For ages young and old(er), “Gear Up” is a highly replayable pattern recognition game having similar merits of dominoes & jigsaw puzzles.

Presented by Strange Journey and Jan C J Jones

“Gear Up” can be competitively played by individuals or in teams, casually or as a timed, fast-paced challenge.

Jan C J Jones is an award-winning creative writer-producer specializing in edutainment media as founder of Forest Rose Productions, LLC. Her credits range from theatrical presentations and multi-media projects that include short stories slated for publication among sequential-illustrated anthologies. Jones structured and co-produced the Walt Disney Company’s “Stories, Secrets, and Magic of the Happiest Place on Earth,” a documentary regarded as the quintessential story of Disneyland’s first 50 years. Her current project, “A Journey With Strange Bedfellows” includes a 2 hour long audio drama that was adapted to a graphic novel which prompted the creation of 2 table-top games, “Gear Up… a puzzling game for gearheads” and the Victorian-era inspired strategy race game, “Strange Journey.”


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