English language edition
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The players alternate playing blocks on the board. On his turn, a player may also move one block already on the board. Thus, the players try to build towers, containing blocks that match the figures on the player's symbol tokens. At the end of the game, each player arranges their tokens so that they match the most towers on the board. The player who manages the most matches wins the game.
Players: 2 - 4
Time: 15 - 30 minutes
Ages: 10 and up
Weight: 1,350 grams
Language Requirements: Game components are language-independent. Manufacturer's rules are printed in multiple languages (including English). This is an international edition or domestic edition of an imported item.
- 1 game board
- 24 large wooden blocks
- 20 small symbol tokens
- 1 red marker
- 1 pouch
- 1 rule booklet
Average Rating: 3 in 1 review
This game looks nice, with big chunky wooden pieces. It's also very easy to learn and quick to play, so it's a relatively 'light' abstract game. Gameplay is straightforward: choose a block and place it on the board in a position that you like and your opponent hopefully doesn't. Then you may change one of the topmost blocks. It's possible to focus so much on your own objective that you forget to block your opponent, which happened in my second game.
Overall, it's not fantastic, but it is good and certainly easy and fun enough to be worth trying.
This smart, good-looking game deserves a home on your coffee table. You and your opponents each receive four tokens, each with a symbol that corresponds to one of the four types of blocks. Your turn consists of placing a block on an empty circle on the board or atop an already-placed block. Stack heights are limited to four blocks. After 20 blocks have been played, stack your symbol tokens vertically in any order you choose. Next, compare your personal stack of tokens to each stack of blocks on the board. Score a point for every instance in which a block matches your symbol token and is in the same relative position in its stack. Matching an entire stack earns you a bonus point. Much intense thought is involved in this 15-minute game, but stay calm--you don't want to blow your stack.