Strategy Board Games

Strategy Games are the next level up from Family games. These games require a little more investment; both in time and strategic planning.

These games may be more difficult to learn an to play at first, but they can provide a deeper and more engaging gaming experience.

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1989: Dawn of Freedom

1989 is an exciting, fast paced game simulating the end of the Cold War in 1989. During this amazing year, a series of democratic revolutions ended the 40 year Soviet empire in Eastern Europe. 1989 simulates the political, social and economic aspects of these revolutions using a card driven system similar to Twilight Struggle.

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A Game of Thrones Board Game (2nd Edition)

King Robert Baratheon is dead, and the lands of Westeros brace for battle. In the second edition of A Game of Thrones: The Board Game, three to six players take on the roles of the great Houses of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, as they vie for control of the Iron Throne through the use of diplomacy and warfare.

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Abyss

Venture to Abyss, where players must battle monsters, recruit allies, and sway the great lords of the deep. The right hand of ally cards will let you control the lords who will help you seize the kingdoms of the Abyss. Be careful of your foes, though, because treachery abounds in the lands under the sea!

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Agricola

In Agricola (Latin for “farmer”), you`re a farmer in a wooden shack with your spouse and little else. On a turn, you get to take only two actions, one for you and one for the spouse. The actions are taken from all the possibilities you`ll find on a farm: collecting clay, wood or stone; building fences, raising animals, improving your house, collecting food, etc.

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Agricola: Farmers of the Moor Expansion

Not only do you have to feed your family, now you have to heat your home.

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Airlines Europe

The age of passenger aviation has begun. Courageous entrepreneurs establish the first airlines and compete for the few available licenses in the European air space.

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Amerigo

In Amerigo, designed by Stefan Feld, the players help Amerigo Vespucci on his journey to discover new land.

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Android: Netrunner: The Card Game

Monolithic megacorps and individualistic netrunners collide in a dystopian future. Set in the gritty, cyberpunk future of Android, Android: Netrunner is a two-player Living Card Game™ that rewards skill, strategy, and just the right amount of calculated risk.

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Archipelago

Discover the world’s archipelagos

Each player takes on the role of an explorer and their team, mandated by a European nation to discover, colonize and profit from the archipelagos.

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Arkham Horror

Designed for 1-8 players, Arkham Horror is a cooperative adventure game of survival, horror, and investigation.

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Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game is an exciting game of mistrust, intrigue, and the struggle for survival which places each player in the role of one of ten of their favorite characters from the show.

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Bora Bora

Gods, Goods & Greatness. The mysterious island world of the South Pacific awaits

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Brass

Brass is set in 18th century Lancashire at the beginning of what would eventually be called the Industrial Revolution.

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Bruges

Belgium, 15th Century. The first stock market opens its doors. All of Europe has set its eyes on the wealthy and influential city of Bruges.

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Castles of Burgundy

15th century princes from the Loire Valley devote their efforts to strategic trading and building in order to bring their estates to prosperity and prominence. Over the course of 5 rounds, collect the most points by trading, live stock farming, city building and scientific research to win!

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Catan: Explorers & Pirates

Explorers and Pirates! This lengthy and challenging scenario brings everything from the previous scenarios together! Explore new lands, capture pirate lairs, find fish and befriend the inhabitants of the spice isles! (Three Mission Scenario)

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Caylus

1289. To strengthen the borders of the Kingdom of France, King Philip the Fair decided to have a new castle built.

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Caylus Magna Carta

1289. To strengthen the borders of the Kingdom of France, King Philip the Fair decided to have a new castle built. For the time being, Caylus is but a humble village, but soon, workers and craftsmen will be flocking by the cartload, attracted by the great prospects. Around the building site, a city is slowly rising up.

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Chicago Express

As investors the players take part in the development and the expansion of the 5 largest railway companies of the country.

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China

This fascinating game of domination combines multiple tactical possibilities with simple-to-learn rules and a short playing time!

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Citadels

Citadels is a fun bluffing card game with a medieval theme. Players compete by building cities that are made up of different district cards with different costs and values. Each round players secretly chose a role to utilize which gives them advantages that no one else can use.

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CO2

If the pollution isn”t stopped, it”s game over for all of us!

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Colossal Arena

Colossal Arena is a card game in which each player attempts to support and back a mythical creature who is competing in the arena against other creatures. Each player bets on the creature they feel has the best chance of winning every round.

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Commands & Colors: Ancients

Commands & Colors: Ancients allows you to re-fight epic battles of the ancient world. Here the focus is on the two rivals for power in the Western Mediterranean — Carthage and Rome

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Concordia

2,000 years ago, the Roman Empire ruled the lands around the Mediterranean Sea. With peace at the borders, harmony inside the provinces, uniform law, and a common currency, the economy thrived and gave rise to mighty Roman dynasties as they expanded throughout the numerous cities

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Cosmic Encounter

Build a galactic empire…

In the depths of space, the alien races of the Cosmos vie with each other for control of the universe. Alliances form and shift from moment to moment, while cataclysmic battles send starships screaming into the warp.

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Cyclades

Be prepared to travel to the Cyclades archpelago during the golden age of the ancient Greece.

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Dominion

2009 Winner of the Spiel des Jahres (German Game of the Year)

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Dominion: Intrigue

Dominion: Intrigue adds rules for playing with up to 8 players at two tables or for playing a single game with up to 6 players. This game adds 25 new Kingdom cards and a complete set of Treasure and Victory cards. The game can be played alone by players experienced in Dominion or with the basic game of Dominion.

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Dominion: Seaside

This is the 2nd addition to Dominion. It adds 26 new Kingdom cards to Dominion. Its central theme is your next turn; there are cards that do something this turn and next, cards that set up your next turn, and other ways to step outside of the bounds of a normal turn.

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Earth Reborn

500 years after the devastation of the Earth, two factions arise from their underground cities. NORAD, militaristic, scientific, paranoid. Salemites, occultists experimenting with the revival of the dead. Both factions meet for the first time and instantly clash.

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Eclipse

Lead your people to victory! A game of Eclipse places you in control of a vast civilization, competing for success with its rivals. On each game round you expand your civilization by exploring and colonizing new areas, ressearching technologies and building spaceships to wage war with.

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Epigo

Millennia before the first kings and queens graced a chess board; the Kings of the ancient Mesopotamian civilizations honed their military minds with games of strategy.

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Fairy Tale (older version)

This s a fantasy-themed card game in which you draft for your playing hand.

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Firefly: The Game

In Firefly: The Game, players captain their own Firefly-class transport ship, traveling the ‘Verse with a handpicked crew of fighters, mechanics and other travelers

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Flash Point: Fire Rescue (2nd Edition)

Flash Point: Fire Rescue is a fully cooperative game, everyone plays on the same firefighting team – win or lose together!

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Galaxy Trucker

Corporation Incorporated is an interplanetary construction firm that builds sewer systems and low-income housing on the less-developed planets of the Galaxy. For years, Corp Inc. has tottered on the brink of bankruptcy: transporting building materials to the edge of the Galaxy, where the need for their services is greatest, is a risky business.

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Guildhall

Guildhall is a card game for 2-4 players with intricate play using a simple set of cards.

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Imperial Settlers

Imperial Settlers is a card game that lets player lead one of the four factions and build empires by placing buildings, then sending workers to those buildings to acquire new resources and abilities.

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Ingenious

Ingenious is the new abstract placement game from internationally-renowned game designer Reiner Knizia. Players place colored tiles on the hexagonal board, scoring points, blocking opponents’ tile placement, and trying to protect themselves from being blocked by their opponents.

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Innovation (1st Edition)

This new game by Carl Chudyk is a journey through innovations from the stone age through modern times. Each player builds a civilization based on various technologies, ideas, and cultural advancements, all represented by cards.

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Istanbul

Hustle and bustle in the bazaar district of Istanbul: merchants and their assistants are hurrying through the narrow alleys attempting to be more successful than their competitors.

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Kemet

Epic battles of mythological Ancient Egypt

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Kingsburg

Kingsburg is a game of city building and resource management for two to five aspiring medieval governors, and is playable in roughly 90 minutes.

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Krosmaster: Arena

Krosmaster Arena is a PvP-orientated card game that offers the lustiest warriors among you the chance to challenge other players to heated battles in arenas scattered around Hormonde.

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Lady Alice

You are one of the Baker Street Kids in this game of intrigue, flair, bluff and mischief. Players must uncover the time, place, the culprit of the kidnapping of Henry Morton Stanley, as well as the stolen object from his room.

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Legendary Marvel DBG

In Legendary, players take on the roles of Marvel heroes, including the Avengers and X-Men, and team up to defeat an evil Mastermind

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Libertalia

The game takes place over three campaigns where players try to amass riches by looting ships. Looting is a dangerous activity, as players need to avoid collecting cursed relics. At the end of the game, the richest player is deemed the winner!

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Liberte

LIBERTÉ covers the French Revolution from the meeting of the Estates-General in 1789 to the Directory and General Napoleon Bonaparte’s coup d’état in 1799.

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Lords of Vegas

Lords of Vegas is a clever strategy game with all the thrills, risks, and rewards of the casino business. You start out with empty lots, build small casinos, and expand them as your bankroll grows.

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Lords of Waterdeep

Lords of Waterdeep is a strategy board game for 2-5 players. You take on the role of one of the masked Lords
of Waterdeep, secret rulers of the city. Through your agents, you recruit adventurers to go on quests on your behalf, earning rewards and increasing your influence over the city.

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Louis XIV

Slip into the role of clever court attendant and try your luck in the court of Louis XIV.

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Macao

The players take on the roles of the energetic adventurers who sought their fortunes in Macao.

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Mage Knight Board Game

The Mage Knight Board Game comes with a variety of campaign options, allowing you to play both competitively or cooperatively. Will your path intertwine with your fellow Mage Knights as you quest to conquer the Atlantean cities, or will you be sleeping with one eye open?

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Mage Wars

Mage Wars® is the customizable strategy game of dueling mages. Players take on the role of powerful mages, stepping into the arena to battle for supremacy. Mage Wars® is a unique genre-breaking concept, combining the best elements of customizable card games and tactical miniature games.

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Memoir ’44

Memoir ’44 is a unique historical game where players command a horde of little plastic Army men facing-off in dozens of WWII battles on an oversize hex game board.

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Merkator

Merkator is about the rise of Hamburg after the Thirty Years’ War.

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Mice & Mystics

Mice & Mystics is a cooperative adventure game in which the players work together to save an imperiled kingdom. They will face countless adversaries such as rats, cockroaches, and spiders, and of course the greatest of all horrors: the castle’s housecat, Brodie.

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Mr. Jack

Mr. Jack is a diabolical game of deduction and clever maneuvering for two players. It’s challenging and smart, with artfully illustrated characters and quick game play that will have you coming back to the scene of the crime over and over again.

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Myrmes

In the kingdom of Myrmes, the ant colonies have been fighting for centuries to dominate their neighbors.

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Nations

How will you lead your nation?

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Neuroshima Hex

Neuroshima HEX is a game of tactics, where armies wage continuous battles against each other.

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Nightfall

Nightfall is the deck-building game from Alderac Entertainment Group.

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OddVille

OddVille is a card-based city-building game in which all actions are carried out by playing one of your four Worker cards. Each Worker card has a different power and can be used in different ways: to get a project, to obtain resources, or to collect coins.

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Ora & Labora

In Ora et Labora, each player is head of a monastery in the Medieval era that acquires land and constructs buildings – little enterprises that will gain resources and profit.

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Pathfinder Adventure Card Game

This complete cooperative strategy card game pits 1 to 4 heroes against the traps, monsters, deadly magic, and despicable foes.

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Power Grid

Each player represents a company which owns power plants and attempts to supply electricity to the most cities. During the game, players bid for power plants and buy resources needed to produce electricity. Players must expand their supply grids to accommodate the growing number of cities.

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Princes of Florence

Experience the golden age of the Renaissance. Assume the role of the head of an Italian Aristocratic dynasty and lead your family like the Medici or Borgia.

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Puerto Rico

The players are plantation owners in Puerto Rico in the days when ships had sails. Growing up to five different kind of crops: Corn, Indigo, Coffee, Sugar and Tobacco, they must try to run their business more efficiently than their close competitors

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Race for the Galaxy

In Race for the Galaxy, players build galactic civilizations by game cards that represent worlds or technical and social developments.

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Railways of the World (2010)

Rewrite the annals of history…and engrave your name alongside the world’s greatest railroad barons

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Railways of the World: The Card Game

Railways of the World the Card Game is a fast paced card game adaptation of the highly popular Railways of the World board game series.

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Rialto

Venice, the city of bridges and gondolas. Your goal is to gain power and influence: you want to become the eminence grise of Venice.

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Robo Rally

RoboRally is a fast-moving robot race. Each player tries to be the first to cross a series of checkpoints by maneuvering a robot across the floor of the “Grid Widget Factory.” The course is laced with perils such as lasers, crushers, missile launchers, and conveyer belts.

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Santiago

The water flows where the money goes!

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Seasons

Assuming the role of one of the greatest sorcerers of the time, you will be participating in the legendary tournament of the 12 Seasons.

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Settlers of America: Trails to Rails

The 19th Century has arrived and America is heading west. Wagon trains form on the frontier. Settlers seeking fresh lives and opportunities strike out to tame wild lands and build new cities. These new cities rely on young railroads for vital goods. Trails become rails and create great wealth.

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Sewer Pirats

Deep below the world of wasteful humans lies another yet uncharted world, oblivious of the ado of surface dwellers. Only the most courageous creatures from the world above will descend to the mysteries of the underground and board one of the legendary sewer frigates to challenge destiny and to amass immeasurable treasures.

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Shadows Over Camelot

Shadows over Camelot is a unique collaborative game featuring a malevolent twist! As the incarnation of the Knights of the Round Table, you join forces against the game itself in an attempt to protect Camelot.

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Small World

Small World is a zany, light-hearted civilization game in which 2-5 players vie for conquest and control of a board that is simply too small to accommodate them all!

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Star Wars: Imperial Assault

“General, prepare your troops for a surface attack.”
–Darth Vader, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

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Star Wars: The Card Game

Star Wars™: The Card Game is a two-player card game that allows you to control the most powerful and iconic characters, vehicles, starfighters, and droids from the Star Wars universe.

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Steam: Rails to Riches

In Steam™ players build railroads and deliver goods along an ever changing network of tracks and stations. You build the tracks, upgrade towns, improve your train, and grab the right goods to make the longest, most profitable deliveries.

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Stone Age (Rio Grande Edition)

Each age has its special challenges. The stone age was shaped by the emergence of agriculture, the processing of useful resources, and by the building of simple huts. Trade begins and grows and civilization takes root and spreads.

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Summoner Wars: Master Set (Original – not Alliances)

Summoner Wars is the exciting card game of fantastic battlefield combat that puts you in the grandiose role of a Summoner. Strategy shapes the composition of each deck of cards and how they are used. Tactics determine the effectiveness of those cards in battle.

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Terra Mystica

Terra Mystica is a strategy game with a simple game principle and very little luck involved:

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The Resistance (2nd Edition)

The Resistance is a party game of social deduction.

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The Rivals for Catan

The Rivals for Catan puts you in charge of one of the two factions developing newly-settled Catan.

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Thebes

In this game, the players travel back to the end of the 19th century to take on the roles of the famous archaeologists who discovered so much in so short a time.

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Through the Ages

Through the Ages is an exciting game of strategy and resource management. Players guide their civilizations up from Antiquity, through the Middle Ages, and into Modern Times.

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Tichu

Players who love new and interesting card games will love Tichu.It is simple to learn: one need only get rid of his cards.

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Trains

Manage Modern Railways!

The railways of today are amazing things and bullet trains, freight trains and more keep entire countries running. From transporting the populace to carrying essential materials, trains play an integral part in a nation’s power and economic development.

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Trains and Stations

All Aboard for Excitement! It is the height of the Steam Age and the whistle of the Iron Horse harkens the boom of small towns across the country into major hubs of transportation and economic growth

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Trajan

The central mechanism of the game uses a system similar to that in Mancala or pit-and-pebbles games. In Trajan, a player has six possible actions: building, trading, taking tiles from the forum, using the military, influencing the Senate, and placing Trajan tiles on his tableau.

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Twilight Struggle: Deluxe Edition

“Now the trumpet summons us again – not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need, not as a call to battle, though embattled we are – but a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle…” – John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Speech, January 1961

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Tzaar

TZAAR is a game about making choices.

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Tzolk’in: The Mayan Calendar

The Maya were a highly developed civilization known for its unique art, complex architecture, sophisticated mathematics and advanced knowledge of the stars. At the heart of their society was a mysterious calendar – Tzolk’in.

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Vasco da Gama

Vasco da Gama was charged with finding a maritime route to India. Players play the part of rich shipowners who, under his patronage, aim to achieve prestige and riches. To succeed in the enterprise, they must manage the money and actions at their disposal in order to hire captains, recruit crew, build Ships, and launch.

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Village

Village is a game full of tactical challenges. A smart and unique new action mechanism is responsible for keeping turns short and yet still tactically rich and full of difficult decisions.

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Vinhos

In Vinhos (a Portuguese word meaning “Wines”) you will play the role of wine producers in Portugal.

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Viticulture

MSRP: $60 Our Price: $41.95 Ages: 13+ Play Time: 90 minutes Players: 1-5 Designed by: Jamey Stegmaier Manufactured by: Stonemaier Games In Stock In Viticulture, the players find themselves in the roles of people in rustic, pre-modern Tuscany who have inherited meager vineyards. They have a few plots of land, an old crushpad, a tiny cellar, and three workers. They […]

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Wiz-War

Wizards wage no-spells-barred magical duels deep in an underground labyrinth in Wiz-War. This classic board game of magical mayhem for 2-4 players pits players’ wizards against each other in a stupendous struggle for magical mastery