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Create A Game With Funny Animals – 32 Of 55 Features Of Best-Selling Board Games

Create A Game With Funny Animals – 32 of 55 Features Of Best-Selling Board Games


One of the truisms of the toy & games business is that kids just love Animals. So many of the toys and games out there feature cute & funny animals in some way.

Some of the best-selling skill and action games for children are based on Animals. Elefun, Buckaroo, Hungry Hippos and many more all feature funny animals doing funny things.

If you can play to the character of the animal, even better i.e. the ‘Doggie Doo’ game where the Dog literally farts and defecates is much loved by kids around the world (and has sold in huge quantities).

It’s not just those type of plastic skill and action games though – cardboard games are also popular when featuring animals.

The point is that there is a limited number of long-term proven themes for toys & games for children – and animals is one of those major themes. This doesn’t mean that you just have to slap an animal on the game and it will sell, you still need a well-crafted game with strong gameplay, but if you add in animals as part of the formula you are probably more likely to achieve success!



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