ReadyFor Game Resources

One Small Step
Players: 2-4 | Time: 90 min. | Grades: Middle, High

Lead the United States or Soviet Union Space Agency in this engine building, worker placement, race for the moon Eurogame.

Play on a team of one or two players where each player on a team controls either the Engineer Workers or the Administrator Workers for their team. Coordinate your actions with your teammate on each of your turns to either place an Engineer or Administrator Worker on board actions to gather the games 9 different resources, draft development cards, increase your media coverage, recruit astronauts, upgrade resources...

Program People
Players: 4-20 | Time: 15 min. | Grades: Elementary, Middle

A game designed by Brian Mayer for the Game Library. The game involves programming people to move around as robots in order to complete tasks. This is a print and play game that can be constructed from found materials. We use cards taken from a decommissioned copy of Robo Rally for the programming deck, but they could also be printed or drawn on paper. The other materials are found from decommissioned games or basic supplies like cardboard boxes and leftover packing foam.

Ocean Crisis: Catastrophe
Players: 2-5 | Time: 45 min. | Grades: Elementary, Middle

Ocean Crisis: Catastrophe is the expansion of the main game, with brand new engaging missions and scenarios, including Oil Tank Spill, Beached Whale, and Ghost Nets; at the same time, we present the futuristic Ocean Vacuum Research Project. Will the research be in time to save our future? Get ready for the challenge!

This expansion requires the Ocean Crisis game to play. Click here for more information about Ocean Crisis:

Ocean Crisis
Players: 2-5 | Time: 45 min. | Grades: Elementary, Middle

Ocean Crisis depicts a real life environmental disaster in which a million tons of massive plastic waste is poured into the ocean each year, causing ocean life to cease faster than ever before. Players are the defenders of the ocean and will do whatever it takes to stop the formation of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a.k.a., the Ocean Waste Island.

On each turn, ocean waste occurs on rivers, along seashores, and within the ocean. All players co-operate and place their workers by choosing from two actions: waste clean-up or...

Consumption Food and Choices
Players: 1-4 | Time: 120 min. | Grades: Middle, High

As with all things in life, food and health are about balance. Since no two people are the same, different diets meet different needs. With a little help and enough determination, your goals are well within reach.

Consumption: Food and Choices is a worker placement and resource management game designed by a dietitian. Over 6 rounds players will shop for ingredients, cook recipes, dine out, and engage in activities—calories-in, calories-out! The player that best manages their body's needs will win the game, all in the pursuit of...

ReadyFor Breakout Edu Kit
Players: 1-99 | Time: 30 min. | Grades: Primary, Elementary, Middle, High, Professional

The Breakout EDU kit includes everything you need to play over 350 games created for the classroom environment. The kit includes access to the new BreakoutEdu Platform to be used while using the kit.

Learn more about the kit here:

Each kits include the following items...

1 Large Breakout EDU Kit
1 Hasp
2 Multilocks
1 three-digit lock
1 four-digit lock
1 key lock
1 UV light
1 Deck of...

The Extraordinaires Design Studio
Players: 1-10 | Time: 20 min. | Grades: Elementary, Middle, High

The Extraordinaires Design Studio is the creative thinking game for problem solvers ages 8 to 108. If you've ever wondered what it's like to invent a music player for a robot, a remote control for a pirate, or cooking utensil for a vampire teen, this is definitely the game for you. Each set includes dozens of design challenges.

Step 1: Set up a design job: Choose an Extraordinaire to design for and choose an object to design for them
Step 2: Research & Design: Look at the back of your Extraordinaire's card for insight into...

Micro Robots
Players: 2-10 | Time: 20 min. | Grades: Middle, High

Micro Robots, a simultaneous play game inspired by Alex Randolph's classic Ricochet Robots, challenges players to quickly determine how a robot can move from one spot on the grid to another.

To set up, choose to use the black or copper side of the four game boards, then arrange them in a 2x2 square. Each game board shows nine dice, and once arranged the completed grid shows 36 dice, with the dice being numbered 1-6 and showing six colors, with each combination of number and color appearing exactly once. Roll the color die and number...

History of the World
Players: 3-6 | Time: 120 min. | Grades: Middle, High

Take a ride through humankind's history with History of the World, a game of conquest and cunning for three to six players. Expand your empire as you command mighty empires at the height of their power from the dawn of civilization to the twentieth century. Each game offers an epic experience as great minds work toward technological advances, ambitious leaders inspire their citizens, and unpredictable calamities occur while empires rise and fall.

Players: 2-5 | Time: 90 min. | Grades: High

In the 1970s, the governments of the world faced unprecedented demand for energy, and polluting power plants were built everywhere in order to meet that demand. Year after year, the pollution they generate increases, and nobody has done anything to reduce it. Now, the impact of this pollution has become too great, and humanity is starting to realize that we must meet our energy demands through clean sources of energy. Companies with expertise in clean, sustainable energy are called in to propose projects that will provide the required...