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Twin Tin Bots

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"The robot was advancing fast towards the base, loaded with crystals – but the opponent team's robot was nearing. 'Bzzzzt!' Lightning sparked briefly, and the Bot changed course to unload the crystal a few meters from his base, his programming slightly jammed by the shock wave.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
50 min.

Mow

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The players are farmers. They round up cows and form them into herds ready to be brought into the cowshed. However, some cows are infested with flies, and nobody really wants to be near those...

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Other
Play Time: 
15 min.

Machi Koro

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Welcome to the city of Machi Koro. You've just been elected Mayor. Congrats! Unfortunately the citizens have some pretty big demands: jobs, a theme park, a couple of cheese factories and maybe even a radio tower.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Other
Play Time: 
30 min.

Dread Curse

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A pirate lives on skill, guile and fortune's fair eye, dreading the day his luck finally runs dry.
 Before ye lies a sack of sixty golden doubloons – a king's ransom and a good day's haul.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Other
Play Time: 
30 min.

Diamonds

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Diamonds is a trick-taking card game in which players collect Diamonds — not cards bearing that suit, mind you, but rather actual "Diamond Crystals" (acrylic crystals) included in the game.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Other
Play Time: 
25 min.

Coconuts

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Coconuts is a dexterity game based on the "Monkey King" character from Chinese mythology.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Other
Play Time: 
20 min.

Smash Up

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The "shufflebuilding" game Smash Up starts with a simple premise: Take the twenty-card decks of two factions, shuffle them into a forty-card deck, then compete to smash more Bases than your opponents!

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Other
Play Time: 
45 min.

Qwixx

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Qwixx is a quick-playing dice game in which everyone participates, no matter whose turn it is. Each player has a scoresheet with the numbers 2-12 in rows of red and yellow and the numbers 12-2 in rows of green and blue.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Math
Library
Play Time: 
15 min.

Sushi Go!

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In the super-fast sushi card game Sushi Go!, you are eating at a sushi restaurant and trying to grab the best combination of sushi dishes as they whiz by. Score points for collecting the most sushi rolls or making a full set of sashimi. Dip your favorite nigiri in wasabi to triple its value!

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Library
Other
Play Time: 
15 min.

My First Bohnanza

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My First Bohnanza serves as both an introduction to Bohnanza and as a children's game in its own right, with the goal of the game being the same as its parent: Have the most Talers at the end of play.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Content Area: 
Business/Technology
Library
Play Time: 
30 min.

Tokaido

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In Tokaido, each player is a traveler crossing the "East sea road", one of the most magnificent roads of Japan.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Other
Play Time: 
45 min.

Compounded

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Compounded is a game about building chemical compounds through careful management of elements, a fair bit of social play and trading, and just a bit of luck.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Science
Play Time: 
90 min.

Tsuro of the Seas

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The basic game play of Tsuro of the Seas resembles that of Tom McMurchie's Tsuro: Players each have a ship that they want to sail — that is, keep on the game board — as long as possible. Whoever stays on the board the longest wins the game.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Special Education
Other
Play Time: 
30 min.

7 Wonders

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You are the leader of one of the 7 great cities of the Ancient World. Gather resources, develop commercial routes, and affirm your military supremacy. Build your city and erect an architectural wonder which will transcend future times.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Other
Play Time: 
30 min.

Fox and Chicken

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The party game Werewolf has been popular for many years, but now it's time to put the cat amongst the pigeons – or the fox amongst the chickens, anyway.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Content Area: 
ELA
Other
Play Time: 
20 min.

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