Tile Laying Games NOT Featuring Hex or Rectangle Shaped Tiles
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I stumbled upon Lost Valley the other day was curious as to how many other tile laying games out there have gone with something a little different than the same old hex or rectangle approach. Please add.

Entries should belong to the 'tile placement' category on BGG at the very least. Games with tiles that are not rectangular or hexogonal, but act as though they are (see Through the Desert) should not be included.
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1. Board Game: Lost Valley [Average Rating:6.76 Overall Rank:1515]
Eric "Shippy McShipperson" Mowrer
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Looks interesting. Hope to be able to try it out soon.
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2. Board Game: Cronberg [Average Rating:5.98 Overall Rank:5856]
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Any good?
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3. Board Game: Attika [Average Rating:7.01 Overall Rank:651]
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The tile itself is technically not hex shaped
 
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4. Board Game: Mississippi Queen [Average Rating:6.36 Overall Rank:1806]
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Same as above.
 
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5. Board Game: Keythedral [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:809]
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Octagonal and square tiles combined. On order after I played Breese's other great game Reef Encounter.
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6. Board Game: Tom Tube [Average Rating:6.28 Overall Rank:4471]
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The other Kronberger Spiele game that fits this list.
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7. Board Game: Ingenious [Average Rating:7.14 Overall Rank:372]
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Technically fits the description....
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8. Board Game: Tri-Ominos [Average Rating:5.29 Overall Rank:17566]
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An oldie - domino themed, but with triangles.
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9. Board Game: Rhombo Continuo [Average Rating:5.57 Unranked]

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The tiles in this game are rhombuses.

Or rhombi. Whatever.
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10. Board Game: Chaos Tiles [Average Rating:5.26 Overall Rank:15091]
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11. Board Game: Tilez! [Average Rating:5.00 Unranked]
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L-shaped tiles.
 
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12. Board Game: Blokus [Average Rating:6.90 Overall Rank:586]
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Abstract tile laying game. Plays fast and is lots of fun. Heaps of lightweight colourful plastic tiles...
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13. Board Game: DaVinci's Challenge [Average Rating:5.55 Overall Rank:14506] [Average Rating:5.55 Unranked]
Travis Bonczkowski
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How's this one for not having hex or rectangle shaped tiles? Lots of curves, reminds me of my compass drawing days in geometry. Looks nice, but can't justify spending the money to buy it.
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14. Board Game: Das Gold der Maya [Average Rating:4.94 Overall Rank:15898]
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The tiles are shaped like slices of pie, as each player is trying to fit them into a circular placemat. And no, all the tiles are NOT the same size; what would be the fun of that?

Okay, actually, the game isn't very much fun to play in the first place, but it still deserves its place on this list.
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15. Board Game: Top It [Average Rating:5.84 Overall Rank:13096]
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There are square pieces (not rectangular), and also diamonds, hexagons, triangles, and others. A pretty good game. Makes a neat mosaic as you play.
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16. Board Game: Nautilus [Average Rating:6.38 Overall Rank:2582]
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Octagonal again - good game with an interesting mix of tile and movement...
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17. Board Game: Corda [Average Rating:4.86 Unranked]
Stephen Smith
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This is another game that uses rhomboid tiles.
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18. Board Game: The Princes of Florence [Average Rating:7.54 Overall Rank:149]
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This could be pushing things a bit to really be considered a tile laying game, but still...there are tiles...and they are laid. Some rectangular (parks and lakes), some L shaped or otherwise reminiscent of tetris (just about all of the buildings plus forests)
 
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19. Board Game: Ubongo [Average Rating:6.72 Overall Rank:932]
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A competetive puzzle...
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20. Board Game: Kunst Stücke [Average Rating:6.46 Overall Rank:6272]
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21. Board Game: The Gardens of the Alhambra [Average Rating:6.15 Overall Rank:3315]
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Like Keythedral Carat/Die Gärten der Alhambra uses a combination of octagonal and square tiles.
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22. Board Game: Dos Rios [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:2410]
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True to other entries, the pieces are tri-hexes, making them "not hexes". :-)
 
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23. Board Game: Gheos [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:1944]
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Triangular tiles for everyone!
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24. Board Game: Tempus [Average Rating:6.49 Overall Rank:1717]
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25. Board Game: Octiles [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:4782]
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This one is a stretch, because of the 'act like rectangles' clause, but it looks like it could be argued that you could not do this game with squares.
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