“Special features such as lesson plans for teachers using games in the classroom, an expanded history section, and even rules for alternative methods of play are all contained on the new site. These are useful not only for those who love games, but for those who use games as teaching tools,” explains CEO Donald McNeill.
Founded in 2004, McNeill Designs for Brighter Minds quickly gained attention in the toy and game industry with the release of its flagship product, the word game You’ve been Sentenced! The game has consistently been recognized by both the toy and game industry, as well as the education community, and is the recipient of numerous national awards including:
• Tillywig Award
• Creative Child Magazine, Seal of Excellence
• Dr. Toy Best Products
• Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Gold Seal Award
• Spewgie Award, Best Family Fun Game
• iParenting Media Hot Product Award
• FAO Schwarz Toy Auditions, Winner
• National Parenting Seal of Approval
• Mr. Dad Seal of Approval
• George Lucas Educational Foundation's Edutopia magazine, Hot Media for Educators
Following up its success with You’ve been Sentenced, McNeill Designs’ has added the memory game Twisted Fish, You’ve been Sentenced! themed add-on decks, and more to its roster of products. Most recently, the firm announced the launch of a NASA Space Terminology Deck themed add-on deck for the You’ve been Sentenced! word game.
For the new deck McNeill Designs signed a Space Act Agreement with The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and produced the new deck in conjunction with NASA’s Education Department. Together, the two chose words that reflected the rich history and future of NASA and space exploration.
For more information about McNeill Designs, its products, and people, or to request a media sample, please contact Susan McNeill at 302-478-2757 or visit McNeillDesigns (dot) com.