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United States
philadelphia
Pennsylvania
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10
Jul 2005*
best winning streak so far is 11 games
2005-07-11*
Owned
M C
United States
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10
Jan 2006*
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Aaron Watson
United States
West Jordan
UT
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10
Jun 2008*
Owned
Mrs. Slusher
United States
Oregon
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10
Jul 2006*
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Michelle Monticello
United States
Richmond
Kentucky
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10
Jun 2008*
Owned
Piotr Adamczyk
Poland
Paslek / Elblag
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10
Jan 2009*
Owned
Jan
Poland
Toruń
Kujawsko-Pomorskie
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10
Jan 2010
The greatest game ever.
2010-01-27
Owned
Jen G
United States
California
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10
Jun 2010
Owned
Riley Freer
United States
Washington
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10
Jun 2012
Owned
Artur Tojza
Poland
Gdynia
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10
Jul 2012
Owned
Mick Malawi
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10
Mar 2013
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LorenandSari Wright
United States
Minnesota
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10
Mar 2013
Owned
Andy Basantes
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10
Sep 2013
Owned
Juan Antonio Bocunano Urrutia
Spain
El Puerto de Santa Maria
Cadiz (Spain)
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10
Nov 2013
Owned
S S
Poland
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10
Jan 2014
Owned
David Cole
United States
Massachusetts
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10
May 2014
Owned
Darryl Ferster
Canada
Saskatoon
Saskatchewan
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10
Feb 2015
My copy is a tiny wooden version for 4 players, made by Lagoon Games. It looks great. I love Trouble/Aggravation/Parcheesi.
2015-02-16
Owned
vincenzo vella
Italy
Citta' Giardino Melilli
Siracusa
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10
Jul 2015
Owned
Nexus 13 Nexus 13
Spain
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9.5
Apr 2008*
Owned
Skip Maloney
United States
Wilmington
North Carolina
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9
Mar 2004*
There's a lot more to this game than meets the eye. I have found over the years that adults tend to reject it based on childhood memories. It is a terrific four-player game, or a three-player with The Rogue Variant described by me below. Yes, luck is involved, but like many games, it entails working well with the hand you're dealt. Most people don;t seem to recall the special rules related to rolling "doubles" in this game; to wit, when you do (assuming all pieces are out of starting space and onto board), you get both the tops and the bottoms of the die.
2004-03-17*
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Andrew Vecere
United States
Ronkonkoma
New York
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9
Jul 2004*
a family favorite!! nothing like sending your opponent home
2004-07-28*
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Bill Hoad
United Kingdom
Stockport
Cheshire
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9
Oct 2006*
Very popular in Vietnam where it is known in Vietnamese literally as 'kick horse' but is translated into English as 'horse chess'. Knights are used as counters and the player 'kicks' his opponents pieces out of the way.
This game is very much underrated in the west because the western variants reduce the tactical play and make it a children's game.
2006-10-15*
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Aunt JuJu .
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9
Jan 2007*
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Jim Bowman
United States
Franklin
North Carolina
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9
Jun 2007*
Great game that every family should own.
2007-06-18*
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Niki Gunn
United States
Kansas
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9
Jan 2008*
I have a homemade version of this. My father made the board out of Formica from my grandma's kitchen (sink cut-out). Classy!
2008-01-27*
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Mike
United States
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9
Sep 2008*
Pachisi is a kid's game with simple rules and potentially complex player interactions.

Roll-and-move? Well, yes, it has the roll-and-move mechanic, but it is not the roll-and-then-have-to-move of Candy Land or Monopoly. This is the roll-and-then-have-to-decide-how-to-move of Backgammon.

Backgammon and Pachisi are clearly closely related. Pachisi has simpler rules and accommodates multiple players.

Pachisi is a game best played with 4 people who are kids or fun-spirited adults. This game teaches young players how to play with take-that, with negotiating, with shifting alliances, and with partners (an occasional house rule).

Years ago, when touring the West Orange home of Thomas Edison, I found it interesting that Pachisi was prominently displayed in the second floor family room. Our guide commented that Edison greatly enjoyed playing Pachisi with his family and that he enjoyed making up house rules when playing games (hey, house rules are OK, too).

I don't care if Tom Vasel doesn't like this game. He doesn't own it, and I bet he's never played it with his kids. I have (with mine, not his), and it's fun.
2009-04-12
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Detlef Dölling
Germany
Nordrhein-Westfalen
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9
Jun 2011
Owned
Timmy
United States
Oregon
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9
Nov 2012
Both variants of pachisi, sorry (American) and ludo (European) origionate form this classic family game and imo it is the best family game.
2012-11-09
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Graham Butters
United States
Missouri
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9
Jan 2013
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Detlef Dölling
Germany
Nordrhein-Westfalen
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9
Oct 2013
Owned
Philip Morey
United States
Royal Oak
Michigan
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9
Jan 2014
Owned
Detlef Dölling
Germany
Nordrhein-Westfalen
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9
Apr 2014
Owned
Andrew Whellams
United States
Wisconsin
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9
Jun 2014
Owned
Breckon Engle
United States
Oregon
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9
Apr 2014
Owned
Detlef Dölling
Germany
Nordrhein-Westfalen
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9
Apr 2014
Owned
Juan Antonio García
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9
Sep 2014
Owned
Detlef Dölling
Germany
Nordrhein-Westfalen
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9
Nov 2014
Owned
Stojan Zivanovic
Serbia
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9
Feb 2015
Owned
Tom McHugh
United States
Washington
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8.8
Jan 2010*
Owned
Drew K
United States
Buffalo
New York
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8.5
Jan 2005*
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Christopher Grano
United States
Loveland
Colorado
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8.5
Sep 2006*
Owned
Bruno Garcia
Spain
Santander
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8.5
Nov 2009*
Owned
Mew Two

New Jersey
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8.5
Jul 2012
Owned
Gene McBride

Ohio
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8.4
Sep 2012
Owned
MickeyJames Hollander
United States
Minneapolis
Minnesota
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8
Mar 2004*
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Katie Harris
United States
Colorado
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8
May 2005*
Parcheesi was one of the first games I learned to play as a child and I still enjoy it. There's more to it than many roll and move games. Every family should have this.
2005-05-04*
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jefF, There are some who call me... DuneKitteh
United States
Wood Dale
Illinois
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Dune Kitty really does love you, despite any asshattery.
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Useless rollover, booya! Dune Kitty says, "deal with it."
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8
Oct 2005*
Not a lot of strategy, but I still like it.
2005-10-10*
Owned
Bill Sharkey
United States
Honolulu
Hawaii
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8
Oct 2005*
Owned
Suzanne Eaton
United States
Westford
Massachusetts
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8
Jan 2006*
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Les Lauber
China
Jinhua
Zhejiang
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8
May 2006*
It has survived two millenia for a reason.
2006-05-19*
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