2009 Edition of Look what my Secret Santa sent me...
Gary C
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Once again I am running this list as a central location to let your Secret Santa know when your (hopefully much appreciated) gift has arrived to your house.

Use this list to record what your Secret Santas sent you and remember to include any comments such as thanks that you want to give your Secret Santa. When you post on this list, you may want to make a note on your profile with a link to your entry so your Secret Santa can easily locate your confirmation of delivery and your reaction. That way your Secret Santa can look to see if you received your gift and you can post any comments you may have about the gift here and you can reply without the identity of your Secret Santa ever having to be released!

Please only make an entry when you actually receive the present!

I don't know about anyone else, but I generally obsess about whether a package has arrived at it's intended destination. I drive my wife crazy with checking tracking numbers constantly! So it will be nice to see when those gifts are actually received by the giftee (or are they just sitting unclaimed on the neighbor's porch?)


To see how the previous years' editions of this list have gone, look at these links:


"2008 List"

"2007 List"

"2006 List"



Simon's yearly breakdown of games:
**EDIT Just Added** Most Popular Secret Santa Games of 2009

Most Popular Secret Santa Games of 2008

Most Popular Secret Santa Games of 2007

Most Popular Secret Santa Games of 2006



[b]New Note (I placed this in the comments section as well): If you have added a "Comment" of your gift receipt, please take the time to "Add Item" to this GeekList rather than to place a comment in this section of the receipt of your gift. The actual items being added is how the statistics get accumulated for Simon Hunt's great results list located at http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/49122

A good example of how to make an entry useful for this other list is located at: this entry.

Making an actual entry will also make it easier for your Secret Santa to locate your Item.

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701. Board Game: Battlestar Galactica [Average Rating:7.83 Overall Rank:29]
Steven
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My secret santa sent me this glorious game and also:



I look forward to playing these two magnificent games. Thanks secret Santa!
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702. Board Game: Power Struggle [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:557]
Duarte Conceicao
Portugal
Carcavelos
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My Secret Santa is GREAT!!

Not only he sent me a package, which I believe, based on the packaging, it contains Power Struggle, one of my most wanted games! But he also sent me a nice postcard along with some recipes from his country so I can try to cook it ! How can it be any greater ??!

Thanks a lot!

EDIT

Updated with the games received! Power Struggle

Jambo Expansion



Once again thanks a lot!
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703. Board Game: Strada Romana [Average Rating:6.21 Overall Rank:3545]
Steve Kearon
United Kingdom
Cardiff
Wales
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My Secret Santa present came in two instalments.

In November, a package arrived while I was away for the weekend, but I ripped it open as soon as I arrived home. Oh no! Missing components. To make matters worse, it was a box with 5 publisher's logos. I picked one to email about the missing bits. It took a little while, but today my bits turned up in the post and the game is complete.

I'm looking forward to trying this one - initial reports don't suggest it's great, but do suggest it's a bit different.

Many thanks, Santa!
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704. Board Game: ZÈRTZ [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:318]
Antti Koskinen
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I received my gift today. Here's a story how it happened.



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705. Board Game: Agricola: Farmers of the Moor [Average Rating:8.15 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.15 Unranked]
Kenny VenOsdel
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Saint Paul
Minnesota
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Got my secret santa gift today after i got home from work and look what was inside!! AWESOME!
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706. Board Game: Chaos in the Old World [Average Rating:7.70 Overall Rank:59]
Kenny VenOsdel
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but wait, the box seems too big to just be that. Underneath is lurking a new copy of Chaos! SWEET! Thanks S-Santa!
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707. Board Game: The Princes of Florence [Average Rating:7.64 Overall Rank:62]
Phil Hesketh
United Kingdom
Lytham St Anne's
Lancashire
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What was an embarrassing gap in my game collection has been filled by a very generous Santa. Very many thanks and for the card with pictorial inspiration.
Have a good Christmas
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708. Board Game: Agricola: Farmers of the Moor [Average Rating:8.15 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.15 Unranked]
Martin Pettersson
Sweden
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A nice package arrived today!

I have my suspicions based on shape and sound.

Thank you Secret Santa!!!



edit:
The package contained what I suspected.


Farmers of the Moor! Thank you so much Santa!!!
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709. Board Game: Chaos in the Old World [Average Rating:7.70 Overall Rank:59]
Vaughn Sandor
United States
Eastlake
Ohio
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Thank you! Thank you! Thank you, Santa!

My Christmas started way early this year.
A knock woke me from my slumber.
I opened the door to find a thin sheet of snow on the ground and more falling but even better a box was left on my doorstep.
My SO begged me not to open it and to come back to bed but I could not wait.
Choas in the Old Word was also accompanied by
Descent: The Sea of Blood
Race for the Galaxy: Rebel vs Imperium
Ticket to Ride: Europa 1912

I can't wait to start playing and letting everyone know the story of how these wonderful gifts arrived.

Thank you Santa and a Merry Christmas to you and yours.
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710. Board Game: Ra [Average Rating:7.48 Overall Rank:95]
Sara Bernardo
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Franklin
Massachusetts
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from my SS, I got: Ra, Scrabble Slam, a 100 pack of baggies, two bags of lego christmas decor, a box of chocolate penguins, a ton of gummy candy, and a ticket to the Unity gaming event in Woburn, MA in February...and a nice little Christmas Card!

HOLY CRAP! THANK YOU SO MUCH SANTA! You are awesome
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711. Board Game: Android [Average Rating:6.78 Overall Rank:711]
Todd Redden
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Manchester
Connecticut
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I really wanted this game, many friends have played and it looks REALLY COOL, so now I can't wait to play it!! It was dropped off on the porch yesterday, came nicely wrapped with some nice candies thrown in with the peanuts (candy seems home-made?) Anyway, I couldn't resist opening it up immediately (likely my only pre-Christmas gift this year). I'm so happy to add this game to my collection.

Thanks, Secret Santa. kiss

- Todd
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712. Board Game: Martian Rails [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:1938]
Mindy Kyrkos
United States
Sunnyside
New York
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I recieved a package from Thoughthammer this morning, and since I didn't order anything from them, I knew it must be from Secret Santa! I didn't want to have to carry the big box home on the subway, so of course I was forced to open it (yeah, that's the reason).
arrrh

Inside I found Martian Rails! I don't know if my SS noticed, but I actually moved this one up on my wishlist a few weeks ago because crayon rails have been pretty hot in my group lately. So this is PERFECT!

Also in the box was:


Now I can spend the next 8 months preparing for the hardcore tournament action at WBC!

Thank you Secret Santa, you are awesome!!!!
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713. Board Game: Age of Conan: The Strategy Board Game [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:984]
Kent Fletcher
United States
Eagle Mountain
Utah
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Recieved my Secret Santa gift a couple weeks ago. I tried to hold off opening it but I knew there was no way I was going to last. So off came the paper and inside was Age of Conan!!! What a great gift. This game has been at the top of my wishlist for a long time! My Santa has been super generous. Thanks Santa! The box also contained a gift certificate to Boulder Games and a little bag of candy!

Also Santa, (who refers to himself as my Aussie Santa) has hinted that there may be more on the way! That is way too rad!!

"There will be a smaller parcel coming your way shortly. Those customs folk aren't good at keeping santa secret, so I've used one of my elves to post it to you so my secret is safe."

My Secret Santa has been waaaaaay to good to me!!

Edit: OK so I got another package from my secret santa last night. All the way from Aussie land. Inside was a small wrapped gift which I shamefully I tore open to find....
Zombie in my Pocket!

My Santa did an awesome job of constructing it!
This is perfect as I've really wanted this Print n Play but I'm so terrible at making PnP games. Thank you Secret Aussie Santa!!! You're maximum RAD!
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714. Board Game: Colonia [Average Rating:6.58 Overall Rank:1456]
Curtis Bensmiller
Canada
Calgary
Alberta
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Just got my Secret Santa gift and I was truly surprised!

One of the board games I was anxious to try after it recently got released. I know I jumped the gun and opened it early, but hey, I'm the only one who'll be excited as I open it. The rest of my family would be scratching their heads.

I'm going to get this on the table on Wednesday with my gaming group. I'll let you know how it goes.

Thanks Santa!
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715. Board Game Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games
Erik Leppo
United States
Baltimore
Maryland
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I had a most generous Santa this year. Yesterday I received a trifecta of games from FFG. I was really surprised. The box wasn't all that big, I was thinking one game, maybe 2, but not 3!



THANK YOU SECRET SANTA!!!

I did contemplate waiting for Christmas or at least until my birthday (another day). That lasted about 2 minutes until my oldest son asked what was in the package. SO, I'm blaming him for opening up the box. devil
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716. Board Game: Long Shot [Average Rating:6.78 Overall Rank:874]
Stephen Carter
United Kingdom
Stockton-on-Tees
Cleveland
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Much excitement when we opened our Secret Santa pressie. Kids and I tried to buy this at Essen this year after playing it one night with friends...unfortunately it was sold out when we got to the z-man stall.

Three big thank you's Santa.
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717. Board Game: Space Hulk (third edition) [Average Rating:7.61 Overall Rank:124]
Raindog
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Elverum
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This is totally incredible!

My Secret Santa sent me my most-wanted game! I was so angry with myself because I didn't buy this when it was available (I thought they would make more copies later), but luckily I received the kindest and most clairvoyant Secret Santa ever!
When I went to the local post office to pick up my gift, I blushed when I looked at the shipping costs for my Secret Santa: $58! When I carried the box home, I felt it was very heavy.
When I opened it up, my hands started shaking (I am 37 years). Inside the box there was a huge game, and through the plastic air-wrapping, I could read the letters S P A C E H U L K.
My wife looked at me and started laughing, and she asked me if I was happy with the gift. She said that she should have filmed me and sent the video to America's funniest home videos. I was the first adult she had ever seen being so happy for a Christmas gift:-)

Thank you so much! I never thought this would happen to me!


Merry Christmas everybody!

And here is the unselfish and extremely friendly giver!
Chester
United States
Temple
Texas
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Thanks, Chester, you are one of a kind
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718. Board Game: Tide of Iron: Designer Series Vol. 1 [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
Gabriel Alonso
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Miami
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This is what I got from my Secret Santa.

A little disappointed but it's all about the giving not the receiving.
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719. Board Game: Garibaldi: The Escape [Average Rating:6.66 Overall Rank:2307]
Raimond
Sweden
Göteborg
Västra Götalands län
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Dear Secret Santa!

1849 thanks for "Garibaldi! I love history! I love Italy!

And I am sure that my Secret Santa know that I love to play:



And I am sure that my Secret Santa know that I own:



A game I played a lot in the 1980s.

Strangely enough I like to be hunted (in games), so I'm looking forward to play and act as Mr. Garibaldi in 1849!

Once again:

Thanks Dear Secret Santa![/size]

PS. And thanks for Issue 46 (September 2009) of "Counter - Boardgames Reviewed & Discussed" in which I'm looking forward to read about:



and other boardgames!

PPS: From Secret Santa: "Naughty, naughty you opened your present early." blush

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720. Board Game: Unpublished Prototype [Average Rating:7.02 Overall Rank:1562]
Lamont Dyck
Canada
Moose Jaw
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My Secret Santa gift arrived today at lunch. Now I will be doing something different, posting a video of the opening of the gift on twitter @lazyboardgamer or the direct link to the video at....... http://img32.yfrog.com/i/xb0.mp4/
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721. Board Game: Witch of Salem [Average Rating:6.68 Overall Rank:1135]
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Cardiff
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Back when I joined the BGG Secret Santa my circumstances were pretty reasonable and I was looking forward to spreading a little of the joy I was experiencing to someone else. Some anonymous good will for a little good karma.

Well, without going into it in too much detail certain circumstances changed and I've ended up in such a bad financial situation that I had to scrimp, save and beg to manage to send my SS Target his game (it went out this weekend). I couldn't really afford to do it, but I'd made a commitment - it's just a shame I could only send the one item, I really wanted to splash out a little.

My own present arrived a short while back and I resisted opening it until I managed to guess which game it would be by looking at my wishlist. Witch of Salem!

I don't know if my own Secret Santa will read this, but thank you for the game. It actually meant a lot more to me than you'll ever realise - things are really tough right now and this entire Secret Santa thing overwhelms me with the generosity of people out there. It's good to know that there are people who do give to others and embrace the spirit of the season.

Cause frankly I'm finding them a little thin on the ground in my life right now, but I don't really have the words to express everything here.

So thank you sir (or miss), for a small amount of sunshine in an otherwise cloudy time.
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722. Board Game: Through the Ages: A Story of Civilization [Average Rating:8.21 Overall Rank:4]
marijn vis
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Admitted I was getting a bit wurried about not receiving a gift jet.
But today when I got home there was a big heavy box waiting for me.
Inside there was a copy of through the ages!!
This is a game I only played once, but enjoyed that play very much.
I am very happy SS send me a copy, so I can play it again and again. (non of my friends owns this game)
Inside there was also a nice christmas card.
There were no clues to who my secret santa is, but whoever you are:

THANK YOU VERY MUCH AND A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS!!!
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723. Board Game: Chicago Express [Average Rating:7.25 Overall Rank:264]
Maxim Kalenkov
Russia
Moscow
Moscow
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Dear Santa. Thank you for the gift. I am pleased that this year you sent your little helper elf from Finland, which is close to Russia - perhaps this time you will not have spent all their savings to buy food for the elf and lubrication for his sleigh.

Thank you for the wonderful game Chicago Express. It is popular not only in Finland - in Russia it is also played (although I have not played it yet). But now, thanks to you, I'll play it soon.

Thank you.
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724. Board Game: Pompeji [Average Rating:6.25 Overall Rank:3508]
Hannah Richards
United Kingdom
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Sorry Santa for to uber-late post - I have only just managed to find this list. But Santa - YOU ROCK!!!
I also love that I was given permission to open mine on December 5th, whoop whoop :-)
So I am now the proud owner of 2 new games (Pompeji & Streetcar), thank you for your thoughtfulness, I absolutely love them both (and really enjoyed the teaser presents too)
x
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725. Board Game: Small World [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:111] [Average Rating:7.42 Unranked]
John McGeehan
United States
Washington
District of Columbia
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I was beyond excited to open the box and see Small World, but what made it even more joyous was that the very day it arrived, some friends came over for a game night and one of them saw sitting there (still in its shrink wrap), took a look at the box, having never seen or heard of the game before, and exclaimed "Wow, that looks awesome, we have to play that."

Santa also included the Cursed expansion!

Thank you, Secret Santa!
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