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El Grande

This game won the Game of the Year award at Essen in 1997. This seems like a long, long time ago, and was well before I really knew what a eurogame was. El Grande is a eurogame. It sports many of the characteristics of one, including an emphasis on scoring points, a points track around…
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Ever arrived in a foreign city, decided to go down into the underground to get from A to B, taken one look at the map and decided: “Er, maybe not”? If you’ve ever been to Tokyo, you will know what I mean. Paris by contrast is less of a challenge. Metro is a boardgame inspired…
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Settlers of America Trails to Rails MFG

Settlers of America: Trails to Rails utilizes the simple, fun Catan hex-tile grid to map the United States of the 19th Century. Collect and trade resources in order to purchase and move settlers, build cities, lay rails and acquire and move trains. Create rail links to acquire gold, which lets you buy resources and use…
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Dust Tactics

The year is 1947 and the great war that began eight years ago has yet to end. Instead, the massive conflict stretches around the globe and only a handful of countries have managed to hang on to relative neutrality. As it has grown larger, old alliances have been broken and new ones have formed. The…
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