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Clear the table for board games

11-25-2010 09:02 BJT

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The biggest video game launches might be raking in billions of dollars, but the Spielefest event in Austria proves there's life left in traditional board games yet. With over 5,000 different board games under the roof of the Vienna Conference Centre, it's a place for players to try before they buy.

All sorts of board games are on display at Vienna's annual Spielefest, from classics like Chess and Trivial Pursuit to more unusual new titles from around the world.

Now in its 26th year, the annual Spielefest attracts 60,000 visitors.

The show is all about getting 'hands on' with the latest games.

Getting to grips with the rules of a NEW game can be complicated, so there are experts on hand to guide first timers through the do and don'ts.

Taking place just five weeks before Christmas, it's not surprising that many visitors were making additions to their wish list.

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV.CN

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