Designer: Tido Lorenz, Jamey Stegmaier Artist: Beth Sobel Publisher: Stonemaier Games Category: Worker Placement Players: 1-6 Price: $20.00 StonemaierGames.com Visit from the Rhine Valley is an expansion for the popular game Viticulture. Replacing the visitor cards from the base game, it provides new strategic possibilities and emphasizes the winemaking process. Since it does not introduce…

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Designer: Dan Cassar Artist: Beth Sobel Publisher: Renegade Game Studios Category: Tile-Laying Players: 2-4 Price: $20.00 Amazon.com Arboretum is a card game of sequence-building, in which players each create a grid of cards, optimized to score points. The gameplay is easy to understand, but its clever scoring system makes it a challenging puzzle. It is a great family…

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Designer: Jamey Stegmaier, Alan Stone Artist: Beth Sobel Publisher: Stonemaier Games Category: Strategy Players: 1-6 Price: $27.60 Amazon.com Tuscany is the first expansion for Viticulture. Providing three new modules of play, it expands the strategy, allowing for further exploration and depth without adding much overhead. It excels in larger group settings, and allows for some customization. Review If…

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Designer: Morten Monrad Pedersen, Jamey Stegmaier, Alan Stone Artist: Jacqui Davis, David Montgomery, Beth Sobel Publisher: Stonemaier Games Category: Strategy Players: 1-6 Price: $47.99 Amazon.com Viticulture is one of Stonemaier Games’ mega-hits. A mid- to heavy-weight worker placement game for 2-6 players, it is extremely tight, deeply strategic, and beautiful to look at. Content Guide Viticulture…

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