Games wich can REALLY be played in Solo
Julien Morel
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A lot of games (especially cooperative) can be officially played in solo (it's written on the box!).Nevertheless we realize that this configuration isn't very good (because of heavy manipulation...)
Here are a few games that I REALLY can play in a desert island.
I didn't speak about games like Republic of Rome (which need a lo of interaction to exist), Arkham Horror (because you should manage at least 2 characters to win) or Race for the galaxy (and it's Robot dice from the gathering storm, too heavy for me), but you are free to add them in this list.

And sorry for my english
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1. Board Game: Space Hulk: Death Angel – The Card Game [Average Rating:6.98 Overall Rank:420]
Julien Morel
France
BURGILLE
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This one is very nice to play lonely, and really easy to set up after a few games.
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2. Board Game: Onirim [Average Rating:6.75 Overall Rank:736]
Julien Morel
France
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Onirim has been created for one person. The nightmares you could find there are ideal for loneliness.
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3. Board Game: DungeonQuest (third edition) [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:894]
Julien Morel
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Only Combat is different in Solo mode (It was very hazardous anyway). Nevertheless the death of your adversaries will miss you.
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4. Board Game: Ricochet Robots [Average Rating:7.00 Overall Rank:433]
Julien Morel
France
BURGILLE
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Other players are there just to see how well does your brain work. Be modest: try it alone!
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5. Board Game: Ebbe & Flut [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:2390]
Julien Morel
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A very nice little game you can put in a pocket.
 
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6. Board Game: Catan Dice Game [Average Rating:5.69 Overall Rank:4238]
Julien Morel
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At least you don't have to wait your turn! There was no interaction with others anyway (to my mind "Roll Through the ages" isn't very interesting for one player because of that, but is more fun with a few partners)
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7. Board Game: Agricola [Average Rating:8.12 Overall Rank:6]
Julien Morel
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This one works quite well with one farmer, but without competition (especially when you choose your actions) the game could be a little tasteless.
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8. Board Game: Pelican Cove [Average Rating:6.77 Overall Rank:1311]
Tim
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San Antonio
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Uluru's basically a simultaneous logic-puzzle solving game, like Ricochet Robots, but logic instead of Spatial. I really enjoy playing it alone.
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9. Board Game: Ambush! [Average Rating:7.31 Overall Rank:492]
Tim
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San Antonio
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How about games that are designed to be solo? Do they fit your list?
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10. Board Game: Doctor Who: Solitaire Story Game [Average Rating:8.19 Overall Rank:1645]
Tim
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San Antonio
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Funny, that's the second time I've added this game to a geeklist today. I've not played it myself, but the reviews imply that it's fantastic. When I've finished watching the series, and I'm craving for more stories of the good doctor's hijinks, I'll definitely be giving this one a whirl.
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11. Board Game: Intruder [Average Rating:6.58 Overall Rank:3205]
Tim
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San Antonio
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I'm right on the verge of getting this one myself. For someone who claims not to enjoy solitaire games, I sure do know a lot about them.
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12. Board Game: Forbidden Island [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:407]
Brook Gentlestream
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Long Beach
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Sure, the box says 2 players, but its easily played solo and in fact is more fun that way!
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13. Board Game: Le Havre [Average Rating:7.99 Overall Rank:15]
Nicolas Leduc
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Laval
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I like to play this game solo. I use the software, so you can play quickly a game.
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14. Board Game: Race for the Galaxy: The Gathering Storm [Average Rating:8.10 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.10 Unranked]
Ben Steinhauser
United States
San Antonio
TX
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I used to enjoy playing the robot that is included in The Gathering Storm expansion, until I started playing Keldon's AI.
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15. Board Game: Hornet Leader: Carrier Air Operations [Average Rating:8.03 Overall Rank:738]
Björn Hansson
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Bromma
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Best looking solitaire game I think. Shiny!
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16. Board Game: The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game [Average Rating:7.64 Overall Rank:74]
Björn Hansson
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Bromma
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It's hard solo, but still a lot of fun.
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17. Board Game: Roads to Leningrad [Average Rating:7.53 Overall Rank:1976]
Björn Hansson
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Bromma
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Chit pull activation makes this game great for solitaire playing, even though there is no inherent "AI" in the game system.
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18. Board Game: Voyage of the B.S.M. Pandora [Average Rating:6.53 Overall Rank:3068]
Enrico Viglino
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Phoenix, AZ
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I think this one's still my favorite pure solo game.

Pretty much defined the paragraph system
games (ambush, return of stainless steel rat,
and even Tales of Arabian Nights).

All the same, like most designed for solo
games, I would rather play this WITH someone -
moreso than most multi-player games.
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19. Board Game: London's Burning [Average Rating:6.84 Overall Rank:1974]
John Cobb
United States
Conway
Arkansas
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Another great solo. I'm toying with a PC app in GML that rethemes this but haven't completed it yet.
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20. Board Game: Levée en Masse [Average Rating:7.02 Overall Rank:3165]
John Welch
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California
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I would recommend you check out this game and its expansion pack both of which are now available in French! There are lots of great solo titles available from Victory Point Games you might want to check out on a wide varieties of subjects.

Good luck with your search!
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21. Board Game: Thunderstone [Average Rating:7.08 Overall Rank:345] [Average Rating:7.08 Unranked]
Steven Faulconer
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This is the only deck builder that I have found to be played solo. It requires you to build a very sleek focused deck to crank out killer numbers. The solo plays the same way the original game does, with an end-step of advance the monsters. This is a solitaire game that's as easy to setup as a normal game, has no finicky dice, and I really enjoy it.

Deck builders feel alot like multiplayer solitaire, (ninjaAscension & Dominionninja) This one can be played solitaire.
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22. Board Game: Ghost Stories [Average Rating:7.41 Overall Rank:135]
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Just play all 4 monks, I really enjoy this one
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23. Board Game: Aether Captains [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:5141]
Paul Boos
United States
Falls Church
Virginia
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A PnP that from all comments seems to play really well.
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24. Board Game: Nemo's War [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:1958]
Adrian Hague
United Kingdom
Bristol
Bristol
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I get a feeling there's going to be quite a few VP games on this list ( I see Levee en Masse is already here.

Nemo's War continues VP Games excellent catalogue of solitare games.

Good replayability, excellent immersion in the story. Heck, in many ways it's better than the book.

You really can't go wrong with VP games solitaire lineup! thumbsup
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25. Board Game: VivaJava: The Coffee Game: The Dice Game [Average Rating:7.08 Overall Rank:1098]
Sanders
United States
Tallahassee
Florida
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VivaJava Dice will have solo play. It will have special pieces (Solo Coasters) in the game for single player play.
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