In Haim Shafir's Studio we work hard to develop family games that bring together players from a wide range of ages. The challenge in these games is to fascinate the adult with a simple game, while at the same time provide the child a full and rich experience. 
Haim Shafir is Israel’s most prolific game designer. His game Taki is practically the national game of Israeli children and adults alike (although I think Backgammon and Chess would be fierce contenders). Around the world he is best known for Halli Galli, as well as many other games...
Playing is a cross cultural social phenomenon but it is not exclusive to humans - animals play as well, which implies that play existed prior to the appearance of the Homo Sapience. So why do humans and animals play? The first apparent reason is that playing is a form of training...
Much has been written about creativity. Artists share their experience, psychologists explain and philosophers seek for the "Holy Grail". Yet, in spite of the abundance of ideas, theories and songs, creativity remains hazy and illusive and escapes the confinement of words...
המשחקים של חיים שפיר
A bored parent who is not a true partner, misses the joy of togetherness, which is the ultimate reward of a good family game. This is why our motto is "Simply Fun", and has been the spirit and promise in every game we made in the last 30 years.