Playtacular is a boutique toy and game company based in Chicago. We create fun, innovative products for kids + adults of every age.



About Us

“It is a happy talent to know how to play”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson


Playtacular was founded by Brady Peterson and Tim Swindle, two guys who like to have fun and bring fun to those around them.

Brady is a prolific inventor and the creator of Otrio, Groovy Blocks, Newton, along with several others. Brady lives in Highland Park with his wife Katy and two children.

Tim is an entrepreneur and creator of the hit party game, Utter Nonsense. Tim lives in Chicago with his wife, Puja, and pup, Tucker.


Our Games

“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.”

- Diane Ackerman


Body Talk

Body Talk is a family party game where players act out words, without talking, using only certain body parts while the other players try to guess the word.

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The Root Beer Float Challenge

The Root Beer Float Challenge is a get-off-your-couch family party game where players take turns competing in various Solo, Cooperative, and Head-to-Head challenges.




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