Cranium 25th Anniversary Edition is everyone’s new favorite board game that’s all about using your creativity and knowledge to solve puzzles, draw pictures, act out scenes, and more. It’s a celebration of the original Cranium game that was released in 1998, and this anniversary edition includes new challenges and updated gameplay to keep things fresh.

There are more than 400 different activities across four categories: Creative Cat, Word Worm, Star Performer, and Data Head. Each category tests a different set of skills. For example, Creative Cat might have you sculpting something out of clay or drawing a picture, while Data Head might challenge you to answer trivia questions or solve puzzles. As a speech-language pathologist, I was so excited solving word and letter puzzles, but really thrived with a good Humdinger in the Star Performer category.

The game is designed for teams of two or more players, and it’s a great choice for families or groups of friends who are into creativity and problem-solving. The game can get quite competitive, but it’s also cooperative in nature, as players often need to work together to solve puzzles and complete challenges. They practiced collaboration and effective communication to achieve common goals. Players enhanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills during gameplay too. Cranium challenges players to think creatively and stimulates their brains to think outside the box.

Overall, Cranium 25th Anniversary Edition is a fun remake from its original. It has a variety of challenges and cooperative gameplay make it an excellent choice for family game night or any gathering where people want to have a good time and exercise their brains at the same time.

Available at Amazon