Games

LEGO Batman 1989 Batwing

$199.99 from LEGO »

The LEGO Batman 1989 Batwing isn't just a (bat-)signal of forthcoming LEGO fun, but of forthcoming nostalgic LEGO fun, with this nod to Tim Burton's take on the Batman franchise. And just in case the era of inspiration...

Cluebox - 60-Minute Escape Room in a Box

Escaping a box sounds like about the worst task ever to me. I can't even watch David Blaine do that shit without needing a Xanax. Luckily, Cluebox doesn't require one to crawl inside its 4.7" cubed birchwood walls to...

Star Wars Chewbacca Operation Game

$17.95 from Amazon »

Welp, one look at the Star Wars Chewbacca Operation Game, and there's no doubt where Hasbro stands on the question of whether or not Chewie ate a Porg in The Last Jedi. Sure, they try to make it out like the "pesky critters"...

Barking Kittens - Exploding Kittens 3rd Expansion Pack

$14.99 from Amazon »

If you like Exploding Kittens - you sadist, you - you'll probably also like the party game's 3rd expansion pack, Barking Kittens. Though by the title, it sounds like the 20 new cards included in this release are more...

GoCube Electronic Bluetooth Rubik's Cube

$79.95 from Amazon »

Want to participate in the inaugural digital speed cubing competition? Huh? The what? In less fancy terms, that's the 2020 Rubik's World Cup, this year playable remotely by amateur and pro color block speedsters alike...

Frank Lloyd Wright Fallingwater 2-Sided Puzzle

$15.99 from Amazon »

This jigsaw puzzle ode to Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece Fallingwater is double the pleasure, double the fun as a 2-sided puzzle featuring a photograph of the iconic Pennsylvania residence on one face...

The Fuzzies - Pom Pom Ball Stacking Tower Game

At first I was hoping The Fuzzies would be a next-gen Fraggle Rock, or maybe a new costume-based cultural fetish, but after seeing The Fuzzies for what it really is - a Jenga-style stacking tower game played with poufy...

Sexy Tarot Cards (NSFW)

$37.80 from Etsy »

One look at this deck of Sexy Tarot Cards, and I definitely see one thing in my future: some alone time in the bedroom with my wife...

LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System

$229.99 from LEGO »

Complete with insertable Super Mario Bros. cartridge. Don't forget to blow first. LEGO's Nintendo Entertainment System drops on August 1, 2020, and even as someone who's not a Zack, Zack LEGO Maniac I gotta say, LEGO...

3D Wood Tetris Puzzle

$24.99 from Amazon »

This 3D Wood Tetris Puzzle caught my eye because tonight for dinner I had takeout teriyaki and played Jeopardy! with Alexa, and one thing I learned is I really suck at Jeopardy! with Alexa. Oh, and also that the Shakespearean...

Craighill Venn Puzzle

$95 from Amazon »

Craighill's tagline is "Nurturing curiosity by design," and I think those words are as simple and elegant as the Craighill Desk Knife we saw a couple years ago, and the Craighill Venn Puzzle before us now...

Handmade Wood Yo-Yos

$18.95 - $21.95 from Etsy »

Rich at Boise Woodworks doesn't need many ingredients to cook up his handmade wood yo-yos, but like any great chef, his skill in combining and finessing them make the prepared dish magic. Or, in the yo-yos' case, magic...

Sh*t Four-Letter Puzzle

$17.22 from Amazon »

Not only does shit about sum up the year so far, the shit here is also a SHiT Four-Letter Puzzle from Knock Knock, so it will keep you entertained - in dazzling disco colors! - when the next disaster of 2020 strikes and...

Bonk: The Fast Rolling Ricochet Game

$52.74 from Amazon »

Huh. The Bonk: The Fast Rolling Ricochet Game I play doesn't look anything like this. Well, I guess my version occasionally involves metal balls, but they're usually strung together more like a necklace and...well...nevermind...

Game Night Table Topper

$199.99 - $269.99 from Amazon »

For poker card deals, Cards Against Humanity handovers, and D&D dice rolls, the Game Night Table Topper endeavors to make your board and deck interactions smooth and free of bumps and creases. Plus keep the table underneath...

Flipkick: Wooden Tabletop Soccer

$59.99 from Amazon »

Flipkick might look loosely like a soccer field, but playing this wooden tabletop game is going to feel more like head-to-head pinball...

Miss Jezebel Virtual Escape Room

Since we've all pretty much been trapped in escape rooms we can't get out of for the past 2 months, LA-based escape room company 60out has put together the Miss Jezebel Virtual Escape Room experience to provide a figurative...

Level Up Board Game Platform

$68.55 - $361.10 from Level Up »

Level Up. The perfect name for a modular platform with 6" legs set on your tabletop to, in every sense of the word, elevate your board, card, and role-playing games...

Toilet Tag Game for Adults Who Share the Same Potty

$25 from Amazon »

Normally I would disregard a game like Toilet Tag, especially given its rampant use of the word "potty" in its descriptions. For example: Toilet Tag is a "game for adults who share the same potty." For another example:...

Rock Me Archimedes Balancing Board Game

$28.48 from Amazon »

Rock Me Archimedes, like life, is a delicate balance between making quick decisions to act fast, and not losing your marbles...

Shocking & Biting Lie Detector Game

$23.99 from Amazon »

Now this may come as a shock to you, but I have never told a lie. Ouch! That just came as a shock to me. Hold on, let me turn this thing off. Now as I was saying, no matter the cost, I sink my teeth into the truth and...motherf-!...

Dollar Bill Speed Cube

$18.86 from Amazon »

I'll always have at least $1 to my name with the Dollar Bill Speed Cube. Even better, if I learn to complete the 3 x 3 x 3 puzzle in a respectable amount of time, maybe I can turn it into a viable side hustle. Or if I'm...

Mini Cereal Boxes Puzzle Pack

$16.98 from Amazon »

Cereal and puzzles have already featured prominently in my life these past several weeks, but now! I can join their forces and go all Voltron with my entertainment. And, like Voltron, this Mini Cereal Boxes puzzle pack...

Sling Puck

$19.98 - $32.99 from Amazon »

Sling Puck can teach us a life lesson about compromise, kids. Maybe Mama and Pop told you no firing slingshots in the house. And then when you put down your pellets and Pocket Shot and picked up your puck and stick, they...