Reyn Guyer

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Reyn Guyer
Born Reynolds Windsor Guyer
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Nationality American
Alma mater Dartmouth College
Occupation Inventor
Known for Developing toys and games, song writing and publishing, entrepreneurism

Reynolds Windsor Guyer (born in St. Paul, Minnesota as Reynolds Windsor Guyer in 1935) is an American inventor.


Among his notable developments are Twister and the NERF ball,[1] which he developed for Milton Bradley and Parker Brothers, respectively. He has also been inducted into the Hasbro toy and game inventors' hall of fame.[2]

Besides his work as a toy inventor, Guyer has also founded a music publishing company called Wrensong Music of Nashville.[3]


  1. ^ Stackhouse, Josh Chetwynd ; Illustrations by Emily. The secret history of balls : the stories behind the things we love to catch, whack, throw, kick, bounce and bat (1st ed. ed.). New York: Perigee Trade. ISBN 9780399536748. 
  2. ^ Wuensch, Christopher C. (Apr 29, 2010). "Stranded At Second Base: Life Begins Anew For Strug, Ends For Eskendereya And The Inventor Of The Trampoline". Tucson Citizen. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Stern, Brett (2012). Inventors at Work. New York: Springer-Verlag. pp. 193–205. ISBN 978-1-4302-4506-3. 

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