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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.

Scrabble Slam!

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In this fast-paced card game based on Scrabble, each player is dealt a hand of two-sided cards: each one has a different letter on each side, and a pair of letters in the corners that note which letters are on each face.

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

Nations

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From the humble beginnings of civilization through the historical ages of progress, mankind has lived, fought and built together in nations. Great nations protect and provide for their own, while fighting and competing against both other nations and nature itself.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
180 min.

Imperial

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Europe in the age of imperialism. International investors try to achieve the greatest influence in Europe. With their bonds, they control the politics of the six imperial nations: Austria-Hungary, Italy, France, Great Britain, the German Empire, and Russia.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
120 min.

Evolution

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In Evolution, players adapt their species in a dynamic ecosystem where food is scarce and predators lurk. Traits like Hard Shell and Horns will protect your species from Carnivores, while a Long Neck will help them get food that others cannot reach.

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

Ricochet Robots

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Ricochet Robots is less of a game and more of a puzzle, which explains why there's such an odd number of solutions possible. There's a four-piece modular board that forms a large room with walls spread around the board. There are also color-coded targets on boards.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Math
Science
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
25 min.

Roll for It!

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Roll For It! is a casual, family-friendly dice and card game. Each player starts the game with six dice of a single color, and three target cards are laid face-up on the table.

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

Spot It! Basic Spanish

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Spot it! is a simple pattern recognition game in which players try to find an image shown on two cards. Each card in Spot it! features eight different symbols, with the symbols varying in size from one card to the next. Any two cards have exactly one symbol in common. For the basic Spot it!

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Content Area: 
ELL
Play Time: 
15 min.

The Resistance: Avalon

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The Resistance: Avalon pits the forces of Good and Evil in a battle to control the future of civilization. Arthur represents the future of Britain, a promise of prosperity and honor, yet hidden among his brave warriors are Mordred's unscrupulous minions.

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

Linko!

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In Linko! (a.k.a. Abluxxen), you take turns playing number cards, and the more cards of the same number you play, the better as cards score points at the end of the game. If someone else plays the same amount of cards with a higher number, however, your cards get nicked!

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

Mascarade

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Players in Mascarade start with six coins and a randomly dealt character card. Characters stay face up just long enough for players to more or less memorize them, then are turned face down.

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

Survive: Escape from Atlantis!

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Survive is a cutthroat game where players seek to evacuate their pieces from an island that is breaking up, while remembering where their highest-valued pieces are located to maximize their score.

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

Piece o Cake

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Everyone knows the cake rules: one person cuts,the other chooses. In this way, one makes the slices as equal as possible so that one does not end up with the short end.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Math
Family/Consumer Science
Play Time: 
20 min.

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