It’s not easy being green, but game manufacturer Big Potato is making positive Earth-friendly changes through its “Green Tatos” corporate initiative and turning game night greener with games like Snakesss and Herd Mentality.
These eco-friendly game boxes are 50% smaller with plastic-free packaging:
- No more shrink-wrapped boxes & game cards or plastic inserts
- Plastic stickers are replaced with cellulose and game cards are kept in place with recyclable paper bands
- Smaller game boxes mean more efficient transport & less emissions, reducing the company’s carbon footprint.
Plus, they support Big Potato’s “One Game. One Tree.” efforts. Big Potato has teamed up with Ecologi and the Eden Reforestation Project to plant one tree for every game sold through its online store internationally and, in the U.S., every eco-friendly game sold under “One Game. One Tree.” on Amazon. Projects include planting mangroves in Madagascar (4x better at removing carbon from the atmosphere), and reforestation in Kenya, Mozambique and Uganda. So far, with the help of gamers globally, Big Potato has planted 54,037 trees, reducing 294.03 tons of carbon!
Big Potato also made 64% of its games, including Snakesss, 100% plastic-free in 2021! Just look for the whale badge when you shop Big Potato games to know it’s totally plastic-free.
Herd Mentality is the moo-velous, family-friendly game with a simple black and white mission: don’t stand out! It all starts with a random question (i.e. Name a fruit that’s hard to juggle). Secretly write down an answer that you think everyone else will choose (maybe Banana). Determine the most common answer in the group. If you think like the herd and your answer is in the majority, earn a cow token! If you’re the odd one out, you’re stuck with the Pink Cow. If you have the Pink Cow, you can’t win the game, no matter how many cow tokens you have. Hope that another player is the odd one out in a later round to get rid of it! Be the first to collect 8 cow tokens while avoiding the Pink Cow—yeehaw!
Snakesss is a sssuper simple social deduction trivia game. Score points by correctly answering multiple-choice questions, but watch out for Snakes who’ll charm you into choosing the wrong answer! Are you a Snake who already knows the answer ready for deception? Are you a Human who doesn’t know the answer or who to trust? Or are you the Mongoose of Truth who’s definitely not a Snake but just as unsure as all the Humans? Read the questions out loud, then close your eyes! Summon only the Snakes to peek at the answer, while the Humans and Mongoose of Truth keep their eyes closed and stay in the dark… Once eyes are open, you have 2 minutes to discuss what the answer might be, but beware of Snakes who are trying to fool you! Time’s up and time to guess. Humans and the Mongoose of Truth get a point for every player who guesses right, while Snakes bag the points for wrong answers. Score the most points after six rounds to win!