28

Jenga: Tetris Edition

By: on May 29, 2017
$25.98
Check It Out

Tetris and Jenga gave me the most heart-pounding action I ever experienced as a kid. Oh, and Perfection, but one time of one those pieces flew out and hit me in the eye so my mama made me stop playing it. Just thinking about those games makes my palms sweaty right now. So combining them? Making a Tetris Edition of Jenga? I hope my heart can take it.

At least the game doesn't come with music.

What Jenga: Tetris Edition does come with is translucent Tetriminoes instead of standard Jenga blocks. It includes 6 of the 7 shapes from the video game - I, T, S, Z, J, and L - whose angles make block removal and restacking even more of a challenge.

Another fun Tetris twist to this Jenga's rules of play is that if you can create a solid level with no gaps as you restack your block, you get a bonus: the ability to choose the next player.

Like the idea of tangible Tetris, but not the stress of manipulating a teetering tower? Check out Tetris Link, a slower and more deliberate real-life version of the video game.

Buy Now

QB54 - Lawn Chair Football Game

$115 from Amazon »

Get your tailgating season started as frikkin' early as NFL preseason with the QB54, an outdoor football game built around a pair of packable lawn chairs....

Check it out

Kururin Japanese Desktop Toy

$12.99 from Kendama »

Tops, fidget spinners, and now the Japanese Kururin. Why is hand-eye coordination storming pop culture so hard right now? I have many gifts and endowments--huge ones!--but, as evidenced by my attempts to school my girlfriend...

Buy Now

Boob Cube

$9.50 from Amazon »

The Boob Cube is for idiots. And for geniuses. And for idiots who want to convince people they're really geniuses. And for geniuses you want to make feel like idiots. So, yeah, pretty much an ideal gift for any person...

Buy Now

Rusticity Wood Balancing Game

Sold Out from Amazon »

"Sure, Squirt, we can read Goodnight Moon. Just as soon as you get these wooden pegs aligned and balanced perfectly on this rocking moon disc! No, not just a couple - all of them! If you're going to be a surgeon and fund...

Buy Now

The PuttSkee - Skee Ball Golf

$499 from Amazon »

And the PuttSkee skee ball-golf hybrid even folds up into an oversized luggage / encyclopedia salesman-style rolling crate so you can hold tournaments next to the keg on Fridays at the office, turn it into a drinking...

Check it out

Contropiede Transparent Foosball Table

$16,100 from YLiving »

I wonder if the Contropiede Foosball Table's removal of color and opacity will make it easier or harder to keep my eye on the ball. (So I don't screw the game up for all the other kids who are trying to develop their...

Check it out

Porn: The Game!

$19.99 from Porn the Game »

One time I read a book willingly and it was called The Average American Male. The entirety of its plot basically consisted of the narrator thinking about what it would be like to have dirty sex with every woman he saw...

Check it out

Gomboc - The World's Only Self-Righting Object

$499.95 from Hammacher Schlemmer »

The geometric Gomboc's shape supposedly mimics that of a radiated tortoise shell, and its movement that of the animal's when it rights itself without the use of its limbs. Now if that's the case, my question is: why would...

Check it out

Feel Flux Anti-Gravity Toy

$49 - $89 from Feel Flux »

Flux is metal and magnets, geometry and physics. Flux is for ye who fidget and ye who do tricks. Flux is a bringer of zen relaxation, party conversation, and experimental demonstration. Flux is a physics-based toy made...

Buy Now

Drunk Stoned or Stupid

$16 from Amazon »

Usually the only people I credit for being clever, relevant, and hilarious are myself and sometimes Stephen Colbert, but the cards of party game Drunk Stoned or Stupid demonstrate there might be a few others out there...

Buy Now

Exploding Kittens Card Game - NSFW Edition

$19.99 from Amazon »

Unlike run-of-the-mill kitten explosions, Exploding Kittens: NSFW Edition contains content that is not suitable for your workplace or children. And even though no one seems to be saying it, I'm guessing a card game featuring...

Buy Now

CAKE Hanayama Cast Metal Puzzle

$15.34 from Amazon »

I like how Hanayama Puzzles says its tiny new CAKE Cast Metal Puzzle is recommended for ages 12 to 105 years, but "A few bright children between 8 to 11 years" might also be able to solve it. In other words, parents out...