In this curated selection of geeky highlights, the glare of the shopping eye turns to board games and board games that might be hard to resist.
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Crime and mystery games include elements of deduction, skill, luck – and usually, deception. If you want to know how well you really read other players, try these games next.
Libellud makes games like the Spiel des Jahres 2010 winner Dixit and the As d’ or Jeu de L’annee 2016 winner Mysterium as well as Seasons, Loony Quest, Obscurio and Dice Forge.
There’s a whole host of ideas buried in the structure of various games that can be adapted.