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Simplest strategy game ever, the box says, and it is probably true. The game comes with 12 cute little stackable faux cuneiform tablets in four colors, and unfortunately I can't tell you much more than that because then you could probably just play the game with poker chips and then the publisher would be angry at me for making them lose money.
If you are familiar with combinatorial game theory, I can tell you that this is a two-player perfect-information impartial game that I am absolutely confident would fall to some basic Sprague-Grundy analysis. On the other hand, if you are not familiar with combinatorial game theory, you'll probably find this a pretty fun game to spend a few minutes on.
Addendum: I just wrote a program that solved the game completely. It took about 40 minutes to write. The game is a second-player win.
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