Posted by David Miller as Card Games, Modern Board Games, Other, RPGs
The National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong National Museum of Play has announced 12 finalists for potential induction in the class of 2016. The finalists are:
- Bubble Wrap
- Care Bears
- Coloring Book
- Dungeons & Dragons
- Fisher Price Little-People
- Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots
Final selection of inductees will be made by a national advisory committee and the results announced November 10th. Usually 2-3 are chosen. Criteria include:
- Icon-status—the toy is widely recognized, respected, and remembered.
- Longevity—the toy is more than a passing fad and has enjoyed popularity over multiple generations.
- Discovery—the toy fosters learning, creativity, or discovery through play.
- Innovation—the toy profoundly changed play or toy design.