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Jeff Bakalchuck
United States
North Carolina
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Participants Can 'Slap to Win' an iPod at their Nearest Participating Toy Store

(Santa Monica, CA) May 22, 2007 Morning Star Games has launched its first nationwide
contest focusing on their new, award-winning Slap
Wacky! game. Titled "Slap to Win an iPod!"
participants can enter to win an iPod Nano after
playing a game of Slap Wacky! at their nearest toy or
game store.

"We believed the best way for our newest game to
stand out from the others is for people to have the
chance to play Slap Wacky!" says the game's creator
and president of Morning Star Games, Allen Wolf.
"It's usually a challenge to demonstrate an entire
game at a store but not so with Slap Wacky!. The
entire game takes about two minutes to play."

In this fast-paced game, players compete to connect
shape patterns with their cards. The player who
completes a pattern slaps it and takes the cards for
the points. Six different shape patterns can be
created at a time and players use block cards to slow
up others from completing shapes. When the cards
have run out, players count their cards using a point
system and the player with the highest points wins.

At the recent Mensa Mind Games competition,
noted that Slap Wacky is "a fun game that evokes
speed and challenge and is enjoyable for numerous
rounds of play. The bright colors and unique patterns
are engaging."

Slap Wacky! has won multiple awards including the
iParenting Media Award, Seal of Excellence from
Creative Child, the Adding Wisdom Award and The
National Parenting Center Seal of Approval. An
iParenting Media Awards Reviewer calls Slap
Wacky! "fun and wacky. It encourages group play
and family interaction which is a lot of fun and very
important in this day and age. This game allowed
our children and us to interact with one another and
we had a very enjoyable time together playing it."

Wolf got the idea for Slap Wacky! while preparing for
his annual game night. "I created the test version of
the cards to play it with my good friends. It was
immediately a hit. You can play a game in under 5
minutes so we found ourselves playing it over and
over to see who would win."

Players can participate in "Slap to Win an iPod" by
going to a participating toy store and entering to win
by July 5th, 2007. Participating stores can be located
on the "store locator" at Slap Wacky! is for
ages 7 and up and retails for $11.99. Games are
available at specialty toy and game stores or on the
web at
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John N.
United States
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Awesome. There is a store really close by that I can go to and enter this competition. Perfection. Plus I get the chance to try the game out. Thanks
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