Yes, they are. All boardgame-sculptures are built as an original boardgame and includes all needed parts and even a manual.
The boardgame-sculptures are artworks that affects the viewer on different levels. It works by just looking at it and understanding the meaning of the subject. But if it is “used”, in the same way as the original is ment to, the viewer will get a much deeper insight and stronger feelings for the subject. A following discussion amoung all players (and probably even a monitoring person) could help to get out the most effect of the boardgame-artworks.