Flip Out Gamewright Game for Kids

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Affiliate Links I hate to play favorites but . . . I sure love Gamewright games. Actually, until recently, I didn’t realize how many of our games were Gamewright games — see below for a full list. And, I was fortunate to try out their newest game, FlipOut, which is my 9-year old’s favorite game EVER. What’s even better, Gamewright is giving away a FlipOut game to an Imagination Soup reader!

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So, FlipOut took AJ about 10 seconds to figure out while I had a bit of a slower learning curve. But, this is why it’s a game for kids — we English major adults are obviously too slow to understand visual discrimination and strategic thinking. Which is what I tell myself every time she beats me.

For the record, I am getting better.

Anyway, the object of the game is to get the most cards.

To Play Flip Out

Put 6 cards into your card holder. You get 2 moves per turn. You can choose to flip, swap, or switch cards to get 4 or more cards next to each other in the same color-pattern to make a set. Above, my daughter is swapping her cards for mine. Below is an example of a 4 card set that I actually got myself. (patting myself on the back)

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You might think to yourself, I don’t think that sounds so hard, Melissa, but I am here to tell you — don’t judge me, we all have our areas for growth. This is mine.

Moving on. (And, yes, I happily beat my children at all games. When I can. It’s called live and learn.)

FlipOut is for ages 8 and up (cough, cough) and for 2 – 5 players.

Enter to win a FlipOut game below — scroll down for more details.

Our Gamewright Game List

(also called, an obvious sign that I should be sponsored or work for this company because I own half their games! hint, hint?)

Take the Cake
Totally fun cupcake and shapes game!

We’ve modified the rules because we didn’t like the muncher very much.

The Scrambled States of America
Another favorite of ours and a fantastic way to learn geography!

Wig Out
I bought it for the mullet. What can I say?

Favorite outdoor game! Ever.


Rory’s Story Cubes
We’re taking these on our next road trip.

Zeus on the Loose
If you love Percy Jackson, this is for you! Really fun large number addition and subtraction practice!

To Win FlipOut

Enter to win the $19.99 FlipOut giveaway by leaving a comment below by July 17, 2011. Winner will be selected with a random drawing. (Imagination Soup’s official giveaway rules.) U.S. and Canada only please.

57 Responses

  1. This would be great for my kids 🙂

  2. Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard says:

    would really love to win this game
    brendawitherspoon at hotmail dot com

  3. Gianna Patton says:

    My family loves Gamewright Games! Feed the Kitty was my daughter’s first game – and she still loves it at 6 yrs (she even brought it to school for Game Day). She would love this game 🙂


  4. this game looks like so much fun!!

  5. My husband and son play feed the kitty each night before bed. We are starting to build a kids game collection and would love to add Flip Out!

  6. NW Homesteader says:

    sounds like so much fun 🙂 we would love to win 😀

  7. We also love Gamewright games, and we have several of those you mentioned. I’d love to win this game!

  8. That wounds like an awesome game!! I know that my students would love it!!

  9. Wigout was my second graders favorite indoor recess game this year. I think I need to invest in a few more ofthese others!

  10. I love this website and the giveaways on here.
    tarter95 at hotmail dot com

  11. I think my students would love this game. It looks fun and engaging!

  12. This looks like lots of fun. We love playing games in our family.

  13. I would love to win this game to play with my boys! Looks like a lot of fun.

  14. Sounds like a GREAT game to play with my 10 year old! Hope we win! 🙂

  15. I love Gamewright games!!! I get them for my family as well as for the kids at work. One of the best producers of children’s games out there 🙂

  16. Kathleen A. says:

    I think my grandkids and I would really love to play this game! (I bought Scrambled States last year; my 5th grade students really enjoyed it!)

  17. Christina says:

    These games look great! thanks for the giveaway.

  18. Joan Stewart says:

    Though I will probably lose to my son and his friends, it would be fun to play FlipOut with them. I am going to look for Scrambled States and Story Cubes too for rainy day and travel fun. Thanks for the tips!

  19. I love games and am determined to make my family (with kids 8, 6, 3, & 1) a gaming family!

  20. Hallie Doyle says:

    I LOVE Gamewright games…they helped me become more of “game-ie” mom…I’d love to win this one! Thanks!

  21. I wasn’t familiar with Gamewright. My children are really into card games. This particular game looks like so much fun!

  22. Leslie Moritz says:

    I love Gamewright Games!!! I have been using them in my classroom and with my swim team for years! Rat-a-Tat-Cat and Slamwich have been favorites with many of my “kids”. Flip Out sounds right up my third grade students’ alley!

  23. Liesel Beagley says:

    I would say my favorite is Forbidden Island. I am curiuos about Baffler and Rorys Story, Knock your Blocks off and Gubs. I like playing Bingo Link even though I am 43. The kids are fast and Good, but I love to play it with them!

    I love strategy and Brain Teasers games the Most!

    Good Job Gamewright Games! 🙂

  24. I met the inventor of this game at a toy fair and played it with him! So much fun! He was in the process of selling it to Gamewright so I didn’t buy one on the spot, but it has been on my wish list! My kids (and I) LOVE Gamewright. They make some of the most fun and well thought out games!

  25. My kids would love this game- always love that you expose me to so many fun things!

  26. Would love to win! Thanks for the reviews…will be buying a couple of these for home fun!

  27. Gamewright Games are the best! My three kids (ages 10, 9 & 6) love Sleeping Queens, Three of a Crime & Slamwich (our first purchase). We would love to try FlipOut.

  28. This game would be perfect to add to my third grade classroom…love it!

  29. My son would love this game! Thanks Gamewright Games!

  30. Love gamewright games! Would love to have this one! Thanks for the giveaway!

  31. Love the list of games, but you are so missing Rat a Tat Cat!!

  32. I love Gamewright games! When I’m looking for a new game for my classroom, I go to their website!

  33. LOVE it, a great thing to keep my boys busy this summer :). Thanks for the opportunity!

  34. this game looks great, we are a big game playing family

  35. I love games that are easy to learn! Looks like another great addition to game night.

  36. Deborah K says:

    Looks like a fun game. The scrambled states game also looks fun!

  37. Erin Dahle says:

    Our favorite – so far – is Feed the Kitty. I’ll have to check the shelves to see what else we have. We LOVE games at our house.

  38. Stacie Haden says:

    We LOVE Gamewright games..we started with “Feed the Kitty” when my daughter was 3 and we now have over 30 to choose from. We love “Sleeping Queens” and “Ringo Flamingo” and our recent find ‘Hide-n-Eek”…we should would love another. 🙂 Sorry, submitted this again with my full name (just in case that is needed) 🙂

  39. We LOVE Gamewright games too! This looks like alot of fun!

  40. We LOVE Gamewright games..we started with “Feed the Kitty” when my daughter was 3 and we now have over 30 to choose from. We love “Sleeping Queens” and “Ringo Flamingo” and our recent find ‘Hide-n-Eek”…we should would love another. 🙂

  41. Being a soon to be uncle, I am already preparing a mental games list for my future niece/nephew, and this would be great!

  42. Jon Cooper says:

    Huge fan of GW games – good mix of strategy and plain fun!

  43. I would really like this new game Flipout.

  44. We are a HUGE game playing family and we are always adding new games to our now Game Room which was once a guest bedroom. Books have left shelves to make room for boxes of games. We too have a vast selection of Gamewright games.

  45. Gamewright is definitely the best publisher of kids’ games in the US. We already enjoy playing Go Away Monster! with my 3-year-old!

  46. We are a huge game family and always love adding new games to our vast repertoire! Would love to add FlipOut!!!

  47. Sounds like a total blast! Perfect for rainy summer days…

  48. This game looks like a lot of fun! (And so do all the others you posted!)

  49. This sounds like a great game for my third graders!

  50. This game sounds like fun and my girls would love it!

  51. I would love a new game for my classroom. The game sounds very interesting!

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