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Ex Libris is a whimsical strategy game that blends worker placement, tableau building, and hand management.

New York Slice is the quintessential game of "I cut, you choose" where players split pizzas and try to grab the best slices for themselve

Mission: Red Planet is a strategic game that blends area control with simultaneous action selection for tense mind games and conflicts.

7 Wonders: Architect is a beautifully produced set collection game where you're racing to construct your Wonder of the World.

One Deck Dungeon is a dice-rolling game that simulates a dungeon crawl, complete with items, skills, and a boss at the end of every dungeon.

Fugitive is a two-player hidden movement game that blends bluffing with deduction to create a tense, thinky battle of wits.

Maquis is a solo worker placement game that feels like an abstract puzzle game with elements of push-your-luck.

Illiterati is a real-time, cooperative word-spelling game that puts a fun spin on classics like Scrabble and Bananagrams.

Junk Drawer is a polyomino puzzle board game that's simple, fast, and elevated by its unique push-your-luck elements.

First Rat is a strategic family board game that blends action efficiency, set collection, and engine building to fantastic results.

Grove is a solo puzzle-style microgame that involves the strategic overlapping of cards and dice to score as highly as you can.

The A.R.T. Project is a cooperative game of action efficiency where you're trying to recover stolen art pieces from the White Hand.

Project L is an engine-building game where you solve polyomino puzzles to acquire more pieces to solve even bigger puzzles.

Romi Rami is a compact card game that puts a few modern twists on traditional rummy-style gameplay.

Cartographers is a flip-and-write game where you draw polyomino shapes onto a grid-based map to score points.

Love Letter is a tiny game comprised of just 16 cards for 2 to 4 players. How well does it hold up after all these years?

Waterfall Park is a brilliant trading and negotiation game that pretty much nails everything. If you want player interaction, it's here.

FUSE is a real-time dice drafting game played cooperatively. Can you defuse all the bomb cards together before time runs out?

Does this acclaimed flip-and-write game deserve its status as a trendsetter? How well does it really hold up after five years?

Timeline: Inventions is a quick micro card game that's better than you might expect from its premise. It certainly surprised me.