Simple, language independent (or minimal language), family friendly games
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These games should have:
- Simple rules and be easy to teach (but preferably with some weight/depth or fun enough to keep gamers entertained)
- No (or minimal) language dependance
- be good for a variety of ages
- scale well with a variable number of people (it's fine if it only goes up to 4, not the biggest concern).


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Any of the maps could work.
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