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Kingdomino

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In Kingdomino, you are a Lord seeking new lands in which to expand your kingdom. You must explore all the lands, wheat fields, lakes, and mountains in order to spot the best plots. But be careful as some other Lords also covet these lands...

Grade Level: 
Elementary
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.

Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective

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Ten Sherlock Holmes adventures in which you are the hero! You are a member of the Baker Street Irregulars working to solve mysteries before the Master! You are either investigating the mysteries as an individual, or trying to win against up to 8 other investigators.

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

El Grande

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The players are the Grandes in old Spain. Each wants to increase his influence at the court and in the regions. Each turn, the players choose from 5 actions, different on each turn. But first choice goes to the player who plays the highest priority card and you have only 13 for the game.

Grade Level: 
High
Play Time: 
90 min.

Tikal

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Each player is the director of an expedition intent on exploring Tikal in search of the secret paths that lead to the temples and precious treasures that have remained hidden for over 1000 years.

Grade Level: 
High
Play Time: 
90 min.

Elfenland

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In Elfenland, young elves have to pass a very special test before they are accepted as grown-ups.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Play Time: 
60 min.

Alhambra: Big Box

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In Alhambra, players are acquiring buildings to be placed within their Alhambra complex.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Play Time: 
60 min.

Torres

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A series of devastating tornadoes, unleashed by enemy mages in the recent war has left all the king’s castles in ruin. Only the foundations of these once magnificent monuments remain.

Grade Level: 
High
Play Time: 
60 min.

Shadows Over Camelot

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In most games, players compete against each other to achieve victory. Shadows over Camelot proposes a journey of a very different kind, where you and your fellow players, as Knights of the Round Table, will collaborate to jointly defeat... the game!

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

Qwirkle

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While Qwirkle is as simple as matching colors and shapes, it is a game that also requires tactical maneuvers and well-planned strategy. The game consists of 108 wooden blocks with six different shapes in six colors.

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

Fauna

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360 animals on big cards are waiting for the players of Fauna. Every round a single animal presents itself by name and picture. The 2-6 players try to guess the animal's weight, length, height, tail length and - most important - the areas in which the animal lives on the Earth.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Math
Science
Play Time: 
45 min.

Mississippi Queen

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Vie with other paddle-wheel captains and their "queens" for the title of Mississippi 
Queen, the fastest paddle-wheeler on Big Muddy. Since a significant portion of a 
paddle-wheeler’s revenue comes from passengers, the competition is more than 
just a race.

Grade Level: 
High
Play Time: 
45 min.

Hare & Tortoise

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This game features the legendary race between the hare and the tortoise, but with a twist. Each player plays both parts at different stages of the race. Sometimes it is best to race like rabbit; others, it is best to move slowly and cautiously like the turtle.

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

Manhattan

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Building boom in Manhattan! But not only there! Sky-scrapers are springing up all around the world.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Special Education
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
45 min.

Niagara

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Niagara is set in the not particularly safe world of rushing waterfalls.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Play Time: 
45 min.

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