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Our examiner, Ben Kendall, first checked The Block 9 months ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 12 weeks ago.
There are several different sizes of square grids on which you can build, and each piece you place, whether a tree, tower, or building, is unique. This results in tiny urban scenes covering every pixel of your block, varying in height, density and landscape.
The twist is that you have to work with the flow of pieces you are provided with. Because you can't choose when you get each one the creations gain an organic feel where happenstance and creativity meet to make something often unexpected.
The result is a peaceful, relaxing distraction that offers unlimited variation and creativity in the places you create through randomly generated and selected tiles.
3+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. There are no objectives nor requirements for quick reaction or skill, so it can be played by players of any ability or age. You just need the skill to move each object and be happy if your cityscape doesn't turn out how you imagined it.
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