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TOY FAIR BOOTH #2916

GAMES FOR ALL REASONS
INTRODUCES REMOTE CONTROL™ GAME


Gives new meaning to the question “Where’s the remote?”

ARLINGTON, MA (January 31, 2008) — Games For All Reasons, LLC, a leader in the family game category, is unveiling its latest game, REMOTE CONTROL™ at February’s American International Toy Fair to be held in New York City February 17 – 20. This newest introduction reflects the original and creative content that the company is known for with its award-winning portfolio of games for all ages.

REMOTE CONTROL is played right on a television set, no plug and play equipment is needed, just a television remote. To win, a player must surf through the TV channels to find numbers that appear on the screen such as a sport score, a price, a phone number or a stock quote to score points. However, at the same time, all the other players are working to spot one of the items on the game cards (for example: a man wearing a tie, a person exercising, something found in a hospital, a hamburger) in order to end the turn and be awarded 1000 bonus points. The player with the highest total score wins.

“We are excited to offer a game that incorporates an everyday household item, the remote, into a fun game for the whole family. And unlike other TV based games on the market, REMOTE CONTROL does not need any additional equipment,” says Games For All Reasons president Joan Moravick. “The remote control has always been the source of some heated discussion and now, that energy can be put into a fun, family friendly game format.”

For two to four players or teams ages seven and up, REMOTE CONTROL includes 100 game cards, one score pad, and one electronic timer (batteries included). Additionally, players can enjoy competing against friends and relatives across the country by posting scores at www.game-board.com or by text message. Available in May, the approximate retail price is $12.99.

A member of the Toy Industry Association, Games For All Reasons was formed in 1996 under the direction of Joan C. Moravick. Products from Games For All Reasons have won numerous awards and accolades from many national consumer and industry groups. Honors include Toy Tips, Parents' Choice, Mensa -- the high IQ society, The Chicago Tribune, Games magazine, Dr. Toy, National Parenting Publications and iParenting. Games For All Reasons products are available at Target stores, Go!The Game Store, Barnes & Noble and online at AreYouGame.com, Barnes & Noble.com, Boardgames.com, Target.com and Toysrus.com, and also via mail order catalogs and at specialty retailers nationwide. Consumers may also call (781) 648-2029 for more information or visit the company’s website at www.game-board.com.

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GAMES FOR ALL REASONS LAUNCHES BOARD GAME INSPIRED BY UPCOMING THEATRICAL RELEASE, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY™ FROM WARNER BROS. PICTURES AND VILLAGE ROADSHOW PICTURES

Arlington, Mass., June 27, 2005 - Games For All Reasons, LLC (GFAR) today announced the launch of the official Charlie and the Chocolate Factory™ Board Game inspired by the major motion picture from Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures. GFAR, of Arlington, Mass., is the only company in New England to hold an entertainment license for this movie, based on Roald Dahl's classic children's story. The movie is directed by Tim Burton and stars Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka.

The Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Board Game is the seventh product available from GFAR, a national developer, manufacturer and marketer of games since 1996. The launch of the company’s latest product coincides with the release of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," coming to U.S. theaters on July 15. The game will officially kick off at a private pre-movie release screening for customers and friends in downtown Boston on July 14.

GFAR President Joan C. Moravick said, "The new game we have created for this beloved children's story supports our mission to produce and market enduring, educational games for the entire family. Given the star power of the cast and the delightful and intriguing story line, we are proud to be part of all of the excitement surrounding this highly anticipated movie."

Already, the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Board Game is receiving industry praise. In May, the game was named a "2005 Best Vacation Product" from Dr. Toy, a national authority on children's toys. Designed for ages seven and older, the game enables kids to travel through Willy Wonka's factory, from entering the factory gate to racing along the corridor past the Nut Room and the Inventing Room. Participants move ahead by reciting Oompa-Loompa riddles or by choosing to switch places with another player when drawing a WILD WONKA card. Players receive a "Golden Ticket" by landing on a designated space. The first player to reach the "Up and Out" space on the game board and have five Golden Tickets wins. The suggested retail price of the new game is $14.95 and it is available at specialty retailers, www.game-board.com, or by calling 781/648-2029.

Acclaimed director Tim Burton brings his vividly imaginative style to the beloved Roald Dahl classic, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, about eccentric candy-maker Willy Wonka (Johnny Depp) and Charlie Bucket (Freddie Highmore), a good-hearted boy from a poor family who lives in the shadow of Wonka's extraordinary factory. Long isolated from his own family, Wonka launches a worldwide contest to select an heir to his candy empire. Five lucky children, including Charlie, draw Golden Tickets from Wonka chocolate bars and win a guided tour of the legendary candy-making facility that no outsider has seen in 15 years. Dazzled by one amazing sight after another, Charlie is drawn into Wonka's fantastic world in this astonishing and enduring story.

Products from Games For All Reasons have won numerous awards and accolades from many national consumer and industry groups. Honors include Toy Tips, Parents' Choice, Mensa -- the high IQ society, The Chicago Tribune, Games magazine, Dr. Toy, National Parenting Publications and iParenting. The company is a member of the Toy Industry Association and the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association.

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Gigglepants highlighted on The Kid Tips Report with Marianne Szymanski on Fox6 Morning News (WITI-TV - Milwaukee, WI) (10-11-02)
Gigglepants chosen as one of Dr. Toy's Best Vacation Children's Products
"Joanie Moravick and Gigglepants featured in new "People" section of The Boston Globe (5/23/02)"
Editors of License! Magazine (April 2002) choose Gigglepants as a 'cool new product' pick.
GAMES FOR ALL REASONS LAUNCHES PRODUCT FOR PRESCHOOLERS AT TOY FAIR 2002
Paired Up® Junior¨ and Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"¨ named "Pick of the Week" in The Boston Globe (Jan. 2002)
Paired Up® Junior™ approved by Parents' Choice 2001. Game also named a "Best Vacation Product" by Dr. Toy.
Joan Moravick plays Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"¨ with morning DJs at one of Boston's top radio stations, WZLX-FM (Dec. 2001)
Toy Tips TrustedPaired Up®™ receives the "Toy Tips Trusted" mark of excellence from the Toy Research Institute.


Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines" gets On-Air Play from ABC radio in Des Moines
WHO-AM's "Winzenburg on the Weekend" Invites creator, Joan Moravick, to play game with listeners. (May 5, 2001)
Joan Moravick is invited back on WHO-AM to play Paired Up®¨ with listeners (Dec. 2001)
Games for All Reasons, LLC, Launches Children's Version of Award-winning Game
WGN-FM's morning show team in Chicago plays Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"¨ (Nov. 2001)
WTAG-AM in Worcester, Mass., features interview with Joan Moravick (Nov. 2001)
Chicago Tribune - Paired Up® chosen one of this year's top ten games.
Local Entrepreneur Wins Top Honors for Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"®from Mensa, the High IQ Society
Dr. Toy Awards "Best Vacation Product" to Local Entrepreneur for Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"®
Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"®Wins As a Top Ten Game of the Year
Paired Up® Wins GAMES Magazine Top 100 Honor - Fast and Furious Game Chosen as one of the Best New Party Games of the Year
Reuter's story notes Paired Up® as one of new products sure to top wish lists any holiday season.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gigglepants

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GAMES FOR ALL REASONS LAUNCHES PRODUCT FOR PRESCHOOLERS AT TOY FAIR 2002;

Gigglepants, a "grow-with- me" game, has something for everyone

New York, N.Y., Feb. 10, 2002 ø Games For All Reasons, LLC, the award- winning company that launched Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"®, Paired Up®® and Paired Up® Junior® during past Toy Fair shows, is introducing a game for preschoolers at Toy Fair 2002 (Javits, Booth #6027). Gigglepants, for ages three to five, marks the company's first foray into the preschool arena. The game features rules that can be adapted according to a child's capabilities, according to Joan C. Moravick, Games For All Reasons president.

Gigglepants teaches social interaction, counting, colors, shapes and getting dressed. Designed for two to four players, the colorful board game does not require reading skills on the part of the players.

During the game, children move pawns around a board in an effort to collect six different colored shapes. When the child lands on a shape (heart, triangle, square, circle,

star or a diamond), he or she places a cut-out of the shape onto his or her own shape card. The first player to fill the card with all six shapes is the winner. The game also comes with a pair of Gigglepants "playpants", which players can put on if they land on the Gigglepants character instead of a shape. If the child is able to put the "playpants" on in 20 seconds, the child gets to select a shape needed on his or her card. Depending on the

player's ability to dress quickly, the parent may choose to have the kids play the game with or without the "playpants." For older children, the Gigglepants "playpants" will add some variety to the game, while the counting and shape recognition may be enough stimulation for younger players.

Said Moravick, "We're very excited about the addition of a preschoolers' game to our product line. Gigglepants is a "grow-with-me' game that has something for everyone. For the younger children, the counting, shape recognition, knowledge of colors and ability to understand and play the game easily will motivate the three-year olds. For the older children, the Gigglepants "playpants" will make it more fun by varying the activity as they move around the board. Parents will like the educational aspects of the game and the fact that it can be played by children with different abilities."

The suggested retail price of Gigglepants is $22.95 and the game will be available at specialty retailers nationwide, via the company's Web site (www.game-board.com) and by calling 781/648-2029.

Products from Games For All Reasons, LLC have won numerous awards and accolades from many national consumer and industry groups. These include Dr. Toy, Toy Tips, Parents' Choice, Mensa -- the high IQ society, The Chicago Tribune, Games magazine and National Parenting Publications. Founded in 1996, Games For All Reasons, LLC, is based in Arlington, Mass.

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GAMES FOR ALL REASONS, LLC, LAUNCHES CHILDREN'S VERSION OF AWARD-WINNING GAME; Second Edition Finish Lines® Cards Will Also Be

Introduced At Toy Fair 2001

 

New York, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2001 Games For All Reasons, LLC, the award- winning company that launched Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines" and Paired Up® during past Toy Fair shows, is launching Paired Up® Jr. and a second round of Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines" game cards at this year's event. Paired Up®, predecessor to the "Jr." version, was launched at Toy Fair 2000. Since then, Paired Up® has become a multiple awards winner and Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines", launched in 1999, has received numerous national honors. Paired Up® Jr. and Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines" second edition cards are being introduced at Toy Fair 2001 to complement existing products from Games For All Reasons, LLC, according to company president Joan C. Moravick.

Paired Up® Jr. is designed for two to six players or teams, ages seven and older. In this fast-moving game, children race to guess 320 pairs listed on 80 game cards. Pairs include commonly matched up people, places and things, such as Jack and Jill; cookies and milk; top and bottom and hide and seek. Players are "Paired Up®" and have almost 60 seconds to correctly guess a pair, described in clues or actions. (For example, a good description of Batman and Robin is "the dynamic duo.") Each player or team gets a colored chip for each correct answer, which is placed on the game board. The first player or team to completely cover a row of squares on his or her game board with chips is the winner. Said Moravick, "Paired Up® has been so successful, exploring other versions of the game was inevitable. The concept is so easily translatable to children, we're sure the "Jr.' version will be a big hit. Paired Up® Jr. is a game which encourages cooperative play, thinking and self-expression -- a hallmark of our products."

Paired Up® Jr. will retail for $15.95 and be available later this year at specialty retailers nationwide.

The original Paired Up® was named a "Top 100" game for 2001 by GAMES magazine and a "Top Ten" pick by THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE.

Also being kicked off at Toy Fair 2001 are second edition game cards for Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines", the premier product from Games For All Reasons, LLC. In just two years on the market, the game was named one of the country's best "mind games" by American Mensa Ltd., a "Top Ten" pick by THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE, "A Best Vacation Product" by Dr. Toy and a "Top 100" game by GAMES magazine. In this board game, players complete popular lines from numerous categories including literature, nursery rhymes, television, movies, sports and music. Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines" second edition cards feature 500 new quotes and phrases from the original Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines" categories. Suggested retail price for a set of cards is $14.95.

Games For All Reasons, LLC, is based in Arlington, Mass. Products are available at specialty stores nationwide, by calling 781/648-2029 or by visiting the company's Web site at www.game-board.com.

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LOCAL ENTREPRENEUR WINS TOP HONORS
FOR Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines" FROM MENSA, THE
HIGH IQ SOCIETY

Award represents third national
honor in two years

Arlington, Mass., June 1, 2000 -- Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines", from Games For All Reasons, LLC has just received the Mensa Select® award as one of the country's top five "mind games" for 2000. The board game was selected from 40 entries during the 11th annual Mind Games competition, sponsored by American Mensa, Ltd. Being hailed as a Mensa Select® winner is the third honor bestowed upon Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® in its first two years on the market. In 1998, Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® was named one of the top 100 games by GAMES MAGAZINE and one of the top games of 1999 by THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE.

According to Dave Remine, Mensa International Chairman, "Our game experts are among the most discriminating in the world. Only games that challenge, entertain and captivate our members are worthy of the Mensa Select® designation."

The Mensa Mind Games competition started in 1990 as an opportunity to broaden Mensa's name recognition with the game-playing public. During this year's event, 80 Mensans participated, representing 20 different states. The Mensa judges selected Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® based on originality, game play, aesthetics, clarity of instructions and play value. As a winner, Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® receives the Mensa Select® seal, a distinguished mark of quality play.

Arlington, Mass. resident Joan C. Moravick is creator of Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® and president of Games For All Reasons, LLC. She said, "Achieving the discriminating standards of originality and enjoyment that Mensa's Mind Games competition represents further supports our mission. We aim to provide quality products that entertain and enlighten, while promoting positive social interaction for all ages."

Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® challenges players to complete, or finish, popular lines from TV, movies, literature, nursery rhymes, history, proverbs, religion, science, sports and music. Players make their way around the color-blocked game board, land on a category, and attempt to answer the given Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® phrases. Players receive one tile for each correct answer and the tiles are then placed on top of the player's respective line bar on the game board. The first player to acquire 11 tiles thereby covering or finishing their line bar wins.

Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® (for teens to adults) is for two to six players (or teams) and retails for $29.95. Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® can be purchased at numerous specialty retailers throughout the country or at the Mensa Boutique (call 1-800-MENSA4U). The game is also available through the Games For All Reasons, LLC Web site at www.game-board.com and at www.us.mensa.org, the Web site for American Mensa.

American Mensa, Ltd., was founded in 1960 and its headquarters are in Arlington, Texas. Games For All Reasons, LLC, under the direction of Joan Moravick, is based in Arlington, Mass.

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DR. TOY AWARDS "BEST VACATION PRODUCT" TO LOCAL ENTREPRENEUR FOR Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"®;

Award represents fourth national honor in three years

Arlington, Mass., Aug. 1, 2000 -- Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines", from Games For All Reasons, LLC, has just received an award from "Dr. Toy" as one of the country's "Best Vacation Products." The board game was selected from hundreds of entries across the country for this honor from Dr. Toy, a leading national authority on quality products for children.

Being hailed as a "2000 Best Vacation Product" winner is the fourth honor bestowed upon Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® in its first three years on the market. In 1998, Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® was named one of the top 100 games by GAMES MAGAZINE and one of the top games of 1999 by THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE. This year, the game was named one of the country's top "Mind Games," from Mensa, the high IQ society.

According to Dr. Stevanne Auerbach, a.k.a. "Dr. Toy," "We select the most high quality, entertaining and educational toys and games for our annual "Best Vacation Products.' Games For All Reasons has met our standards this year with Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines", and we wish the company continued success as it introduces other products to children and their families."

Arlington, Mass. resident Joan C. Moravick is creator of Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® and president of Games For All Reasons, LLC. She said, "We are proud to be affiliated with Dr. Toy's nationally renowned awards programs. Winning "Best Vacation Products' reinforces our mission to provide quality products that entertain and enlighten, while promoting positive social interaction for all ages."

Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® (for teens to adults) is for two to six players (or teams) and challenges players to complete, or finish, popular lines from TV, movies, literature, nursery rhymes, history, proverbs, religion, science, sports and music. Players make their way around the color-blocked game board, land on a category, and attempt to answer the given Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® phrases. Players receive one tile for each correct answer and the tiles are then placed on top of the player's respective line bar on the game board. The first player to acquire 11 tiles thereby covering or finishing their line bar wins.

Dr. Toy is recognized for having one of the premiere product evaluation programs in the industry. The Dr. Toy awards program is sponsored by the not-for-profit Institute for Childhood Resources, based in San Francisco. For more information, visit www.drtoy.com.

Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® retails for $29.95 and can be purchased at numerous specialty retailers throughout the country. Consumers can also visit the Games For All Reasons, LLC, Web site at www.game-board.com or call 781/648-2029.

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Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"® WINS
AS A TOP TEN GAME OF YEAR

Board Game Tops Annual List of Winners in Chicago Tribune

December, 1999 - Arlington, MA -

 

Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"TM, the premier board game from Games For All ReasonsSM, has been chosen as one of the "Top 10 Games of the Year" by the Chicago Tribune. This distinction is the second accolade for the game after having been heralded as one of the

"Top 100 Games of the Year" by GAMES Magazine in December of 1998.

Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"TM challenges players to complete, or finish, popular lines from TV, movies, literature, nursery rhymes, history, proverbs, religion, science, sports and music. The object of the game is simple. Players make their way around the color-blocked game board, land on a category, and attempt to answer the given Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"TM phrases. Players receive one tile for each correct answer and the tiles are then placed on top of the player's respective line bar on the game board. The first player to acquire 11 tiles thereby covering, or finishing, their line bar, is the winner!

Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"TM (for teens to adults) is for two to six players (or teams) and retails for $29.95. Finish Lines® "where players compete to finish famous lines"TM is currently available at Amazon.com, The GameKeeper, Calendar Club, the Spilsbury Puzzle Company catalog, and numerous specialty retailers throughout the country. The game is also available through the Games for All ReasonsSM web site at www.game-board.com.

Games for All Reasons, LLC was formed in 1996 under the direction of

Joan C. Moravick. The company is based in Arlington, Mass.

The Chicago Tribune is owned by The Chicago Tribune Company of Chicago, Illinois. GAMES Magazine is published bi-monthly by Games Publications, Inc.

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