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Fans of our games (and Andy, too!) have been asking for new ways to wear their fandom, and the time has finally come for The Looney Labs Merch Store! We're starting with the basics: a Looney Labs logo and a Fluxx logo. And every month, we'll feature a brand new, cool design. This month's design: Flaming Pyramids!

Here's how our Shirt of the Month works: Each month, for two weeks only, a new design will be showcased. This design will be available in both Men's and Women's styles for $20. After those two weeks, preorders for the shirts will be printed and mailed out. And you'll be the most stylish gamer in your FLGS! But of course, we don't want anyone to miss a design and feel sad, so after the preorder time closes, we'll make all older designs permanently available for $30.

As a grand opening special, all shirts are $20 for the next two weeks. Head over to the Looney Labs Merch store now!

In 2003, Looney Labs published a boxed version of Zendo, a game created by Kory Heath to be played with the Looney Pyramids. It won the 2003 Origins Award for Abstract Board game and then in 2005, it was named a Mensa Select game! It's an inductive logic game beloved by many, where players compete to figure out a secret rule. The 2003 printing is long out of print, but now, Zendo is coming back in an awesome new way.

For this updated version of Zendo, Andy Looney has created a new, more exciting collection of shapes! After trying numerous ideas, the trio of pyramids, wedges, and blocks emerged as the most fun assortment with which to play. Zendo is at the printer now, but there are a few aspects to the game we haven't settled on. And guess what? We need your help!

Please give us your opinion about the upcoming version of Zendo, by taking our Zendo survey.

ASK ANDY:

Q: THE NEW ZENDO BOX SAYS IT’S FOR 2-6 PLAYERS. HOW DO YOU PLAY ZENDO WITH ONLY TWO PLAYERS?

A:  It’s quite simple: one person moderates for the other, and then they switch roles. Whichever player gets the lower score wins. You get a point for each structure on the table, plus two points every time you guess incorrectly. Two player Zendo is actually my favorite these days because it gives you time to think without the pressure of other players trying to beat you to the punch.

Math 'n' Stuff specializes in mathy-type things, however, they also carry science kits and supplies, history and geography fun, English and foreign language things, arts & crafts, LEGO and other building sets, puzzles, games (board, strategy, family, card, word, etc.), posters, all kinds of outdoor toys, and more! Math 'n' Stuff is jam-packed with cool, new products and tried-and-true favorites. You will always find something you have never seen before, even if you are a regular! 

In addition to having myriad academic resources and materials to keep up, get ahead, or see math in a new light, Math 'n' Stuff is a great source for gifts (for birthdays, graduations, weddings, house warmings), even if you just want to treat yourself to some old-fashioned or new-fangled brain candy. Math 'n' Stuff is great for parents, teachers, students, professors, little kids, big kids, gamers, and geeks and nerds of all sorts!

AUGUST  17-20

Gen Con

Looney Labs will have a booth in the Exhibitor's Hall. A great time to get that coveted Andy Looney autograph or pick up one of our seven 2017 releases!

Gen Con is the original, longest-running, best-attended, gaming convention in the world! Featuring hundreds of game companies, award-winning authors and artists, costumed attendees, more than 15,000 events, a Family Fun Pavilion, and the debut of exciting new games!

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NOVEMBER  2-5 

GameHoleCon:  Kristin and Andy will be running games and looking forward to talking to YOU in their own con-within-a-con space, the Looney Lounge!

Gamehole Con is the largest tabletop gaming convention in the upper Midwest. The convention features role-playing games, board games, fantasy and historical miniature gaming, and collectible card games. Gamehole Con is for the fantasy and adventure tabletop gaming enthusiast. Gamehole Con features the best guests in the industry, an unbelievable Dealer Hall and of course, lots and lots of gaming!

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NOVEMBER  17-19 

PAX Unplugged

Looney Labs will have a booth with ALL the fun! Kristin, Andy, and the Looney Labs crew will be handing out promo cards, signing autographs, demoing games, showing off cool new prototypes, and selling all 17 versions of Fluxx, and then some! Come play Pyramid Arcade, Loonacy, Just Desserts, and ALL the Fluxxes with the Looneys!

PAX Unplugged will be an exciting analog-focused extension of our already existing portfolio of PAX events. The creators of PAX found that the Tabletop parts of PAX had grown and grown to the point where they said, "You know what? Let's make a show that's just that."

 

 

 

PAX Unplugged

Looney Labs will have a booth with ALL the fun! Kristin, Andy, and the Looney Labs crew will be handing out promo cards, signing autographs, demoing games, showing off cool new prototypes, and selling all 17 versions of Fluxx, and then some! Come play Pyramid Arcade, Loonacy, Just Desserts, and ALL the Fluxxes with the Looneys!

PAX Unplugged will be an exciting analog-focused extension of our already existing portfolio of PAX events. The creators of PAX found that the Tabletop parts of PAX had grown and grown to the point where they said, "You know what? Let's make a show that's just that."

 

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