Martin Games

Martin Games

Martin Games consists of two games each with 9 nodes. The first game features the nine different letters within MARTIN GARDNER and the second features the 6 different letters within MARTIN used 3 times to create 9 “chemical” symbols. In the first game, two...
The Game of Amazons

The Game of Amazons

An Amazon queen is an immortal chess queen. Like a chess queen, she can move forward, backward, diagonally, or in a straight line. In this 2-player game, each player has three queens and will move one of the queens during their turn. The queen has an imaginary bow and...
Stacks Game

Stacks Game

Be the first player to move all pieces across and off the board to win this 2-player strategy game. Decide between defensive and offensive strategy as you choose to move pieces to two unoccupied hexagons or a single occupied hexagon on each turn. Avoid trapping your...
Letters Puzzle Game

Letters Puzzle Game

First, complete the puzzle by using each of the letters from ‘Celebration of Mind’ three times to fill in this puzzle with 13 words. Then, play head-to-head to cover up repeated letters quicker than your opponent. Submitted by: Jeremiah Farrell Time...
Recreational Mathematics

Recreational Mathematics

Martin Gardner recounts 25 years of puzzles and discoveries in this Scientific American article. Many of his very own puzzles are featured and their mathematical solutions are described in depth in this 1998 feature article. Source: Scientific American Time Required:...