Thames & Kosmos Spooktacular Games
In this post, I am sharing some of our favorite Thames & Kosmos Spooktacular Games! Keep reading to see which ones they are.
Thames & Kosmos Spooktacular Games
It’s SCARY that Halloween is almost here…. so if you’re looking for some spooky (and even some not-so-spooky) games, you’ve come to the right post! Here are some of our favorite spooktacular games from Thames & Kosmos that will help get you into the Halloween spirit!
EXIT: Nightfall Manor (Includes 4 Puzzles) – MSRP: $27.95, Ages 10+
The old man was well-known for his eerie tales of the dark castle on the edge of the forest. Recently, he set out on his own to find the shadowy lord of the manor, but he hasn’t returned. Fearing the worst, you embark on a quest to find him. You must solve a series of riddles and piece together four jigsaw puzzles to uncover the mystery of Nightfall Manor and save your missing friend.
• Escape room game for the home, with four jigsaw puzzles.
• Uncover the mystery of Nightfall Manor as you embark on a quest to find your missing friend!
• In this EXIT game, there are riddles within riddles, hidden within four 88-piece jigsaw puzzles.
• Helpful clue cards ensure you never get stuck on a riddle.
• This game can be played once because you mark up, fold, and tear game materials.
• For 1 to 4 players ages 10+; 2-3 hour play time; 2 out of 5 difficulty level
• Part of the 2017 Kennerspiel des Jahres award-winning series.
Adventure Games: Gloom City Files (NEW! Coming Fall 2022) – MSRP: $19.95, Ages 16+
A message tears you away from your bleak, ho-hum existence: three people have been kidnapped! Who is behind this and why is the perpetrator pulling you of all people, four suspended cops, into the matter? Time is of the essence and so you go to the abandoned asylum to start the investigation together. Will you be able to free the hostages and catch the perp? How the thriller ends is entirely up to you!
• Discover the story! This thrilling adventure begins when you and your teammates are tasked with investigating a kidnapping at an abandoned asylum.
• As a team, you will experience the adventure in three chapters; each chapter takes about 90 minutes to complete.
• Explore the asylum, combine items, find clues, and talk to people to solve the mystery and catch the perp.
• With each new action the story unfolds, similar to a PC adventure game.
• Enough story content to play multiple times with different endings each time, approximately 5 hours of playtime.
Adventure Games: Gloom City Files will be available in Fall 2022 on the Thames & Kosmos website.
Gumball Machine Maker (Super Stunts & Tricks) – MSRP: $39.95, Ages 6-12+
Super sweet stunts! Build your own gumball machines and learn physics lessons in the process. A turn of a handle dispenses one gumball at a time out of the clear storage globe and down the track. The gumballs land in a collection cup and can easily and sanitarily be returned to the globe for another run. The track segments can be moved around on the base to create an almost limitless number of different gumball machines. Each segment of the track teaches a different lesson in mechanical physics, allowing users to explore topics including simple machines, force, motion, momentum, gravity, Newton’s laws, energy transfer, and more.
• Build your own gumball machine with this science kit that’s part marble run, Part roller coaster, Part pinball machine!
• Each segment of the track teaches a different lesson in mechanical physics, exploring topics such as simple machines, force, motion, momentum, gravity, Newton’s laws, energy transfer, and more.
• Track segments are modular and can be easily moved around to create an almost limitless number of different gumball machines.
•As they roll down the tracks, the gumballs perform cool stunts via a pulley lift, pendulum, funnel, trampoline, pinball launcher, domino slide, and more!
•The kit works with standard machine-size, 16-mm (5/8-inch) gumballs, a small supply of gumballs is included to get you started.
• A parents’ Choice silver award winner
• Skill Level: Novice