Attractive and easy to learn abstract game.

Good and easy to learn tile placing game for 4 players (there is a 2 player version).

Fun, bluffing auction game.

FAIR MEANS OR FOUL

BLOKUS

PYLOS

Interesting abstract game where players higher stacks can move more spaces.

Card game where each player represents a tribe from Blue Moon. Easy to learn.

BLUE MOON

DVONN

Players become park rangers and try to complete industrial and conservation projects.

Fun wooden building game.

VILLA PALETTI

AUSTRALIA

Popular puzzle game.

Easy to learn train game.

TICKET TO RIDE (EUROPE)

TAKE IT EASY

Play online!

Games I like

Collect jewels but try not to go over the waterfall.

Fun game racing steam boats down the Mississippi.

MISSISSIPPI QUEEN

NIAGARA

Attractive and popular abstract game.

Help your moles win the golden shovel.

MOLE IN THE HOLE

ABALONE

Explore the world visiting ancient places.

Fun race game.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 8O DAYS

EXPEDITION

Moving maze game.

AMAZING LABYRINTH

Fun game placing people of different nationalities at tables.

Abstract game—some similarities to Othello.

YINSH

CAFÉ INTERNATIONAL

Beautiful Mah-jong card game.

Abstract game using dice. The number on the dice shows the spaces to be moved.

CHASE

MHING

Simple but strategic 3D game.

STEPPE

Sheep farming. Fence off the best sheep.

Battle against good/evil.

THE CONFRONTATION—LOTR

BAUERNSCHLAU

Wonderful ancient game.

Super detective game.

HEIMLICH & CO

BACKGAMMON

Superb and quick wargame. Replay the key battles of World War II.

MEMOIR 44

Simple puzzle type game building the best Alhambra.

ALHAMBRA

Hilarious party game.

Strategy game of castles and kings.

TORRES

APPLES TO APPLES

Abstract game where you choose your opponent’s pieces.

Frantic game using egg-timers as pieces.

TAMSK

QUARTO

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Superb easy to play game.

Co-operative game where one player may be a traitor.

Co-operative game where the players represent the fellowship.

Abstract game where the board shrinks as you play.

Excellent tile game with solo puzzles. Competitions held online -                   TOP TRIX CARDS—British Open Edition

 FRENCH TRIX GAME 2007

CHAMPIONS TRIX GAME

MENSA CONNECTIONS

ZERTZ

LORD OF THE RINGS

SHADOWS OVER CAMELOT

TANTRIX

GOOD PLACES TO BUY GAMES (UK)

 

Leisure Games

(shop in London)

 

Gameslore

(online only)

 

Northumbria Games

(shop in Darlington)

 

Shiregames

(online)

 

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Boardgamegeek

 

Wonderfully themed game.

CLEOPATRA AND THE SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTS

Rebuilding the city of Blue Moon. Different from the card game.

Chariot racing.

AVE CAESAR

BLUE MOON CITY

Fun dice and worm dominoes game where you have to know when to stop.

Settling and trading on an island. One of the best-selling games in Europe.

SETTLERS OF CATAN

PICKOMINO

Indiana Jones type game. Collect jewels from the caves before they collapse.

DIAMANTE

Origami