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Virus!

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Experimental virus outbreaks have escaped the lab and only you can stop them! Face the pandemic and compete to be the first to eradicate the virus by isolating a healthy body. Ethical or not, all means at your reach are valid to achieve victory.

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

The Vampire, The Elf, & The Cthulhu

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J.- Night, almost total darkness. Only rarely the pale glow of the moon could find space between the thick clouds to slightly illuminate the landscape. But he had no need of the moon to locate his target, his eyes were able to see in the darkness better than anyone else.

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

Glux

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Glüx is a family game all about illuminating rooms. Every player tries to play the brightest light tokens in different areas on the board, thus gaining the majority in those areas. Who can place their light tokens in the cleverest way and illuminate the most areas?

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

Great Heartland Hauling Co.

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In The Great Heartland Hauling Co. (originally announced as Over the Road), players take on the role of medium haul Midwest truck drivers doing their best to make a living by hauling goods for big suppliers.

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

Stowaway 52

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You've sneaked aboard an alien ship that's about to attack Earth and it's up to you to stop it! Set a course for sabotage with this unique "Cardventure" – an interactive story that puts you at the controls. Do you reprogram the flight computer, or do you destroy the engine room?

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

One Night Ultimate Werewolf

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No moderator, no elimination, ten-minute games. One Night Ultimate Werewolf is a fast game for 3-10 players in which everyone gets a role: One of the dastardly Werewolves, the tricky Troublemaker, the helpful Seer, or one of a dozen different characters, each with a special ability.

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

Wink

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To set up WINK, lay out an array of numbered cards on the table, then distribute a second set of matching cards face down among the players, with a few cards not used and set aside.

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

Karuba

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Many moons have come and gone since your boats departed on the journey to Karuba. Once you arrive on the island, each player will lead an expedition team of four adventurers. Now you just have to navigate your way through the dense jungle to make it to the temples.

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

Flick 'em Up!

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The cities in the West are not the safest place to be. In the disc-flicking game Flick 'em Up!, you can become an outlaw and rob banks, free prisoners, attack innocent bystanders... or you could become the Sheriff and try to protect the people of your city from these bandits!

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

Codenames

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In Codenames, two teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first. Spymasters give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board. Their teammates try to guess words of the right color while avoiding those that belong to the opposing team.

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

Pyramix

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Pull apart the pyramid! In Pyramix, players take turns removing one cube at a time from the pyramid stack. Cubes come in four colors and are worth 1-3 points depending on their symbol. You can remove a cube as long as two or three faces are exposed and it's not touching a cobra cube.

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

Star Trek: Five-Year Mission

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Star Trek: Five-Year Mission is a cooperative dice placement game for 3-7 players who take the roles of crew members of either the USS Enterprise (from the original Star Trek series) or the USS Enterprise-D (from Star Trek: The Next Generation).

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

The Builders: Middle Ages

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In The Builders: Middle Ages, the cards represent buildings or workers. Players score points (and gain money) by completing the construction of buildings, while placing a worker on a construction site costs money.

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

Bad Beets

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Bad Beets is a fast-paced bluffing card game in which players must eat their vegetables — well, get rid of their vegetables through any means that they can.

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

Gloom: Fairytale

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In the Gloom card game, you assume control of the fate of an eccentric family of misfits and misanthropes. The goal of the game is sad, but simple: You want your characters to suffer the greatest tragedies possible before passing on to the well-deserved respite of death.

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

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