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Halloween... ThinkFun-style!

Happy Halloween!  As you can imagine, a fun day filled with candy and dress-up is right up our alley here at ThinkFun!  We’ve set the costume bar pretty high in year’s past, and this year’s celebration did not disappoint!

Check out some of the amazing ThinkFun-inspired costume creations in our office today…

It’s Roll & Play! Kirsten [...]

An Interview with Sam Ritchie, 12 year old MathDice inventor

Last year, Stephanie Oppenheim of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio interviewed Sam Ritchie, son of ThinkFun co-founders Andrea Barthello and Bill Ritchie!

 

Meet the Toymaker: Sam Ritchie of ThinkFun

Stephanie: My kids also grew up with a parent in “toys.”  Did you enjoy being on the front lines at ThinkFun? Did you help test new games as a child?

Sam: I [...]

ThinkFun Says Farewell to a Dear Friend...

For years, visitors to ThinkFun have been greeted by a very friendly, very hairy, orangutan named Clyde.  Perched in ThinkFun’s reception area, Clyde has welcomed (and oftentimes frightened) unsuspecting guests for several years!

ThinkFun co-founders Andrea Barthello and Bill Ritchie received the following in the mail today:

Clyde the Orangutan

The ThinkFun Chair

1321 Cameron Street

Alexandria, VA 22314

April 19, [...]

The Next Billy Mays...

ThinkFun co-founders Bill Ritchie and Andrea Barthello may be moving into the infomercial-making industry!  Check out this silly ad they created over the weekend!

*Note:  This “infomercial” was created entirely in fun, certainly not the type of hard-sell marketing approach we take with our products!  Sorry, but you won’t see Bill on QVC any time soon [...]