In 2006, I met Harry and Claire Nelson at my first International Puzzle Party in Boston. I was thrilled to meet Harry as he’s a legend in the puzzle world. His accomplishments are numerous in the areas of puzzles, mathematics, computers and chess. Harry was also the editor of the Journal of Recreational Mathematics for [...]
Now you can purchase the movie Toyland! I blogged about this movie in a past post. I met Tim Walsh at an industry conference called ASTRA (American Specialty Toy Retailers Association). He’s an inventor and I was thrilled to meet him. He’s a really nice guy and I enjoyed playing games with him.
Me and Tim [...]
A new film called Toyland premiered this week at the Sarasota Film Festival. I can’t wait to see it and hope that it will reach a theatre near me! It’s all about the invention side of the toy industry and features great inventors of some really classic games – like Slinky, Operation, Twister, Lite Brite and [...]
Do you love mechanical puzzles? Do you love games? I do and I’m lucky enough to be making a living at the things I love. For me, I feel like I have the best job in the world. My name is Tanya Thompson and I work for a wonderful mind challenging game company called ThinkFun. [...]