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Age of Discovery

During the 15th and 16th centuries, the great royal houses of Europe sent explorers and conquerors all over the world, hoping to discover and secure new areas of influence and sources of wealth. Without the right naval vessels, these voyages would…

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Rating: 4.67/5 (3 votes)

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  • Australia

    Rating: 4.50/5 (2 votes)

    Australia – the fifth and smallest continent - at the beginning of the 1920s. The economic crisis is yet to come – Australia is booming. Industrial modernisation and development are pursued with vigour to help the economy “down under” progress.…

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  • Aqua Romana

    Rating: 4.33/5 (3 votes)

    It is Rome and they do not have enough drinking water. Master builders oversee their workers as they build the necessary aquaducts to bring the people the water they need. The winner will be they player who best manages his workers to build the longest…

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  • Carcassonne

    Rating: 4.25/5 (16 votes)

    A clever tile-laying game. The southern French city of Carcassonne is famous for its unique Roman and Medieval fortifications. The players develop the area around Carcassonne and deploy their followers on the roads, in the cities, in the cloisters…

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  • You've been Sentenced!

    Rating: 4.17/5 (6 votes)

    You’ve been Sentenced! uses pentagon-shaped cards with conjugations of funny words, famous names, and familiar places. Each player uses his or her hand of 10 cards to build a grammatically correct sentence, racing the other players while…

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  • The Settlers of Catan

    Rating: 4.13/5 (16 votes)

    Players are recent immigrants to the newly populated island of Catan. Expand your colony through the building of settlements, roads, and villages by harvesting commodities from the land around you. Trade sheep, lumber, bricks and grain for a settlement,…

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  • Ticket to Ride

    Rating: 4.00/5 (14 votes)

    Ticket to Ride is a cross-country train adventure in which players collect and play matching train cards to claim railway routes connecting cities throughout North America. The longer the routes, the more points they…

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  • Dragonriders

    Rating: 4.00/5 (3 votes)

    Climb aboard your trusty steed and lift off for the race of your life! The players race their dragons on a course in a deep and winding canyon. You have some magic to use to aid your cause, or hinder your opponents, but the real test is your skill…

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  • Stone Age

    Rating: 3.92/5 (13 votes)

    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. In addition, traditional…

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  • Twisted Fish

    Rating: 3.89/5 (9 votes)

    Twisted Fish takes the old favorite “Go Fish” and casts it into the 21st century. The game offers guaranteed laugh-out-loud fun for the entire family and features outrageously humorous fishy characters, as well as tantalizingly unpredictable Zinger…

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  • #11 Rollick!

    Rollick!

    Rating: 3.78/5 (18 votes)

    The Hysterical Game of Clues and Collaboration. Rollick! is a new hit party game that’s a fast and furious team competition. With Rollick!, the entire team works together to act out clue words for one person to guess. It’s a hysterical,…

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  • #12 Alhambra

    Alhambra

    Rating: 3.67/5 (6 votes)

    In Granada, one of the most impressive building projects of the Middle Ages has begun: the construction of Alhambra. A palace, fortress, and a small city -- all-in-one -- Alhambra is made up of the world’s most beautiful gardens, pavilions, chambers…

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  • China Rails

    Rating: 3.67/5 (3 votes)

    For centuries, trade has been a crucial factor of life in China. From the ancient "Silk Road" to modern ocean trade, the flow of goods and cargo was the very lifeblood of the great "Middle Kingdom." Once, bearers traveling on foot or carts pulled…

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  • Puerto Rico

    Rating: 3.60/5 (5 votes)

    Prospector, captain, mayor, trader, settler, craftsman, or builder?Which roles will you play in the new world? Will you own the most prosperous plantations? Will you build the most valuable buildings? You have but one goal: achieve the greatest prosperity…

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  • Hey! That's My Fish!

    Rating: 3.50/5 (2 votes)

    Look for hungry penguins in this fast playing and exciting board game. Hey! That's My Fish! is highly suitable for families and strategy gamers. At the pole your penguins are jumping from ice floe to ice floe hunting fish. They’re…

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  • Family Business

    Rating: 3.50/5 (2 votes)

    Be the boss in this fast-paced card game of survival on the mean streets. "Family Business" pits mobsters against each other - all working to make sure theirs is the last family standing! Your gang members get placed on the Hit List.…

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