Saturday, October 2, 2010

You've Been Sentenced Game! Review and Giveaway!!





Our family plays a lot of board games, and we now have a new family favorite! It's called You've Been Sentenced, produced by McNeill Designs; and it makes building sentences fun! Even the kids love this game, and have fun trying to make a sentence! 






The object of the game is to make a sentence that is grammatically correct and makes sense (the hardest part of the game :) This game often turns hilarious, and some of the sentences we have made stretch the limits of believability. For example, the 9 year-old came up with this one: "The Aliens Partied Six Feet Under".
And 15 year-old E made this:
Christopher Columbus Ate Sloppy Snakes Upon The Rocks of New Mexico, Thinking Green!


Yep, that one definitely was a little bit overboard!  One of my favorite things with this game is that it never gets boring or repetitive. There are over 2,500 individual words, so you never end up with the same words or sentences! No matter how many times you play, it's always fresh and fun!

M and M playing

E builds a sentence


C helps out her younger sister!

This game is a lot of fun for people of all ages. Everyone in our family loves it. After we had played it a few times, I heard 9 year-old M remark to her sister "I love playing this game". And the best part is, they're learning, whether they realize it or not! By playing You've Been Sentenced, they are learning how to put words together, build sentences, be creative, and improve their grammar. 


"The latest in the evolution of games, “You've been Sentenced!” is the first game in history to really turn making sentences into a very funny, playable, and challenging game. Using a unique word deck of pentagon shaped cards containing conjugations of funny words, famous names from throughout history, familiar places, and wild cards, players have to make grammatically correct and justifiable sentences. The real fun begins when players have to read their sentences out loud and explain what they mean to the rest of players. They form the jury and vote thumbs up or down on whether the sentence and justification stand and the points are scored. 540 cards with over 2,500 words insure billions of possible sentences so the game is never repetitive and has unlimited re-play value."


"Founded in 2004, we at McNeill Designs have never considered ourselves an ordinary game development firm. In fact, we prefer to title ourselves a “Think Tank,” where creative ideas are allowed to run wild and innovation isn’t a request, but a requirement. 

Now, they say that great minds think alike. However, at McNeill Designs we sometimes find just the opposite, due to the sheer number of revolutionary game, novelty, and product ideas generated by our 40+ team members. 
In 2005 this creativity was put to the test when we brought our first product to market. As our flagship offering, the unique card game “You’ve Been Sentenced!™”now sets the tone for all future McNeill Designs’ endeavors. The result of thousands of man-hours in research, development, design and redesign, this game succeeds where others have failed, by making sentence forming an entertaining, challenging, fun, and easy-to-learn game."



McNeill Designs is giving a You've Been Sentenced game to one of my readers! (Due to high-demand, it may take a little longer than normal to receive the prize).


Mandatory Entry-

Go to McNeill Designs Store Locator, and tell me the store nearest you where you can purchase You've Been Sentenced!



Bonus Entries-




2 entries-Become (or be) a public follower of Hope's Cafe. Leave 2 comments.

1 entry-Follow me (
Pilgrim86) on Twitter. Leave a comment with your Twitter name.

1 entry-Tweet this giveaway. This may be done once daily. Leave a comment with a link to your Tweet.

1 entry-Enter another of my giveaways. Leave a comment for each giveaway you enter.

3 entries-Blog about this giveaway. Leave 3 comments with a link to your post.



This giveaway ends Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. Please leave a valid email address in each comment, as this is how the winner will be notified. Winner will have 48 hours to respond, or another winner will be chosen. Giveaway open to US residents only.

Disclaimer:I received product for the purpose of review. All thoughts and opinions are mine. All quotes taken from the McNeill Designs website.

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