THREE new games from Crown & Andrews and Goliath Games will seek out the sleuth in you, test your skill and let you have your very own Ashes series at home.
Unsolved Case Files: Harmony Ashcroft challenges players to go through the evidence, solve three objectives from the game's website and solve a crime. If you get stuck, the online answer key can offer hints.
Players get more evidence online after solving each objective.
For two to eight players aged 14-plus; RRP $39.99.
Sequence is a board and card game in which players compete to create rows, columns or diagonals of five connected checkers placed on cards the player has laid down.
Two-eyed Jacks are wild, while one-eyed Jacks allow an opponent's checker to be removed. The game ends when someone has reached a specified number of connections.
For two players aged 7-plus; RRP $39.99.
Test Match brings Test, One-Day and 20/20 cricket into your home. The batsman works with a trigger action for a faster response, and fielders can even "catch" the ball between their feet.
And the game will never get washed out!
For two players, aged six-plus; RRP $44.99.
Available from leading retailers.