Generally I leave matters of gaming to my play-obsessed colleague Chris Scott Barr – seriously, the guy has control pads grafted to his fingers – but occasionally along comes a gadget that is so cool even I get caught up in it. Being doubly fun when everyone involved has had a couple of glasses of the proverbial is a major bonus too, and so Radica Games’ Say What? comfortably takes top-spot in my own personal gaming league.
Like criminal pathology or Steve Martin films, the idea is to unravel a mixed up situation; in this case, it’s a phrase from popular culture that has been sliced up into five different segments. Each of the coloured domes on top of the crescent-shaped game deck represents one of these segments, and it’s your job to rearrange them from their initial, muddled positions to the correct phrase.