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On Friday night of Chicago Toy and Game Week, we all attend the TAGIE Awards (Toy and Game Innovation Awards) and this year there I really..
Can you believe that it’s time for the Chicago Toy and Game Fair already?? I can’t. This year has flown by but here it is… a litt..
Did you miss 2017 Toy Fair Trends: Part 1? Click HERE.
Continuing Trend: Toy-etic Games
Back in 2012 I wrote about how nice it was ..
I cannot believe that another Toy Fair has passed, but what a great show! The longer I’m in this industry the more I love events like ChiT..
Whew – what a weekend! ChiTAG is over and I had an amazing time at the conferences, the TAGIE Awards, PlayChic, and finally the fair itsel..
It’s time for my annual Chicago Toy and Game (ChiTAG) preview article! The fair is held on Chicago’s Navy Pier (all the way at the end) o..
By now I hope you’ve read my 3 Toy Fair Tends articles for 2016 (if you haven’t start with Toy Fair Trends Part 1 H..
This is part 2 in my article of 2016 Toy Fair Trends; to view part 1 click HERE. If you are reading this via the email newsletter, many o..
Finally! My ChiTAG games recap talking about some of the cool games I saw/played at the Chicago Toy and Game Fair! Granted I will say that..
The Chicago Toy and Game Fair is a great place to try out new games and buy some holiday gifts! Here are a few that I know will be highli..
Woohoo! The Chicago Toy and Game Fair is right around the corner! The video above is from last year’s show and it was awesome! Here are..
This is part 3 in a 3 part series on the trends seen at New York Toy Fair.
This is part 2 of a 3 part series on the trends of New York Toy Fair.
It’s been about a week since New York Toy Fair ended so it’s time for my trends article! Here we go…
And it was a bit more awesome than my trip… watch and enjoy!
EXCELLENCE IN GAME DESIGN
- Oliver Morris, designer of Gravity Maze
This year’s field of inventors (Dan Klitsner/Hasbro Design – Simo..
It’s time again for the Chicago Toy and Game Fair and while I’ve slacked and haven’t put together a preview article that includes new game..
And the winners are…. BUBBLES, LITTLE GREEN ARMY MEN, and RUBIK’S CUBE!
These are the 54th and 55th AND 56th items inducted in to the N..
The thing I love about being in this industry is that there are so many inventors willing to help and support other inventors. We’re all ..
It’s that time of year again… (well actually it was last week but I’m a little behind)
The 2014 Toy & Game Inventor of the Year (TAGI..
This is part 3 in a 3 part series on the trends of New York Toy Fair. (whew!)
This is part 2 of a three part series on the trends seen at New York Toy Fair.
This is part 1 in a three part series on the trends seen at New York Toy Fair.
Sometimes I drop the ball – and this time if it was a nice shiny glass ball, it would be in a zillion tiny little pieces because I reall..
The Chicago Toy and Game Fair isn’t just a public toy and game fair, it’s a gathering of industry folks from all over the world. The inve..
Chicago Toy and Game Fair aka “ChiTAG” IS THIS WEEKEND! Last week’s article talked about some of the tournaments and events – this week i..
It’s just about time for the Chicago Toy and Game Fair aka ChiTAG — and I’ve got lots of fun insight as to what to expect at the show ..
Well fourth time wasn’t a charm for the Magic 8 Ball (which saddens me slightly as I still have one in my office for those “difficult” d..
The nominees have been announced! And again we’ve got a couple “frequent flyers” on the list. This year’s nominees are: bubbles, chess..
I missed GenCon AGAIN this year but thought I’d share a few links to other reviewer’s recap articles. I follow all of these fine folks on..
This is PART 2 of a 3 part series on the trends of New York Toy Fair.
The last 2 parts of this series talked about NEW trends I saw at Toy Fair 2013 and this installment will talk about the continuing trends, how they’ve changed and trends we’re not seeing anymore. Enjoy!
This is part 1 of a 3 part series on the trends seen at New York Toy Fair.
It used to be that new products were kept under lock and key until the big unveiling at New York Toy Fair — but not anymore! This year I feel like there are more manufacturers who are posting what their exciting new products are on their websites. So for those of you who are dying to know what might be on letters to Santa (from gamers big and small) holiday 2013, here are some links showing hot new items!
I can’t believe another ChiTAG has come and gone. This year was outstanding – so many GIANT games to play with, so many amazing show sp..
Last year the Toy Hall of Fame saw the induction of Hot Wheels, dollhouse and the not-even-in-the-pool-of-nominees surprise winner, blanke..
This is part 2 of the ChiTAG Preview, if you want to read part 1 click HERE. Part 1 includes Word Games, Party Games and Family Games. For..
This is part 1 of 2 of the ChiTAG Preview articles; part 2 will include information on Children’s Games and any late updates I might get. ..
Well it’s that time of year again, time for the National Toy Hall of Fame (part of The Strong Museum in Rochester, NY) nominees! This y..
This is the second and final article regarding trends spotted at New York Toy Fair.
I can’t believe it’s been a week since New York Toy Fair which means that despite the fact that I’m drowning in follow-up work and business cards from this year, the count down to Toy Fair 2013 has already begun. But first, the trends…
Whew…ChiTAG is over and I’m exhausted! I will freely admit that between T&GCon, the TAGIEs and ChiTAG it’s my favorite 4 days in the game..