Cinque Terre Board Game Review: The art is vibrant. The approach is simple. The strategy is deep.

Intro

Cinque Terre is a colorful, engaging game of harvesting and selling produce in the BEAUTIFUL Italian countryside of Cinque Terre (just look at this place!).

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Phew! Back to reality. =-)

This game is a blast and is one of my wife’s all-time favorites. It’s one of the most mentally-engaging games we play on a regular basis, but you can still have fun and do well without the “deep-dive” mental investment.

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Murano Board Game Review: Fast-paced strategy game with beautiful artwork and clever mechanics

Taking place in the beautiful city of Venice, you are a glassblower by trade and are trying to make it big in the local industry. Attract customers to your shops, construct glassblowing factories, ride gondolas around the islands, build beautiful palaces, pave cobblestone streets; you do it all in this game! Choose one or a combination of several strategies to gain the most power, prestige, and wealth as a Venetian glassblower.

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