Games played on a 17×17 grid
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They laughed when I made a geeklist about games on a 7×7 grid:

WhiteKnight85 wrote:
Surely there's hardly any games played on a 7x7 grid, right?


That geeklist now has over 130 entries.
And when I found over 80 games on a 9×9 grid, they thought it was a one-off:

dogzard wrote:
Amazing list! It makes me wonder, though... Just exactly what is so special about a 9 X 9 grid that seems to be the Holy Grail of game boards?


Now we've got up to 17×17 it's more of a challenge to find new games, but still there are quite a few.
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1. Board Game: Conspirateurs [Average Rating:7.78 Unranked]
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Although the board consists of 16 × 16 squares, the game is played on the intersections, making it effectively a 17 × 17 game.

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At least one published version had a further row of markers outside border of the board - the 'doors' indicating the points to which the men were to be moved. arguably, then, it became 19 × 19, but this is spurious, because the same effect can be achieved by simply marking these target points in some way. The markings need to be sufficiently large so that they are still visible when occupied by a man. Ta Yü presented its designers with a similar problem, but in that game, because it uses tiles instead of pawns, here really was no option but to mark the bonus square outside the border. I still would not count those marks as part of the grid, however.
 
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2. Board Game: Go [Average Rating:7.70 Overall Rank:80]
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The Tibetan version of Go is played on a 17x17 board.
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20. Board Game: Funetically Correct [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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