54 images and millions of combinations, your journeys are bound to be endless!

Playing time: 15 minutes
Availability: Shipping now

Monster CafeTM

A Terribly Tasty Card Game
2-4 players * Ages 8 and up

Make a reservation for ewww at the Monster Café! Play cards to seat hungry monsters around tables filled with such revolting refreshments as Roasted Roadkill, Boiled Brains, and Stinky Sock Stew. But be careful as these monsters are extremely picky eaters. Feed them what they fancy or else they may take a bite out of your score! Oh, and whatever you do, avoid the lemon sorbet!

Playing time: 15 minutes
Availability: Spring 2013

Cube QuestTM

Clash for the Crown
2 players * Ages 8 and up

MCubeQuestBoxWEBobilize your fingers for the ultimate six-sided skirmish! Field an army of cubes and then place them strategically on the board. Each cube has special powers: Heroes and Skulks are strong on the attack, while Guards are better for defense. Once your cubes are in position, sound the trumpets and let the flicking begin! Try to knock your opponent’s king off the board, aiming carefully not to get caught behind enemy lines. Triumph in your quest and crown yourself the Cube King!

Playing time: 15 minutes
Availability: Spring 2013


The Head to Head Marble MatchTerzetto_3D_Box_WEB
2 players * Ages 8 and up

Outwit and outplace your opponent in this clever game of marble maneuvers. Take turns placing sets of three marbles onto your board according to the pattern in the shaker. Starts off easy but you’ll need a keen eye and a bit of luck to make everything fit.  Fill your board before your opponent and you clearly know how to mind your marbles!

Playing time: 15 minutes
Availability: Spring 2013

That’s ItTM

Just the Right Party Game
or more players * Ages 12 and up

 Quick! Name soThatsItProductShot_WEBmething you find in a toolbox. If you said “hammer” then you’ve hit the nail on the head with this fast playing “word for word” party game. Draw a topic card and then race to shout out answers until someone says the exact word written. Get the most right and – That’s It! – you win!

Playing time: 15 minutes
Availability: Spring 2013

Forbidden DesertTM

Thirst for Survival
Forbidden_Desert_Promo_WEB2 to 5 players * Ages 10 and up

Gear up for a thrilling adventure to recover a legendary flying machine buried deep in the ruins of an ancient desert city. You’ll need to coordinate with your teammates and use every available resource if you hope to survive the scorching heat and relentless sandstorm. Find the flying machine and escape before you all become permanent artifacts of the Forbidden Desert!

Playing time: 45 minutes
Availability: Spring 2013


About Gamewright

Gamewright is a leading manufacturer of family games, best known for such household hits as Slamwich, Rat-a-Tat Cat, In a Pickle, Rory's Story Cubes and The Scrambled States of America Game. Gamewright prides itself on making games that foster laughter, learning, friendship and fun. Kids, parents, grandparents, and educators all agree that Gamewright makes some of the best games on the planet. For more information, visit
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4 Responses to Pssssst! Do you want a sneak peek at the 2013 Gamewright Games?

  1. ivy dover says:

    Is there a way to get on an auto ship list for monster cafe and forbidden desert?

  2. autisgames says:

    Greats your article

  3. Pingback: The Game Aisle: Game Reviews » Blog Archive » New York Toy Fair 2013: PREVIEW

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