Games I Really Need to Play
Tim Steen
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OK, confession time...there are a lot of really really good games out there that I haven't been able to play yet. I'm currently in the mood for playing/buying a game on the heavy side. So this list is mostly for me, but feel free to chime in with opinions, praises or warnings.

My likes:
-elegance --though I'm not sure I can describe what I mean by that.
-even though heavy, still has a deep theme
-not fiddly. rules that flow naturely with the theme & mechanic.
-uniqueness.

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1. Board Game: Power Grid [Average Rating:7.92 Overall Rank:28]
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2. Board Game: Through the Desert [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:435]
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maybe a bit lighter than the others, but I can't believe I haven't played it.
 
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3. Board Game: Reef Encounter [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:486]
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I love keythedral.
 
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4. Board Game: Genoa [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:497]
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one of the few Alea series I haven't played.
 
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5. Board Game: San Marco [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:512]
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6. Board Game: Louis XIV [Average Rating:7.10 Overall Rank:526]
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so it just won dsp, but i haven't really heard outright raves.
 
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7. Board Game: China [Average Rating:7.02 Overall Rank:628]
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or Web of Power...haven't played either. which is better?
 
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8. Board Game: Ys [Average Rating:6.93 Overall Rank:899]
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9. Board Game: Clans [Average Rating:6.56 Overall Rank:1136]
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