Games Above Board
  The design and publishing of simple but twisted, fun abstract strategy board games, dice games, competitive solitaire card and coaster games.
Hijara

… a singular board game of concentration, strategy, placement and points accumulation  ~  with but a single rule.

   Games Above Board designed and published  +  published by Great American Trading Company - USA


  published by Sterling Games - Hong Kong + published by Ducosim - Netherlands

  1996 Games Magazine Top 100 - USA 
+  2006 Spiel Gut Recommendation - Germany

 For 2 players age 10+ / approx. 30-40 minutes




Malaika

… a thought-provoking board game of intimidation and cunning ~ surround and capture until a player concedes defeat.


  Games Above Board designed  ~  published by Sterling Games of Sunnywood - Hong Kong


  Programmed for Axiom PC by Greg Schmidt - USA

  For 2 players age 10+ / approx. 30 minutes




Mojo

… a board game of three-in-a row with a serious twist of strategy  ~  the best of 5 rounds may be 2.

  Games Above Board designed & published

  For 2 players age 8+ / approx 20 minutes




Mov'n'Pick

… a board game for beginners, basic and expert who create a row of 3 pieces by moving any piece,
even those of the opponent  ~  played with unique scoring system.


  Games Above Board design  ~  published in collaboration with da Vinci Giochi for Arima - Italy

  For 2 players age 8+ / approx. 20 minutes




Mozaic

… place, move or remove any piece on the board  ~  a fun game of fours with luck of the draw, placement,
movement, 'removement' and points accumulation.


  Games Above Board designed & published


  published by Sterling Games - Hong Kong  +  programmed for Axiom & Zillions PC
    by Greg Schmidt - USA


  Axiom-powered PC Mozaic™ English download and Mozaic™ German download

  For 2 players age 8+ / approx. 30 minutes




Quirky ! ! !

… a triangular game with luck of the draw, placement, movement, points accumulation and quite quirky possibilities.

  Games Above Board design  ~  published by Family Games, Inc. - Canada

  For 3 (or 2 players) age 8+ / approx. 30 minutes




Rhumb Line

… a fast board game of observation, stratagem, placement and points accumulation ~ with a one-time end-game
to avoid a foregone conclusion.


•  Rhumb Line  iPhone / iPod Touch App. @ iTunes  ~  published by iShoot developer Ethan Nicholas
    at Naughty Bits Software - USA


  Games Above Board designed & published  +  published by Channel Craft - USA

  Major Fun Award  ~  2008                  

  For 2 players age 8+ / approx. 20 minutes




Serpentine

… a celebration of colourful streamers created with confetti counters that snake their way around the game board.

  Games Above Board design  ~  expanded by Fred Horn

  published by Nova Carta - The Netherlands

  For 2, 3 or 4 players age 8+ / 20 minutes




StarSlide

… a profound board game of placement, movement, blocking and freezing  ~  the last to slide a star wins.

  Games Above Board design in collaboration with Kate Jones


  published by Kadon Enterprises, Inc. - USA

  For 2, 3 or 4 players age 10+ / approx. 35 minutes

4 solitaire puzzles included




TRiPLEXiTY

… a brain-bending pure strategy game of complex simplicity with a mind-numbing unique variation played for points.

  Games Above Board design in collaboration with Kate Jones

  published by Family Games, Inc. - Canada

  For 2 players age 7+ / approx. 20 minutes




Zambezy

… a fast-flowing board game of luck, strategy, placement and points accumulation on several levels  ~
draw 'em out, stack 'em up, move 'em  round or move 'em out.


  Games Above Board design  ~  published by Giseh Verlag - Germany

  For 2 players age 8+ / approx. 30 minutes




Dead Man's Dice

… the original dice game of piracy, luck and tactics  ~  pirates plunder and pile up their doubloons.
Roll the bones
and face your fate but beware the Jolly Roger.

•  Dead Man's Dice Bandanas
                                                                                                                                       ... and T-shirts too

  Games Above Board design published for up to 6 scurvy sea-dogs

  published for 2 bold buccaneers by Channel Craft - USA

  Age 7+ / approx. 20 minutes




Flippit

… multi-player competitive solitaire educational card game that reinforces correct spelling.

  Games Above Board design  ~  published in English and French by Family Games, Inc. - Canada

  Creative Child Magazine 2007 Game Of The Year and National Parenting Center 2008 Seal Of Approval

  For any number of kids of all ages / approx. 20 minutes




Lucky Seven

… oxymoronic competitive solitaire game of luck with seven coasters  ~  no skill, no strategy, no smarts
and only one choice  …  no problem.


  Games Above Board design  ~  published by Great American Puzzle Factory - USA

  Major Fun Award  ~  2008

  For 1 or more players age 6+ / timeless




Variomino

… newest addition to the dominoes family  ~  includes a variation of Hijara

  Designed by Reinhold Wittig  ~  published by Perlhuhn - Germany




Salt 'n' Pepper

... a spicy taste of strategy for shakers and movers as players move and/or leap their 15 Salt white pieces diagonally
and 15 Pepper black pieces orthogonally
safely home across the table-top  ~  toward themselves.

•  Games Above Board design

•  Programmed for Axiom & Zillions PC + S & P cellar graphics by Greg Schmidt - USA


• 
For 2 players age 8+ / approx. 30 minutes




Sandtimers

…. 2, 3 or 4-player strategy game - playing with the sands of time  ~  coming soon!



The Lost Treasures Of Alexandria
 
... a PC game that takes you through an exciting journey where, b
y unlocking spheres and passing through levels,
explores the a
ncient myth of great secrets within the Alexandrian Library and you come to discover the mysteries
of Alexandria.

   Games Above Board consultant

  published by Stratogon Games - USA


Hijara

.… award-winning, 2-player, abstract,  strategy board game - published 2012 by DucosimThe Netherlands













Metal Mickey

…. 2, 3 or 4-player family game - playing with the friendly robot  ~  coming soon!




























  Games Above Board award-winning designs are available for licensing.


©  2012  MHS

  
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