Create your own Cracker Games

The Cracker Games all use the same components. The rules for six games are included in the box. But there are hundreds of other games you could invent using the components.

Design your own games and submit them using the form at the bottom of the page. When we’ve had a few submissions, we’ll create an online database of your games.

The Family Design Challenge Booklet

The six games in the cracker use the same components in a variety of different ways. But, of course, there are loads of other games you can play with the components… they just haven’t been invented yet!

To get your creative juices flowing, take a look at our Family Design Challenge booklet. It contains 25 tasks different tasks, set by lots of different board game designers. Each task gives you a starting point for using the cracker components in a new way. Plenty of inspiration to design your own games using this versatile little kit.

Your Cracker Games

Here are some games submitted by Dark Imp fans…


A stacking and flicking dexterity game

by Shane Stewart (age 7) 


A pattern-creation game 

by Martin Stewart