June 26, 2017

Ellery Queen’s Whodunit

The identity of Ellery Queen is definitely NOT a mystery! Master Detective Ellery Queen has been featured in books, radio, television, films, theatre, magazines, comics, graphic novels, board games and puzzles. Ellery Queen is the creation of two cousins who used the names Frederic Dannay and Manfred Bennington Lee. Dannay and Lee wrote the books under the pen name Ellery Queen. According[...]
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June 19, 2017

Onwards and Upwords!

Are you ready to take the classic word game, SCRABBLE to the next level? And I mean that quite literally! What if a 225 space SCRABBLE game board with wood tiles became 100 ridged squares with plastic stackable letters? And there you have it, the alphabet skyscraper game UPWORDS! Create words using letter tiles just like SCRABBLE but, now you have the option to stack new letters on top of played[...]
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June 12, 2017

Got Missing Gems?

Mr. Hennessey has been a jeweler for over 40 years. His shop is well-known for its excellent quality precious stones and one-of-a kind jewelry creations. A few days ago, Mr. Hennessey secured a 36 piece lot of assorted diamonds, pearls and opals from an overseas supplier. The jewels were examined, counted and secured in a safe within the store. Just this morning when the jewels were removed from the[...]
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June 5, 2017

Not Poker!

Like playing cards? Like poker chips? Are you familiar with the phrase “two-eyed jacks are wild”? Ante up for fun with the game of SEQUENCE! It’s a game that has NOTHING to do with poker but uses all of the above! Let’s just cut to the chase. Get 5 chips in a row either horizontally, vertically or diagonally on the game board to create a SEQUENCE and you’re the WINNER! You can’t get[...]
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