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New Ohio Game Company Wins Two National Awards

Quick Dr. Toy and Creative Child Magazine Recognize Quick Count® Football

CINCINNATI, Ohio — October 2008 — Cincinnati-based Flying Pig Games has won two national toy and game awards for their debut product Quick Count Football, the fast-paced family football card game Quick Count was recently awarded “2008 Best Picks New Products Winner” by Dr. Toy.

The Best Picks were chosen nationwide as “the latest new products to utilize innovation in specifically capturing a child’s interest through play to learn,” according to Dr. Toy, aka Stevanne Auerbach, PhD, who has authored 15 books on the toy and game industry.

Creative Child magazine has also recognized Quick Count with the 2008 Preferred Choice Award in the Card Games for Kids category of the annual Creative Toy Awards Program.

The Creative Toy 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. The program sponsor, Creative Child Magazine, is a national bi-monthly publication that provides parents with the latest information on how to nurture their child's creativity.

Quick Count is an American-made fast-paced family football card game played by two to four people, ages seven to adult. A typical game lasts under 30 minutes. With Quick Count, you can complete passes, run the ball, kick field goals and stop your opponent's big play - all with a 54-card deck that fits in your pocket, purse, briefcase, or backpack.

Quick Count is sold at over 60 specialty retailers across Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and Washington State. A complete store listing can be found at Quick Count retails at most stores for $7.99.

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Founded in 2008, Flying Pig Games is a Cincinnati-based company that builds Games for Your Passions™. Quick Count Football is made in the USA.

Quick Count and Games For Your Passions are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Flying Pig Games LLC in the United States. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.