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Ages 8 and up

Rush Hour is a great game that starts out simple and gets more complicated as you continue to play and move up in levels.

Object of the game: the goal is to drive your red car out of the playing grid and escape to freedom… To do so, set up the traffic on a game grid to match one of 40 playing cards, then shift all blocking cars and trucks out of your way, and you win!

How to play the game: Player draws a card and proceeds to set the playing grid according to the card drawn. Player begins to move the cars and trucks to clear a path for the red car to exit the playing grid.

Why parents love this game:

  • It's compact and travel ready.

  • Develops and challenges sequential thinking

  • Can accommodate all levels of skills

  • Games offers stimulating learning experiences for the whole family

  • Builds essential learning skills

  • It has won over 20 awards(listed below)

  • Stimulates adults as well as children

Awards won :

Dr. Toy's Best Classic Products - 2006
Parents' Choice Best 25 Toys in 25 Years - 2003
Grandparents Magazine Top Games - 2003
iGrandparents.com Holiday Bets - Best Game - 2002
PlayDate 2002 Best Selling Games List
Consumer Reports® Gift Guide - Named A Top 3 Game - 2001
Canadian Toy Testing Council: Best Bet Award-1998, 1999
Specialty Retailer: Games Category Top Toy of 1998
Child Magazine: Child's Choice-1998
ASTRA Retailers' Great Travel Toys-1998
Learning Magazine: Teachers' Choice Award-1998
Parents Magazine: Best Toys-1997
Playthings Magazine: Mainstay Bestseller-1997
American Mensa Mind Games Competition: "Select" Award -1997
Dr. Toy's Best Children's Vacation Toys-1997
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio: Platinum Award-1997
National Association of Parenting Publications Award-1997
ASTRA Retailers' Favorites for the Holidays-1997
Parents' Choice Honors-1997
Games Magazine: Games 100 List-1997



Toy Guru Toy & Game ReviewsAbout the Author: The "Toy Guru" is Odette Cabrera, a mother of two with a background in education and child development, and a very personal interest in toys that are fun, challenging and educational.


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