Featuring a massive amount of in-game choices, including three tiles each of thirty-six possible color-symbol combinations, and two new game modes in the Trio version, Qwirkle is the perfect game to hone player's tactical maneuvers, strategical planning, and forward thinking. The rules of the game are basic: simply build lines by matching tiles based on either color or shape, and score points for doing so. The ability to build complex combinations will keep children interested and engaged, and challenge them mentally. The new game modes included in the Trio version add fresh, original, and demanding game modes onto the award winning original variant. Qwirkle Trio complements the original iteration with awesome new challenges and replay-ability! It's playable from early ages up, allowing young children and older individuals alike to develop and hone their spacial recognition, planning, and problem solving skills. Ages 6 and up, 2 to 4 players. Please note: Product contains small parts. Not for children under 3 years old.Qwirkle Trio allows you to play classic Qwirkle plus two new ways to play. Qwirkle Select adds star tokens that offer new strategies, and Qwirkle Connect adds unique bonus point opportunities and allows you to create longer connections.