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A Primer on Brettspielwelt.de (BSW): the Games, the Client, and What You NEED to Know!
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Index to this List

6 Nimmt!
7 Wonders
11 Nimmt!
Abluxxen (Linko!)
Asteroids (solo arcade game)
Atlantis
Attika
Attribute
Auf Achse (Convoy)
Backgammon
Bazaar
Big Top (solo game)
Black Box (solo game)
Blockers!
Bluff (Liar's Dice)
Bohnanza
Bruges
Bucket King
Cafe International
Can't Stop!
Carcassonne (many flavors)
Cartagena
Castle for all Seasons
Caylus
Choice (solo game)
Citadels
Clans
CrossWise
Cups (Mancala-ish)
Darts (solo game)
Diamant
Dictionary (Dudeln)
Dislodge (solo game)
Dog
Dominion removed some time in 2013
Don Quixote removed some time in 2013
Double Sheepshead
Drachenherz
Dvonn
Emerald
Evolution
Fearsome Floors
Flux (solo puzzle)
Fussball Ligretto
Ghosts!
Go
Grimoire
Helvetia
Hey! That's My Fish!
Imperial (including 2030)
Ingenious (solo version also)
Intrigue
King's Breakfast
Kingdom Builder
Kingsburg
Ligretto(Dutch Blitz)
Lost Cities
MahJongg (solo game)
Manhattan
Manitou
Medina
Memory
Meuterer
Mondo removed some time in 2013
Niagara
Notre Dame
Numeri
Origo
PacMan (solo arcade game)
Pandemic
Pantheon
Paris Paris
Patience
Pickomino
Pillars of the Earth
Piranha Pedro
Power Grid (several maps)
Princes of Florence
Puerto Rico
Ra
Rotactical (solo game)
Saint Petersburg (includes solo play)
San Juan
Santa Cruz
Schrille Stille
Settlers of Catan
Skull King
Solitaire (solo game)
Sticheln
Stone Age
StreetSoccer
Sudoku (solo game)
Tally Ho!
That's Life!(Verflixxt)
Thurn and Taxis (and first expansion)
Tichu
To Court the King
Tongiaki
Top Race removed some time in 2013
TransAmerica
Vabanque
Venedig
Verraeter
Vikings
Wizard
Web of Power
Yahtzee (solo game)
Yinsh
Zatre (board and card games)

NOTE: The list is not sorted. Initial entries are in alphabetical order 'cause that's how I entered them. At the end, however, you'll see the newest games added to BSW. Use the index (above) to navigate to the game you want, or look on the last page to see what's new at BSW!

Playing board games face-to-face is much better than playing the same game online (most of the time): you get to handle the cool bits, you get to smack talk your buddies, and you can take a food/beer break whenever you feel like it. But if you just can't get together as often as you would like, having an online version available is a good thing. Many games are available at BSW. Some are very well done -- others, not so much. I originally had 2 lists, one for the well-done interfaces and another for the not-so-good. I've since consolidated the lists, and also expanded it to list every game available. As I play them, I'll try to add some information about each game's interface and also put in some BSW pictures instead of the default ones.

If you are scratching your head wondering what the heck I am talking about (which may well be possible, given all the new faces around here), read on!


BSW Newbies
What IS BSW?
BSW = Brettspielwelt, the world of boardgames. It is a free German site where you can play a variety of "euro" games against people from all over the world. There are some single-player games available, too. The most common complaint against BSW is that it is hard to simply find an opponent and play a game ... you have to deal with the whole Metagame thing (below). If you can get past this (and once you know how, it is actually very easy finding games) you will have a great opportunity to play against some very good players. Also, some complain about how some people at BSW whine about poor play, kingmaking etc. Well, as in any large group of people you are bound to find some a$$holes. But most people are there to play, and most are very willing to help you out. So, by all means go, play! There are a variety of links at the bottom, which should give you more than enough help.

The Metagame
BSW is a virtual world: there are cities (city-states, really) which have mayors, ambassadors, etc.; there are guilds which have whatever it is guilds have; there are taxes (unless you are a citizen of certain cities); there may even be death (I think you can be banned?). You earn money (talers) by playing games or winning lotteries. You can spend money to buy houses, do landscaping ... even start your own city. All of this is completely irrelevant if you just want to play games, but knowing something about it is helpful in getting around and in finding those games. One nice thing is that you don't have to do anything to participate - just play. As you play more, your rank goes up. With increasing rank, you get access to a few more commands. Check some of the links below for more information.


Some Useful Links

1. The Client
Download and install the client! Do it now! The application updates itself as needed, and helps you get to and play the games very easily. You can customize the appearance by configuring the .prop file (see #2). It is a much nicer way to play games at BSW, compared to the through-the-web (java) application.

2. The .prop File
This is the file (.prop is the file extension) that configures your client -- you'll find it in your Brettspielwelt folder. Freshly installed, it has only a few useful commands. You will definitely want to customize it.
a. My .prop
I keep an updated copy of my .prop (do a find/replace and put your own id/password there) on BGG! You have 2 options: either open your Brettspielwelt.prop file in a text editor and copy/paste the info found at the link above, or replace your .prop with the latest version I've uploaded to BGG (this one, however, is not updated as regularly); you'll find it under Miscellaneous Game Accessory, here.

b. ET Generator
This will generate a .prop file with many commands configured with control-key combinations. You will also have a bunch of drop-down menus allowing you to jump immediately to game rooms, issue commands etc., without having to remember any actual commands yourself. It's all in English, of course, and designed by/for EnglishTown! Unfortunately, it looks as if this site isn't kept up to date.

3. Brettspielwelt
The place to go for good games! If you don't speak German, be sure to select one of the flags on the left side of the page before following any other links - much of the site will then be in the appropriate language. You can play games by following the "Games" link - it's a java application. Note that you will have a much better experience playing games if you use...

4. General BSW Information
Joe Lamer's Guide
You should check out Joe Lamer's excellent PDF, right here at the 'Geek. Look for the latest version of the BSW Guide, under Miscellaneous Game Accessory.

Jim Cote (ekted)
A great thread summarizing the highlights of BSW and the user interface, including some useful commands. I suggest, however, that you just use the .prop file linked in #2, above.

TheBoomer
Jeff Bakulchuk (TheBoomer) has put together a great site. You'll find a quick start guide, detailed game instructions, more information about the metagame, and much more! Unfortunately, I don't think it's being kept up to date any more.

5. English Town (ET)
This is the website for BSW's largest English-speaking town. The site has some useful information about the town and its citizens (now including ELO ratings). Consider joining and becoming a citizen of ET! Why? They have (almost?) all the games available in BSW. If you join, you automatically start in the town when you enter BSW, and you can enter the town chat channel. Plus, no taxes. Join by messaging the mayor (can change monthly). There's a town puppet "Archie" that you can use to leave a message: type "/tell Archie" then "@send TheBoomer message" - TheBoomer will get the message when he next signs on.
Why join? Well, if you're into the metagame: there are no taxes (probably a slew of other reasons I know nothing about). If not: when you enter BSW, ET members automatically appear in ET. That's nice because everyone speaks English, so it is easy to find and communicate with other opponents. Also, as one of the largest towns ET has game rooms for almost every game in BSW ... very convenient!
How to join? In BSW, go to ET and type "/tell TheBoomer (or whoever is currently mayor) Hi, Mayor! I would like to join your wickedly cool city ... may I?" in the main window. If (s)he is online, (s)he will message you back and tell you what's what.

Note: There are plenty of other cities, too, including one with lots of BGG Werewolf players, another with lots of Canadians, etc.

6. Geeklist: BGGers on BSW https://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/3882

7. Geeklist: BGG Tutors https://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/662

8. BSW's Tutor Service: https://www.brettspielwelt.de/Hilfe/Tutorenprogramm/
This provides a little information about this service. Not much info, just a little!

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51. Board Game: Paris Paris [Average Rating:6.20 Overall Rank:2057]
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Paris Paris

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/ParisParis/

Never played here.

BSW wrote:
Paris Paris is a simple, fast game with a beautiful game mechanism. In the middle in Paris are five Bus routes, at which players can site ticket booths. During each round, small cards are laid out, 1 more than people playing. Players then select, in sequence, a small card, which lets them build a ticket booth at that stop. The small card left over then creates a small bus tour and therefore a score. The starting player for that round, gets first choice of location for the ticket booth, however, the last player selects the location for the tour. The ticket booth(s) closest to the location not selected, each score 1 point. A large tour can also be generated when 2 non-selected locations have the same colour. When this happens, it is important to have chains of ticket booths strategically placed.
 
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52. Board Game: Schrille Stille [Average Rating:6.53 Overall Rank:1868]
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UPDATE -- REMOVED SEPTEMBER 2008

Schrille Stille

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/SchrilleStille/

A game that's too random/chaotic for me, but from what I recall the BSW implementation isn't bad.


BSW wrote:
It is about managing Pop Artists and Record Labels. Each player owns a record label and tries to promote their Artists up the charts. If you can guess how the other players are trying to influence their labels, you can also try to gain points from supporting their labels too.

Each player is given 8 numbered balls each round, from which he must place 5. These numbers can be negative or positive and can be used to influent the positions of desired Pop Artists. 2 of your 8 balls must be played. These are your predictions as to who will be the highest riser and who will be at #1. The excitement grows as the scores for each band is revealed.

Schrille Stille captivates by musical dimension. The game board is a CD disk and the numbered balls rain from the sky. The names the Pop Artists are fun, and the game has some interesting twists and turns, especially if the old #1 suddenly falls ten places!
 
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53. Board Game: Sticheln [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:558]
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Sticheln

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/Sticheln/

What a PAINFUL game! My first game, played on BSW, was too long. But I've played FTF since -- it's a great card game! I think it'll be much faster on BSW now.

BSW wrote:
At first sight it looks like a normal card game. But some parts of Sticheln are very strange for a normal card player. The rules are very simple but also complicated, because they are totally different to what you are used to. There are 6 different colors and for each color there are cards ranging from 0 to 14. You don't have to follow suite; if it's your turn you can play any card you like. Any color besides the color of the first card played is trump. The player that plays the first card normally doesn't win the trick. At the beginning of each round, every player chooses a misery color. At the end of a round you get 1 point for every card that you've won, except for cards in your misery color. They give negative points!

Sticheln is so nice because you can irritate your opponents by giving them negative points. Sticheln is a sophisticated game, despite the simple rules.
 
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54. Board Game: StreetSoccer [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:1154]
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Street Soccer

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/StreetSoccer/

A roll-and-move game that's not actually as luck-driven as you'd expect. I only tried once and didn't quite get the hang of it.

BSW wrote:
Street Soccer recreates the atmosphere of a football international. You play 5 aside on a small pitch. Depending on the number you roll on your dice, you can move players, pass the ball and even score in the opponents net.

BSW has created a 3D representation of the game with the ability to choose different country's team strips.

The rules for StreetSoccer are easy to learn and understand, nonetheless, it makes for a game you can play often. Not only is the theme of the game fun, the game plays fast and game tactics can also be interesting.
 
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55. Board Game: The Pillars of the Earth [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:178]
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Pillars of the Earth (Die Säulen der Erde)

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/DieSaeulenDerErde/

Wow, the board is beautiful, even online!

BSW wrote:
England, at the beginning of the 12th Century - Prior Philip desires to build the largest and most beautiful cathedral of the country. Each player plays the role of a building master and tries with the help of his craftsmen, to provide the greatest contribution to the building of this cathedral. During six rounds you therefore try to gain the best craftsmen and raw materials and place your master masons in strategically the correct places. For example, exemption from taxes, acquire valuable metals or protection from unexpected events. These events will happen. You need to make the right decisions at the right time to be prepared for these eventualities. Die Säulen der Erde is a strategic game using money, raw materials, craftsmen and cunning.
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56. Board Game: Thurn and Taxis [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:255]
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Thurn and Taxis

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/ThurnUndTaxis/

Another beautiful implementation. The interface? Dunno - haven't played there yet! But it appears you can play on 2 different maps on BSW (north or south) -- choose when setting the game up.

BSW wrote:
It is the end of the 15th Century and the postal companies of Thurn and Taxis are trying to monopololise Central Europe, gaining wealth and reputation. The postal service has been revolutionized and now mail can be delivered by mounted messengers covering legs of 25 km each, who hand the mail over at the “Post Offices” like a relay race!

Karen and Andreas Seyfarth's game is set in this era. The task of the players is it to develop the most effective Postal System. Each player tries to place 20 milestones among the 22 cities. The players race for the most valuable bonuses. Larger carriages also define the strategy of the game. If the largest size carriage is achieved the game is over!

The game is about taking and placing cards as well as planning. You need to consider which of the cities to take, where to play, what bonuses are still available and how quickly to extend your carriage!
 
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57. Board Game: Tichu [Average Rating:7.65 Overall Rank:63]
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Tichu!

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/Tichu/

Every hand played at BSW counts as a game, so the counts are WAY off. Also, apparently there are some BSW jerks playing this, who don't take too kindly to people learning the game. But it's a great way to play with friends, especially if you can also skype at the same time!

This is a free application that's supposed to track your game: http://sourceforge.net/projects/tichulog-ng/. To use it, type "/option log" in the main game window after you join (before the game begins). At the end of the game, go to http://www.tichuliga.de/logs/ to see a very (very!) detailed report of the game.

Some interface points:
- click the Gr. Tichu button before the game starts (text turns white) if you want the option of calling grand tichu after the first 8 cards are dealt.
- if you have a bomb, a "Bomb It!" button will pop up; you can click it any time to interrupt the hand and play your bomb
- you can drag cards around to different positions: just right click (or, on a Mac, command-click) and drag
- when selecting cards, click on the LEFT edge

BSW wrote:
It really is addictive. And so simple: Try to get rid of your cards as soon as possible. At first this game reminds of "Presidents" or "The Great Dalmuti" only that Tichu offers many more possibilites than the light copies.

Two teams of two players each compete. The game consists of 56 cards in four colours, 2-As and 4 special cards. At first one is allowed to get rid of one card to another player, but has to take one in return. The player who has the 'one' (special card) starts. The other players always have to match the card played with a higher one of the same type, or they can pass the game on. The types are: eg. single cards, pairs, straight or full house. If a team manages to finish position one and two it receives 200 points. All other games amount to 100 points max. Further a player can raise the bet by another 100 points by declaring a tichu. This means: he claims from the start before the opening card is played that he will finish first.

Tichu is a team game. One can only score big points when one understands ones partner. Usually Tichu is played up to 1000 points. The single games are quick. WARNING: This game is addictive, once you start you won't stop! Told you so.
 
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58. Board Game: Top Race [Average Rating:6.76 Overall Rank:1128]
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Top-Race

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/TopRace/

I think this is in the Daytona 500 family?

BSW wrote:
At the beginning each player bids to race one or more cars. Players cannot spend more than 200000 euro. Each player can have as many cars as they like, provided the other players permit this. They then play cards in turn which defines the moves allocated to each car. The game ends once all the cars reach the finish line (or run out of gas!)

During the game, you can earn extra money for your racing teamby placing bets on which car might win. It could be someone else's car! May be bet also on strange car. Sometimes so it can be more interesting to leave you own cars “in the dust”.

Top Race is a quick, simple game.


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59. Board Game: TransAmerica [Average Rating:6.66 Overall Rank:708]
 
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TransAmerica

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/TransAmerica/

There are some really good TA players on BSW! The interface is very easy to use. Only the basic game is available.

BSW wrote:
It is a fast rail laying game. The players must try to connect five cities in North America as fast as possible. They can always make use of tracks already laid by other players. This provides a bluffing element to the game.

Trans America is comprised of some easy and short rules. The game play has a fluid feel to it. There are no long pauses during play. At first sight it would appear to be pretty random; however, after a few games you will start to see possible strategies.
 
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60. Board Game: Memory [Average Rating:4.71 Overall Rank:11014]
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Memory (TurnIt)

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/TurnIt/

The classic game, using very abstract artwork.

BSW wrote:
Play this, if you want to train your brain. This version offers nice psychedelic motives.

The icon pairs have been cut out of a symbolistic picture and are quite tricky due to their abstract character and their similarities between each other. Win the game by matching as many of the 32 pair of cards as possible.
 
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61. Board Game: To Court the King [Average Rating:6.48 Overall Rank:1048]
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To Court the King (Um Krone und Kragen)

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/UmKroneUndKragen/

Yahtzee: the Gathering! Check out this great player aid!

BSW wrote:
So you want to make a career as the Court Jester? You must impress the King, his advisors and his court. His power is demonstrated in the rolls of the dice. Each turn your dice rolls will help you to acquire the aide of many of the King's advisors, which will give you more dice and special abilities (modifiers). If you get 7 of a kind saon your first throw, you can acquire the favour of the King! And maybe the end of the game.

It can all go well or it can go badly. This game gives the players abilities to modify and improve their position with the skillful selection of the best characters. This way the game still has a measure of luck but also a measure of strategy.
 
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62. Board Game: Vabanque [Average Rating:6.14 Overall Rank:3132]
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Vabanque

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/Vabanque/

A game for 3-7 players. I've never played it, and I don't see it being asked for very much, either.

BSW wrote:
The game, written by the well-known authors Bruno Faidutti (Citadels) and Leo Colovini (Carolus Magnus) takes place in a Casino. Players try to cleverly place their stakes and their action cards. You bluff and trick the other players into makeing the wrong move, then winner takes all! Vabanque is a fast play for merry rounds. The variable player number makes play passport possible in most diverse rounds. How courageous are you?
 
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63. Board Game: Venedig [Average Rating:6.29 Overall Rank:3073]
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Venice (Venedig)

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/Venedig/

Another nice-looking screen that appears to have a lot of information on display. And another one I haven't played yet!

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The first settlers of Venice were the Ligurians who were fleeing from the Huns, decided to utilize the small islands and drain the swampland of the Brenta Delta. Through establishing intensive trading routes, Venice became a political center for power and wealth. In this game, players become building masters, who develop the architecture of the logoon city.
 
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64. Board Game: Verräter [Average Rating:6.77 Overall Rank:902]
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Verräter (Traitor)

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/Verraeter/

One of the earlier implementations, with pretty poor graphics. You don't see many people playing this online.

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Traitor is a card game, whose structure is very similar to a board game. To win, players need to be able to bluff, and also maximise the situation. Being able to react quickly to circumstances can win you the game.

There has always been a conflict between the House of the Eagle and the House of the Rose. The conflict has been smoldering for many years, and land has been exchanging through deceit and cunning. Now each house is trying to expand their land.

The core element of the game is the conflict. In each round there is a terratorial fight between two areas onwed by each house. Players try to support the area/card for which they have allegiance. With a 4 player game this usually ends up as 2 v 2.

What makes this game interesting is the action cards. The action chosen by each player is secret. The choice of the action can influence the outcome of the fight for that round. You can guarantee resources for the next round, increase your strength for the fight, set the location for the next fight or even turn traitor! The winning house (and therefore aligned players) get points for that round.

The winner is the player who scores the most points after 9 rounds with 3 player (or 8 rounds with 4 players).
 
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65. Board Game: YINSH [Average Rating:7.65 Overall Rank:97]
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Yinsh

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/Yinsh/

Another abstract game from the GIPF series.

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In YINSH, a player has five rings to manipulate on the board. When a ring is moved, a marker is placed on the board with the player's color face up (opponent's color face down - each marker has two sides). Rings may be moved any number of spaces in one direction. Rings may not jump over other rings, but rings may jump over markers. When a ring jumps markers, it lands in the first open space and all the jumped markers are flipped over to the opposite color. When a player creates a line of five markers in the player's color, those markers and a ring of that player's color are removed. The first player to remove three rings wins the game!

The stones with their both sides which are turned by rings show how well the "Storm" theme and the game mechanism co-operate.
 
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66. Board Game: Yahtzee [Average Rating:5.22 Overall Rank:10960]
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Yahtzee (Five Dice)

One of the solo games, with a very easy interface. Go to /room C10-19. You select the dice to REROLL. Moving the mouse over the score areas will tell you the points you get for each option - just click to score.
 
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67. Board Game: Black Box [Average Rating:6.35 Overall Rank:2071]
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Black Box

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Hilfe/Tools/BlackBox/

BSW's implementation is only a solo game. Access it by hitting the BlackBox button in the client. It's just a small grid (shown in the picture) that pops up over whatever you are viewing. You can drag this grid outside the main window, creating a new window for just this game.
 
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68. Board Game: Origo [Average Rating:6.03 Overall Rank:3732]
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UPDATE: Removed from BSW May 2008. yuk!

Origo

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Spiele/Origo/

Added May 2007.

An area control game with many elements from WildLife (board layout, scoring similarities, cards in hand, movement "migration" mechanism). The board is divided into areas of different sizes. In setup, everyone takes turns placing markers in the spaces (limits/area like WildLife). Hand of 10 cards. On your turn, use cards to take settling (like EXPANSION) or attacking actions. You take 1 of each action, or 2 of 1; need appropriate cards (instead of color as in WL, cards are coded with number(s) or letter(s) corresponding to labels on board, like map coordinates). To attack at sea, sea area must be full; may only attack on land if the region has been established. Can also migrate (one token), and sail (like migrate but every piece on ocean can move) -- both movements are like WL's MIGRATE. If you complete ("establish") a region ("country"), you get pts (escalating like in WildLife: 3s, then 4s, then 5s, and lastly 6s). Major scoring happens after the 4th, 8th and 12th regions completed. In Major Scoring, points are awarded for clan size (like herd size), sea power (1 per token in seas; bonus to 1st and 2nd place), and countries (score each area according to presence; 1st, 2nd, 3rd place). The game ends when all 12 regions are are established, a player uses last marker, or everyone passes (finish the round out).

The game has very much the feel of WildLife, but simplified.
 
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69. Board Game: Extra! [Average Rating:6.48 Overall Rank:2749]
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SoloDice

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Hilfe/Tools/SoloWuerfeln/

A solo game on BSW. You get to it by configuring your menu bar (right click, then move SoloDice to the left panel).

- Throw 5 d6
- Make 2 pairs, rejecting 1 die
- Tally the sum of each pair on the left, and the rejected die on the right: max 3 rejected numbers
- Continue play until a number has been rejected 8 times

Score:
- You lose points for every sum rolled fewer than 5 times
- You get more points for sums with lower probabilities of being rolled.

There's a Palm version of this game, or something very similar - called Sigma: http://www.freewarepalm.com/games/sigma.shtml
 
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70. Board Game: The Original Sudoku Game [Average Rating:3.81 Unranked]
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Sudoku

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Hilfe/Tools/Sudoku/

A solo game on BSW. You get to it by configuring your menu bar: right click, then move Sudoku to the left panel.
- Check the 'Double Size' option to get a nice, big grid.
- Check the 'Select Numbers' option to have all the unknown boxes filled in with numbers already selected; your job is to eliminate (unselect) incorrect numbers. Otherwise, you'll be selecting numbers you think may be the answer in each location.

When you solve it, you'll get a button labeled 'Lösen' ... don't worry! It doesn't mean 'Loser'! It's German for 'solve'
 
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71. Board Game: Asteroids [Average Rating:5.19 Unranked]
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Asteroids ("Chaos")

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Hilfe/Anleitungen/Chaos/

BSW's version of the arcade game classic. Found at /room C10-297. Controls:
* c - Clockwise
* x - Anti-clockwise
* v - fire
* g - move forward (direction of ship)
 
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72. Board Game: Lawn Darts [Average Rating:5.80 Unranked]
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Darts

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Hilfe/Anleitungen/Darts/

A solo game at BSW (found at /room C10-141). Controls are in the lower left. Click 'Neue Darts' to get 3 darts. There are 2 bars: one for the x-axis and one for the y-axis. A bar moves rapidly along each bar, and stops when you click (first x; then y). Finally, the third click sets the darts trajectory; the dart is thrown and appears on the board to the right.
 
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73. Board Game: Miscellaneous Game Merchandise [Average Rating:5.88 Unranked]
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Dislodge

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Hilfe/Anleitungen/Dislodge/

One of the solo games on BSW; found at /room C10-183-2. The object is to clear the board of rings. You clear a line (vertical, horizontal, or diagonal) of 3 or more similar rings by clicking on the 2 outer rings. You can also clear a line of similar rings of ANY number if they are bordered by 2 rings of the same color: click on the like-colored rings. In either case, the more rings cleared, the more points you get.
 
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74. Board Game: Patience [Average Rating:4.66 Overall Rank:10887]
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Patience ("Mogelpat")

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Hilfe/Anleitungen/Mogelpat/

BSW's version of Patience, located in /room C10-183-3. The goal: to uncover and sequence all cards according to their suits, using the work stacks.
 
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75. Board Game: PAC-MAN Game [Average Rating:4.69 Overall Rank:10926]
 
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Pac Man

http://www.brettspielwelt.de/Hilfe/Anleitungen/Pacman/

BSW's version of the arcade classic (solo). Found at /room C68-23. Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to control movement.
 
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