Quackgammon Takes Flight With Family-friendly Backgammon Adaptation

If it looks like a classic board game, plays fun for the whole family, and sounds affordably priced, it must be Endless Games all-new Quackgammon.
By: Endless Games
Dec. 2, 2008 - PRLog -- South Amboy, NEW JERSEY – Endless Games, America’s classic board game specialist, announced the debut of Quackgammon, a family-friendly variation of backgammon.  The never-before-seen travel game will be introduced at the upcoming New York Toy Fair in February 2009, with shipment ready for June.

Quackgammon is a simpler version of classic backgammon, designed for quick-play that can be enjoyed by the whole family, including young children.  A couple of fun facts that distinguish this version, among others, and make it a sure Top 10 board game for 2009:

➢   SMALL FLOCK OF FLYING FOWL:  Each backgammon player moves his or her 15 checkers (also known historically as stones, men, counters, pawns, or chips) around the traditional board; in Quackgammon, each player moves his or her flock of three “mallards” around a peaceful lake.
➢   SAFETY IN NUMBERS:  Rather than gaining protection by having multiple checkers on one specific “point”, Quackgammon fowl are instead protected by staying positioned next to each other.  Otherwise, that fowl is quite simply a sitting duck.

Quackgammon  is part of Endless Games popular “Quick Picks” line of affordable, travel-sized, family games.  It has an MSRP of $9.99 and is recommended for ages eight and up.

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About Endless Games:
Founded by industry veterans Mike Gasser, Kevin McNulty and game inventor Brian Turtle, Endless Games specializes in games that offer classic entertainment and hours of fun at affordable prices. The three have an uncanny ability for discovering and developing hit games, with past successes Trivial Pursuit™ Pictionary® and Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon™. Currently featured are several board games based on widely popular, long-running television game shows, including The Price is Right™, The Newlywed Game™ and Million Dollar Password™, as well as the recently released The Godfather ™Trivia Game. To learn more about the company and where to purchase its unique line of entertainment products, visit www.endlessgames.com.

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