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Imhotep Board Game Review

Imhotep Board GameStats:
No. of players: 2-4
Amount of time to play: 40 min
Age requirements: 10+
Set-up time: minimal

Imhotep is a fast-playing gateway game set in Eygpt. You collect stones, put them on ships and score when they are added to monuments.
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Holiday Board Game Gift Guide – 2016

Gift GuideLooking to purchase a fun board game for the board gamer in your life? Check out my 2016 board game gift guide. If you want more detail than the short blurb, click the name of the game and read the full overview and review. The gift ideas in my guides from 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 are still relevant. This gift guide expands on these ones from the past.
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4 Gods Board Game Review

4 Gods Board GameStats:
No. of players: 2-4
Amount of time to play: 30-45 min
Age requirements: 12+
Set-up time: minimal

4 Gods is a real-time, tile-laying board game. Players make the world simultaneously and then score points based on the size of the areas they control.
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Acquire Board Game Review

Acquire Board Game 2016Stats:
No. of players: 2-6
Amount of time to play: 60-90 min
Age requirements: 12+
Set-up time: 5 min

Acquire has been around since the sixties and has been reprinted several times. This latest version (2016) changes a few things but keep s the basic game play and feel of this classic game.
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Mage Wars Academy Warlock and Priestess Expansions Review

Academy Warlock Priestess ExpansionsStats:
No. of players: 2
Amount of time to play: 30-45 min
Age requirements: 14+
Set-up time: minimal

The Warlock and Priestess expansions for Mage Wars Academy add more wizards, creatures and spells to the series.
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