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The innovative dice fun for the whole family in a handy and ecologically valuable magazine format.

Code Runner: Interactive 
Board Games with Scanner-App

The innovation in the parlor game: Code Runner Games combine board games with the individual use of mobile phones. The free "APBO Code Scanner" app enables game-oriented playback of audio and video. The Code Runner parlor games offer a new kind of game dimension with interactive logic and elaborately produced multimedia content.

Code Runner City Quiz

Who can recognize the cityscape best? Download free trial game here as a PDF!

The innovative parlor game enables an exciting competition among an unlimited number of players for the most beautiful cities in the world. To do this, each player loads the free “APBO Code Scanner” app onto their mobile phone or tablet. On the board you set off with the dice. When you reach a code scanner field, you stop and scan a video with the app. It shows you a cityscape and two answers, e.g. A: Milan and B: Madrid. Then you can roll the dice again and choose the direction A or B. If you answer three times in a row and are faster than the others, you will reach a code scanner field. There you will find out in the video whether you were right everywhere and won the game. If not, you have to turn back and consider where you made the wrong decision. Excitement down to the last code!

Download the game board for free as a PDF and print it out. With the also free APBO Code Scanner app on your mobile phone, any number of players can play with you.

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Code Runner Shopping Fun

Who can find the cheapest outfit in the outlet store?

The innovative parlor game enables a fun competition among an unlimited number of players in our outlet store to hunt for bargains. To do this, each player loads the free “APBO Code Scanner” app onto her mobile phone or tablet. Using the game board and an invoice for each player, you make your way through the departments of the shop with the dice. Goal of the game: find the cheapest outfit! You can scan two products per department and write them down on your invoice. In the end you have to choose the cheapest outfit, add up the invoice amount and compare it with your friends.

Basketball

The basketball board game for all basketball fans aged 5 and over.

In this very fast dice game, the players try to keep the ball in their ranks and bring it right in front of the opposing basket. The ball changes from position to position with each roll of the dice. The luck of the dice and the willingness to take risks decide whether to keep it or lose it to the opponent. If the ball changes, it‘s the opponent‘s turn. The exciting back and forth on the field ensures great fun with many throwing chances. A distinction is made between 2-point and 3-point hits and collected as cards. The game is such a joy that adults also like to play it. 40 Pages in color.
The book contains the game board five times each in two sizes: Single page and double page to glue together. Use commercially available board game figures and dice, or the figures and dice cards to cut out at the end of the book.

Biathlon

The rapid board game for all biathlon fans from 5 years on

Biathlon is the exciting cross-country skiing race with the rifle through the forest, which is interrupted twice in the arena by each "lying"- and "standing"- shooting. The dice decides the number of missed shots and the subsequent penalties. On the track, the choice of the shortest path helps sometimes for the decisive advantage over the narrow passages, where no one is allowed to overtake. However, with bad luck at the shooting area any leading player can be obtained again. Prepare yourself for a dramatic race. Includes two game boards in A2 size, game pieces and dice cards for cutting out. The use of commercially available dice and game pieces is possible. 28 pages in color.

Beach jostle

Das Urlaubs-Brettspiel

This exciting vacation game lets 2 to 4 players compete against each other on their beach vacation. Each player has 4 figures with which he can move freely. The aim is to be the first to enjoy the sun with all 4 figures. But first you have to reserve the beach area, have breakfast together at the table and freshen up in the hotel room for the beach.
But you are not allowed to run over or overtake the opposing figures. You can only overtake your own figures in the narrow paths. So only the luck of the dice and the right strategy help to be the winner in the end. The boxes with the exclamation marks are great fun! On this one you can send any opponent back to the hotel room! 40 Pages in color. The book contains the game board seven times in one size: Double page to glue together. Use commercially available board game figures and dice, or the figures and dice cards to cut out at the end of the book. 

Giant Slalom

The curvy board game

Who can make the best cornering in the giant slalom? Left and right turns must be taken with even and odd numbers of the dice, otherwise you get stuck. The simple game of dice ensures excitement in the last few meters, because even those who are far ahead can fail on the last little flag. 2 to 6 runners take to the track at the same time to determine the winner behind the finish line. The route is even prepared for measuring hundredths of a lead. The "2 races" variant ensures extended racing fun. Including two play areas in double page size, playing figures and dice cards to cut out. The use of commercially available dice and playing figures is possible. 24 pages in color.

Golf

The golf game for the whole family!

In this exciting dice game you play an 18-hole golf tournament against any number of other players. With two dice throws you determine the direction and width of your shot. There are water. and sand bunker obstacles that can make winning the golf tournament difficult. All strokes are noted on the scorecard. Birdies, eagles and even albatrosses or hole-in-ones are possible on every course. Due to the large amount of luck, „Golf“ is also suitable for the youngest fans from 5 years of age. The game is such a joy that adults like to play it too. 40 pages in color. The book contains 18 game boards, one sheet to tear off for each golf course. Use commercially available board game pieces and dice, or the figures and dice cards to cut out at the end of the book.

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Handball

The ultimate board game for all handball fans.

This handball board game lets two or more players experience exciting games in a single game or tournament mode.
As with the original, the short passing game, goal throws and goalkeeper parades, right up to the goal, determine the decisive role. The duel for possession of the ball is carried out by a simple game of dice. The rules are simply explained and quickly implemented. Tactics and the luck of the dice on both sides ensure quick results and exciting gaming fun. Foul play can also be used as a tactical measure. However, with severe consequences: Every foul game is punished immediately with a yellow card. 40 Pages in color. The book contains the game board five times each in two sizes: Single page and double page to glue together. Use commercially available board game figures and dice, or the figures and dice cards to cut out at the end of the book.

Table Tennis

Table Tennis Boardgame

Anyone who did not know the table tennis rules before will learn them quickly with this new type of dice game. Single and double games are possible on the simple and ingenious game board. From the service ace to the net error, everything is determined by the six sides of a dice. In addition, the right choice of position in front of the table decides for or against winning points. The service rules and the scoring correspond to the international table tennis rules. Table tennis with dice instead of bats: A new experience with a high fun factor. Including five game boards each in two sizes: Single page and double page to glue together, playing figures and dice cards to cut out. The use of commercially available dice and playing figures is possible. 24 pages in color.

Who will 
be boss?

The career board game!

This exciting career game lets 2 to 4 players compete against each other in the battle for the top of the company. Each player has 4 figures with which he can move freely. The goal is to end up with your 4 figures in the highest position in the company. The higher you get, the more salary you get. The addition of the 4 salaries determines the winner of the game. The way up is not easy. There are many bottlenecks blocked by opponents. You can only overtake your own figures. With the number of dice, the figure is always moved on the lowest floor. So only the luck of the dice and the right strategy help to be the winner in the end. The fields with the exclamation marks are great fun! You can use this to send any opponent back to the parking lot. 40 Pages in Color. The book contains the game board five times each in two sizes: Single page and double page to glue together. Use commercially available board game figures and dice, or the figures and dice cards to cut out at the end of the book. 

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