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The Basics:

Educational Insights, founded in the mid 1960s, is a subsidiary of Learning Resources and is headquartered in Vernon Hills, Illinois. In addition to games, the company manufactures numerous toys such as Foamfetti, the GeoSafari Talking Microscope, and Castle Logix.

Best Known For:

Educational Inisights is best known as the original publisher of Blokus (2000), now published by Mattel. Other games in the Blokus line include Travel Blokus (2005), Blokus 3D (2003), and Blokus Trigon (2006).

Other Games:

Other games in the Educational Insights catalog include the abstract strategy games Traverse (1987) and Pipeline (1993), the building game Aftershock (2007), and the 2009 edition of Blurt!, a party game.

Awards:

Blokus has won numerous awards, including a 2003 Mensa Select Award.

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