Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) November 18, 2011
Square Shooters, the innovative, new dice game, which has been heralded as “amazing” and “mind-blowing” by various toy and game reviewers, has just achieved another top honor, earning the Creative Child 2011 Seal of Excellence.
The latest award is added to Heartland’s growing list of accolades for Square Shooters. The game has already been honored by the National Parenting Center and The Dr. Toy Best Picks – Children’s Products, in addition to its many other endorsements and top consumer ratings.
Heartland Consumer Products, LLC, the Cleveland-based manufacturer of high quality playing cards including the popular Vegas® brand, introduced its Square Shooters® game (http://www.squareshooters.com) in February at the 2011 International Toy Fair held in New York City. The game impressed toy buyers from both mass and specialty retailers around the U.S., and Heartland immediately went into mass production to meet the demand.
“Square Shooters is winning awards and selling fast in its first year thanks to its versatility,” says Amber Dickens, Heartland’s Marketing Director. “At first it’s just one great new game. But it’s a deck of cards on dice that can do so much more.”
The nine dice contain 54 surfaces printed with every playing card face in a patented sequence. The layout allows the dice to be used for playing the most popular card games such as rummy, 21 and poker.
“Parents know that it can bring different ages and generations together, says Tom Donelan, Heartland’s President & CEO. “It can be as simple as a matching game for kids, and then a game of chance for adults. It plays well at both the kitchen table and the party table.”
Square Shooters (MSRP $12.99/Basic Set and $19.99/Deluxe Set) is designed for one or more players ages 8 and up. The game is available at select Walmart, Books-a-Million, Go! Games, and Bed, Bath & Beyond stores throughout the 2011 holiday season. The game is also sold at walmart.com and amazon.com.
About Creative Child:
The Creative Child Magazin’s Awards Program is unique in that all products submitted are reviewed by moms, music educators and early education professionals. Products are not reviewed by any one person. They are reviewed by many people-the very people who purchase them. Based on the scores and comments certain products are then determined to receive the award title. The Creative Child Magazine's Awards Program is not a testing program that examines each product on how it adheres to safety for children. All reviews are strictly based on the opinions of parents and educators and not safety professionals.
About Heartland Consumer Products:
“Bringing People Together” is a mission that Cleveland-based Heartland Consumer Products aspires to achieve through products that fuel the fun when families and friends get together. Founded in 1999, Heartland offers playing card products for all game occassions. Brands like Vegas®, Gold Crown® and All InTM bring quality and price options to players of all types. The company’s new Square Shooters® dice game is a natural extension to the company’s core playing cards business and extends its product line into the arena of proprietary game play.
Square Shooters® is a registered trademark of Carmelyn Calvert, and under license by Heartland Consumer Products, LLC. All rights reserved.
The Square Shooters® game is copyrighted by Carmelyn Calvert, and under license by Heartland Consumer Products, LLC. All rights reserved.
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