The Estates is an auction game about building high-rise structures. Its attractive 3D look and table presence belie a delightfully interactive experience.

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Designer: Holger Lanz Artist: Konstantin Vohwinkel Publisher: Simply Complex (Capstone Games) Category: Tile Placement Players: 2-5 Price: $45.14 Amazon.com The Climbers is a three-dimensional abstract game from Capstone Games. Part of their “Simply Complex” line, this game has a great aesthetic, and can be enjoyed by gamers of all ages. Review I was delighted when I heard…

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Designer: Alexander Huemer Artist: Christoph Clasen Publisher: Capstone Games Category: Economic, Environmental, Industry / Manufacturing, Transportation Players: 2-4 Price: $60.63 Amazon Lignum is a heavy game of logging and logistics for 2-4 players. This year, Capstone Games reprinted Lignum as a second edition which includes the Joinery & Buildings expansion and various art and component upgrades.…

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IDW Games centipede, asteroid, missile Command

The Best Four Days in Gaming Folks, it’s 2017 and that means GenCon has celebrated 50 years of dice rolling and game playing. This year brought turnstile attendance to just over 200,000 people. What’s more, for the first time in GenCon history, the convention completely sold out of badges. If you are totally unfamiliar with…

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