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Acuity - The Maverick New Game of Sharp Vision & Keen Thought! For reinforcing visual spatial skills, pattern recognition, and quick mental processing, Acuity is a brilliant choice! -And full of new zest too! Acuity is a fun, brainteasing game unlike any other you've seen before.
(The quickest way to learn Acuity- watch the video from the tab above the game image on this page. If you're more the "reading" sort, the highlights below will give you the fast facts on Acuity as well.)
Acuity is the clever matching game of quick visual perception where players race against each other or work together to discover and match hidden patterns in the tiles' arrangement.
First, 70 wonderfully durable and vibrantly mind-bending pattern tiles, are set in a grid arrangement of 36 tiles. Your job will be to find a match.
Here's the kicker. None of the tiles match. Not one. All 70 are different. Sooooo that means to find a match, players must find two side-by-side tiles that together, by looking at 2 adjacent squares on each - would match the tile that you're hoping to match. Or- alternatively, players could find the matching pattern by looking at the corners of 4 tiles together. *If you can't see a match, you can turn one tile one quarter of a turn to make one. It's easy.
Easy until your mind's eye tricks you! It's the surprise in finding a match or thinking you've found a match (when you really haven't) that makes Acuity a one-of-a-kind, long-lasting source of fun game play over time. Acuity is never, ever the same game twice. Really. Not ever.
Featuring 70 wonderfully durable and vibrantly mind-bending pattern tiles, Acuity will delight all ages. With simple rules, Acuity is a game the entire family can play together. No reading required... simply the ability to flip, turn and match!
Flip, Turn, Match-
A mind-bending, eye-catching tile race!
Cleverly designed patterned tiles test your visual acuity
Work with or against other players to find hidden patterns in the colorful tile grid
A maverick new game with rapid game play
All minds on board to master the match!
Fit for families, party fun, (and general good times)
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Identified Special Needs Challenges: Autism
"Good for recognizing current patterns on the table, as well as a future pattern when a tile is turned. Encourages abstract thinking."
Identified Special Needs Challenges: Traumatic Brain Injury
"This was given to my daughter and I figured it was good for my mother. She has a traumatic brain injury and these games with spacial manipulation strengthen her recovery. It doesn't have to be played with as many cards as they recommend which is nice. You can modify the game to fit the ability of the user. She hasn't played it yet, but I can see this being very useful in comparison with the games her therapists have recommended to date..."
This game is really fun! It takes some getting used to, but once you get it figured out it really makes you think. It is great for getting kids to think outside the box, and adults too! The game pieces are very sturdy.
The directions were a bit confusing, but my kids made up their own version, which is just fine! My 6 year old loses interest pretty quickly and hates to clean it up, but my 7 year old enjoys playing it.
Our customer care team is always game to help! If the directions are confusing, direct your attention to us! Acuity is a such a fun game, give us a couple minutes and we'll clarify it for you. Then get your game on - and prepare for grand fun!
Fun game trying to match patterns. The game was much easier for my daughter and wife who are more "visually" oriented. I had a much tougher time, being a left-brained individual. I have to play the game more often to stimulate the other side of my brain.
We have played this game a few times now. While we didn't find it super 'fun' per se, I have every intention of playing it with my autistic daughter on a regular basis. It definitely makes you look for patterns and makes you think about 'what if I turn the tile this way?' sequences. Her spatial comprehension is delayed, and I can certainly see this as a fun and colorful training tool to help improve her eye/vision coordination and pattern recognition.
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