Abstract games

Ligato

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Published on July 3rd, 2014

30 years ago at the height of the Cold War, a strategy game called Ligato was invented in GDR – »

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UHR-Warlords

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Published on May 9th, 2014

Back in February, we published a preview of Uhr-Warlords, a new abstract strategy title set in the world of Uhr »

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Rotex

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Published on April 17th, 2014

Rotex is the latest abstract strategy title from the creator of the numerical Scrabble-alike Five-O. With an ever-changing board and »

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Khet 2x

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Published on March 1st, 2014

Despite it’s ancient Egyptian theming, Khet is a relative newcomer to the abstract strategy world, having been created in 2005. »

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Abalone

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Published on February 13th, 2014

Originally designed in 1987, Abalone is something of a modern classic of abstract strategy. Will you be a push-over for »

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Published on November 20th, 2013

“Oware: Earth’s Oldest Living Board Game” is a re-imagining of what is indeed the oldest board game in the world. »

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Las Vegas!

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Published on October 7th, 2013

Spiel Des Jahres titles tend to have a few traits in common. They tend to be family-oriented games with simple »

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Pirate Ring

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Published on September 30th, 2013

Pirate Ring is something of an odd title. It’s a purely abstract game, but has a pirate theme pasted on. »

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Twisted Go

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Published on April 1st, 2013

A game that is as frustrating as it is intriguing, Twisted Go introduces a new dimension to the traditional connect-five variation of Go. For anyone that hasn’t already guessed »

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Marble Sumo

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Published on March 15th, 2013

Marble Sumo from SketchAPI is a modern take on a classic marbles game. This elegantly simple game takes place on a hexagonal board, where you »

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Pirate Armada

Pirate Armada
Published on February 28th, 2013

One of the main advantages of iPad board gaming is that it does away with all the fiddly little playing »

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Published on February 12th, 2013

At least two of the elements which make up this atmospheric and well-crafted abstract puzzler by Mathias Tauber are Match »

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Acquisition

Acquisition
Published on February 2nd, 2013

As far as I’m aware, Pint Sized Planet’s Acquisition is the first game to combine the sedate pace of turn-based »

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Chekked

Chekked
Published on January 24th, 2013

Chekked from AppEd claims to be a game which combines the best of checkers with the best of chess. With »

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Revertis 2

Revertis 2
Published on January 13th, 2013

Combining gameplay elements of Tetris and Connect 4 whilst still managing to feel unique in its own right, Revertis 2 »

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Shinobi: War of Clans

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Published on January 10th, 2013

Shinobi is a game set in 16th Cenutry Japan, setting the stage for a time when feudal daimyos sought to »

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