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Pheasant Edition Backgammon
An exceptional tribute to the oldest recorded board game in existence, this backgammon set features a hand-lacquered photographic feather playing field encased in Zebrano wood. Duel using pieces made of antique gold and black aluminum, with laser-cut...
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Unstuck Tip Cards
In 2011, Cool Hunting covered the launch of Unstuck, a groundbreaking iPad app that strategically leads users through times of creative blockage and decision-making struggles. Using a simple step-by-step diagnostic survey, Unstuck figures out exactly...
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Pot Leaf Chess Set
Expand your mind in multiple dimensions with a game of pot leaf chess. The 32 pieces come in the shapes of bongs, bowls, joints, pot leafs and more.
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Fossilized Mammoth Tusk Dice
While mammoth tusk is entirely legal to hunt, obtaining it is a still major battle with the forces of nature found in the Siberian tundra. The fossilized tusks of these Paleolithic beasts are frozen within the ice, and though their ivory is fair game...
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Food Dice: Seasonal Dinners
A game for those who enjoy a little creativity in the kitchen, the "Foodie Dice" provide inspiration for those looking to test their hand at whipping up something new and exciting to eat. Five primary dice offer up protein options, cooking methods...
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Domino Set + David Shrigley
Australian knickknack shop Third Drawer Down is always full of weird and wonderful treasures—like DIY bubble gum kits—and their newest offering is a domino set donning doodles by Scottish illustrator (and regular TDD collaborator) David Shrigley...
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Amigos Playing Cards
After initially planning to start a fundraiser to support the creation of an online card playing club, web- and iOS-focused creative group Fictive Kin decided to center their campaign on something more tangible—simply, playing cards. Thus, the Amigos...
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Jean Puiforcat Chess Set
The only detriment to the Art Deco chess set designed by Jean Puiforcat in 1927 is that with such gorgeous pieces, concentration levels are bound to falter. This kind of distraction was not the case for the masterful team of artisans tasked to complete...
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Fait La Force's Portable Checkers Set
Interested in unifying a culture of craftsmanship with positive intentions and outcomes, recently launched Fait La Force offers homewares and accessories made in Haiti by hand. The labor intensive, collaborative process is echoed in the brand's...
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Cool Hunting Video: Funland at the Museum of Sex
Giggling at every other word spoken by design duo Bompas & Parr, we were taken on a tour through their sex-centric exhibition-meets-fairground, Funland. The year-long exhibit, on show now at NYC's Museum of Sex, features (among other things) a penis...
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I Love to Kick Foosball Table
World Cup only comes once every four years, but you can the energy alive everyday with a competitive (or friendly) game of foosball. Kartoni's affordable cardboard table makes it easy—complete with a wooden ball, customizable players, cup holders and...
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The Key Log
Technological progress like those on a Key Log represent the best of what separates man from beast. Gone are the dark ages of treacherous, splintering logs in the middle of a lake—this 65-pound portable tube simulates the good old-fashioned fun of...
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EXO: Arena App for iPhone
Whether it's Candy Crush, Dots or 2048, most smart phone games require little more than the two dexterous thumbs to play. EXO: Arena—on the other hand—encourages players to exercise and explore the real world around them. Developed by EXO Games...
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The Cornhole Project
The American Design Club gives the classic backyard bag-toss game a handsome facelift with The Cornhole Project. Show off your hand-eye coordination with a cornhole board hand-crafted by Joshua Breeze in Brooklyn and kitted out by a slew of designers...
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Osmo by Tangible Play
During the annual Toy Fair in NYC in February, between the Grumpy Cat plush dolls and temporary tattoos that sing and dance, we discovered a gem: an educational toy that makes use of the iPad in an unconventional way. Instead of being an app that...
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Give Love Dominoes
NYC's Jamaican outpost Miss Lily's is home to a diverse range of positive vibes, from delicious Caribbean food and fresh juices to hard-to-find vinyl and products that speak to the group's social nature. These "Give Love" dominoes come with a limited...
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Roll-Up Backgammon Set
Throw your beach towel into this canvas bag, and once you hit the sand empty it out and you're ready to play. The board is printed on the duffle and the game pieces all get stored in a drawstring bag, making for easy playing in any travel situation...
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Jix
Build almost anything you can dream of—from ambitious room-sized structural installations to intricate table-top sculptures—with nothing more than JIX connectors and standard drinking straws. Portable and super light-weight, with JIX you're able to...
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"Crowd #4 (New Haven)" Puzzle
Photographer Alex Prager's fantastically staged crowd scenes are complex works of art. Try piecing together the congested public space she created in "Crowd #4 (New Haven)" with this 500-piece limited edition puzzle. The photograph delivers a vibrant...
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Parsons Shuffleboard Table
Constructed from reclaimed oak, the Parsons Shuffleboard Table features a custom playing surface thanks to the varying grains of wood. District MFG uses dyed leather hides as the base for the gutter, which elegantly boarders the tabletop on all sides...
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Limited Edition Table Tennis Table
With the same sleek, understated aesthetic as his ready-to-wear collection, James Perse's luxe ping pong table is built from environmentally-farmed teak wood and finished with a leather-bound net. Add on the solid wood conversion top to turn the piece...
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Giant Lips Dog Toy
Move over Dita Von Teese, there's a new pair of blazing red lips in town! The Giant Lips Dog Toy from Third Drawer Down is your pet's favorite fetch toy with a wicked sense of humor. The plump pout is affixed to a non-toxic ball and is sure to inspire...
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Arcane Arcade Game Table
Ms. Pacman ate your flat screen, your favorite coffee table and your iPad—and regurgitated them into this retro-turned-modern Arcane Arcade Table from surface tension. Built in the classic style of our favorite childhood consoles, this living room...
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Painted Bowling Set
Kids will be endlessly entertained by this beautiful painted bowling set from Landscape Products, which works as well in the yard as it does in the living room. Crafted from unfinished elm with pops of paint on each pin, this gorgeous set comes with...
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