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Artfully embellish the walls of your palace by drafting the most beautiful tiles.
Azul: Summer Pavilion (2019)
You're an artisan working on creating striking patterns within a king's palace.
Move rings over pieces to flip them, creating rows of five in your color.
Piece together a quilt and leave no holes to become the button master.
Capture all of an opponent's type of pieces or make them unable to capture yours.
Sew a quilt, collect buttons, attract cats!
War Chest (2018)
Recruit, bolster and maneuver your way to controlling the hex-grid battlefield.
Create and destroy mandalas in this beautifully tense abstract game for two.
Use different divine powers to build and climb the towers!
Avoid being disconnected from the three DVONN pieces on an ever-shrinking board.
Craft the best stained-glass windows by carefully placing colorful transparent dice.
Use stones to control space in this ancient game with simple rules.
Assert your martial prowess as you harness the power of the Animal spirits.
Use your insects to trap your opponent's Queen Bee in this board-less abstract game.
Nova Luna (2019)
Draft tiles to complete adjacency combos in this beautiful, abstract tableau builder.
Pick your two colors wisely while moving and capturing multicolored stacks.
Sacrifice pieces to your opponent in order to win this counterintuitive game.
The Duke (2013)
Draw, place, move and flip tiles to capture the enemy Duke.
Place hexagonal tiles to score lines of colors.
Be first to build a complete road using tiles that can stack or stand on edge.
Through the Desert (1998)
Pretty pastel camels belie the intensity of this tight area-control classic.
Build towers and populate them with your knights to make it big in the Middle Ages.
Use your stones to push all your opponent's stones off any one of four boards to win!
Race to build temples and towers or tribal supremacy on an active volcanic island.
Blue Lagoon (2018)
Explore an unsettled archipelago and connect your villages by land and sea...twice!
Students look to the Master to deduce the true Buddha-nature of their works.
Dragon Castle (2017)
Draft Mahjong-like tiles and place them carefully to create the best castle.
Paris: La Cité de la Lumière (2019)
Players compete for their moment in the light by placing oddly shaped building tiles.
Medina (Second Edition) (2014)
Place colorful wooden places to build beautiful palaces in a desert city.
Cycle your own pieces while slowly depleting your opponent's reserve.
Grow your reef, and arrange it beautifully on your seafloor to score more points.
Trees compete for sunlight to grow taller, as the sun moves around the board.
Bid to communicate and to set trump. Then take tricks to fulfill your bid.
Collaboratively build a desert city of palaces, but claim the best ones for yourself.
Deploy captured pieces for rapid checkmates in Japan's traditional "general's game."
Ubongo 3D (2009)
Create the most fruitful micro orchard, but beware of rotten fruit!
Ingenious: Travel Edition (2006)
Match double sided hexes and your lowest scored shape is your final score.
Tash-Kalar: Arena of Legends (2013)
Place units in 2D shapes to summon powerful beings and claim a rotating set of goals.
Ricochet Robots (1999)
Be the first to solve a spatial puzzle using hard-controlled robots to win!
Fit your tiles on a shared board with not enough space for everyone.
Cleverly place your lights to illuminate the rooms most effectively.
You are a master builder! Cleverly disguise your coloured stones within your village.
Warring kings send subjects to capture the enemy's forces in this classic abstract.
In this abstract spy game, players only see how their opponent’s pieces can move.
Blokus Duo (2005)
Play geometric shapes from your hand for points -- but don't get blocked in!
NMBR 9 (2017)
Cleverly stack number-based polyminos on top of one another without leaving any gaps.
Use cannons and more to defeat the enemy General in his Palace across the River.
Sum to 15, peg to 121 and score the crib in this classic and unique card game.
Outwit your rivals as you design a garden together to ensure you have the best view.
Blokus Trigon (2006)
Fit all your tiles onto the board while blocking your neighbor into a corner.
Ta Yü (1999)
Divert water to your two sides of the board and away from the sides of your opponent.
Discover temples & invoke the power of the gods in the fantasy land of Dokmus.
Use the Winds, Dragons and suit tiles you draw to finish with the best hand!
Blokus 3D (2003)
Construct 3-D structures with your opponents while also trying out outwit them.
The Rose King (1992)
Tense positional battle where seeing a few moves ahead is crucial.
Hey, That's My Fish! (2003)
Quest for the most fish, but don't get stranded as ice disappears beneath your feet.
The Climbers (2008)
Use the blocks to build your way to the top!
You choose the piece your opponent plays next. 4-in-a-row of the same attribute wins!
Create tangled paths and move gemstones to your advantage.
Navigate the four seasons and lay claim to the land with your trees and their leaves.
Match tiles colours to score points now or raise your track to gain points later.
Noctiluca shine beautifully at night. Become the best diver and collect the most!
Complete a set of shapes or colors among the criss-crossing tiles for big points!
Ubongo: Duel (2008)
Race to fill the target shape using a set of polyominoes before your opponents do.
Combine pattern cards, create Coatls with astonishing pieces, please the Aztec gods.
Use pieces—and cover opponent's pieces—to connect opposing sides of the board.
Control areas in the grid with your tiles to place your pagodas and win.
Ubongo Extreme (2007)
Code 777 (1985)
Deduce your three numbers while seeing only your opponents’ racks.
Lines of Action (1969)
Be the first to connect all your pieces by moving them along their lines of action.
Build the game board and place your huts. Claim the land based on placement of huts.
Use your opponents' kangaroos to enable big hops and get your own home first.
A unique abstract where you are running against time.
Lead your moles to conquer territory during World War I.
Get the fewest contiguous groups of blocks on the board to win.
Be the first to place all your hexagon pieces on the board.
Pave beautiful pathways of colored tiles to celebrate the elephants of Kerala.
Master the elements of fire, water, earth, wind to outwit rival sages.
Avoid trap squares and manipulate enemy pieces to reach the other side first.
Spirits of the Forest (2018)
Collect spirits and garner the most points by nourishing the many forces of nature.
Call "Riichi" ('Reach') to commit to a winning hand in this intense Mahjong variant.
Discard cards from your hand as a bid to win an exact number of tricks.
Place your bridges and destroy your opponent's via card-play to control 12 islands.
Bughouse Chess (1960)
Vie for dominance by tactically placing tiles and castles over 3 epochs.
Out-think your opponent and use your godlike powers in this abstract chess-like game.
A complex intergalactic space battle game. No luck, no hidden info, pure strategy.
Either move your pawn or place a wall to cross the board first.
Take it Easy! (1983)
The quick playing tile laying game for 1-100 people.
Place your tetrominoes on your game board to cover the scoring squares.
Get your area majority groove on in this abstract marble game.
Conquer your shorter enemies and build structures to 12pts for victory.
Collect all seven pieces of one color with a common pawn.
Birds of a feather flock together in this gentle game of tactics and card placement.
Navia Dratp (2004)
Select a team of bizarre fighting creatures and out-strategize your opponent.
Battle Sheep (2010)
Move and spread your flock to claim pastures while you block.