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  • Cavemen: The Quest for Fire

    Cavemen: The Quest for FireCavemen: The Quest for Fire is a card-drafting game in which players take the role of tribal leaders. The tribes compete for opportunities to hunt dinosaurs, recruit tribesmen, and discover new technologies, vying to be the first with enough knowledge and prestige to invent fire and usher in the age of modern humanity! Its theme and mechanisms are tightly interwoven, delivering a taut and coherent game experience that's highly competitive without direct antagonism.
    read more Added 11-21-2014

  • Pinata

    PinataPinata is a two-player card game in which players compete to collect the colored candy that is inside the pinata. Playing pieces that might otherwise be "cubes" are instead wooden markers with a bow-tie shape that mimics the shape of wrapped candies, coming in 5 different colors. When a player has collected enough candy of a given color, he earns the medal card for that color. The first player to earn 3 medal cards is the winner!
    read more Added 11-04-2014

  • Plunder

    PlunderHaving buried and protected your ill-gotten booty, it's time to send your crew to search for the treasures of the other scurvy pirates. Collect clues as you piece together the maps. Figure out the correct islands, disarm the booby-traps and dig at the right landmarks. Steal their treasures and be the first to take your Plunder! Plunder is a deduction card game in which everyone is a pirate captain with a buried treasure. The first player to a treasure takes the largest share, while those who reach it second or third receive less. Keeping your treasure from being stolen is also worth victory points in the end. Find and steal the most treasures first to win in the end!
    read more Added 10-14-2014

  • Swish Jr.

    Swish Jr.Swish Jr. is an adaptation of the wildly popular Swish for younger players. A Swish is made when two cards (or more) are stacked on top of each other so that the solid shapes fill in the matching shape and color outlines. In order to make a Swish, the cards may be rotated and flipped, but must lay on top of each other in the same direction so that the blue borders on the cards line up. Swish Jr. is loads of fun and develops visual and spatial thinking skills. Learn to move the cards in your mind and you'll be an expert at making Swishes. A fun game of visual perception the whole family will enjoy!
    read more Added 09-29-2014

  • Argh!

    Argh!Argh! is the Treasure-Stealing Game of Plundering Pirates! Ahoy and welcome to Plunder Island! Here be an island jimmy full of treasure just waiting for the taking. Be the scalawag to claim the most loot and win. Keep your sticky fingers in motion pulling treasure from the island. Just use your wits, mate -and remember how many pirates still lurk about. Avast ye -- They're a vengeful sort. Beware! If greed gets the best of ye, the pirates will steal back their booty! Your sense of adventure and some quick thinking will help ye score the most points! Will you collect the most treasure or will your greed get the best of you? The next card you draw could determine your fate!
    read more Added 09-16-2014