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You’ve been Sentenced! word game wins Creative Child Magazine Seal of Excellence

June 10, 2009

Creative Child Magazine recently honored McNeill Designs’ original word game “You’ve been Sentenced!” with the Creative Child Seal of Excellence. Creative Child Magazine is a bi-monthly publication that provides parents with the latest information on how to nurture their child’s creativity. 1,000 products, including You’ve been Sentenced!, were reviewed by Creative Child Magazine’s play testers and a panel of judges including psychologists and educators. The best, most original products were awarded the esteemed Seal of Excellence.

You’ve been Sentenced! is a word game where players use word cards to build sentences, challenging their ingenuity in a hilarious, competitive environment. In addition to the Creative Child Seal of Excellence, You’ve been Sentenced! was recently awarded a Dr. Toy Best Products – Spring 2007 Award, and has gained industry-wide recognition with a prestigious Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award, an iParenting Media Award, and a Spewgie award for Best Family Fun Game from The game also won the highly competitive Schwarz Toy Auditions, held at the FAO Schwarz flagship store in New York.

You’ve Been Sentenced!” is the next great evolution in games.” states Paul Edward Cooper, Vice President of Game Development at McNeill Designs. “Using a hand of 10 pentagon shaped cards, each with 5 unique word conjugations, players build and defend seriously bizarre and hilarious sentences. “You’ve been Sentenced!” is the perfect bridging game for gamers and non-gamers. The rules and play are simple enough for your non-gamer friends and family, yet the game play is challenging and fun enough for those of us who consider ourselves true gamers.”

Want to learn more about McNeill Designs for Brighter Minds’ award-winning games like You’ve been Sentenced!Twisted Fish and more? Visit McNeill Designs for game rulesprintable score sheets, or even order online!


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