Which ideas are we looking for?

Which ideas is Ravensburger looking for?

Original, entertaining Children's games


Age group: from 3-7 years


Number of players: 2 to 4 players


Game duration: maximum of 30 minutes


Game mechanics: It should have a catchy basic idea, which sets it aside from all the familiar games. The game captivates with its huge entertainment factor over many rounds and can be played without complicated specific and special rules.



Easily accessible, clever games for families with children


Age group: 8 years & up


Number of players: at least 2 – 4 players


Game duration: maximum of 60 minutes


Game mechanics: Your game should build upon an easy-to-grasp basic idea that is accessible to casual gamers. To set it aside from all the familiar games on the market it should at least introduce some small twist. The game captivates with its huge entertainment factor and builds up and maintains an arc of suspense throughout the whole game. The rules should be straightforward and should not include too many details or special cases. It should appeal for many rounds to come and offer replayability.


Educative tiptoi® games


Age group: from 4–10 years


Number of players: at least 1-4 players, solo play should be possible


Game duration: no longer than 30 minutes


Game mechanics: Games with an educational background, in which the tiptoi® pen and its functionality are well integrated into the game mechanics.


Card and dice games


Age group: 8 years & up


Number of players: at least 2 – 4 players


Game duration: ideally a game should be finished under 45 minutes, and should leave the players wanting to play a second game right away


Game mechanics: Catchy and easy-to-understand card or dice games that create emotions and maintain an arc of suspense. Your game can build upon a well-known basic idea but introduces some small twist to create a new experience. To fit in with the other card and dice games your game should need only a very limited amount of components. 


Updated December 2018