Game in a Minute Ep 87: Tak & Tak: University Edition

Title: Tak & Tak: University Edition Genre: Abstract Publisher: Cheapass Games Designer: James Ernest, Patrick Rothfuss Artist: Echo Chernik Player Count: 2 For People Who Like: Chess, Portable Abstract Games Tak is a beautifully simple 2-player abstract game straight out

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Sakura Review

Title: Sakura Genre: Simultaneous Action Selection, Programmed movement Publisher: Osprey Games Designer: Reiner Knizia Artist: Kevin Hong Player Count: 2-6 As beautiful as it is mechanically simple, Sakura is an abstract game that we really enjoy…as long as you’re ok

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Pyramid Arcade Review

Title: Pyramid Arcade Genre: Abtsract, Game System Publisher: Looney Labs Designer: Andrew Looney, John Cooper, Kristin Looney Artist: Eileen Tjan Player Count: 1-10 For People Who Like: Clever abstracts, Pieces of gaming history, Pyramids Pyramid Arcade is more than just

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A Beautiful New Version of Iconic Abstract Strategy Game, Abalone Available Now on iOS, Android and Steam

Asmodee Digital today announced the launch of a major update to Abalone, an abstract, two-player marble game loosely inspired by sumo wrestling. In Abalone, players are challenged to push six of their opponent’s 14 marbles off the edge of the

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Kerala Review

Title: Kerala Genre: Abstract, Tile-Laying Publisher: KOSMOS Designer: Kirsten Hiese Artist: Claus Stephan, Antje Stephan Player Count: 2-5 Providing a clean, engaging abstract experience, Kerala is a colorful strategy game that isn’t nearly as heavy as its elephant imagery might

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Agamemnon Review

Title: Agamemnon Genre: Abstract Publisher: Osprey Games Designer: Günter Cornett Artist: José Daniel Cabrera Peña, Rocío Espín Piñar Player Count: 2 For People Who Like: Abstract strategy Agamemnon is a gorgeously-presented game for 2, with tactical, strategic gameplay supporting its

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Game In A Minute Ep 30: Codinca

Title: Codinca Publisher: Backspindle Games Ltd., Ninja Division Designer: Leonard Boyd, David Brashaw Artist: Leonard Boyd Player Count: 2-4 (More players=more chaos) Codinca is an abstract strategy game where each player races to manipulate the tiles to match the patterns

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Imhotep Review

Title: Imhotep Genre: Area Control/Area Influence Cube Stacking Euro Goodness Publisher: KOSMOS Designer: Phil Walker-Harding Artist: Miguel Coimbra, Michaela Kienle Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Abstract games, Cubes, Clever Scoring Mechanisms, Watching their plans go awry Imhotep is

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Medici Review

Originally published a decade ago, Medici is an abstract auctioning game from famed designer Reiner Knizia.  On the auction block today is a recent re-release by Grail games.  The folks at Grail (who were kind enough to offer us a review

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Game in a Minute Ep.11 – Quixx

Today on Game in a Minute Andrew tells us all about Quixx by Steffen Benndorf and Gamewright Games. Is this 2-5 player abstract dice game a winning roll? Check out this week’s Game in a Minute to find out! Thanks for checking out

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