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You start by laying out all of your 21 coloured Tetris-shaped tiles in front of you. The tiles vary in size and shape from one square up to shapes made up of five squares. Each turn you place a tile but only it's corner must touch at least one of your other tiles.
As you play, the board fills up and tactics mount. For example, to avoid being hemmed in by other players tiles (of a different colour) you need to place tiles to cross over to areas with more space. When you can no longer play any pieces, you count up each square of the shapes that you have remaining and the winner is the one with least points.
What starts as a simple tile laying puzzle, quickly becomes a strategic battle for space that requires spatial and forward-thinking decisions. You need to use you tiles carefully and keep an eye on the placement of others. Some may choose a more aggressive land grabbing strategy than others, so when playing with this type of player you need to be even more vigilant.
When you first play:
- Start with a two player game to make space more available.
- Aim to play larger tiles first to lower your end score straight away.
Play Time: This game will take between 15 minutes and 20 minutes to complete.
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