Tag Archives: Abstract Strategy

Game Review: Quarto

Quarto! Gigamic, 1991 Quarto is a beautiful abstract strategy game along the lines of tic-tac-toe. In Quarto, you are trying to get 4 in a row of any of the characteristics of the pieces, which are either short or tall, light or dark, round or square, solid or hollow. The first player picks a piece […]

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Game Review: The Rose King

The Rose King Thames & Kosmos, 1997 Originally published as Texas by Ub-Spiele, Thames & Kosmo brings this great two-player game to the United States with a War of the Roses theme. The Rose King is an abstract area control game. It is simple to learn, but like most good two-player abstracts, harder to master. […]

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Game Review: Gobblestones

When this post goes up, we will be happily gaming away at Gamicon. If you read this before the 28th, come join us at the Sheraton Hotel in Iowa City! This year we received a ton of games for our Play-To-Win effort. I would really love to play all of them, but don’t have enough […]

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