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Gobblet plays like Tic-Tac-Toe but with strategy and memory mixed in. Players place four pieces in a row to win, "gobbling" their opponent's pieces. With irresistible, fast-moving play and astonishingly simple rules, Gobblet is a great strategy game for the whole family. This all wooden board game takes just seconds to learn but a lifetime to master. Elegantly designed and sustainably made, Gobblet self-stores all the playing pieces and looks attractive on display. A wonderful exercise in strategy and logic; 12" board and 24 wooden playing pieces. For 2 players. Download Instructions
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Major Fun Award
The Major FUN Award goes to games that make people laugh, are original, flexible and easy to adapt, are well-made, durable and easily stored, and are easy to understand and teach. Award winners are selected during monthly gatherings attended by a collection of game-players and the winning games are reviewed by Major FUN himself.
NAPPA National Parenting Publications Award
NAPPA is the most comprehensive awards program for Children's Products and Parenting Resources. Our independent panels of judges are experts in their fields with extensive professional experience working with children and parents. They evaluate hundreds of products to select the most fun, appealing, safe, educational, age-appropriate and enduring products so that parents can make the best purchasing choices for their families.
National Parenting Center's Seal of Approval
The National Parenting Center's Seal of Approval program is an independent testing procedure conducted by volunteer parents, children and educators. Products are evaluated for level of desirability, sturdiness, interactive stimulation and other ingredients essential in the make-up of a quality product.
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award
The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio was founded in 1989 as the only independent consumer review of children's media. The organization does not charge entry fees or accept ads from manufacturers. Award-winning products are selected by a noted expert in child development, children's literature, and education, and further tested by an objective panel of kid judges. Judging criteria include kid-testers' responses along with expert assessment of educational and play value, safety, age appropriateness and other factors.
Parents' Choice Silver Award
Founded in 1978, Parents' Choice is the nation's oldest nonprofit consumer guide to quality children's books, toys, music and more. The Parents' Choice Award seals are recognized throughout the country as the premier mark of achievement in the children's media industry. The Parents' Choice Silver Honors are given to excellent products that are designed to entertain and help children develop universally ethical attitudes, and rigorous standards and skills.