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Spotlight: Set Collecting Games

Set collecting games have been around in many forms for hundreds of years. For many years the most popular of these were in the form of card games such as rummy and canasta. In more recent times the set collecting mechanic has found it’s way into many modern board games. These games are destined to […]

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Spotlight: City Building

Designing cities is something many of us did as kids. Initially it might have been with wooden blocks, or perhaps Lego. For the current generation they build their cities in computer games like Minecraft. But city building is also something that has been quite popular in board games for some time. Here are a few […]

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Spotlight: My First…

Are you looking for some great games with which to introduce your kids to the wonderful world of tabletop gaming? After all, Snakes and Ladders, while still extremely popular, is not exactly brimming with strategic decision making. Here are some junior versions of games that have become modern classics: My First Stone Age. The original […]

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Spotlight: Legacy Games

Imagine a board game that evolves with each play. Decisions you make in today’s game will affect future games, and the changes to the game are permanent. Each groups experience with the game will be slightly different, and the mystery of what will happen next makes the games very compelling. Below is a list of […]

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Spotlight: Card Games

Card Games: Phase 10 is an incredibly popular rummy style game. Players compete to be the first to complete all ten phases of the game. Each phase requires players to collect a specific combination of cards. This generally involves sets of matching cards or a run of cards in sequence. Hanabi is a rare card […]

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Spotlight: Stefan Feld

Stefan Feld: In the last 10 to 12 years Stefan Feld has become one of the more well known game designers in the German board game scene. As well as designing six of the famous Alea Big Box games, he has created stand out games for a number of publishers. Generally speaking Euro style games have steered […]

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Spotlight: Train Games

All aboard! Since the development of the steam engine, trains have played a major role in our lives. It’s not surprising then that there are a huge amount of games with a railroad theme. This week we examine some of the Train games available at The Games Capital.   Ticket to Ride is no doubt the […]

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