Young Inventor Nicholas Metzler, Creator of “Squashed”. Meet Nicholas Metzler, 18, from Orland Park, Illinois. Nick is president of his own company, the creator of the popular board game “Squashed,” and winner of the “Young Inventor Challenge” at The Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG) two years in a row (2010 and 2011).

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Riley Wilkinson's sneaky game! Lotsofun!

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Love Cartoon It and love Joyce Johnson - the inventor!

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Blurt from one of my favorite inventors and advisors, Tim Walsh. www.theplaymakers.com

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Interview with Reuben Klamer on Success, Careers and The Game of Life (he invented the Game of Life).

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One of the best books ever on the history of toys and their inventors by Tim Walsh. He also produced a documentary and is an inventor himself as well as MC of the TAGIE Awards. For more info on Tim, go to www.theplaymakers.com.

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Invented by Randy Horn while he was in college. Interesting story behind it. He has licensed games from other inventors and built his company up - he's a player!

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Good Housekeeping picks Peggy Brown's RAPID REFLEX as one of its 12 best games at Toy Fair 2012!

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Blokus - French inventor Bernard Tavitian holds a Master's degree in Mathematics from the University of Paris VI, an Engineering Degree from the prestigious Ecole Centrale in Paris, a Doctorate in Biophysics from the University of Paris VI and has held a post-doctoral position in the Department of Biochemistry at Yale University in the United States. He is now a 46-year-old retiree living off the royalties. :)

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Christi Scofield invented Slexy Slang board game (sorta a x-rated Pictionary). That is her with her husband. Hot game. Hot couple.

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Mindstein - FANTASTIC game from the amazing Peggy Brown!

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Invented by Max Osterhaus of Out of the Box Games (long time supporters of our Chicago Toy and Game Fair and the people that brought Apples to Apples to the world)

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Toy Mashup - a lot of toy and game inventors (as well as others) are having fun with this. BarbieWire, Chew-plunk, Yo-Oreo, Scrabbled Eggs, i-Hop Ball, BanaGrams, TotWheels and more. Absolutely hysterical!

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Matthew and Jean Rivaldi, founders of Wiggity Bang Games LLC, are on a mission. They’ve made it their business to bring people together the good old-fashioned way — face-to-face. In 2005, this husband and wife team, based in southern California, debuted their first game “Quelf,” and began selling it directly to independent retailers, eventually licensing it (a dream). Follow link for more of their story.

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Keith Meyers talks about his latest game, Shake ‘N Take by Out of the Box, his other games and how he got started inventing games.

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Meet the Inventor: Jack Degnan. Gamewright's new game Fitz-It.

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Meet the inventor of Qwirkle! Susan McKinley Ross.

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A wonderful read! Richard Gill, of Trivial Pursuit and Pictionary Fame as well as an Executive and Advisory Board Member to our Chicago Toy and Game Group, and Catherine McMillen-Gill, of Top Trumps, one of our favorite exhibitors and sponsors, created a game together - Name, Say, Do! They are lovely people and dear friends.

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Inventor's box. Let your kids play and learn about how things are made and how they work and all while having fun! #DIY

Build STEM Skills at Home: Make an Inventor’s Box | eHow

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Take a step back in time and make a simple String Telephone that your kids will love!

String Telephone

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25 DIY Toys for Learning--- Love the guess who with Presidents/ historical figures . . . . Kinda want to make it for myself. This would have been so much more fun than flash cards in school!

25 DIY Toys for Learning

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Albert Carter 1940's inventor of Magic 8 Ball. His mom was a professional psychic. All right here in Cincinnati.

All-TIME 100 Greatest Toys - TIME

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Follow along as we roll the dice and take a walk through the History of Toys.

The History of Toys

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Toys from Trash Teaches Kids about Upcycling. Recommended by Andrea Beaty, author of Rosie Revere Engineer. #STEM

Toys from Trash Teaches Kids about Upcycling - Going Green

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#StyleMePretty for #ohsoinspired15 + http://www.stylemepretty.com/california-weddings/sonoma/2015/08/24/oh-so-inspired-retreat-giveaway/ Etch-A-Sketch Vintage Ad

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