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After spending some time on BGG I've concluded that most games are, in fact, broken. However, some are more broken than others. This list includes the worst offenders.
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51. Board Game: Risk Legacy [Average Rating:7.69 Overall Rank:119]
James Sitz
United States
Illinois
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This game is broken!

I've not played it.

I skimmed the rules.

And they involve writing on the board, and maybe, someday, buying a new copy.

I would never do such a thing!

Instead, I'm going to spend one hundred dollars on lamination, card sleeves, dry erase boards, a notary, and carbonite freeze to be certain that my copy remains minty-mint so I can resell it for 10 dollars in 10 years.
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52. Board Game: Subbuteo [Average Rating:7.03 Overall Rank:860]
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New Zealand
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This game is broken, the player who scores the most goals almost always wins.

So I have trodden on removed the goals from my set.
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53. Board Game: Small World [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:108] [Average Rating:7.42 Unranked]
Bart de Vos
Netherlands
Groningen
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This game is clearly broken!
The dwarves are heavily underpowered, so I removed all other races from the game.
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54. Board Game: Pick Up Sticks [Average Rating:4.21 Overall Rank:11057]
Jorik
Netherlands
Utrecht
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This game is clearly broken
the player who drinks the least amount wins.
so I reinvented the game as break the sticks and now it is truly broken
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55. Board Game: The Resistance [Average Rating:7.52 Overall Rank:85]
Jonathan C
United States
Iowa
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This game is totally broken. Half the players lie through their teeth about their secret roles/allegiance the entire game.

So I fixed it by requiring everyone in my gaming group to reveal their identity/allegiance after just the first round.
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56. Board Game: The BoardGameGeek Game [Average Rating:6.12 Overall Rank:2789]
Lars Nelson
United States
Fridley
Minnesota
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I do not envy you the headache you will have when you awake, but in the mean time, rest well, and dream of Large Women.
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This game is clearly broken with way too many strong personalities roaming around town. I removed all of the Geeks from my copy.
 
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57. Board Game: Scrabble [Average Rating:6.36 Overall Rank:1131]
Lars Nelson
United States
Fridley
Minnesota
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Broken! I was getting tired of all the English majors beating me, so I removed all the vowels to shake things up a bit.
 
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58. Board Game: Killer Bunnies and the Quest for the Magic Carrot [Average Rating:5.57 Overall Rank:10281]
Lars Nelson
United States
Fridley
Minnesota
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Broken! My wife was quite distraught at all of the needless carnage of cute, fuzzy bunnies. I had to agree so I removed them all. Oddly enough the game has not changed much...
 
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59. Board Game: Lord of the Rings Trivia Game [Average Rating:6.11 Overall Rank:3769]
Lars Nelson
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Broken! Those with the most knowledge of the source material always win! Now I only play with people who have never seen the movies or read the books.
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60. Board Game: Illuminati: Deluxe Edition [Average Rating:6.58 Overall Rank:978]
Steel N Dirt
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This game is totally broken. I found that, while playing this with my friends, they would play like scheming assholes. So, I removed my friends from the game and life and just play by myself instead. Much better.
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61. Board Game: Eclipse [Average Rating:8.09 Overall Rank:10]
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Plasma missiles are WAY too overpowered. To counteract this, I changed their power cost to 6 and houseruled that they get no benefit from computers, that each missile component only rolls one dice, and it takes 2 missile hits to do one damage. Also, I increased the cost of the technology to 20/12 and decided to outlaw retreats for ships using missiles.

We also we decided that if you upgrade a plasma missile components, you can only do 1 per action, and nothing else, so that everyone has plenty of time to react to their diabolical threat.

After several more plays, plasma missiles still seemed MUCH too powerful, soblue so we also ruled that missiles always fire AFTER all cannons. I've found that this almost balances them out, although everyone immediately attacks anyone who researches them, just to be sure.
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62. Board Game: Go For Broke [Average Rating:4.51 Overall Rank:11026]
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United States
California
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