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Title Version User
Rating
Geek Rating Status User
Plays
Comment
7
Apr 2012
6.356
Owned
It's okay.
2011-08-25
Babel (2000)
7
Sep 2009*
6.475
Owned
Played twice in one sitting. When I read the rules, it seemed complicated. When I played it I was taught the game and it's straight forward. Played each game well under the suggested time on the box - a first. This is a solid 2p game. Right now I want to play it more.
2009-09-23
Balderdash (1984)
7
Apr 2005*
6.175
Boomtown (2004)
7
Apr 2008*
6.339
Owned
It's a solid and fun game. Luck plays a part, but given the style of the game I'm not complaining about it.
2008-04-23*
7
Apr 2005*
6.884
Owned
For two players, I prefer Carcassonne: Hunters & Gatherers.
2005-04-26*
6.5
Apr 2008*
6.007
Owned
I prefer the randomness of the dice to the non-randomness of the event cards. The special effect each turn doesn't really add anything to the game IMO. However, if some anti-dice player insists on using this, I'm up for it.
2008-04-23*
Clans (2002)
7
May 2006*
6.410
Owned
Another tricky one to play for colourblind players. As with all such games it helps when played under good lighting.
2006-05-26*
Condottiere (1995)
6.5
Jun 2008*
6.552
Owned
Played once starting 3.30am. Game seemed slower than I anticipated, but that is probably due to the late hour. Hope to enjoy it when I play again at a reasonable hour.
2008-06-15*
7
Jan 2009*
6.660
I played this a couple of times as a kid. I remember really liking the game, but found that the rules were ambiguous as to how to handle a bunch of conflicing situtions.
2008-04-03*
Dragonheart (2010)
7
May 2011
6.361
Owned
A light 2 player game that I think is a good alternative to Lost Cities.
2011-05-22
7
Apr 2008*
6.315
Owned
Although not having played this with 6 players, I think it's a good game to have for those occasions when there are 6 players.
2008-04-07*
Dungeon Lords (2009)
7
Jun 2010
7.334
Wishlist(3)
 (Like to have)
I felt this game was overhyped. I think it's a good game, but play time is too long.
2010-06-30
DungeonQuest (1985)
7
Apr 2005*
6.374
Owned
Cracks me up.
2005-04-26*
7
Apr 2005*
5.904
Owned
7
Apr 2009*
6.461
Owned
Played once
2009-04-14
Elfenland (1998)
7
Apr 2012
6.629
7
Apr 2008*
5.859
Owned
I'm not real sure that this is much quicker than the board game. It's portability is it's biggest bonus. I'd have been happy with an even smaller box.
2008-04-23*
Fairy Tale (2004)
7
Jan 2007*
6.685
Owned
Much better with the advanced rules.
2007-01-24*
Glory to Rome (2005)
7
Apr 2012
7.382
Owned
El Grande (1995)
7
Feb 2007*
7.722
Owned
I think I would like this game much more if a couple of the people I play didn't slow the game down so much with their Analysis Paralysis.
2007-02-27*
Grass (1980)
7
Apr 2005*
5.706
Haven't played this one since I was a kid but it brings back fond memories.
2005-04-26*
Hearts (1850)
7
Jan 2007*
6.209
I am the master at shooting the moon.
2007-01-24*
7
Apr 2012
6.749
Owned
Played a few times. When played competitively, the game is not my cup of tea. When played as a family game, I like it. I'd like to get this to play with my 4 yr old.
2011-01-13
Hive (2001)
7
Nov 2009*
7.258
Owned
Hoity Toity (1990)
7
Jan 2007*
6.394
Owned
Would get an 8 if the rules weren't so poorly written. Works well with 6 players.
2007-01-24*
Incan Gold (2006)
7
Apr 2012
6.694
7
Apr 2005*
6.217
7
Apr 2012
6.578
Owned
Played once. The game seems solid after 1 play.
2008-04-07*
Loopin' Louie (1992)
7
Sep 2010
6.799
Owned
Technically not owned, but on extended loan as I was given the game. However, that generous gamer now has a baby so I think in a few years I'll be handing it back.

This is fun for a short while with adults. Kid's love it.
2010-09-01
Louis XIV (2005)
7
Apr 2012
6.933
Owned
One play
2008-04-23*
Medici (1995)
7
Apr 2008*
6.913
Owned
A little too much calculation for my liking, which can lead to slow play times. Other than that, it's a solid auction game.
2008-04-23*
7
Apr 2007*
6.204
Owned
I prefer to play using intuition instead of detailed analysis and calculation. If my opponent plays intuitively I reckon it's a great game. If my opponent becomes the human calculator the game bogs down, plays slow and does not entertain me.
2007-04-02*
Metro (1997)
7
Apr 2007*
6.236
Owned
I always do poorly at this game, coming last every time, which probably affects my rating of it. I can't blame that on my colourblindness this time
2007-04-02*
Metropolys (2008)
7
Apr 2012
6.777
Owned
Unplayed
2008-04-20*
6.5
Apr 2012
7.034
Played once as a character in a 4p game. I felt it had too much downtime for the 3 players and as the game went over 4 hours (from memory) this meant this game wasn't the winner I'd hoped for. Some players' turns were over in a minute and when a round takes in the order of 20-30 mins that sux. I'm sure the Sauron player had a good time given he had a lot more to do. Not sure when I'd get the time to play this again, let alone get a chance to be the Sauron player, which I'd like to do before I rate this game.

Really like the combat system.
2010-06-30
7
Apr 2007*
5.735
Owned
See my comments for Scarab Lords. Minotaur Lords and Scarab Lords together gives you 4 pre-constructed decks to choose from, giving the game heaps more replayability. It would be great to see the planned, but never published, 3rd "Lords" game in the series to give it even greater depth and replayability.
2007-04-02*
7
Apr 2008*
6.699
Owned
It's a bit like a gamers version of Citadels from a gameplay point of view. Love the theme and artwork. Terrible component quality. Being primarily area majority/influence it takes longer to play than I like - 90+ mins in our group
2009-11-19
7
May 2011
6.523
Owned
Played once. Like it. Needs more plays.
2011-05-22
6.5
May 2011
6.806
Owned
Played a couple of times. Pretty good portable Mr. Jack lite.
2011-05-22
Munchkin (2001)
7
Jan 2007*
5.866
Owned
More mindless Steve Jackson fun.
2007-01-24*
7
Apr 2008*
6.274
Owned
7
Apr 2008*
6.264
Owned
Munchkin Dice (2005)
7
Apr 2008*
5.917
Owned
I like the dice.
2008-04-07*
7
Sep 2010
6.374
Owned
I've rated this as a game for kids. This is a proper strategy game for kids. ie, it's not dexterity, memory or mostly luck based game as many kids' games are. Sure there is luck, but strategy is there.
2010-09-01
Mykerinos (2006)
6.5
Apr 2012
6.676
Owned
One play
2008-04-23*
Oregon (2007)
7
Jun 2008*
6.529
Owned
Played once.
2008-06-15*
Pick Picknic (2001)
6.5
Apr 2009*
6.310
Owned
Pleasantly surprised by this filler. Kidsy theme is fine by me. And now I find it is simply a rethemed Razzia in a great small box and excellently priced.
2009-04-14
Pickomino (2005)
6.5
Apr 2009*
6.378
Owned
Pleasantly surprised by this filler that is such good friends with Pick Picknic.
2009-04-14
Pictionary (1985)
7
Apr 2008*
5.747
Owned
Great game to play on holidays. I can't remember the last time I didn't win a game when partnered with my girlfriend.
2008-04-23*
7
Dec 2009*
5.987
Owned
Multiple plays. Least favourite and least necessary expansion. The ramps are quite tricky to get up and some players can fail to get up the ramps to the top level. Having another level is actually a bit gimmicky and doesn't add much to the experience. Using the ramps simply to make a mega jump is pretty cool.
2009-12-19
Power Grid (2004)
7
Apr 2005*
7.919
Owned
This seems like a great game, but the fact that my group can and does calculate every elektro causes the game to bog down. Too slow for my taste.
2005-04-26*
6.5
Jul 2009*
6.963
Played once
2009-07-09
7
Apr 2012
6.845
Rum & Pirates (2006)
7
Apr 2008*
6.123
Owned
I enjoyed this more the 2nd time I played it. It's a bit like a German version of Talisman. Fast play time, balanced for all players, a splash of luck and proper decisions to be made.
2008-04-23*
7
Aug 2010
5.751
Owned
Played once. I like this game. Pity the box is so large. Why should a card game come in such a big box? It should be far more portable. Ideally in a box about the size of Red November.
2010-08-02
Santiago (2003)
6.5
Jun 2008*
6.925
Played once
2008-06-15*
Scarab Lords (2002)
7
Apr 2007*
5.894
Owned
In the vein of Magic: the Gathering in terms of deck vs. deck, but with a pair of pre-constructed, well balanced decks in the box. Add Minotaur lords for greater variety.
2007-04-02*
Scrabble (1948)
7
Apr 2008*
6.263
Owned
Does "anal retentive" have a hyphen in it?
2008-04-23*
SET (1988)
6.5
Apr 2008*
6.340
Owned
I've had good fun playing this game, but as a filler it doesn't get played that much. It seems that there is a vast skill level difference between newbies and advanced playes.
2008-04-23*
Show Manager (1996)
7
Apr 2012
6.563
Skat (1810)
7
Apr 2005*
6.282
A great 3 player card game.
2005-04-26*
7
Nov 2009*
5.957
Owned
It's good to have the bonus tile, but it didn't make any difference in our game. Perhaps it needs to go just before a sharp corner.
2009-11-11
6.5
Jun 2008*
5.463
Have played "the High Druid" (Political Game), "Chariots of Stone Henge" (Race Game) and "Arthurian Ghost Knights". So far I've really enjoyed the High Druid. The others are okay, but not great.
2008-06-21*
Talisman City (1989)
7
Apr 2005*
5.948
Owned
7
Apr 2005*
5.793
Owned
Thebes (2007)
7
Apr 2008*
7.041
Owned
This game has some great mechanics. I love the turn order mechanism. However, the games I've played so far have been around the 2 hour mark. I didn't mind the random factor, but not for games that take that long. There's more calculation in this game than it appears at first glance. If people don't think during other player's turns then the game is too slow.
2008-04-07*
6.5
Aug 2008*
6.072
Owned
Played once. Not bad - quite enjoyed it. Better than I expected after hearing about it from people who'd played it. Problem is that if played seriously (ie, making an effort to remember cards), it might actually be slower than a game of the original Ticket to Ride. The best thing going for it is portability and setup/tear down times.
2008-04-20*
Tikal (1999)
7
Jul 2009*
7.231
Great to play at spielbyweb.com. Suffers from analysis paralysis when played face to face.
2007-02-18*
7
Apr 2008*
6.309
Owned
Seems as though you need to get a General to win. At least, I've never seen anybody win without the general. Those 2 extra dice seem to be way better than any other ability.
2008-04-07*
Trias (2002)
7
May 2006*
6.238
Owned
Cutesy dinosaurs
2006-05-26*
Whist (1663)
7
Jan 2007*
5.773
Witch's Brew (2008)
7
Apr 2012
6.767
Owned
Wyatt Earp (2001)
7
Apr 2008*
6.612
Owned
Seems that it should play quicker than when we play.
2008-04-23*
Ys (2004)
7
Apr 2008*
6.621
Owned
Plays: 1
Games take longer to play than I like, but I'm not sure why. It seems like it should play pretty quickly.
2008-04-07*
Zing! (2003)
7
Apr 2012
6.517
Zooloretto (2007)
7
Oct 2008*
6.792
Played several times, but cannot get the hang of it and only manage 2nd spot at best.
2008-10-14*
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