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Fugitive Chain Metal

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The only thing more amazing about this Fugitive Chain – Metal is that I was able to find it here on Amazon. I first learned of it from two Magicians but had never seen it for sale. What’s amazing about it is that it grabs the attention of anyone who sees it perform. The history of this object is lost in the past but was probably invented several hundreds of years ago possibly in the Mideast, India or China and undoubtedly carried by a travelling Magician or Entertainer. I guess the reason is so [Read More...]

 
 
 

Writer’s Block

Writer's Block

Oskar van Deventer‘s Writer’s Block has been on my wishlist for as long as I’ve been collecting puzzles – That’s over five years now. The reason it took me so long to get it was because of its packaging, which is very bulky for its size and would always steal precious space for other puzzles (see the package here). You all know how postal services are with box restrictions. The puzzle is manufactured by Recent Toys, and it’s probably the company with the worst packaging design out there. All of their puzzles are packaged in giant boxes, which not [Read More...]
 
 
 

Read about this young puzzle genius

http://www.kotaku.com.au/2012/11/meet-the-boy-who-wants-to-change-your-life/ Very interesting young man who’s only 19.

http://www.kongregate.com/games/wanderlands/impasse Play his game! About a year ago – maybe it was 2 years ago – somebody ripped him off and published an iphone game called Deadlocked. Damn good game. Short, brilliant, and fun. What more could you ask for.

 
 
 

Find It Games Kids Version

Find It Kids

There are a number of different versions of this toy, puzzle, game, pastime; or whatever you choose to call it. The number of reviewers who give them very high ratings far outstrip those who rate them lower; and the same goes for those who rated the reviews as helpful. There are several versions, but they are all essentially the same. The Find It Games “Kids” version, in my estimation is super, for not only kids but also for all ages. The fact that all of the letters of the alphabet makes it even better, [Read More...]