Thinking Putty Puzzle Logic Game Overview

Thinking Putty Puzzle Logic Game Overview

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When we’re shopping for games at thrift, there is one brand we will never buy. If it is from the Cranium series, we have learned to always pass on it no matter how complete or new it looks. The majority of their games include some type of playdough that is either missing or completely dried out and unusable. Not something we want to deal with.

Combining amazing puzzles with putty from Crazy Aaron's, ThinkFun created a game that appeals to both our game and toy sides! Think you can solve them all? - SahmReviews.com

When we first heard of ThinkFun‘s new Thinking Putty Puzzle game, we immediately were concerned about how long the components would last since it also included six different colors of dough. I was immediately corrected by my youngest daughter, Kennedy. When she saw the box and the notation that it included Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty, she screamed with delight and began explaining that Crazy Aaron’s is the “Rolls Royce” of putties and will never dry out. “It’s so good that a little container of it at the store is like $13!” she continued. I’m taking her enthusiasm as the ultimate product recommendation.

Combining amazing puzzles with putty from Crazy Aaron's, ThinkFun created a game that appeals to both our game and toy sides! Think you can solve them all? - SahmReviews.com

Thinking Putty Puzzle is another challenge in ThinkFun’s long line of puzzle games. As in some of their other games (Lunar Landing, Roller Coaster Challenge, Wave Breaker), Thinking Putty has a series of challenges to solve of ever-increasing difficulty. Instead of making a marble roller coaster or getting your ship safely into port, this time you’re trying to connect two endpoints. And not just two, but multiple colored points using different colors of putty!

Combining amazing puzzles with putty from Crazy Aaron's, ThinkFun created a game that appeals to both our game and toy sides! Think you can solve them all? - SahmReviews.com

You’re probably thinking that you’ve seen this type of game before. There are numerous apps for your phone that offer this type of puzzle, but this is the first time we’ve seen it converted into analog form. Pick one of the cards from the deck and make spherical endpoints to match the layout shown on one side. Using Crazy Aaron’s putty, connect the colors by rolling the putty into long snakes and weaving it through the board.

Combining amazing puzzles with putty from Crazy Aaron's, ThinkFun created a game that appeals to both our game and toy sides! Think you can solve them all? - SahmReviews.com

Putty may not ever overlap or touch itself or another color of putty. Some puzzles do include plastic bridges that will allow them to cross without touching and must remain in the same position as depicted on the setup card. Most puzzles will utilize all of the open spaces on the board and some even have more than one solution (although only one is shown on the card)! More difficult examples have a plus-shaped blocking piece that keeps you from entering that area from any direction!

Combining amazing puzzles with putty from Crazy Aaron's, ThinkFun created a game that appeals to both our game and toy sides! Think you can solve them all? - SahmReviews.com

And I have to agree with our daughter – this putty is not your normal playdough. It stretches and twists much differently and seems more rubbery that traditional dough. The handy storage tray included in the box should do a good job of keeping the colors separate and help prevent them from drying out.

Combining amazing puzzles with putty from Crazy Aaron's, ThinkFun created a game that appeals to both our game and toy sides! Think you can solve them all? - SahmReviews.com

A more hands-on puzzle than ThinkFun’s other offerings, you can find copies of Thinking Putty Puzzle on Amazon or at your favorite retailer. Check out the product page on ThinkFun’s website for a pdf of the full rules and additional photos! If you’re having a hard time finding it locally, enter to win a copy for yourself below and come back each day for additional entry opportunities!

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19 comments on «Thinking Putty Puzzle Logic Game Overview»

  1. MICHAEL CHEVILLOT says:

    I cannot think of anything similar, but it does look like a lot of fun.

  2. Mia E. says:

    I have never played anything like this in an app.

  3. Jordan I Binkerd says:

    I’ve not, but my wife loves them…. maybe she’ll be getting this for her birthday! 😉

  4. Darlene Carbajal says:

    I have not!

  5. Tony R Platz says:

    No but this looks fun the whole family may like.

  6. Tony R Platz says:

    I think I will give my grandson BIRTHDAY PARTY WITH SOME OF YOUR OTHER GAMES FOR THE GUESTS TO PLAY.

  7. Sue E says:

    I don’t ever remember playing a game like this
    In an app before.

  8. Rachael DeBates says:

    Never tried a game like this

  9. Donna L says:

    No, I have not.

  10. Antoinette M says:

    No, I have not.

  11. Annette says:

    I have not played something similar on an app, but it does look like fun.

  12. Thomas Gibson says:

    No I have not played any game like this before.

  13. kathy pease says:

    I have not played a game like this

  14. gala says:

    I have never played anything like this in an app.

  15. Jennifer H. says:

    I have not played a game like this.

  16. Lily Kwan says:

    I haven’t played a game like this in app form before.

  17. Breana Miles says:

    I haven’t! I love playing app games though 🙂 Always been a game lover

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