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Title Version User
Rating
Geek Rating Status User
Plays
Comment
& Cetera (2003)
6.5
Jan 2004*
6.034
Owned
Adds 2 more players to the base game and more ways to transport goods. Very expensive for what it offers.
2004-01-23*
7.5
Mar 2012
6.780
Owned
Plays: 3

2012-03-12
N/A
7.332
Owned
There are TOO MANY misprints on tiles, the board and charters in the new edition of 1830. AVOID until the problems are solved or buy another correctly printed 18xx game...

I own the AH version.
2011-11-23
6.8
Sep 2011
5.699
Plays: 1
It reminds me of Campaign Manager 2008. Luck of the draw can severely impact the game.
2011-09-15
6
Jun 2012
5.574
Owned
The cards are very cheap for the asking price. Avoid!
2012-06-26
7 Wonders (2010)
6.8
Jul 2011
7.771
Owned
Plays: 8
Problems with colors (and with the Leaders expansion too)!
REPOS is rapidly becoming a game company to avoid...
2011-07-21
7.4
Sep 2011
7.615
Owned
Problems with colors AGAIN!
REPOS is rapidly becoming a game company to avoid...
2011-07-21
N/A
6.333
Owned
Spielbox promo
2011-07-21
Abalone (1987)
6.5
Dec 2007*
6.253
Owned
It is much better with variants...
2007-12-01*
Abande (2005)
N/A
5.631
Owned
Nestor Games version.
2009-10-27
N/A
5.990
Owned
Too many errors! Avoid until they are fixed.
2011-07-04
Affentennis (2006)
8
Sep 2007*
5.828
Owned
Plays: 4
Captures the feel of a tennis match perfectly!
2007-09-20*
Age of Heroes (2003)
6.7
Jan 2008*
5.514
Owned
Plays: 1
Clever card game! It is also free!

Homemade version
2008-01-10*
N/A
N/A
Owned
Handmade
2011-12-14
1
Nov 2009*
5.502
Owned
A gimmick of no gaming value to promote the game.
2009-11-03
5
Aug 2013
7.349
Plays: 1
If you already own Agricola: Why not play Agricola 2-player instead?

This plays like a cut down version...

If you don't own Agricola: Buy Agricola instead.

You will have a better game, with more options and supporting more players.
2013-08-02
2
Aug 2010
6.526
Way too expensive... You can buy a full game for the price of this.
2010-08-27
Alba Longa (2011)
N/A
5.723
After reading the rules i think that it has nothing new to offer.
2011-09-13
Alchemist (2007)
7.4
Jan 2010*
5.972
Owned
Plays: 1
Quite a few tricks you can try that are not obvious the first time you play.
2010-01-10
Alchemists (2014)
6
May 2015
7.552
Plays: 1
I don't like to depend on a tablet to play a board game.

The whole online app is a gimmick to hide a very basic deduction game...

2015-05-24
Alien City (2002)
N/A
5.630
Owned
Homemade version.
2008-07-09*
6.3
May 2014
7.373
Plays: 1
Too long for the amount of luck involved.
2014-05-18
Amazons (1992)
N/A
5.820
Owned
Transpose from Kadon contains everything you need to play Amazons!
2006-04-08*
Amun-Re (2003)
9.5
Jan 2008*
7.180
Owned
Plays: 2
One of the best Knizia games.
2008-01-09*
6.8
Jan 2008*
5.667
Owned
Plays: 2
Good and tight game.
2008-01-05*
Ancients (1986)
7.6
Jan 2008*
5.702
Owned
One of the best generic Ancient wargames.
2008-01-05*
Antike (2005)
7.6
Nov 2015
6.873
Owned
Plays: 2
WARNING: Avoid the upgrade kit as many cards/items are missing!

Until PD Verlag decides to provide a proper kit, it is not worth paying 20€ for a half-baked kit and then have to print the rest of the missing cards yourself or use proxies for the other missing components...
2014-10-20
7.2
Aug 2014
6.519
Owned
Plays: 1
Handmade copy
2015-11-15
Antike II (2014)
7.5
Nov 2015
6.309
Owned
Antike upgrade kit plus new cards
2015-11-14
Aquaretto (2008)
6.8
Apr 2008*
6.629
Owned
Plays: 1
Almost identical to Zooloretto.
2008-04-14*
Arcana (2009)
6.9
Nov 2009*
5.955
Owned
Plays: 3
Objective cards can unbalance the game if most of the cards you need to fulfill your objectives are not in play.
2009-10-31
Arena Maximus (2003)
5.5
Nov 2005*
5.726
Owned
Plays: 1
Not so good with the standard rules.
2005-11-19*
Ark & Noah (2012)
6.5
Feb 2014
5.722
Plays: 1
Nice intro to worker placement games for kids.
2014-02-27
Arkham Horror (2005)
7
Jan 2009*
7.235
Plays: 2
Nice but too random...
2008-06-15*
Army of Frogs (2007)
5
Nov 2007*
5.750
Plays: 1
Very simple. Plays like a *very* simplified Hive but the drawing of tiles is random and they have no abilities...
2007-11-26*
Asara (2010)
6.8
Feb 2011
6.619
Plays: 1
Majority game with usual mechanics. No bad, but also nothing fancy.
2011-02-20
Augustus (2013)
6
May 2013
6.645
Plays: 1
Bingo variant with special abilities. Nothing new or really interesting...
2013-05-02
Australia (2005)
6.8
Feb 2011
6.128
Owned
Plays: 1
It is a good game when played with the right group (scoring helps more than one players, so mistakes can help another player to take the lead easily).
2005-06-05*
Autoscooter (1999)
7
Jan 2008*
5.646
Owned
New edition without the wooden board :-(
But still the same fun game :-)
2008-01-05*
Avalon (2003)
6
Jan 2008*
5.469
Owned
So-so game.
2008-01-05*
Ave Caesar (1989)
7
Sep 2006*
6.433
Owned
Old Ravensburger edition rating: 7.5
Proludo edition rating: 6.5
2006-09-15*
Axiom (1988)
7.6
Nov 2008*
5.772
Owned
Plays: 2
Old B&W edition
2006-11-17*
Axiom (1988)
7
Nov 2008*
5.772
Owned
Plays: 2
Orange/Grey magnetic Axiom 3000
2008-11-19*
Bambuti (1999)
7
Jul 2006*
5.557
Owned
Clever filler card game for two.
2006-07-02*
Bango (2003)
7
Mar 2006*
N/A
Owned
Plays: 3
Nice Gobang variant.
2006-03-28*
Barons (2011)
6.5
Jun 2011
5.679
Plays: 1
Interesting until you build the Church. Then you just Tax (collect) the required colored cards to turn it into a Cathedral and win.

This makes the end game unsatisfying and somewhat boring.
2011-06-16
BasketBoss (2009)
4
Nov 2009*
5.871
Owned
Plays: 2
Nothing new and the game is unexciting. StreetSoccer from the same company is much better.
2009-10-26
BASKETmind (2012)
8
Sep 2011
N/A
Plays: 6
What i really like is that it captures the feel of a basketball game! Very tactical game.
2011-09-29
7
Apr 2008*
6.285
Owned
Plays: 2
Nice and quick filler for two.
2008-04-12*
7.4
May 2010
5.824
Owned
Plays: 1
GMT version (from c3i #25)
2011-08-25
5
Jan 2011
5.841
Owned
FFG is milking the cow... again...
2011-01-21
5
Apr 2011
5.794
Owned
Nothing really new...
2011-04-30
5
Mar 2010
5.843
Owned
Very expensive for what you get. Not worth buying at this price.
2009-12-26
6
Mar 2010
5.930
Owned
Very expensive for what you get. Not worth buying at this price.
2009-12-26
N/A
6.520
Owned
Full version.
2007-07-11*
4
Jul 2010
5.884
Owned
Where are the banners for the Standard Camp?
2010-07-12
5
Dec 2010
5.920
Owned
Plays: 2
Rating will probably increase if a corrected rulebook comes out. Currently it is a mess with many mistakes and omissions. Rushed release.
2010-12-30
Bauwerk (2004)
7.2
Jan 2008*
N/A
Owned
Plays: 4
Clever dexterity & tactics game.
2008-01-18*
Belfort (2011)
7
Sep 2013
7.083
Owned
Plays: 2
Standard worker placement. Nothing new here.
2013-08-21
7.2
Oct 2010
6.943
Owned
Plays: 4
Play only with the corrected rules/manuals.
2009-12-20
Biblios (2007)
6.6
Apr 2011
7.070
Plays: 2
Not exciting and no control (4 players). Maybe it is better with just 2 players.
2011-04-07
Black Vienna (1987)
N/A
6.024
Owned
Homemade version.
2005-09-02*
Blue Moon (2004)
7
Jul 2005*
6.575
Owned
A simpe card game with many similarities to CCGs.
2005-07-28*
N/A
5.838
Very bad art makes the game non-functional. Pass...
2009-03-18
Bootleggers (2004)
6
Nov 2004*
6.423
After 1 game it is a so-so game.
2004-11-17*
Brass (2007)
9
Jan 2008*
7.855
Owned
Plays: 2
Excellent game from Wallace with many hard decisions each turn.
2008-01-09*
Breaking Away (1991)
8.5
May 2005*
6.135
Owned
Plays: 3
One of the best racing games (with no luck!).
2005-05-15*
7.4
Dec 2005*
6.413
Owned
Plays: 2
Brain burner
2005-12-18*
Bruges (2013)
6.8
May 2014
7.277
Owned
Plays: 4
Too random...
2014-05-04
Byzantium (2005)
8.5
Nov 2005*
6.298
Owned
Plays: 3
A very good gamer's game with many options each turn.
2005-11-19*
5
Jan 2008*
5.840
Plays exactly like a CCG.
2008-01-05*
Can't Stop (1980)
7
Dec 2006*
6.719
Owned
Plays: 2
Fun, fun, fun...
2006-12-30*
Cannon (2003)
N/A
5.686
Owned
PyroMyth and Nestor edition
2011-05-07
Canyon (1997)
7
Nov 2007*
5.845
Owned
Nice trick taking game.
2007-11-19*
The Capitals (2013)
6.5
Jul 2014
6.251
Plays: 1
Some tiles create great combos but you may never get them. The rules are badly written and need errata.

It looks like it needed much more playtesting to balance the different tiles.

The design of the tracks in the main board makes the tracks hard to read.
2014-07-20
El Capitán (2007)
6.7
Dec 2007*
6.390
Owned
Plays: 1
Tycoon re-release with a few rule changes and new towns. The graphics while beautiful are not functional as they make the cards *very* hard to read. My rating would be higher if people didn't have to lean on the table constantly trying to read them...
2007-12-02*
7
Jul 2006*
7.415
Owned
Nice expansion that makes the Farmers too powerful!
2006-07-02*
7
Nov 2007*
6.994
Owned
Plays: 1
The best edition of Carcassonne...
2007-11-19*
N/A
6.548
Owned
Got it as a small present from a friend
2011-05-07
8
Nov 2008*
6.404
Owned
Plays: 31
Very good dexterity game when you learn how to shoot correctly!
2008-03-25*
Carson City (2009)
7.8
Dec 2009*
7.088
Owned
Plays: 2
Use the "less luck" variant.
2009-12-06
Castle (2000)
6.6
Jan 2008*
5.892
Owned
Plays better with 2 players.
2008-01-05*
Castle Danger (2002)
N/A
5.545
Owned
Homemade version.
2005-09-02*
Castle Panic (2009)
5
Nov 2009*
6.581
Plays: 1
No important decisions to make. Too much luck. Too simple.
2009-11-10
9
Feb 2012
7.987
Owned
Plays: 5
The more i play it, the better it gets!
2012-02-21
N/A
5.769
Owned
Handmade
2013-10-03
7
Jan 2008*
6.658
Owned
Very good 2 player game. The only drawback is that it usually takes 2 hours or more...
2008-01-05*
Cathedral (1978)
N/A
6.257
Owned
Cathedral World edition.
2005-08-26*
The Cave (2012)
6.4
Nov 2012
6.177
Plays: 1
Very random and repetitive.
2012-11-01
Chase (1986)
N/A
5.815
Owned
Homemade version.
2006-02-18*
Chex (1982)
N/A
N/A
Can be played with the pieces from Tile Chess.
2006-06-07*
N/A
5.578
Owned

2011-04-15
Chinatown (1999)
7.6
Feb 2008*
6.974
Owned
Plays: 4
Very good "deal-making" game by Alea.
2008-02-17*
6.8
Jun 2005*
5.727
Owned
Good game, low quality components.
2005-06-07*
6
Apr 2004*
5.697
Owned
Plays: 1
Much better and more tactical with 4-5 players. If only 2 are playing there's no shortage of different gladiators to choose from during setup (with 4-5 players you must decide which gladiators to get and when - before the other players get them) and the game ends as a dicefest... A not so good game from Knizia....
2004-04-05*
The Climbers (2008)
7.4
May 2010
6.225
Owned
Plays: 5
Very fun and unique game!
2008-07-06*
Clout Fantasy (2005)
2
Sep 2005*
5.485
Played once... and it was enough!
2005-09-29*
The Club (2008)
6
Nov 2008*
5.294
Plays: 1
Full of theme but not much of a game... For casual gamers who like memory games.
2008-11-23*
Code Sudoku (2005)
N/A
N/A
Owned
Got is as a present... :-(
2007-04-21*
6.7
Jan 2008*
6.439
Owned
Plays: 1
Quite fun but too random.
2008-01-31*
N/A
6.255
Hmmm... the two 10 ratings from two new users make me very suspicious.

Waiting for the reviews and real ratings.
2011-09-22
6
Mar 2005*
5.593
Owned
Plays: 1
Better with 2.
2005-03-17*
N/A
5.635
Owned
Handmade
2011-06-21
7
Jul 2004*
5.782
Owned
Add variety to the game as most cards change the scoring.
2004-07-22*
N/A
5.615
Owned
PnP
2011-05-17
N/A
6.039
Owned
Was too expensive to add a few tank counters, instead of stacking squads to represent tanks?

And tanks simply do not work properly as implemented in this expansion.
2013-09-22
7
Oct 2011
7.518
Owned
Plays: 3
Too luck based...
2010-04-30
N/A
5.961
Owned
Many blocks are miscut, no victory banners included. Overall a lower than usual quality...
2014-03-22
Condottiere (1995)
7
Jan 2008*
6.559
Owned
Box suggests 2-6 players but it really requires 3 or more...
2008-01-05*
Container (2007)
N/A
6.800
Owned
Plays: 1
The components are mediocre and there issues with wrong colors.
2008-01-29*
Copycat (2012)
6
Aug 2013
6.421
Plays: 1
The games from which the mechanisms were borrowed, are much better choices than this...
2013-08-31
Corsairs (2000)
6.5
Jan 2008*
5.720
Owned
Best with 3 players... The 3 same-color ships bonus variant recommended.
2008-01-05*
7.5
Jun 2003*
5.876
Owned
The fourth game in the "Down in Flames" series, and the second covering Pacific air combat. Very nice components. "Zero" required.
2003-06-06*
Courtier (2012)
5
Oct 2013
6.089
Plays: 1
This game is 10 years late. Basic majorities and a large dose of chaos. Boring!
2013-10-03
7.2
Nov 2008*
5.486
Owned
Plays: 1
Nice game. You can play just for fun or more seriously in which case the game will last an hour...
2008-10-15*
Cuba (2007)
9
Jan 2008*
7.000
Owned
Plays: 2
Puerto Rico meets Pillars of the Earth!
2008-01-09*
N/A
N/A
Owned
Want In Trade
Want To Buy
Wishlist(3)
 (Like to have)
Handmade version
2012-11-08
Cugolo (2005)
6.8
Jan 2008*
N/A
Owned
Plays: 1
Use the included variant that doesn't use the die.
2008-01-05*
6.8
May 2008*
6.426
Owned
Plays: 3
Interesting and fun.
2008-05-28*
Darjeeling (2007)
6.5
Mar 2008*
6.138
Owned
Plays: 1
Nice demand mechanism.
2008-03-24*
Dark Minions (2011)
6
Feb 2012
5.718
Plays: 1
Luck will determine the winner.
2012-02-16
7
Oct 2008*
5.577
Owned
Plays: 2
Very good game when it is played by 2 players.
2008-05-17*
6.5
Nov 2013
7.181
Plays: 3
Fun during your first game. Then it gets repetitive quickly.
2008-04-06*
Diam (2003)
7
Sep 2005*
5.597
Owned
Simple rules but needs concentration if you want to win!
2005-09-28*
Diamant (2005)
6
Jun 2005*
6.512
Owned
Plays: 2
Very expensive for what it is... "Can't Stop" is a better game.
2005-06-26*
6
Jan 2008*
5.621
Owned
Plays: 1
Homemade version using the pawns from Feurio plus 10 White wooden pawns ordered from www.spielmaterial.de!
2008-01-05*
5
Jan 2008*
5.799
Plays: 1
Very fun game! And very random...
2008-01-05*
Doge (2000)
6.8
Mar 2008*
5.973
Owned
Plays: 1
Nice game.
2008-03-02*
7
Mar 2015
7.716
Owned
Plays: 2
Chaotic with more than 3 players.
2015-03-08
Dos Rios (2004)
7.2
Jan 2008*
6.091
Owned
Plays: 2
Good game. Chaotic at first but you get more control as the game progresses.
2008-01-05*
Down Under (2007)
7.5
Jan 2008*
5.543
Owned
Plays: 1
Clever tile placement game. The rules are simple but since everything is open information some planning is required to play well. The more advanced game with extra scoring at game end is highly recommended.
2008-01-03*
7
Jan 2008*
6.933
Owned
Plays: 3
Fun game for casual gamers.
2008-01-13*
6.8
Jan 2008*
5.668
Owned
Plays: 1
Very clever tactical game for 2 players. I am glad i have the wooden handmade edition. The components in the newest professionally published edition are very cheap.
2008-01-05*
Drum Roll (2011)
7.4
Apr 2012
6.471
Owned
Plays: 2
Excellent artwork, classic mechanisms.
2011-11-12
6.5
Jan 2008*
6.213
Owned
It is a cross between Talisman and a simple Squad level wargame...
2008-01-05*
Duell (2004)
7
Nov 2007*
5.866
Owned
Nice 2 player game. It captures the feeling of a Duel!
(It is a new release of "En Garde" from Knizia).
2007-11-19*
7
Apr 2015
6.169
Plays: 1
Nice battle system. Too long, it will become repetitive after a while. Scenarios with objectives would make it much better instead of an all out attack every time.
2015-04-26
3
Jul 2013
5.720
Plays: 3
After 3 plays it is one of the worst games i ever played. It is unbalanced, luck driven and feels unplaytested.

Delay the adventurers with traps/generic tiles, keep your monsters back and when they activate go for the fighter.

Boring!
2013-07-22
Dungeon Petz (2011)
7
Feb 2012
7.404
Plays: 1
Common worker placement game with a large amount of luck in the cards, saved initially by it's theme. But after a few plays the theme will wear off...
2012-02-19
9
Apr 2009*
6.645
Owned
Plays: 3
Very good "Wiz War" inspired game!
2005-09-25*
7.5
Jan 2010*
6.549
Owned
My rating would be higher if the components were not crap!

Tha cards are paper thin and the minis of low quality.
2009-11-25
8
Mar 2009*
6.099
Owned
IMPORTANT NOTE: While the rest of the components are printed on heavy cardboard, object tokens are printed on *very* thin cardboard (probably to lower printing costs) severely affecting gameplay as they are easily recognizable during play! ASMODEE offers NO SOLUTION so far... BE WARNED before you buy!
2007-06-15*
6
Jun 2011
6.900
Plays: 1
Hack & slash... Repeat... Boring...
2011-06-16
DVONN (2001)
8
Jan 2008*
7.054
Owned
Plays: 1
Very good abstract game.
2008-01-09*
6
Sep 2005*
5.636
Owned
Homemade version.
2005-09-02*
Ebbe & Flut (2000)
7
Mar 2003*
5.837
Owned
Interesting game but the English Adlung translation included in the game is really bad...
2003-03-02*
N/A
5.595
Owned
Handmade version.
2008-03-16*
Elder Sign (2011)
6.8
Oct 2011
6.873
Plays: 1
It is getting repetitive after a while.
2011-10-06
6.5
Mar 2008*
5.566
Plays: 1
Chaotic...
2008-03-28*
Elfenland (1998)
7.3
Mar 2009*
6.615
Owned
Plays: 3
Better with the expansion Elfengold...
2007-11-19*
3
Jan 2012
6.155
Owned
$40 for this expansion?

Too many unbalanced tiles and unclear rules. Avoid until/if fixed!
2012-01-27
Eschnapur (2000)
6.5
Aug 2007*
5.544
Owned
Plays: 1
Don't take it seriously (luck plays a major role) and it is a fun negotiation game.
2007-08-31*
Ever Green (1999)
6
Jan 2008*
5.505
Owned
Not too bad...
2008-01-05*
Excape (1998)
6.5
May 2006*
6.001
Owned
Plays: 7
Fun, push your luck game.
2006-05-30*
Faerie Tales (2006)
7
Jun 2009*
5.559
Owned
Plays: 1
Clever little game that requires some memory skills.
2009-06-28
Familienbande (2004)
6.4
Jan 2008*
5.831
Owned
Plays: 1
Best with 3.
2008-01-05*
Fanorona (1680)
N/A
5.648
Owned
Das Spiel and Nestor Games portable edition.
2009-12-21
Farkle (1982)
N/A
5.450
Owned
Homemade version.
2005-09-02*
7
Dec 2006*
6.519
Owned
Plays: 6
Very fun game!
2006-12-22*
N/A
5.943
Owned
Own Romulan Space kit: only the components which are different to Klingon Border.
2013-01-03
N/A
6.201
Owned
Also own Romulan Space upgrade kit.
2012-12-28
Feurio! (2003)
6.6
Jan 2008*
5.775
Owned
Plays: 1
Best when using the Firebreak variant...
2008-01-05*
Fidelitas (2015)
5
Aug 2014
5.816
Plays: 2
Too random for my taste.
2014-08-22
Fifth Avenue (2004)
7.6
Jan 2008*
5.774
Owned
It is not so bad as people think it is... but it requires the correct group to enjoy it.
2008-01-05*
Flandern 1302 (2004)
7
Jan 2008*
5.679
Owned
Plays: 1
Graphics are confusing..
2008-01-05*
Florenza (2010)
8
Feb 2011
6.423
Owned
Plays: 2
I am worried about the randomness in the game. Some good rolls can give you an unfair advantage in close games.
2010-12-16
Forlorn: Hope (2010)
6.8
May 2010
5.698
Plays: 1
No excitement.
2010-05-22
N/A
N/A
Owned
Handmade version.
2014-10-27
7
Nov 2004*
6.092
Owned
Plays: 1
Quick and fun!
2004-11-23*
Fortuna (2011)
6
Nov 2011
6.010
Plays: 1
Boring... Luck decides the winner.

The components are so-so and the cards are ultra thin...

It will probably go down to 5/10 with further playings (if any, as i have no desire to play this again).
2011-11-03
Fowl Play! (2006)
8
Nov 2006*
5.624
Owned
Plays: 1
Can be played as a family game or as a highly tactical abstract. Very good!
2006-11-04*
Francis Drake (2013)
6.5
Apr 2015
7.061
Plays: 1
There are MUCH better worker placement games around...
2015-04-26
N/A
5.798
Too expensive for 10 tiles...
2011-04-02
5
Jan 2010
6.271
Plays: 2
Randomness kills any meaningful decisions.
2010-01-25
5
Feb 2014
5.840
Owned
Plays: 2
Bad, much simpler "clone" of Up Front. Unbalanced and un-exciting! He who attacks first usually wins. Avoid!
2014-02-09
FUBA (2013)
N/A
5.628
Owned
Handmade copy to test the game.
2014-03-13
N/A
5.601
Owned
Handmade (printed and laminated)
2011-04-21
7.5
Feb 2010
7.398
Owned
Plays: 3
Very fun game. Probably not much replayability here, but fun especially with new players and non-gamers!
2010-01-10
6.7
Feb 2009*
6.783
Plays: 1
A collectible in disguise! I didn't like the fact that half of the cards in each deck are unplayable without the expansions...

2009-02-03*
N/A
6.241
Owned
1982 (second edition)
2006-04-03*
6
Dec 2011
5.859
Plays: 1
A bad clone of Scotland Yard.
2011-12-15
6
Jul 2006*
5.524
Owned
If you don't like blind biding try the variant posted at the official game site.
2006-07-02*
N/A
5.550
Owned
Included with Gemblo.
2006-01-09*
Genesis (2006)
7
Jan 2007*
5.833
Owned
Plays: 1
The cardboard used for the tiles is of low quality (the tiles look like they are going to separate after a couple of games).
2007-01-26*
Gettysburg (2010)
6.5
Mar 2010
5.937
Owned
Plays: 1
My first impression after our *first* game is that the game can get very stale.
2010-03-25
Gipsy King (2007)
6.7
Feb 2008*
5.959
Owned
Plays: 1
Don't let anyone get ahead with a large caravan or you will lose the game!
2008-02-03*
Glass Road (2013)
5
Jan 2014
7.221
Plays: 1
A rehash of Ora et Labora with added randomness and lower playing time.

If you have played any of the previous resource conversion games from Uwe, you don't need this.

I am curious when/if he will ever come up with something fresh...
2014-01-23
Glen More (2010)
7
Mar 2011
7.169
Owned
Plays: 3
I don't like the end game. A lucky draw near the end can make or break your game.
2011-03-26
2
Mar 2014
N/A
I don't like "exclusives"...
2014-03-27
Go West! (2005)
7
Sep 2005*
5.638
Owned
Plays: 2
Clever abstract game, but drawing low value cards can cost you the game...
2005-09-03*
Grabsch (1998)
3
May 2006*
N/A
Owned
Got it for free. Silly game...
2006-05-20*
Grand Cru (2010)
N/A
6.253
This "limited edition" thing that costs 20€ more, kills the game for me.
2010-09-03
N/A
5.863
Owned
Homemade version...
2005-01-15*
Greentown (2006)
7.6
Jul 2007*
5.585
Owned
Plays: 3
A *lot* to think of as you plan where to expand/build and calculate your optimal route.
2007-07-07*
N/A
5.697
Owned
The game looks promising but there are counter quality issues that can't be solved.
2015-02-15
Hamburgum (2007)
8.5
Nov 2007*
6.736
Owned
Plays: 2
Another hit for EggertSpiele. Many things to consider each turn: action to choose, income, ships, buy/sell goods, good prices, different buildings to build, church donations to get VP tiles, complete churches for bonus VPs, blocking opponents with ships/buildings.
2007-11-19*
Hameln (2006)
N/A
5.616
Owned
From a reading of the rules this looks like a very good gamer's game. And very thematic too!
2006-12-11*
Hanabi (2010)
7
Jan 2013
7.203
Plays: 3
Original and clever deduction game.
2013-05-02
Le Havre (2008)
N/A
7.846
Owned
I am disappointed by the "way off-center" printing of the tiles in my copy. For a game printed in Germany i expected much better quality.
2008-09-05*
N/A
N/A
Owned
Homemade using the file posted here.
2010-12-25
N/A
5.764
It is a China clone with a few modifications.
2008-10-11*
Heave Ho! (2002)
6
Jan 2008*
5.877
Owned
Nice filler.
2008-01-05*
Hegemonic (2013)
7
May 2014
6.028
Owned
Plays: 3
Embassies are so powerful that i am afraid that they break the game... unless someone can post a countering strategy.
2014-05-02
Hekla (2001)
8
Dec 2003*
5.577
Owned
Plays: 1
Very clever abstract game. As the board fills with lava, your pieces are trapped and you have to lose points to retrieve them, if you are not careful...
2003-12-15*
N/A
5.562
Owned
Handmade
2013-09-24
Hemloch (2011)
6.8
Dec 2011
5.908
Plays: 2
Nothing new... play cards, use their abilities...
2011-12-01
Herzlos (2003)
N/A
N/A
Owned
Got it for free with a large order...
2007-12-24*
Hex (1942)
N/A
5.968
Owned
Nestor Games version.
2009-10-27
Hexellation (2009)
8
Oct 2009*
N/A
Owned
Plays: 3
Brain burner
2009-10-31
Hnefatafl (400)
N/A
5.947
Owned
German and Nestor edition
2011-05-07
2
Nov 2012
5.396
Plays: 1
Pointless! Play a proper trick-taking game instead...
2012-11-28
7.5
Oct 2014
5.844
Owned
Plays: 3
Nice game. Flimsy box. I find it cheap for a game that costs $60+ to have to keep track of RPs on the back of the box!
2014-10-11
4
Sep 2013
5.648
Plays: 1
Collect colored cards, lose color cards based on random events. If you are left with the correct colors you win the mission.

No theme, no gameplay.

My rating of 4 is VERY generous...

2013-09-19
Ice Flow (2008)
7.5
Nov 2008*
6.096
Owned
Plays: 1
Nice thinking game.
2008-10-05*
N/A
5.826
Owned
Low quality components: The cards are very small, thin and hard to read. Counters are paper-thin.
2005-06-17*
6.6
Jan 2008*
5.647
Owned
Nice tight game.
2008-01-05*
6.5
May 2015
7.441
Plays: 1
Convert X to Y and Y to Z. Repeat countless times. Boring after so many much better resource conversion games.
2015-05-10
8
Nov 2004*
6.639
Owned
Plays: 1
Many things to pay attention to! Excellent game!
2004-11-19*
8.5
Nov 2007*
7.249
Owned
Plays: 7
Very tight game. Even a single mistake is punished!
2007-11-24*
Inka (2005)
7
Dec 2005*
5.478
Owned
Plays: 2
Good abstract. Can drag with over-analytical players.
2005-12-11*
Innovation (2010)
7
Dec 2011
7.121
Owned
Plays: 3
IELLO Edition

With more than two players this drops to 5.5/10.
2011-12-08
Jena 20 (2008)
N/A
5.779
Owned
GMT edition (C3i no23)
2010-02-07
7
Jul 2007*
6.165
Owned
Plays: 2
Nice game if you don't mind the luck element.
2007-07-06*
6
Jan 2008*
6.271
Owned
More confusing symbols and new special cards (80 total)! Very fun action party game.
2008-01-05*
Junta (1978)
7
Jul 2006*
6.529
Owned
Plays: 1
Avoid the 2005 WEG edition. Cheap production, too many printing errors.
2006-07-02*
Jupiter (1993)
N/A
N/A
Owned
Homemade version.
2005-02-25*
Kahmaté (2008)
7
Nov 2011
5.610
Owned
Plays: 1
The feeling of a rugby match although abstracted is well represented! Similar to StreetSoccer but will less luck and more control.
2008-04-09*
Kaliko (1968)
N/A
5.599
Owned
Kaliko from Kadon
2006-03-21*
Keythedral (2002)
8
Jul 2006*
6.756
Owned
Plays: 1
Nice game - a bit slow with over-calculating players.
2006-07-02*
Khan Tsin (2006)
7
Nov 2007*
N/A
Owned
Plays: 3
For a more brain-burning game try the advanced rules.
2007-11-19*
Kheops (2008)
7.5
May 2008*
5.527
Owned
Plays: 1
Nice and clever game which unfortunately comes with sub-par wooden pieces. Also the cardboard pieces have an unpleasant and strong smell that doesn't go away. Printed in China...
2008-05-21*
King Me! (1998)
6.6
Jul 2006*
6.090
Owned
Plays: 3
Nice filler.
2006-07-02*
Kingpin (2009)
5.5
Oct 2010
5.610
Owned
Plays: 2
Pure man's Neuroshima Hex...
2011-03-07
3
Jan 2011
N/A
Owned
Plays: 1
Adds absolutely nothing to the game... I suspect that it was intended to be released as part of the main game, but it was left out to be sold later as an expansion.
2011-01-04
Knatsch (2000)
6.4
Jan 2007*
5.543
Owned
A fun light dice game! Plenty of luck since you roll dice all the time, but if you take it for what it is, it is a nice filler.
2007-01-24*
N/A
N/A
Owned
Mini expansion for Knights.
2004-01-29*
Kogge (2003)
6.3
Jan 2008*
5.828
Owned
Rating of 1 for the components, 8 for the gameplay.

UPDATE: 2nd Edition is better, but nowhere near the quality of a German game...
2008-01-10*
N/A
N/A
Owned
Homemade version
2012-01-03
Kogworks (2007)
7.4
Jun 2008*
5.592
Owned
Plays: 4
Clever abstract.
2008-06-08*
N/A
N/A
Owned
You only need a normal deck of Playing Cards to play.
2003-11-28*
Kunst Stücke (1995)
7.3
Jul 2005*
5.669
Owned
Plays: 1
Brain burner...
2005-07-09*
N/A
7.101
Owned
2nd Edition
2011-12-08
N/A
5.954
Owned
I'll only get this when they lower the high asking price...
2012-10-22
Lascaux (2007)
6.5
Nov 2007*
5.960
Plays: 1
Quick filler - plays like a bluffing version of Geschenkt.
2007-11-18*
Lectio (2004)
6.8
Jan 2008*
6.049
Owned
Plays: 2
Nice components.
2008-01-10*
Lewis & Clark (2013)
7.8
Jan 2014
7.433
Owned
Plays: 2
2nd printing has serious quality problems:

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1147202/sloppy-job-with-...
2014-03-30
Liar's Dice (1987)
7
Feb 2005*
6.802
Owned
Plays: 1
Fun, fun, fun ...
2005-02-15*
Liberté (2001)
8.2
Feb 2008*
6.732
Owned
Plays: 4
Excellent game from Martin Wallace.
2008-02-03*
Lifeboats (1993)
7
Jan 2004*
6.372
Owned
Plays: 6
Always a success with new players.
2004-01-18*
Limits (2001)
6.8
Apr 2005*
5.685
Owned
Plays: 1
Quick and nice filler that requires good memory.
2005-04-10*
Lincoln's War (2013)
7.6
Dec 2014
5.634
Owned
Plays: 1
Using the v2.0 BETA rules.
2014-12-29
7
Mar 2004*
5.956
Owned
Use an 8x8 checkers board and pieces.
2004-03-15*
6
Mar 2013
6.531
Plays: 1
Nice for kids!
2013-03-16
N/A
6.089
Owned
Components: The cards are fine, the boards and tiles are cheaply made... Washed-out graphics. Too expensive!
2007-07-06*
6.6
Jan 2014
7.692
Owned
Plays: 5
Basic worker placement game. You just manage your cubes while the theme is completely irrelevant - it could be sci-fi or the building of a Cathedral.

I much prefer something with more decisions like Caylus.

UPDATE: The Skullport expansion with the introduction of corruption, makes the game much more interesting!
2014-01-19
M (2000)
7.8
Mar 2003*
5.898
Owned
Plays: 1
Very nice abstract game. The rules are really easy to learn but requires some thought to play well.
2003-03-12*
2
Aug 2015
6.043
Wishlist(5)
 (Don't buy this)
Extremely bad production... Avoid.
2015-08-02
Maka Bana (2003)
6.8
Jul 2006*
5.970
Owned
Fun bluffing game.
2006-07-02*
Mall World (2004)
7.2
Jun 2008*
5.527
Owned
For gamers only...
2008-06-24*
Mamba (2001)
8
Jan 2004*
5.555
Owned
Very clever abstract game for 2 to 4 players.
2004-01-02*
Mamma Mia! (1999)
7
Jan 2005*
6.331
Owned
Nice memory game.
2005-01-07*
Manila (2005)
7
Nov 2007*
6.772
Owned
Plays: 4
Great gambling game...
2007-11-19*
Manoeuvre (2008)
7.8
Apr 2008*
6.770
Owned
Plays: 1
Very good, fast playing, chess like game. Not a war simulation by any means!
2008-04-08*
Martinique (2009)
6.8
Dec 2009*
5.933
Owned
Plays: 1
It could get a higher rating but discovering the treasure can be a lucky shot and the VP you get from it determines who wins the game...
2009-12-27
8
Nov 2007*
6.179
Owned
Plays: 3
Works surprising well for a 2 player game with auctions. Every turn is tense as you try to figure out the right number of tiles to draw and the right price to buy/sell.
2007-11-19*
Megastar (2006)
4.5
Feb 2010
5.489
Plays: 1
No fun at all...
2010-02-15
Memoir '44 (2004)
7
Sep 2007*
7.396
Owned
Plays: 1
Light wargame with a heavy dose of luck. Fun though!
(own 2 copies)
2007-09-05*
7
May 2010
6.519
Owned
It forces you to buy a second M44 set and EVERY expansion released until today if you want to be able to play all 15 scenarios!

I don't like these marketing tricks...
2010-05-10
2
May 2010
6.089
Owned
It's a steal! (for the customers, that's it!) The map is of the worst quality...
2010-05-18
3
May 2010
6.371
Owned
The mix of miniatures from the original and the cardboard soldiers from this do not match! Buy a second copy of the original if you want to play Overlord properly and avoid this half-baked attempt.
2010-05-18
2
May 2010
6.188
Owned
The map is of the worst quality (cheap uncoated paper)... Too expensive for what it offers!
2010-05-18
2
May 2010
6.198
Owned
The map is of the worst quality... Too expensive!
2010-05-18
N/A
5.672
Owned
Download version.
2008-09-01*
7
Dec 2005*
6.636
Owned
My rating would be higher if the quality of the board was of the same level as the board of the main game.
2005-12-28*
Mentalis (1977)
N/A
N/A
Owned
Homemade version.
2006-02-14*
Merkator (2010)
6
Nov 2010
6.587
Plays: 1
Nothing new
2010-11-08
4
Jan 2008*
5.570
Owned
Plays: 2
7 when using the Muscat rules (plus a couple of home made rules, else it is only a 4!
2008-01-10*
Ming Dynasty (2007)
7
Mar 2008*
5.655
Owned
Plays: 1
Strange game! The final scoring was very close but it varied wildly during the game. There are many things to consider but i don't know how much you can control the game as you can easily get blocked.
2008-03-02*
N/A
6.686
The quality of the components is terrible... the tokens split in two, there are text lines missing from the cards and the board tears in two after a few games. Avoid!
2007-06-16*
7.8
Jan 2004*
5.798
Owned
Captures the feel of naval battles.
2004-01-05*
Monastery (2008)
7.5
Oct 2008*
5.734
Owned
Plays: 1
The components would be better if Monastery was printed in Germany instead of China...
2008-07-02*
Montgolfiere (1992)
5.5
Sep 2007*
5.610
Owned
Plays: 1
It's a quick filler game, with not many decisions to be made.
2007-09-27*
MotorChamp (2000)
7
Jul 2006*
5.678
Owned
Very clever racing game.
2006-07-02*
Myrmes (2012)
7
Jun 2013
6.979
Owned
Plays: 2
NOTE: People who bought the 1st edition with misprints, have yet to receive replacements (8 months later). Keep that in mind before buying...
2013-06-14
6
May 2010
6.287
Plays: 1
Didn't like the clock mechanism at all.
2010-04-18
N/A
5.745
Owned
French edition.
2005-10-20*
N/A
6.375
Owned
Upgrade kit to 2nd Ed.
2008-07-28*
Nations (2013)
7.2
Mar 2014
7.550
Owned
Plays: 3
The game is tactical. Many cards do not appear during the game and that adds replayability, but can also ruin your game...
2014-03-30
5
Jul 2015
6.601
Plays: 1
Luckiest player wins... Avoid!
2015-07-26
Navia Dratp (2004)
7.8
Jun 2007*
6.148
Owned
Plays: 2
Very good Shogi variant with no luck. Easy to collect.
2007-06-22*
N/A
N/A
Owned
Want In Trade
Want To Buy
Wishlist(3)
 (Like to have)
Handmade
2012-11-05
Nero (2002)
2
Jan 2004*
5.132
One game of Nero was enough... back to "Age of Napoleon".
2004-01-23*
Neue Heimat (2007)
7.8
Jan 2008*
6.146
Owned
Plays: 4
The game is heavily based on auctions and the rules are simple, but there are *many* things to consider during play - which colors to support, what pieces to auction and when, how much to pay, when to extend a building zone, the mayor, e.t.c.
2008-01-03*
7.5
Sep 2008*
7.219
Owned
Plays: 4
Best with 2 players.
2007-06-28*
6.8
Oct 2004*
5.954
Owned
Plays: 3
Nice fast game - requires at least 4 to play well.
2004-10-17*
Nix (1999)
4
Jul 2006*
N/A
Owned
Good if you need to create your own games or use with card translations.
2006-07-02*
No Thanks! (2004)
7
Apr 2005*
6.944
Owned
Plays: 11
Clever little game.
2005-04-10*
O Zoo le Mio (2002)
7
Oct 2004*
6.324
Owned
Light filler.
2004-10-08*
Oasis (2004)
7.2
Jan 2008*
6.392
Owned
Good game with a fair dose of luck...
2008-01-05*
Octi (1999)
7
Nov 2003*
5.826
Owned
The quality of the board of Octi Extreme is the worst i have ever seen!
2003-11-21*
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