Gauss is played on a hexagonal grid with one player being red and the other blue. Each player has ten of her own pieces and five of the opponent's. Get four or more of your pieces connected, and you'll score points -- the tricky aspect of the game is...
Asakusa: The Game
Players are city fathers of Asakusa. You walk around the sites of Asakusa and place your men in those sites. When other players already have their men in a spot, you can kick them out by placing more men! You earn income from the sites where your men...
Square on Sale
You are land sharks. You can buy/raid anyone's squares anytime through auctions. Of course you have to acquire as many (good) sites as possible to become the winner. Bubble economics forever.
You and a neighboring king are arguing over who is more awesome -- then a mysterious traveler makes you realize that the true solution to your dilemma will come only by building new royal palaces, specifically two of them. Do this first, and you win.