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The Basics:

Gamewright, headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, was founded in 1994 by four parents who wanted to create great games for their children. Since then, Gamewright has published more than 100 board games and card games.

Best Known For:

Some of the best-known board games and card games published by Gamewright include Rat-a-Tat Cat, Go Away Monster!, Turn the Tide, Loot, Hisss, In a Pickle, and Hula Hippos.

Other Games:

Gamewright's extensive catalog also includes Forbidden Island, Duck Duck Bruce, Feed the Kitty, Go Nuts, Ka-Ching!, Funny Business, Polar Derby, Ring-O Flamingo, Walter Wick Can You See What I See?, Boochie, Hang Four, Tiki Topple, Luck of the Draw, and Dish It Up!. Here's a look at the best new games featured by Gamewright at the 2009 American International Toy Fair.

Awards:

Games published by Gamewright have won more than 150 awards, including recognition from Mensa, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Parents' Choice, and Dr. Toy. A complete list is available at the Gamewright web site. Hang Four is on my list of the best card games of 2008. Ka-Ching and Three of a Crime are among my picks for the best card games of 2007. Luck of the Draw is on my list of the best easy-to-find games of 2006. Rat-a-Tat Cat 10th Anniversary Edition and Match of the Penguins are on my list of the best children's games of 2006.

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