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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)
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This is my chance to convey something meaningful! Darn. Wasted it.
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526. Board Game: Who Can Beat Nixon? [Average Rating:4.38 Unranked]
Daniel VandenBurg
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Ho can beat Nixon? : a retelling of the vietnam war. Lead a rebel band of viet kong through the jungles of vietnam to prevent America and Nixon crushing Vietnam
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527. Board Game Accessory: Bisikle: Pillars
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He's looking real sharp in his 1940's fedora. He's got nerves of steel, an iron will, and several other metal-themed attributes. His fur is water tight and he's always up for a fight.
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He's a semi-aquatic egg-laying mammal of action. He's a furry little flat-foot who'll never flinch from a fray. He's got more than just mad skills, he's got a beaver tail and a bill.
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Isikle: Pillars is a game about building pillars made out of ice. The biggest pillar wins! The catch: the pillars must be able to hang off an overhang!
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528. Board Game: RoadZters [Average Rating:6.87 Overall Rank:2365]
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He's looking real sharp in his 1940's fedora. He's got nerves of steel, an iron will, and several other metal-themed attributes. His fur is water tight and he's always up for a fight.
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He's a semi-aquatic egg-laying mammal of action. He's a furry little flat-foot who'll never flinch from a fray. He's got more than just mad skills, he's got a beaver tail and a bill.
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Odesters is a game about the promotion of poetry performances. Recruit the best poets, and put them to the test vs the Odometer, a finicky and cranky applause meter! If one of your poets becomes famous BEFORE his death, you win! Do you have what it takes to promote the next... Odester?!
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529. Board Game: That's Life! [Average Rating:6.51 Overall Rank:1149]
Andrew Roy
United Kingdom
Bath
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A sweeping epic in which players try to have the greatest possible influence on Hat by choosing, amongst other things, which social events he will attend and on who's head, with what materials and colours he's mended and what drawer he's kept in.

Comes with a variety of hat pawns for each player to choose, from 'Canadian toque' to 'President Abe's top hat'!
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530. Board Game: That's Right, That's Wrong! [Average Rating:4.80 Unranked]
Andrew Roy
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Bath
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A poor quality trivia spinoff to the surprisingle popular Hat's Life. Techinically, all players play against Hat, and if they're unable to answer a question then they're wrong and Hat's right: "Hat's right, that's wrong!"
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531. Board Game: That's Disgusting [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Andrew Roy
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Another spinoff of the much better Hat's Life game was this attempt to attract silly boys into boardgames. Here, roll and move to collect cards that put Hat into all sorts of disgusting scenarios, like, "Hat falls out of your pocket and directly into dog poo. 4 points!" or the unexplicable "You find Hat in Granny's underwear drawer. 2 points!" or the vile "Hat buys an electric car. 5 points!"
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532. Board Game: No Peeking! [Average Rating:5.25 Unranked]
Jay Kiley
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Pennsylvania
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Be careful not to wet yourself when playing this game. Just jump in the public pool and enjoy the hilarious (but sometimes gross) antics that ensue as the water around you turns various shades of non-blue...

Edit: I just noticed that I'm dropping letters other than the first. blush If any are bothered by my failure to comply (or my poor attempt at humor), please advise. I will remedy the situation upon demand...
 
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533. Board Game: Stalin's Tanks [Average Rating:5.99 Overall Rank:7629]
Michał M.
Poland
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Talin's Tanks - Game about watertanks in capital of Estonia.
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534. Board Game: Where There Is Discord: War in the South Atlantic [Average Rating:8.09 Overall Rank:1072]
Morten Lund
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Somewhat surprisingly, Argentina invades Britain, not the Falklands
 
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535. Board Game: Flying Circus [Average Rating:5.54 Unranked]
Michał M.
Poland
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Lying Circus - Game about dishonest clowns.
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536. Board Game: Bausack [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:583]
Morten Lund
Denmark
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Playing this game can lead to agonising groinial injuries
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537. Board Game: Raid on Iran [Average Rating:5.80 Overall Rank:8015]
Michał M.
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Aid on Iran - Game sponsored by Red Cross.
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538. Board Game: Tigo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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I Go

You Stay. Game over.
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539. Board Game: Asteroid Pirates [Average Rating:5.07 Unranked]
Michał M.
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Steroid Pirates - Piracy in a world of bodybuilding is serious but overlooked problem.
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540. Board Game: Downtown: Air War Over Hanoi, 1965-1972 [Average Rating:7.78 Overall Rank:1219]
Morten Lund
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Buy up real estate in Hanoi, while bombing the competition into oblivion
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541. Board Game: Neo-Chess [Average Rating:6.27 Unranked]
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EO Chess

A themed chess set based on the Disney 3-D film. Featuring sculpts of Michael Jackson as the King, Captain EO, and Anjelica Huston as the Supreme Leader, the opposing queen. Available at Disney theme park gift shops.

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542. Board Game: Castles of Steel [Average Rating:6.50 Unranked]
Jay Kiley
United States
Pennsylvania
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The game of unbreakable sphincters...
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543. Board Game: Iron Dream [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:6149]
Michał M.
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Ron('s) Dream - Game about election in USA from the creators of 1960: The Making of the President.
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544. Board Game: Grail Quest [Average Rating:6.42 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.42 Unranked]
John Holder
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Centennial
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Martin Wallace's newest train game...
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545. Board Game: Clash of Monarchs [Average Rating:7.14 Overall Rank:2043]
Michał M.
Poland
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Lash of Monarchs - Be a king of sadomaso!
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546. Board Game: Dark Tower [Average Rating:6.55 Overall Rank:1802]
Tim Love
United Kingdom
Ipswich
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A story expunged from the bible. Noah get's the instructions a bit wrong and builds a tower.

In the game version the aim is to load the bigger and heavier animals first, or risk having your points squashed. sauron
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547. Board Game: Click-a-word [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Jay Kiley
United States
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I'm not quite sure how one would accomplish the goals of this game, but, rest assured, it's a lot of fun trying.
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548. Board Game: Space Bastards [Average Rating:5.98 Overall Rank:5544]
Tim Love
United Kingdom
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Suffolk
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A game for those of you who really dislike quick players.
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549. Board Game: String Railway [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:1401]
Tim Love
United Kingdom
Ipswich
Suffolk
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A small train game sold exclusively through Heron Games

(Who are based in Tring in the UK to save you looking, and I heartily recommend them for all your Tring based gaming needs).
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550. Board Game: Paperclip Railways [Average Rating:6.58 Overall Rank:3602]
Tim Love
United Kingdom
Ipswich
Suffolk
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An early prototype from Tony featuring primates.

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