100 Great Games, 2012 edition, part 1 (#86-100)
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Stephen Glenn and Mark Jackson invited a bunch of their game reviewer & designer friends to submit their lists of fifteen favorite games. Then they compiled a master list from all of this input to bring us...




This list is discussed on the episode #131 of Mark Johnson's Boardgames To Go podcast.

-Mark



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1. Board Game: Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:260]
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#100 - Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation

Designer: Reiner Knizia
Publisher: KOSMOS/Fantasy Flight
Year: 2002
 
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2. Board Game: Torres [Average Rating:7.20 Overall Rank:268]
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#99 - Torres

Designers: Wolfgang Kramer & Michael Kiesling
Publisher: Ravensburger/Rio Grande
Year: 1999
 
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3. Board Game: Fairy Tale [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:521]
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#98 - Fairy Tale

Designer: Satoshi Nakamura
Publisher: Yuhodo/What's Your Game?
Year: 2004
 
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4. Board Game: Thunderstone [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:322] [Average Rating:7.09 Unranked]
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#97 - Thunderstone

Designer: Mike Elliott
Publisher: AEG
Year: 2009
 
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5. Board Game: Hoity Toity [Average Rating:6.56 Overall Rank:877]
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#96 - Adel Verpflichtet

Designer: Klaus Teuber
Publisher: FX Schmid/Avalon Hill/Uberplay
Year: 1990
 
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6. Board Game: Paths of Glory [Average Rating:8.03 Overall Rank:46]
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#95 - Paths of Glory

Designer: Ted Raicer
Publisher: GMT
Year: 1999
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7. Board Game: Space Alert [Average Rating:7.61 Overall Rank:72]
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#94 - Space Alert

Designer: Vlaada Chvátil
Publisher: Czech Games Edition/Rio Grande
Year: 2008
 
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8. Board Game: Mü & More [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:498]
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#93 - Mü

Designers: Frank Nestel & Doris Matthäus
Publisher: Amigo/Rio Grande
Year: 1995
 
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9. Board Game: Diplomacy [Average Rating:7.10 Overall Rank:357]
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#92 - Diplomacy

Designer: Allan B. Calhamer
Publisher: Games Research Inc/Avalon Hill
Year: 1959
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10. Board Game: A Game of Thrones: The Board Game (Second Edition) [Average Rating:7.83 Overall Rank:36]
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#91 - Game of Thrones

Designers: Christian Petersen & Kevin Wilson
Publisher: Fantasy Flight
Year: 2003
 
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11. Board Game: A Few Acres of Snow [Average Rating:7.52 Overall Rank:135]
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#90 - A Few Acres of Snow

Designer: Martin Wallace
Publisher: Treefrog
Year: 2011
 
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12. Board Game: Titan [Average Rating:7.00 Overall Rank:505]
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#89 - Titan

Designers: Jason McAllister & David Trampier
Publisher: Avalon Hill/Valley Games
Year: 1980
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13. Board Game: Cartagena [Average Rating:6.72 Overall Rank:629]
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#88 - Cartagena

Designer: Leo Colovini
Publisher: Winning Moves
Year: 2000
 
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14. Board Game: Elfenland [Average Rating:6.78 Overall Rank:566]
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#87 - Elfenland

Designer: Alan Moon
Publisher: Amigo/Rio Grande
Year: 1998
 
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15. Board Game: Heroscape Master Set: Rise of the Valkyrie [Average Rating:7.41 Overall Rank:191] [Average Rating:7.41 Unranked]
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#86 - Heroscape

Designers: Rob Daviau, Craig Van Ness, & Stephen Baker
Publisher: Hasbro
Year: 2004
 
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