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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
Australia
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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276. Board Game: 7 Wonders [Average Rating:7.88 Overall Rank:19]
Tamas Csepregi
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Even Wonders.
The game of balance.
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277. Board Game: Castelli [Average Rating:5.92 Overall Rank:6200]
Ulrich Blum
Germany
Cologne
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Ass Telly

Certain British sports channels change their program dramatically after 11pm...
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278. Board Game: Village [Average Rating:7.61 Overall Rank:73]
Ulrich Blum
Germany
Cologne
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Ill Age

It's the Tee-Party's educational game about the 70's
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279. Board Game: Black Friday [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:1386]
Ulrich Blum
Germany
Cologne
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Lack Friday

The game where you try to get a date, but end up eating chocolate, and sing along to "all by myself" very loud and contemplate on the general loneliness of your live. In the end you don't even get that darn oscar, even though you DID gain weight specially for the part.
Overall a rather depressing game.
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280. Board Game: Funfair [Average Rating:6.00 Overall Rank:4779]
Ulrich Blum
Germany
Cologne
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Unfair

The game where you get sent to bed without dinner. Even though it WAS your sister spilling that grape juice all over the brand new couch.
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281. Board Game: Talisman [Average Rating:6.42 Overall Rank:1313]
Jasper Barreveld
Netherlands
Den Haag
Zuid-Holland
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SCUBA Bunny!
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Al is Man

Help young Alfred through his troubled teens to become a mature adult male!
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282. Board Game: Witch's Brew [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:453]
♬♪♪ ♫ ♩ ♫♫♪ ♩♬♪ ♫
Australia
MURRUMBEENA
Victoria
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All reality is a game. Physics at its most fundamental, the very fabric of our universe, results directly from the interaction of certain fairly simple rules, and chance... (Iain Banks)
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Competing pharmacists from the Clearasil company work to develop the most effective cure for skin irritation. For maximum points, it must work three four five ways and be advertised on TV by a young actress with perfect features.
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283. Board Game: Careers [Average Rating:5.75 Overall Rank:4267]
Chris Dugas
Canada
Toronto
Ontario
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Players lose their jobs and vie to fall furthest behind in their mortgage payments without getting evicted. For added realism, add the repo and food bank expansions.
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284. Board Game: Poker [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:675]
Chris Dugas
Canada
Toronto
Ontario
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Set collection card game where players collect cards in various similarly shaded brown cards...points for various combinations of burnt siena and raw umber, etc. Collect the highest-value combination and shout out the game's name...

Note: This game is not very fun for players who are colour blind.
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285. Board Game: Asteroyds [Average Rating:6.51 Overall Rank:1602]
Kan D
France
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Player who grows the most muscles win the game. But be careful, this game might cause cancer.
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286. Board Game: Shores of Heaven [Average Rating:7.00 Unranked]
Beer be with you.
United States
Northlake
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Settlers of Catan does not improve with your house rules. The best option if you don't like the rules as written is to just select another game.
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The Devil has planted some of his minions in Heavan to tempt the Angels.

Each player is an angelic detective trying to ferret out which one of the lovely ladies is more than she seems.
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287. Board Game: Cold War: CIA vs KGB [Average Rating:6.70 Overall Rank:782]
Adam Lord
United Kingdom
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
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A game designed by Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau.
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288. Board Game: 51st State [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:600] [Average Rating:6.99 Unranked]
Dave Hamrick
United States
Moore
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A game about Delaware.

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289. Board Game: That's Life! [Average Rating:6.51 Overall Rank:1136]
The Freshmaker
United States
Overland Park
Kansas
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What dangers await in the mystical world of headwear?
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290. Board Game: Inca Empire [Average Rating:7.14 Overall Rank:665]
Lars Berggren
Sweden
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NCA (National Command Authority) empire

A game in which you get to invade random countries to build up your empire.

(Jinking wildly to evade flak on this one).
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291. Board Game: Emu Ranchers [Average Rating:6.81 Overall Rank:4330]
The Freshmaker
United States
Overland Park
Kansas
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What is the sound of one hand clapping? Does a dog have the buddha nature?

You'll face these questions and many more as your ragtag group of monks attempt to corner the livestock market against Joshu, the owner of the biggest ranch in Asia.
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292. Board Game: Memo Street [Average Rating:5.28 Overall Rank:9233]
The Freshmaker
United States
Overland Park
Kansas
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Ernie's combed down his hair and added highlights, and Bert is cutting again.
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293. Board Game: Quarriors! [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:442]
The Freshmaker
United States
Overland Park
Kansas
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This geeklist reduces the eye-rolling in this game by at least a factor of ten.
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294. Board Game: Chinese Checkers [Average Rating:5.13 Overall Rank:10892]
The Freshmaker
United States
Overland Park
Kansas
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Finally a game for the tall people in the world.
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295. Board Game: Can't Stop [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:476]
Chris
United States
Huntington Station
New York
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Can't Top: Players race to get their pieces to the bottom of the board.
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296. Board Game: Can't Stop [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:476]
Chris
United States
Huntington Station
New York
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Ant Stop: Players try to build the most attractive ant farm.
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297. Board Game: Can't Stop [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:476]
Chris
United States
Huntington Station
New York
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Can Stop: Players race to finish this game so they can play something else.
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298. Board Game: Shave a Sheep [Average Rating:5.42 Overall Rank:9521]
The Freshmaker
United States
Overland Park
Kansas
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No, really. I've got way too many.
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299. Board Game: Scream Machine [Average Rating:6.04 Overall Rank:3141]
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United States
Overland Park
Kansas
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Do you have what it takes to run the most successful dairy in the country?
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300. Board Game: What's My Word? [Average Rating:7.17 Overall Rank:1971]
Serious? Lee
United States
Coppell
Texas
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Lost in thought.
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A very quick word guessing game featuring open information play style. Seems a bit unbalanced due to first player advantage.
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