PLAAY.com Sports Simulation Board Games was launched in Dallas, TX, in early 2000, offering three titles: SECOND SEASON Pro Football Game, FACE TO THE MAT Pro Wrestling Game, and FIRST CONTACT: YOUR TOWN Sci-Fi Action Game. ROLLER RUMBLE Roller Derby Game was introduced in 2001. BOWL-O-RAMA Championship Bowling Game was introduced in 2002. CRASH AND SCRAMBLE Pro Indoor Lacrosse Game was introduced in 2003. FIRST CONTACT: YOUR TOWN Sci-Fi Action Game was discontinued in 2003.
The company ceased operations in 2004, and licensed publishing of SECOND SEASON Pro Football Game to REPLAY Games of Ohiopyle, PA.
The company resumed operations in 2009, now based in suburban Denver, CO. Five titles were offered; FACE TO THE MAT, BOWL-O-RAMA, ROLLER RUMBLE and CRASH AND SCRAMBLE, along with a new title, DEMO DERBY SMASH-DOWN Demolition Derby Game. COLD SNAP Canadian Pro Football Game was introduced later in 2009. HOCKEY BLAST Pro Hockey Game was introduced in 2010. SECOND SEASON Pro Football Game returned to PLAAY Games in July of 2010, after five years of being published by REPLAY.
The company will release a stock car racing game in early 2012, RED WHITE & BLUE RACIN' Stock Car Action Game. PLAAY Games has also made tentative plans to release a major league baseball game in 2013.
PLAAY Games strives to create a fun table-top sports experience for the gamer, with an emphasis on visual re-creation of the sport using descriptive text and unique game mechanics. The games are designed to be user-friendly, with plenty of opportunities for house rules and personal innovations. PLAAY Games goal is to allow sports gamers to invest themselves in their game, by creating a unique-to-them game experience. To this end, PLAAY offers fictional card sets for each of its games, and most titles provide instructions for enthusiasts to "rate their own" players and teams.