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International Toy Fair Nürnberg 2006


Blue Moon City - Reiner Knizia
The destroyed city must be rebuild. By playing cards the buildings get marked with a stone. A player who has contributed to the erection of a building gets a reward that comes in the form of crystals. These crystals inreturn get sacrified. Whoever contributed most to this has won. It is imperitive to use the different qualities of the various people wisely. For 2 to 4 playlers, 10 years and up.

Hart an der Grenze - André Zatz & Sergio Halaban
Almost back home from holidays the last blockade has to be taken: customs. Do we have something to declare? We do not think so! Nut there is the unevitable occasional luggage check. Maybe some money will do the job? Or maybe we were accused falsely! Those who know how to stay calm and have no nerves, are likely to go away with it uncaught. the game has little can suitcases where the smuggling can be put. For 3 to 6 players, 10 years and up.

Singing with Barbie.
Phalanx Games
Bison - Wolfgang Kramer & Michael Kiesling
Each player is an indian tribe that prefers to settle in an area with lots of bisons, fish and eagles. This supports them in their taking new land, and buying tents and canoes. Whoever collected the most animals is declared the winner at games end. For 2 to 5 players, 10 years and up.
Emira - Liesbeth Vanzier & Paul van Hove
Being a sheik every player wants to have as many women in his harem as possible. Every round a new beauty enters the stage who chooses one of the sheiks. Of course she is sensitive to money to influence her choice.
In 2004 he Belgian authors won the German Hippodice Spieleclub prize; at that time the game had the not to be mistaken title 'Harem' . For 3 to 5 players, 10 years and up.


Fischmarkt - Mario Papini
Italy is a country that is almost entirley surrounded by water and therefore fish will regularly be put on the menu. But first the fish has to be taken ashore and traded, and this is what players are going to do. The boats can carry up to 3 fishcards as cargo. At the start of a round, a card is given to every player that shows them the price for a certain type of fish. Some boats will be more attractive for some players. The cargo gets auctioned and goes to the player that pays the most money.

Special trading ccards indicate which two types of fish may be traded with other players. The fish is sold and the money is put in the bank (gets listed on a scoring list). By putting one of two ice cubes on a card, remaining fish can be taken to the next round. For 2 to 4 players, 10 years and up.

Winning Moves
Terra Nova - Rosanna Leocata & Gaetano Evola
Conquer land by means of efficiently placing your playing pieces in the respective regions, or by placing stick. When an area has at least three different types of land enclosed, it gets scored. The player with the most men earns the most points. 2 to 4 players, 10 years and up, 60 minutes.

Days of Wonder

Ticket to Ride Märklin - Alan Moon
This in Germany based version of Ticket to Ride introduces passengers. They need to pick up and deliver different type of goods of varying value. A mixed pile of goods is put next to a city. Every player has 3 passengers that he can put in a town along a scored track. In a next turn a passenger could elect to travel along an uninterrupted chain of this players track to collect goods in every city. These are converted to points and added to his total on the scoring list. 2 to 5 players, 10 years and up, 60 minutes.


Kleopatra - Bruno Cathala & Ludovic Maublanc
A new palace must be built, and this actually will get a 3D shape in this game set in ancient Egypt. Corrupt civil servants and building materials of doubtful origin should help the players in getting the job done within time, but it could come at a higher price. For 3 to 5 players, 8 years and up, 60 minutes.