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Congrats Speed Puzzlers!

Congrats to the very speedy puzzlers who placed in the latest speed puzzling contest run by Fog Town Toys at the Vinoteca Wine Bar in Half Moon Bay, California! These in-person speed contests use never-before-seen Artifact Puzzles the next few months (about an hour south of San Francisco and Silicon Valley). We'll let you know when you can get tix to the Feb contest. This month's puzzle was a custom puzzle we made with art by Bronna Butler for Mathemalchemy, an art-math collective (you can catch their latest art show at the 808 Gallery at Boston University until March 4, 2023). ...

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New Stumpcraft Puzzles Available

We are continuing our 2022 partnership with another high-quality wooden jigsaw puzzle company, Stumpcraft Puzzles of Canada, to make it easier to get their high-quality puzzles here in the States in 2-10 days and with free shipping at the same price you'd pay in Canada.  We just got a new batch of their puzzles in - see below!   We don't have a lot of reviews yet for Stumpcraft Puzzles (hint hint), but here's what our customers have said so far about Stumpcraft: Stumpcraft Lotus Kids: "This is a beautiful and fiendishly tricky puzzle. We love Artifact puzzles and stumpfest does not disappoint! Gorgeous colors and so...

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Half Moon Bay (Bay Area): January Speed Puzzling Contest, Thurs Jan 19

Fun date-night or friends-night-out in Half Moon Bay! Warning: traffic can be a pain, take the afternoon off and get there early for a walk on the beach first! Get tickets here ($100 for 2 people, get wine and you keep the puzzle). 

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Our Best Rated Puzzles of 2022

Happy New Year!  We came out with a record 61 new puzzles in 2022, here are the five 2022 puzzles that got the best ratings (note this isn't really a fair comparison as puzzles that came out earlier in 2022 were more likely to get more reviews): Floating Town by Roch Urbaniak, 228 pieces, $65 "This puzzle has it all: bright, beautiful colors, super-interesting and unique piece shapes, lovely image and just the right amount of challenge. " - Margaret     Erin Hanson's Dawning Saguaro, 418 pieces, $104 "took me by surprise with its beauty and its high level of difficulty."...

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Sometimes We Are Too Darn Clever For Our Own Good

In a couple of our newest puzzles, we thought it'd be fun and tricky to have a straight edge, but then a whimsical corner, like these meerkats keeping watch in our Paul Bond Sentinels puzzle:  As carefully as we thought we had done this whimsical corner (and also in the new Every Little Thing puzzle - whimsical corner pictured below), we've been getting concerned emails from people thinking they are missing the corner pieces!  We've added to the product descriptions to warn people, but we know many of you like to be a bit surprised when puzzling, so it's a fine...

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