New Heye Puzzles for 2016!

I just happened to run across photos of the 2016 Heye puzzles on Facebook. Are 2016 puzzles here already! I’m not going to complain. There are some nice new puzzles. According to Facebook these will be available from the end of November, presumably in Germany first. YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THEIR 2016 PUZZLE CATALOGUE PDF HERE. There are a ton of puzzles not featured here, especially maps, photgraphic scenery, and abstract colorful puzzles. CARTOON PUZZLES Calligaro “Mystic Circle”, 1000 piece IRead more

Review: “Chinatown”, Heye, 9/10

  Publisher: Heye (Germany), published 2004 Title:  “Chinatown”, Artist: Hugo Prades, 2000 pieces  OUR RATING: 9/10 I finally worked this masterpiece I’ve had on my shelf for a while now. Fantabulous. Box Quality: I’m quite a fan of the Heye triangular boxes. I love the fun shape and they shelve well in pairs of two. They’re sturdy and colorful and just a nice change from all the rectangular boxes. You can see one front side of this triangular box above. The box hasRead more

Review: “Ballroom”, Heye, 10/10

Publisher: Heye (Germany), published Jan 2015 Title:  “Ballroom”, Artist: Hugo Prades, 1500 pieces  OUR RATING: 10/10 My first review of the new Heye 2015 line-up. Whoot! It had to go to Hugo Prades, of course, one of the “old Heye masters” for his brand new image, “Ballroom”. Box Quality: I’m quite a fan of the Heye triangular boxes. I love the fun shape and they shelve well in pairs of two. They’re sturdy and colorful and just a nice change from all theRead more

Review: “Fairy Tales”, Heye, 9/10

Publisher: Heye (Germany), published 2013 Title:  “Fairy Tales”, Artist: Hugo Prades, 1500 pieces OUR RATING: 9/10 I did this puzzle a while back, but had decent enough photos to do a review for the blog. So here we go! Box Quality: I’m a fan of the Heye triangular boxes. If you have a number of Heye puzzles, they store easily and attractively by placing them “end out” on a shelf, using two triangular boxes to make a square (see our HeyeRead more

2015 Puzzles: Heye First Look

I’ve been a big fan of Heye cartoon pages for years. Really, they were the first puzzles I collected and sought down on ebay with fervor.  Heye has since branched out into other types of puzzles–fantasy, wildlife, photographic scenic puzzles, and other assorted images. It’s always a treat to see their new offerings each year. They posted a first look at their 2015 puzzles on their facebook page here.  They have a number of 2014 puzzles making a return, aRead more

Feature: Halloween Jigsaw Puzzles

I love holiday puzzles, and next to Christmas, my favorite season is Halloween.  While there is a veritable cornucopia of Christmas puzzles, the Halloween offerings are much more bare bones–pun intended. Here are some of the best Halloween puzzles on the market. NEW RELEASES FOR 2014: Falcon: “Halloween” by Tony Ryan (1000 pieces) A lovely English village scene with trick-or-treaters. The colors are nice and not overly dark. Now out in the UK and US should follow soon.    Read more