World of Games: 101 best board, card & dice games from around the globe

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Renowned designer Riccardo Beretta shares in this book his lifetime passion for games, presenting an exciting collection of more than 100 international board, card and dice games, providing countless hours of intelligent fun for friends and family. Casual players will find an easy introduction to the most popular games, from Chess to Go, Canasta to Texas Hold’ em, Craps to Perudo. Games enthusiasts will discover lesser known regional games, such as Surakarta (Indonesia), Durak (Russia), Bourré (France), Scopone (Italy). Last but not least, everyone will enjoy the new exciting games invented by the author and presented here for the first time! The book comes complete with an extensive bibliography and webography plus a link to the designer’s website for free download of full colour boards and pieces for all games. Packed with exhilarating opportunities to enjoy the company of family and friends, WORLD OF GAMES is an ideal gift for all social occasions, from Christmas to birthdays and parties.

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Riccardo Beretta is an Italian architect and designer. During his international career he has dealt with a vast range of projects, from one-off pieces for private clients to design & build of residential and office developments. He is currently art director and chief designer for the high-end contemporary furniture brand demilan.com. Among his various interests, Riccardo Beretta is a passionate collector and inventor of games: this book, together with a selection of favorites from all around the world, showcases some of his creations, proposing new simple yet strong game concepts, easy to learn, fun to play and challenging to master.

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