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    Where’s my water – good physics puzzle game from Disney

    The Disney folks have some good apps on the iPhone for kids.  Very kid friendly, but sometimes geared towards some of their brands. This game is different, since it is created around a new character, Swampy the Alligator. Swampy just wants to take a shower, […]

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    Ticket to Ride – great iPad implementation of the board game.

    I have a few board game enthusiasts at work and they were recommending some board games to play with Sal.  At first, I wasn’t into the idea behind Ticket to Ride, but when I was talking to another parent about games with choice versus games […]

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    Battleship; new school vs. old school.

    So we all think it is ridiculous that they are making a movie out of the game Battleship right?  But I guess if it worked for the Transformers, it should work with Battleship. Anyway, suppose you’re completely disheartened by Hasbro’s sell-out and want to relive […]

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    Super 7 – Flight Control fun with a math drilling aspect to it.

    Sal busted me on this one, but I had the last laugh.  When I called him over to show him a new game, he yelled back “Is it going to be a fun one or one that tries to teach me math?”  Guess he’s had […]

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    StickerSudoku 1.1 – new version – track scores and more

    Just a quick shout out – we have a new version of StickerSudoku out! Some of the new features were taken from suggestions from friends and comments in the reviews in iTunes. Whats new: – We’ve added a leaderboard within the game, since we found […]

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    Solitaire Chess – if chess and the peg puzzle had a baby

    The kind folks at ThinkFun let me know about this one after they saw how much we enjoyed RushHour. They were very sweet and provided a promo code so that we could try this one out too. Basically this is the peg game – but […]

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    Free the Fobbles – fun little two player game

    This one was made by a fellow Corona developer. It is a nice, simple game, designed for two players. Kind of wish we had thought of it. Basically, one removes little logs that allow the Fobbles to fall down to the ground.  First team to […]

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    StackEm – great board game for two.

    * note – just got word that this game has been taken down due to conflict between Goblet and Stackem, I’ll keep an eye opened on this, but for now seems like the game has been removed* We’re at the point where the restaurant menus […]

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    Max and the Magic Marker – All the goodness of Trace, plus some.

    We love Trace.  It’s a great game. But at the same time, we love Harold and the Purple Crayon. Max and the Magic Marker is their child. Max has got a challenging world he needs to get through – and you’re the one to help […]

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    Cut the Rope – a lot easier to argue the educational merits than Angry Birds.

    Okay – so I’ve tried to say that Angry Birds and its physics engine can be educational, but it was a stretch and I knew it. Cut the Rope, another popular, cute little game has been a lot easier to convince mom of its edutainment […]

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