“The Original Game of Perfection”

The Original Game of Perfection is a board game in which you have 60 seconds to fit all 25 shapes into their proper place. If the player does not complete the puzzle within the time allotted, the board pops up in the player's face and all the pieces scatter. I played Perfection for the first time last night, after seeing my 5 year-old nephew play the game. The simple concept of fitting shapes into their proper place seemed really easy. My nephew completed 15 pieces the first round. I completed 9 pieces. I had a harder time than expected. A concept that seemed so easy wasn't in reality. The lurking variable? Time. Being timed made all the difference. The idea of time … [Read more...]