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£13.00
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The opponent must then do the same thing, but can choose from only those tiles that depict the same type of vegetation or poetic symbol shown on the tile first set aside. Play continues, with each set-aside tile determining where the next player can go until:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eA player forms a line with four of her tokens in any direction,\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eA player forms a 2x2 square with four of her tokens, or\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eA player chooses a tile which doesn't allow her opponent to place a token.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIn any of these cases, the player has won the game. A match can be a single game, a \"best of three\" series, or a point-based match, with the winner of a game earning as many points as the number of tiles remaining in the grid when she wins; in this case, the player who first collects ten points wins the match.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ctable width=\"100%\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e \u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e 2 Players  |  10 Minutes  |  Ages 7+\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e","published_at":"2017-05-28T16:46:01+01:00","created_at":"2018-01-30T13:21:23+00:00","vendor":"Blue Orange","type":"Two Player Game","tags":["Pattern Building"],"price":1300,"price_min":1300,"price_max":1300,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":6146231042086,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"Okiya","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Okiya","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":1300,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":4,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"3770000904772"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2003\/4581\/products\/Okiya.jpg?v=1532819620"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2003\/4581\/products\/Okiya.jpg?v=1532819620","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp\u003eIn \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOkiya\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e, a.k.a. \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNiya\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e,, each player tries to arrange her tokens to gain the favor of the emperor. Alternatively, you can prevent your rival from placing a token in the Imperial garden, showing that you have more control than your opponent.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTo set up the game, shuffle the 16 tiles and arrange them in a 4x4 square; each tile shows one of four types of vegetation (maple, cherry, pine or iris) and one of four types of poetic symbols (rising sun, bird, rain or tanzaku - the small pieces of paper on which people sometimes write wishes).\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe starting player removes one tile on the border of the square, sets this tile aside, then places one of her tokens in this space. The opponent must then do the same thing, but can choose from only those tiles that depict the same type of vegetation or poetic symbol shown on the tile first set aside. 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Okiya

Okiya

£13.00

In Okiya, a.k.a. Niya,, each player tries to arrange her tokens to gain the favor of the emperor. Alternatively, you can prevent your rival from placing a token in the Imperial garden, showing that you have more control than your opponent. To set up the game, shuffle the 16 tiles and arrange them in a 4x4 square; each tile shows one of four type...


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Ravens of Thri Sahashri

Ravens of Thri Sahashri

£12.50

The Ravens of Thri Sahashri is a two-player cooperative card game. One player is playing the girl Ren who has lost her memory; the other is the detective trying to repair it. The game is about trying to communicate as well as possible by simply the choice of cards. (Note: "Thri Sahashri" is the buddhist term for a trillion worlds combined, which...


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TA-KE
£24.00
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TA-KE

TA-KE

£24.00

Japan in the late Middle ages. Acting as shoguns, players in TA‐KE try to consolidate their power and expand their influence in the empire. To this end, you select people that you appoint to the emperor's court. But is the person chosen well and are his skills currently useful to the shogun? Only if you use clever tactics, plan ahead, and k...


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