Games Twisted By Removing The First Letter
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Some of my improv comedy circle are gamers, and some of my gaming circle are improv comedians. (You got chocolate in my peanut butter!)

Somehow, the concept of deleting the first letter of a game title to create a new game came up... and a bunch of us sat around brainstorming what kind of games would result.

Some examples below.

I'm not rich with GG, but if other people add results that make me LOL, I'll award some of my stash to the best of them.

(P.S. my first geek list EVAR. Be gentle.)

***DOUBLE EDIT*** I tried alphabetizing this because people requested it but I have to admit I can't *stand* it like that... no way to go check all the new items at once. Sorry!

***EDIT*** Now Alphabetized by popular demand. Thank you fine Australian ladies
Mercedes (Mandy)
Japan
Setagaya-ku
Tokyo
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Tokyo Game Market here I come!
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Sorry if I'm slow in reading mails. I'm currently working hard on some Alley Thieves
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Mrs Smith
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Canberra
ACT
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This is my chance to convey something meaningful! Darn. Wasted it.
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for helping a guy out as to how.
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Another Parker Brothers classic electronic kids game featuring wiggling eggs where the object is to guess which one of the dozen will hatch first.
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After you're done, you can watch the flea circus.
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Los Angeles
California
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Cat burglar, bank robber, hacker, how will you top the chart in this nefarious game?
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Mark Saya
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Your player riffs and jams in a competition for the best jazz solo.
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105. Board Game: Stack Market [Average Rating:5.58 Overall Rank:7735]
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Be the first to sell your fastening devices.
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106. Board Game: LEGO Champion [Average Rating:5.92 Overall Rank:7557]
Neil Whyman
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Williamsport
Pennsylvania
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This is a simple area control game. The winner is the first player to boast of having won a prior game.
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107. Board Game: Spies! [Average Rating:6.26 Overall Rank:3365]
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Board-game version of the old slapstick comedy routine.
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108. Board Game: My Little Pony Game [Average Rating:5.18 Unranked]
いい竹やぶだ!

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Get existential with young horses. Why, little pony?
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109. Board Game: Snap: The Interlocking Dragon-Making Game [Average Rating:5.30 Overall Rank:9805]
Tanks Alot
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Players take turns sleeping through various prerecorded CD tracks of trucks backing up, sirens, babys crying, and explosions. Drool for extra points!
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110. Board Game: Play 5 [Average Rating:6.66 Unranked]
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United States
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Route styled game where you "score' with the most housewives. Be a mailman, milkman, delivery boy, gardener, poolman or garbageman in this hilarious truck race game!
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111. Board Game: Frustration Ball [Average Rating:4.80 Unranked]
Dan Rosewater
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A game about rust removal of an iron ball for up to four players. Comes with 4 rust removing impact hammers... shake
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112. Board Game: Blown Away [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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The game about irresponsible lenders who caused the housing crisis.
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113. Board Game: Beat the Parents [Average Rating:4.55 Overall Rank:10199]
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Your travelling with your family the Donner party ... its cold and there is no food, and one of the elders looks at you like he is hungry.. can you beat them to the punch?
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114. Board Game: Know It or Blow It [Average Rating:5.65 Unranked]
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Hey now.
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115. Board Game: U.S.A. Trivia [Average Rating:5.65 Unranked]
Neil Whyman
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Williamsport
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Just another trivia game; this one's about South Africa.
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116. Board Game: Kids Rule! [Average Rating:4.50 Unranked]
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You must battle the Super Egos to prevail.
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117. Board Game: Flowerpower [Average Rating:6.60 Overall Rank:1651]
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An environmentalist's answer to Power Grid: players vie to minimize power usage.
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118. Board Game: Stoner Fluxx [Average Rating:5.63 Overall Rank:8069]
Charles M. Hannum
United States
Winthrop
Massachusetts
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The exciting office printer game! (About as exciting as the last 5 Fluxx releases…)
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119. Board Game: Anno 1503 [Average Rating:6.32 Overall Rank:1836]
Hilko Drude
Germany
Goettingen
Lower Saxony
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No 1503: The year that was not to be.
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120. Board Game: Gloom [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:1053] [Average Rating:6.44 Unranked]
Charles M. Hannum
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Winthrop
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You're the owner of a rug-making sweatshop. Your goal is for your workers to stay unhappy until they die in industrial accidents.
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121. Board Game: Aton [Average Rating:6.95 Overall Rank:540]
Hilko Drude
Germany
Goettingen
Lower Saxony
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Sorry, no free shipping. The damn thing is just too heavy.
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122. Board Game: Black Stories [Average Rating:6.21 Overall Rank:1855]
Hilko Drude
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Goettingen
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The expansion with empty cards.
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123. Board Game: Gipsy King [Average Rating:6.59 Overall Rank:1790]
Doug Faust
United States
Malverne
New York
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http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=ipsy

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124. Board Game: Killer Bunnies and the Quest for the Magic Carrot [Average Rating:5.57 Overall Rank:9916]
Charles M. Hannum
United States
Winthrop
Massachusetts
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Your bunnies are dying of various infectious diseases. Keep them alive long enough to find the Healing Carrot and win the game! (Hm, this could become a cooperative like Pandemic…)
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125. Board Game: Chess [Average Rating:7.10 Overall Rank:321]
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Los Angeles
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The Nazis are closing in--help Rudolph escape to Scotland!
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