THIS TIME, THE CAKE IS NO LIE

Before Chell made her way through Aperture Science Laboratories in Portal and Portal 2, there were legions of Test Subjects who tried (and failed… a lot) to pass through those very same test chambers. Lured to their demise by the same thing that lures us most of the parties and company meetings we attend: the promise of delicious Cake!

Okay, so we don’t know for sure if they all died for Cake. They definitely died, though. Horribly. For SCIENCE! And now Aperture has resumed testing, with a fresh batch of faceless Test Subjects for you to maneuver to a cakey victory – or let fall to their deaths. Why fall? Oh, that’s just because the Lab is made up of modular Test Chamber panels and at the end of every player’s turn, one of the Chambers gives way, plunging all Test Subjects and Cake Slices to oblivion. For SCIENCE! This nifty board game, designed by the Valve staff (you know, the wonderful minds behind the original Portal video games), brings back all your favorite elements, from the Companion Cube to GLaDOS herself. There are even Portals to navigate through the chambers. But the big takeaway here is that the Cake is NOT a lie, and you’re gonna need to amass as much of it as you can in order to win the day – while not dying. Try not to die. Honestly, it’s just like most parties we attend.

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Harry Potter Ultimate Trivial Pursuit

Harry Potter faced an enormous struggle. One young gifted boy and his friends had to use only their brains and a few magical pieces of wood to take on He Who Must Not be Named, a dark wizard set on overthrowing the balance of the entire wizarding world.

Uno Card Game

UNO Card Game. America’s Number One Brand of Family Game. Get into the fast fun for everyone with UNO. See why this color coded card game is such a popular brand of family Game. Be the first player or team to score 500 points. Points are scored by being the first to rid yourself of all the cards in your hand before your opponents. Play cards from your hand by either matching color or number with the top card of the discard pile. When you have one card left, yell UNO!

Super Mario Chess Game Collector’s Edition

The 1st-ever Nintendo-authorized chess game… starring the most popular Super Mario characters! Packaged in a cool collector’s tin, this super-special set features 32 colorfully detailed pieces, including Mario (king), Luigi (queen), Princess Peach (bishop), Princess Daisy (bishop), Yoshi (knight), Toad (rook), Coin (pawn), Bowser (king), Bowser Jr. (queen), Magikoopa (bishop), Birdo (knight), Goomba (rook), and Koopa Shell (pawn). Unbelievable! Measures 3-inches tall x 11-inches wide x 11-inches long.