TIME TO SWITCH GEARS

You’ve struggled through the alien citadel. Sure, it was dormant, but the security systems are still active. Finally, you are in the control room. If you can activate the citadel’s main power system, the universe will experience something really cool that will make everyone like you. But… there are no controls. Finally, you see it: a floating, geared ball. You reach for it, twisting and turning as the gears and colors shift. And then, voila. The colors align and the citadel wakes. And so do you, dang it. But at least you really have a Gear Ball Puzzle Sphere?

Each Gear Ball Puzzle Sphere is just about what the name sounds like. Turn the ball to get the colors aligned (or messed up) and joy to the smooth movement of the gears. Heck, we don’t even want to solve it most of the time we pick it up; we just like the feel and the sound of the gears. It’s meditative. You won’t be able to awaken any alien bases with your Gear Ball Puzzle Sphere (at least, we can’t guarantee it), but everyone will like you if you have one (also, not guaranteed, but highly likely).

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DC Dark Knights Metal Deck-Building Game

Batman has discovered a Dark Multiverse and unleashed evil versions of himself upon our world! The Justice League must band together to defeat Barbatos, The Batman Who Laughs, and their Dark Knights. One Super Hero won’t be enough to overcome these challenges.

Don’t Step In It Llama Poop Edition Game

Who hasn’t been there? You’re walking around, having a nice stroll, and all of a sudden… something feels smooshy underfoot. You just stepped in it! Bring the fun home with the official Don’t Step In It Llama Poop Edition Game, which lets kids of all ages enjoy the fun of stepping in real (fake) llama poop. How will you fare in this harrowing adventure? Ages 4 and up, fun for 1 or more players. Includes blindfold, board, and 12 ounces of genuine (fake) Llama Poop.

Downton Abbey Edition Clue Board Game

The Classic Mystery Board Game has an aristocratic twist as it features characters and themes from the award-winning Masterpiece television series, Downton Abbey. While at a Crawley family dinner party Mr. Carson realizes something was stolen and he needs help solving the mystery. It’s an exciting strategy board game for 2 to 6 players, or to play in teams. Players ask questions about who did the crime, what object was stolen, and where it was hidden.