The Dice Tower: 12 Games of Christmas - Two Player Games

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1) Kero
June 2471, and kerosene - KERO - is scarce. Two clans are struggling to survive, exploring New Territories in their tanker trucks. Running out of fuel is a risk each time they leave camp! Fortunately, a local tribe of Tuareks can lend a helping hand… Kero is a two-player game set in a future unfriendly world, where players will be clan leaders - managing a camp, a tanker truck and 7 Explorers - competing for the same lands. Their ability to win the game will be based on how much kerosene (Jerrycans) they can find and how they use it wisely… ...

2) Caper
Caper is a two-player card strategy game in which each player recruits thieves, equips them with gear, and tries to steal from popular places across Europe. Caper plays over six rounds with a colorful, quirky design that combines card drafting and set collection with area control. Players are met with challenging decisions such as drafting particular thieves, giving them specific gear, and stealing precious works of art. The game changes depending on what city you're playing in, giving you unique ways to play every time. ...

3) Targi
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A contest between two nomadic tribes along desert trade routes. ...

4) Claim
Recruit followers to control the kingdom by taking the right tricks. ...

5) Monolith Arena
Monolith Arena
Wage war against opponents on a hexagonal board. Prepare your armies to face off on the battlefield and surprise your enemy with your choice of special abilities! Monolith Arena is a fantasy battleground board game built around the base engine of Neuroshima Hex, which is also from designer Michał Oracz. The game includes four factions, with unique abilities and units. Players take turns placing tiles on the hexagonal play field, building offensive and defensive advantages, all of which are activated when the field is filled or when a player uses a "battle" order. A new feature is the three-level "monolith" for each ...

6) Paris: La Cité de la Lumière
Paris: La Cité de la Lumière
Players compete for their moment in the light by placing oddly shaped building tiles. ...

7) Robin of Locksley
Robin of Locksley
Troubled times blight England since the good and just King Richard the Lionheart was captured in the Crusades. Meanwhile, Robin of Locksley is stealing from the rich Norman lords to free the King. In Robin of Locksley, you aim to collect loot tiles with your Robin and sell loot collections of the same color. Move forward on the racing track surrounding the 5x5 loot tiles by spending earned gold. Every field will give you a task to gather fame: You may fulfill the task, or you may spend one gold coin to pass it. Whoever first circles the racing track twice ...

8) Kingdomino Duel
Kingdomino Duel
Build a kingdom with varied terrains by drafting dice in this fast family duel game. ...

9) Naga Raja
Naga Raja
Race a fellow adventurer to acquire your temple's treasure while avoiding its curse. ...

10) Mandala
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Create and destroy mandalas in this beautifully tense abstract game for two. ...

11) Unmatched: Cobble & Fog
Unmatched: Cobble & Fog
Heroes from Victorian-era literature join a skirmish to the death. ...

12) The Fox in the Forest Duet
The Fox in the Forest Duet
Win tricks to move in the forest, collecting the gems before running out of time. ...

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