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A Picture Tells A Thousand Words – 41/55 Features Of Best-Selling Board Games

A Picture Tells a Thousand Words – 41/55 Features Of Best-Selling Board Games

Drawing based Games have shifted lots of boxes! Pictionary has sold in the region of 40 million games since first being published in 1985 and has the rare honour of having been published by both toy giants – Hasbro and Mattel.

Over time there have been several other high selling board games which have featured drawing as part of the gameplay – Cranium being one of the most notable.

One point we have observed over time is that some people are better at drawing than others, so if you can find ways to make drawing games easier and more fun for people who are not good at drawing you may increase the size of the potential audience and therefore the commercial potential of your game.


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