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Gameplay Rubik’s Cube is a 3D combination puzzle. It is made up of 26 miniature cubes, or “cubies”, and each of these are interlocked with the other cubies. Each of the cube’s...

Gameplay Twister is a physical game played on a large plastic mat spread on the floor. The mat has four rows of six large colored circles, with each row a different color: red, yellow, green, and blu...

Dougal Grimes, the President of Inventor Relations and Innovation at Spin Master, has a vast knowledge of the toy and game space. Keith Grimes, Digital Health & Innovation Consultant, is an expert...

  What have you been working on at TOMY?    I’ve been working on some really cool toys that are just now hitting store shelves! There are new games out like Screwball Scrambl...

  Barry Mclaughlin and Jason Lautenschleger of Barry & Jason Games and Entertainment were brought in to write this year’s TAGIE awards, and we thought we’d try an exp...

PlayMonster\'s Lisa Wuennemann on Yetis, Trivia and not being Afraid to Fail (peopleofplay.com)...

At 11-years-old, the most important stuff to be focusing on should be things like your favourite baseball team (Blue Jays, if you’re curious), school work or debating the relative qualities betw...

  Donna Drake, the host of The Donna Drake Show a weekly, 60-minute television and digital talk series, and President of Drake Media Network, Inc. today announced the development of a new show, ...

  Thank you, Justin, for taking time to share a bit about yourself with our readers! What are your roles and responsibilities in our industry? JM: As General Manager, I oversee all aspects of...

  THE 16TH ANNUAL TOY & GAME INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS (THE TAGIES) PRESENTED BY PEOPLE OF PLAY IS AT A NEW VENUE WITH AN INCREDIBLE LINEUP OF HONOREES, SURPRISES AND ENTERTAINMENT ...

  Hidden Role: The Brains Behind your Favorite Games --- Karri Bean, Senior Manager, LEGO at Disney Consumer Products, shares the secret of leading with empathy, hilarious stories from her tra...

Before I embarked on writing my book, I’m a lucky woman, A Photographic Memoir of a Breast Cancer Survivor, I hadn’t thought much about the similarities between authors and game inventors....

Hasbro announced the STEM-based program with Girl Up on International Day of the Girl to mobilize a movement of girl leadership, innovation, and creativity.   PAWTUCKET, R.I.—Oc...

Hello People of Play!   We were thrilled to hear that our client, Rose O’Neill, Inventor of Kewpie® Dolls, was to be inducted into the 2023 Toy Industry Hall of Fame along with other ...

2023 New York Toy Fair is in the books and what was THE talk of the show? It wasn’t a hot new trend or a cool game with trampolining pigs — although you should check that pigs game out. No...

  Anyone who’s been kicking around the kids’ space for a while understands the dynamic nature of children’s entertainment. The boom of technology, the always-on screen, the e...

Created by two good friends with a passion for golf and a love for games, Play Nine, The Card Game Of Golf, was quietly developed and over the years grew into a widely loved family game. Bonfit Americ...

Keith Negley’s newest children’s book title, A Lot Like Batman: Being Amazing on Your Own Terms, speaks to kids on the shyer side, helping them realize that although they may not be the mo...

Uno Review   Gameplay UNO can be played with 2-10 players. Each player starts with seven cards in their hand, visible only to them. The 2018 edition of the deck includes 112 cards: 25 in each ...

Jenga Review   Gameplay Jenga can be played with any number of people, and is a game of precision, strategy, and physical skill. Wooden blocks are stacked into a tower of 18 layers, with three...

PAW Patrol Books – The Mighty Movie   PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie (2023) tells the story of the PAW Patrol Pups becoming the Mighty Pups when a meteor strikes Adventure City and gives th...

  Hi Steve! Thank you for answering a few questions. For the few who might not know, what are your roles and responsibilities in our industry?    I have my dream job building a new...

  MC:  Hi Whitney and Alex! Thank you for taking time during the busy 3rd and 4th quarter to share with us about your newest venture! Ok, right off the bat, I have to ask – what is ...

  PEOPLE OF PLAY ANNOUNCE FINALISTS FOR THE 2023 TOY & GAME INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS  TAGIE Voting Now Open Through October 20th, 2023   CHICAGO (September 21, 2023) ...

Though it may not seem like it to people who have only been in the toy business a scant decade or so, even longer, historically the dates of Toy Fair have moved over the last 120 years as the demands ...

Toy Industry Vets, Educators and Mentors Join the People of Play Young Inventor Challenge Advisory Board   CHICAGO, IL (Sept 12, 2023) - People of Play (POP), host of the preeminent toy and ga...

Hidden Role: The Brains Behind your Favorite Games --- In today\'s episode, Elizabeth Hargrave, the award-winning game designer behind Wingspan (the international sensation!), shares her game design ...

The Learning Journey Continues To Provide Award-Winning Products! Building Brighter Futures Phoenix, AZ – 2023 | The Learning Journey International, LLC (TLJI) is continuously innovating and i...

  In 1997, I drove around the country (at the age of 23) for 16 weeks with a carload of my first board game invention, Loaded Questions®. At each stop, I would demo my game for local game ...

Every month, BPMS will share media nuggets, insights, and behavioral trends from media tools our agency subscribes to that might influence your thinking, and your approach, to kids and family ...

Tait & Lily, Inventors of Betcha Can't!