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Five Tribes is setup and ready to play.  The colorful game components make the game pop and stand out.

Board Game Reviews: Five Tribes

June 27, 2020

As you enter the Land of 1001 Nights, news spreads that the Sultan recently died.  That means that control of Naquala is up for grabs, but you must maneuver the five tribes before...

Each building in your town scores points as indicated by the corresponding card in the building row.  In addition, you want to avoid empty spaces because they are worth negative points.

Board Game Reviews: Tiny Towns

June 20, 2020

Designed by Peter McPherson and published by Alderac Entertainment, Tiny Towns is a city-building game where 1-6 players compete to build the best town.  Players take turns bein...

Small World challenges player to dominate a world that's too small for everyone.  This is the board after a close 2-player game.

Board Game Reviews: Small World

May 15, 2020

It's a world of slaughter after all in the zany Days of Wonder board game Small World, designed by Philippe Keyaerts.  The fantasy-themed game has players control amazons, gian...

Istanbul is set up and ready to play.  The tiles don't have too many symbols, so the board is not busy.  In addition, the overview cards are very clear.  The only issue with the components is that some of the wooden pieces came chipped.

Board Game Reviews: Istanbul

May 9, 2020

As a merchant in the busy district of Istanbul, you will need to carefully manage your assistants to be more successful than other merchants.  You'll need to fill your wheelbarrow...

Players place building tiles in their boroughs to get income, reputation, and population in their city.

Board Game Reviews: Suburbia

May 2, 2020

Convert your small town into a thriving city. Build residential, civic, industrial, and commercial industries to get a larger population than all of the neighboring boroughs. This...

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