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10 Essen games we'll definitely be playing

This year, Rules of Play's Ian & Dyfed are going to Essen! We're counting down some of the best and most-anticipated games of the entire fair.

Whenever we go to a games fair, we go prepared. A checklist of games we need to get our hands on is essential, and Essen 2017 is no different!

Below are 10 Essen games we'll definitely be playing when we're there - we've got our eye on these beauties!

  • £40.00

    Azul

    Plan B Games

    Azul Essentials: No. of players: 2 - 4 Playing time: 30 - 45 minutes Age: 8 + Azul - Rules of Play says: Introduced by the M...

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    £40.00
  • £15.00

    The Fox in the Forest

    Renegade Game Studios

    The Fox in the Forest Essentials: No. of players: 2 Playing time: 30 minutes Age: 10 + The Fox in the Forest - Rules of Play sa...

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    £15.00
  • £20.00

    Startups

    Oink Games

    Startups Essentials: No. of players: 3 - 7 Playing time: 20 minutes Age: 10 + Startups - Rules of Play says: There are six c...

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    £20.00
  • Sold out
    £36.00

    Meeple Circus

    Matagot

    Meeple Circus Essentials: No. of players: 2 - 5 Playing time: 30 - 45 minutes Age: 8 + Meeple Circus - Rules of Play says: L...

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    £36.00
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  • £41.00

    Santa Maria

    Aporta Games

    Santa Maria Essentials: No. of players: 1 - 4 Playing time: 45 - 90 minutes Age: 12 + Santa Maria - Rules of Play says: In S...

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    £41.00
  • Sold out
    £48.00

    Coaster Park

    Pandasaurus Games

    Coaster Park Essentials: No. of players: 2 - 4 Playing time: 30 - 60 minutes Age: 8 + Coaster Park - Rules of Play says: Cli...

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    £48.00
    Sold out
  • £54.00

    Altiplano

    dlp Games

    Altiplano Essentials: No. of players: 2 - 5 Playing time: 60 - 120 minutes Age: 12 + Altiplano - Rules of Play says: Altipla...

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    £54.00
  • Sold out
    £36.00

    Otys

    Libellud

    Otys Essentials: No. of players: 2 - 4 Playing time: 60 minutes Age: 14 + Otys - Rules of Play says: Mid-22nd century, after...

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    £36.00
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  • £60.00

    Whistle Stop

    Bezier Games

    Whistle Stop Essentials: No. of players: 2 - 5 Playing time: 75 minutes Age: 13 + Whistle Stop - Rules of Play says: With th...

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    £60.00