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BrainBox Art

by Green Board Games
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
RRP: 10.00
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  • Suitable for ages 8+
  • 1+ players
  • Includes 56 cards, timer, 8-sided die and rules card
  • Minimum 70% recycled material
  • Designed in High Wycombe, UK
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Product Information

Technical Details
Item Weight558 g
Product Dimensions12.1 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm
Manufacturer recommended age:8 years and up
Item model number01789
Main Language(s)English, English translation
Assembly RequiredNo
Batteries Required?No
Batteries Included?No
  
Additional Information
ASINB002Q9S1RM
Best Sellers Rank 7,569 in Toys & Games (See top 100)
Shipping Weight599 g
Delivery Destinations:Visit the Delivery Destinations Help page to see where this item can be delivered.
Date First Available24 Sep 2009
  
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Product Description

Product Description

BrainBox is a fast and fun memory game that does not require any pens, pencils, paper, playing board or even a table! Each round takes 10 seconds so all players are involved. A game lasts as long as you want it to, 10 minutes is the norm, but playing for 5 minutes is great fun also. BrainBox is educational and is perfect for families and groups of friends to play, wherever they are, on a level-playing field. Packed in a sturdy cool magnetic cube box. BrainBox is ready to play without any set-up time needed. The rules are pretty straight forward. You can play solo or with as many people as you want. A player simply picks a card and studies it for 10 seconds before being asked a question from the back, chosen by the roll of a die. A correct answer means the card is kept, if not it is returned to the box. The player with most cards after 5 or 10 minutes wins! The winner may not be who you expect as this fabulous game is about observation and memory, not learned facts! BrainBox Art includes 56 cards featuring world renowned works of art presented with fun facts and important information about masterpieces and their artists, from Van Gogh to Constable to Monet and Seurat.

Manufacturer's Description

The object of the game is to win as many cards as possible in ten minutes. The first player takes a card from the BrainBox and turns the timer over. The player then has ten seconds to study the picture on the card. When the timer runs out the card is passed to player two and player one rolls the die to see which question is to be asked. The questions are on the reverse of the picture card. Player two checks the answer by looking at the picture and if it is correct the card is given back to player one to keep. If the answer is wrong the card is placed back into the BrainBox and the next player chooses a card. Please remember, the answer to the question is on the picture side of the card, so look carefully! The player with the most cards after ten minutes wins! If there is a tie, it's sudden death with both players choosing a card and having to answer all eight questions on the card. The player who answers the most correctly wins! For 1 or more players, ages 8+. Contains 56 illustrated cards, 1 rules card, 1 timer and 1 eight sided die. Have fun!


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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brainbox Art 20 Jan 2010
By M.G
What a super game for the family!Even the youngest can take part and without conscious effort everyone becomes familiar with famous works of art, absorbing information without realising it. Our family ranges from a 7 year old through teenagers to grandparents and everyone got something out of it.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Challenging 23 Jan 2011
By HerbieB
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Durability: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
I bought this as I was very impressed with 'Around the World'. This is much more difficult and my 9 year old won't play it as he finds it too much of a challenge to be fun. Suitable probably for slightly older children.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fun game...but a little on the difficult side 14 Jan 2011
Durability: 5.0 out of 5 stars    Educational: 4.0 out of 5 stars    Fun: 3.0 out of 5 stars   
I got this game for my niece who is 11 and she enjoyed it for about 3-4 cards. However, the adults in the group liked it a lot more and played it for a good 30 minutes. I would recommend giving kids longer than 1 minute to remember everything on the card and maybe giving them 2 roles of the di per turn. Otherwise, you get one wrong and then it's over.

The artwork is a good variety of paintings from several different artists/centuries and they are big enough to get an idea of the painting. Some of the facts are really interesting, while others are a bit trivial.

overall, it's a creative idea for learning. I definitely enjoyed it, even though it may not have given my niece the oo aww sensation of a new video game.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great classroom tool 8 April 2014
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Great to use a starter in the classroom, the kids loved it and made them really think about what they are looking at.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fun way to learn for everyone! 1 Oct 2013
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Kids love it and are constantly asking to play. I think it is a great way for them to learn a few facts about all sorts of subjects. We've now got 7 different boxes!
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