Board Game Sales Stats (Now with sources)
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How many games do you think have been ever sold? Here is a list of how happy we make board game publishers...
Feel free to add or update items!

Source: Spielboy.com and others

EDIT: I'm working in the sources, be patient. If you think the source is not honorable, well, discuss it!



BTW, sorry for my english
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176. Board Game: O Zoo le Mio [Average Rating:6.65 Overall Rank:966]
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As ZooSim (3000 Copies)

http://www.spielboy.com/printrun.php
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177. Board Game: Oltre Mare [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:826]
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3.000 copies of the self-produced edition. Then the license has been sold. Source: the author.
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178. Board Game: Orchard [Average Rating:6.51 Overall Rank:2297]
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According to a Feb 2011 Opinionated Gamers article, "HABA - Habermaaß GmbH's best-known game is Obstgarten (a perennial children’s favourite in Germany with hundreds of thousands of copies sold since its release in 1986)."
 
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179. Board Game: Othello [Average Rating:6.07 Overall Rank:2015]
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40 million units sold according CBS Business Networdk http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2002_Dec_4/ai...
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180. Board Game: Outdoor Survival [Average Rating:4.54 Overall Rank:11124]
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Over 130,000 as of 1991, according to an article in The General.
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181. Board Game: Pachisi [Average Rating:4.45 Overall Rank:11149]
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According to a Feb 2010 Opinionated Gamers article, Schmidt Spiele has sold 70 million copies of their version of this since the company was founded in the early 1900s:

"Founded by Josef Friedrich Schmidt in the early 1900’s, their first (and likely still best-known) game was Mensch Argere Dich Nicht, a variant of Parcheesi developed by Schmidt himself. Today, over 70 million copies of this game have been sold."
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182. Board Game: Panzer Leader [Average Rating:6.53 Overall Rank:1500]
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Over 130,000 as of 1991, according to an article in The General.
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183. Board Game: PanzerBlitz [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:1601]
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Over 130,000 as of 1991, according to an article in The General.
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184. Board Game: Paydirt [Average Rating:6.86 Overall Rank:2077]
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Over 130,000 as of 1991, according to an article in The General.
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185. Board Game: Pentago [Average Rating:6.48 Overall Rank:1322]
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Update: over 100,000 copies
Source: Kosmos Catalogue 2013

Over 75.000 copies
Source: Kosmos catalogue 2012
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186. Board Game: Phase 10 [Average Rating:5.13 Overall Rank:11098]
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3 million a year, according to the Indianapolis Business Journal.
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187. Board Game: Phase 10 Dice [Average Rating:5.27 Overall Rank:10879]
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Over 2 million copies according to a July 2008 interview with company spokesman, Michael Murphy.
 
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188. Board Game: Pickomino [Average Rating:6.51 Overall Rank:931]
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More than 1 million copies sold worldwide according to the designer (somewhere between 18th and 19th minute) :
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189. Board Game: The Pillars of the Earth [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:178]
Taj Mahal, anyone? (I didn't drive all the way down here to play Keltis. I mean, really.)
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Over 150,000 copies.

Source: Kosmos Catalogue 2012
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190. Board Game: Pirate's Cove [Average Rating:6.62 Overall Rank:771]
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As Piratenbucht, 6000 copies (German Edition)

http://www.spielboy.com/printrun.php
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191. Board Game: Pit [Average Rating:6.42 Overall Rank:1080]
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In less than a year Parker Brothers sold 750.000 (this was on 1904). wow

"The game makers: the story of Parker Brothers from Tiddledy Winks to Trivial Pursuit" by Phillipe Orbanes, page 36.
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192. Board Game: Pokémon Trading Card Game [Average Rating:6.00 Overall Rank:2661]
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14 billion Pokemon cards are in circulation according to Otona Fami Pokemon magazine, as reported by Purple Pawn in October 2009.
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193. Board Game: Pop the Pig [Average Rating:4.08 Overall Rank:10871]
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Over $100,000,000 in retail sales according to a May 2010 press release.

In the USA, Toys R Us sells it for $25, which suggests they've sold somewhere in the neighborhood of 4 million units since launching in 2007.
 
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194. Board Game: Power Grid [Average Rating:7.99 Overall Rank:11]
Juan José Fernández Quiroga
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Over 50.000 copies in all seven languages.
Source: http://www.boardgamenews.com/index.php/boardgamenews/comment...
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195. Board Game: Puerto Rico [Average Rating:8.14 Overall Rank:5]
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30.000 Copies (I suppose there is a lot more)

http://www.spielboy.com/printrun.php
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196. Board Game: Quarto! [Average Rating:6.79 Overall Rank:709]
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2012: by now, 1 million copies sold.
Source: Gigamic. http://www.gigamic.com/index.php/en/blog/?p=1745
 
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197. Board Game: A Question of Scruples [Average Rating:4.59 Overall Rank:11110]
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Over 7 million copies sold, and traslated in 5 languages (Wikipedia).
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198. Board Game: Qwirkle [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:501]
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Update: W. Eric Martin writes
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Qwirkle has sold more than 2 million copies worldwide, says designer Susan McKinley Ross.



Posted in January 2013: I have no idea about the original release. But the German release that won Spiel des Jahres in 2011 is at 400.000 copies according to the publisher. These numbers are in line with what we can expect from the red pawn logo.
http://www.brandora.de/NewsPage.aspx?IzmLang=7&DID=18469&
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199. Board Game: Railways of the World [Average Rating:7.72 Overall Rank:54]
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15,000 units sold as of August, 2006, according to the publisher.

Source: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/article/1014492#1014492
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200. Board Game: Rialto [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:521]
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2.247 copies as of July 2014 (only TMG sales figures)

Interesting game sales figures (Rialto & Il Vecchio)
 
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