Games & Puzzles

Posted on: 06 November 2008 by Gareth Hargreaves

From stocking-fillers to keepsake presents, our original suggestions are sure to please husbands, wives and youngsters.


The word game in your pocket. Hours of thoughtful fun. Age 5 and over.

Price: £11

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Bezzerwizzer takes trivia game play to a whole new level. This fast paced game of trivia, tactics and trickery has 5,000 questions across 20 categories, from "Food and Drink" and "Film" to "Business" and much more. Sounds simple, yet Bezzerwizzer is no ordinary game, it's about as clever as a board game can get. Challenge your opponents to answer their questions correctly and you could steal their points! Teams are asked questions from randomly chosen categories, but they are allowed to order categories, as the points received for each correct answer is increased for each category. Players can then swap tiles and categories with other players. You'll have to be sneaky and strategise to win this game. It was originally invented in Denmark and has proved so popular it has spread around the world. Bezzerwizzer means "know-it-all" in Danish! Age 12 and up.

Price: £31.99

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Famous Faces MasksFamous Faces Masks

Incredibly effective and great fun. Set of eight masks. Age 5 plus.

Price: £15.00

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Players take turns adding sticks on top of the panda. The more sticks added the more difficult it is to maintain balance. Be careful no to knock the sticks, however makes the Panda fall is out of the game. Made from a sustainable source of bamboo and enhanced with bright water based paint. Age 4 and above.

Price: £11.99

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3D Dog Playing Cards3D Dog Playing Cards

High quality 3D photos of popular breeds. Helps pass the time between raises. Age 3 plus.

Price: £10

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Build Your Own PorscheBuild Your Own Porsche

Most men fancy owning a Porsche by the time they reach 30 or 40, so now you can make their dream come true with a detailed scale model. The little Porsche has a die-cast metal body, opening doors, pull back and go motor, lights, dashboard and comes complete with a screwdriver and full instructions.

Price: £7.95

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Wine QuizWine Quiz

The Wine Quiz has been produced with the help of wine experts. Its aim is to make you practically unbeatable in all aspects of wine knowledge. The better you know the world of wine, the better you will be able to appreciate and discuss wine.

Price: £18.80

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Horse Racing DVD GameRace Night Horse Racing DVD Game

Re-create the suspense and excitement o! f a race day in your living room as you battle your way to the top to make the most money.

Price: £16.99

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