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The rules are simple.

Item 1 will describe a characteristic of a game. If you know a game that matches that description, post it as Item 2 - with a clue to the game/set of games that will eventually be Item 3.

etc etc etc.

So for instance if Item 1 said "A game with Hedgehogs in it"

Item 2 could be Igel Aergern or Frank's Zoo or some other Hedgehoggy game. And it might have the clue "A game with a circular board" etc etc etc.

There is no real end or reward. If someone wants to design a Microbadge, I will award it to anyone who submits the right game.

Ties will be broken strictly by numbered position in the Geeklist. Well, and by correctness of answer (but this will be clear, I am sure).

Enjoy!
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326. Board Game: Monopoly: Star Wars Limited Collector's Edition [Average Rating:5.19 Overall Rank:10997]
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A game including cats, rats and a Vacuum cleaner
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327. Board Game: Plague! [Average Rating:5.41 Overall Rank:9369]
Laurence Koehn
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Champaign
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A game that requires a chess clock...
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328. Board Game: Bughouse Chess [Average Rating:7.46 Overall Rank:1657]
Dave Peters
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A game in which you may purchase two different varieties of insurance.
 
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329. Board Game: The Game of Life (40th Anniversary Edition) [Average Rating:4.44 Overall Rank:11112]
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A game including the English town of Newark
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330. Board Game: Canal Mania [Average Rating:6.96 Overall Rank:892]
tom franklin
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for the triple threes we turn to our friend, the google, the BGG images for the game and Canal Mania!

next: a game referenced by a recently deceased science fiction writer.

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[edited for the past tense of "reference"]
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331. Board Game: Chess [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:329] [Average Rating:7.09 Unranked]
 
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(I'm sure this isn't what you meant, but check out the fourth last paragraph in this interview with Arthur C. Clarke where he talks about Chess, Checkers and Darts.)

A game in which one can find the Rosetta Stone.
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332. Board Game: Thebes [Average Rating:7.21 Overall Rank:263]
Peter Schott
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Nürnberg
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A game where one has to abduct people. ninja

(We already had my first idea, so I changed it to the one above, sry...)
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333. Board Game: Aussie Rules Super Earthling Abductor [Average Rating:7.00 Unranked]
tom franklin
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North Carolina
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what a great name for a game, eh?

next, a game from a company that owes it's existence to the late arthur c. clarke.

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334. Board Game: Universe [Average Rating:5.48 Unranked]
Dave Peters
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(Here's a geeklist entry that ties Universe to Clarke.)

A game that lets one buy the Pope more than once!
 
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335. Board Game: Canyon [Average Rating:6.24 Overall Rank:2351]
Lee Borkman
Australia
Menangle
NSW
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A game with more than one blindfold...
 
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336. Board Game: Visionary [Average Rating:6.51 Overall Rank:3250]
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Yeah yeah, I googled ...

Next: A game with a naked man on the cover.
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337. Board Game: Bamboleo [Average Rating:6.41 Overall Rank:1672]
Lee Borkman
Australia
Menangle
NSW
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A game where you want the WORST player to sit on your LEFT...
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338. Board Game: Villa Paletti [Average Rating:6.50 Overall Rank:1046]
Dave Peters
United States
Belmont
California
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(Your score is a local maximum at the end of your turn. If the next player makes the Villa crumble, your chance of winning is better than if someone else has just played.)

A game with canoes. Two-seaters are better than one.
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339. Board Game: The Spirits of Niagara [Average Rating:6.86 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.86 Unranked]
Lee Borkman
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Menangle
NSW
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One of Streisand's co-stars was a champion card player, but sometimes he preferred to play this boardgame instead...
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340. Board Game: Backgammon [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:917]
Dave Peters
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(If I'm to believe the hype by the makers of Omar Sharif Backgammon, it wasn't only bridge that got Streisand's Funny Girl co-star's endorsement.)

A game with hippopotamus tokens!
 
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341. Board Game: Savannah Café [Average Rating:5.53 Overall Rank:8607]
Lee Borkman
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... there were so many to choose from.

A game invented by a Nobel laureate...
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342. Board Game: Hex [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:1822]
John Kennard
United Kingdom
Bradford
West Yorkshire
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As invented by John Nash, no less.

And now... a game all about water pipes.
 
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343. Board Game: Aqua Romana [Average Rating:6.38 Overall Rank:1602]
 
Tom Verdonck
Belgium
Edegem
Antwerp
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A game about books...
 
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344. Board Game: Arthur Goes to the Library [Average Rating:4.44 Unranked]
Jeff Wolfe
United States
Columbus
Ohio
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Zendo fan, Columbus Blue Jackets fan, Dominion Fan. These are 'permanent microbadges' to free up space on my microbadge row
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A game with miniature automobiles.
 
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345. Board Game: Formula Dé [Average Rating:7.00 Overall Rank:410]
Stew Woods
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Cygnet
Tasmania
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A game with figs.
 
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346. Board Game: Empire Builder [Average Rating:6.93 Overall Rank:671]
tom franklin
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well, since we've been stuck here for a while i'll pull out some really creative cheating thinking and reference #64 from this BGG Geeklist Summary http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/summary/game/168/page/... where Phil Fleischmann states "lots of the loads have nicknames based on what they look like" including:

Silk = Fig Newton

(and, referencing this image, i'll go with that: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/image/250451


next: a game that includes pumpkin pie spices

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347. Board Game: Goa [Average Rating:7.70 Overall Rank:56]
Lee Borkman
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What do "Red Rooster" and "Memphis" have in common?
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348. Board Game: Chess [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:329] [Average Rating:7.09 Unranked]
 
Tiago Ali de Oliveira Bueno
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Campinas
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A game with mutant bugs
 
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349. Board Game: X-Bugs [Average Rating:6.43 Overall Rank:2404]
Peter Schott
Germany
Nürnberg
Franconia
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A game where you can control the pope AND the president of the USA.
 
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350. Board Game: Cults Across America [Average Rating:5.67 Overall Rank:7124]
Dave Peters
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(If you look closely, you can see both Pope and President counters in the fourth from bottom row...)

A game that contains cards with more than 10 different backs.
 
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