are very excited about the new kid's game from Think Fun (makers of the
Rush Hour Game/Puzzle). ROBOT TURTLES is for one parent and 1-4 players.
* Robot Turtles is the most backed board game in Kincstarter
* Sneakily teaches fundamental programming concepts to kids
* Inspired by the Logo programming language, it lets kids
write programs with playing cards
* As seen on NPR, Boing boing, Reddit, Geekmom, and many more
news services and game sites.
There is a New LARGEST Puzzle in the WORLD c From
EDUCA. It's called WILD LIFE and
has 33,600 pieces and measure a whopping
17.6 x 5.15 Feet (224.5 x 61.75
inches). We are taking
Pre-Orders on this item.
are expanding our offering for quality Children's Games. Last year we
added Smart Games, who are
industry leaders in single player puzzle games. Most of their products
will be for ages 3, 4 or 5 and up and will include 48 individual
challenges of increasing difficulty so the child can progress with
also added a sizeable selection of HABA games, a European
manufacturer of highest regard, Stop in and see their biggest hit
ANIMALS ANIMALS, but all their games are fun and with high quality
Masterpiece Jigsaw Company is now making 3 panoramic puzzles with local
themes. The Pirates PNC Park, the
Steelers Heinz Field & and Penn State Beaver Stadium are now in
stock; hopefully we will see a few more soon.
case you didn't know, our Board
Game Rentals and Trade In programs have been up and running for
some time now. Briefly, you can rent games for 1 week for a $5 fee and
if returned on time, apply the fee to any new or used games in stock.
Since most games now sell for $45-75, this might be a good way for you
to try before you buy. As for the
Used Game Exchange Program,
you can bring in games (in demand) that you no longer play and trade for
used games on our shelf of equal or nearly equal value. Stop in for
of the best value games were released late and are finally back in stock. All sell for $10-15.
HANABI is a co-op card game that won the prestigious Spiel
de Jahres Game of the Year Award in 2013 and we have a good
supply for now. COUP is an excellent bluffing game
that rewards, well, lying straight faced. Finally, for a fast play, light, humorous,
social game (a bit reminiscent of Apples to Apples), check out UnNATURAL SELECTION. All 3 are on display now and we can easily demo
them for you.
The first 2014 jigsaw puzzles are on the shelves. We have about 150
titles (White Mountain), about 8 of which are 300s with oversized
pieces, and the rest 1000s. Ravensburger should start to arrive Jan.
New Adult only game,
blank ing Card Game is a take off of the popular
Cards Against Humanity but a lot less offensive. It's mostly suggestive
with lots of double entendres and plays like MAD LIBS. We have a limited
supply of the first run.
Stop in for our new Holiday game Gameshop Gladiators (by Todd Sanders)
which as always FREE with any purchase.
Blue Orange Inc. (Spot It) just shipped a party game with the great name
of OOGA BOOGA. Think the old game of Simon from the '80s but using a
deck of round cards. Very funny to play and even funnier to watch it
Forbidden Desert, the sequel to the very popular Forbidden Island, has
released. It's by the same designer and manufacturer, and like its
predecessor, it is a co-op game where the group wins or loses
NEW Opoly Games: Zopbie-Opoly, Over the Hill-Opoly & Space-Opoly just
local Pittsburgh Designer released his first game
in 2013 call Morels. It's a 2 player
game about foraging for many different types of mushrooms, then
collecting, selling and cooking them. Now a game manufacturer has agreed
to publish and distribute it for the European market. We're sure it will
be a hit there as it is in the US. Congratulations to Sq. Hill's own
Thanks to the Philadelphia Examiner's
Robert Moyer for the story on our store.
Restocks of several classic "Retro
Games" like Jax (Jacks), Pickup Sticks, The Original Slinky & The
Original Magic 8 Ball.
Pieces (Wood & Plastic 3 3/4 & 4 inch sets, Triple weighted and with Extra
Chess Rollup Mats (Vinyl &
Mouse Pad style)
Magnetic Card Sets for travel and outdoor play