Which Boardgame Would You LARP?
Mr X
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Okay so if you could have your own holodeck (or for all you non-Trekkies, think of the white-room constructs in "The Matrix") where you could build a customizable fantasy world that you would be a living part of, which game would you play out? Assuming of course certain saftey measures were in place preventing you from dieing a horrible death.

Remember the mechanics of the game aren't as important as the concept or idea behind it.
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1. Board Game: Doom: The Boardgame [Average Rating:6.89 Overall Rank:853]
Mr X
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What a better way to scare yourself silly then jump into a "real life" version of Doom? As they say; it'd leave you black, blue and beggin' for more!
 
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2. Board Game: Dungeons & Dragons Basic Game [Average Rating:6.76 Overall Rank:2318]
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Who needs reality when you have dungeon crawlin' and dragon slayin'?
 
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3. Board Game: Starship Troopers Miniatures Game [Average Rating:6.80 Overall Rank:6381]
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The real question is, which side would you fight for? M.I. for me; all the way!
 
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4. Board Game: Zombies!!! [Average Rating:5.84 Overall Rank:4781] [Average Rating:5.84 Unranked]
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You can't go wrong with zombies. You just can't!
 
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5. Board Game: Ikusa [Average Rating:7.02 Overall Rank:715]
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Live and train to become a Samurai? Sure! This is for all you martial arts enthusiasts; I know you're out there!
 
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6. Board Game: Spy Web [Average Rating:6.03 Overall Rank:8898]
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I couldn't find a decent spy boardgame, but I still think the concept of being a spy would be fun to play out!
 
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7. Board Game: Star Wars Miniatures [Average Rating:6.87 Overall Rank:1546] [Average Rating:6.87 Unranked]
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Jedi or Sith...Jedi or Sith? Hmmmmm....
 
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8. Board Game: Busen Memo [Average Rating:4.78 Overall Rank:16110]
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Did somebody say "customizable fantasy"?
 
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9. Board Game: HeroClix [Average Rating:6.51 Overall Rank:1836] [Average Rating:6.51 Unranked]
Brad Harmer-Barnes
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Who doesn't want to be a super-hero?

Or super-villain...
 
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10. Board Game: Arkham Horror [Average Rating:7.31 Overall Rank:247] [Average Rating:7.31 Unranked]
Gary Rumain
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I'd have to go with this one, primarily because I am currently co-running a three year Lovecraft LARP campaign. More info at http://altered-realities.org
 
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11. Board Game: Formula Dé [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:601]
Nick Fisk
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Who wouldn't want to be tearing round the streets of Monaco?
 
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12. Board Game: Assault on Hoth: The Empire Strikes Back [Average Rating:7.00 Overall Rank:2618]
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Imagine! Zipping around AT-AT's in a Snowspeeder, blasters flaring all around, the Empire hot on your back, knowing certain death is close at hand, but also that Luke Skywalker is like, somewhere in the battle! This would be so sweet! (Does it get any nerdier? robot )
 
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13. Board Game: Candy Land [Average Rating:3.17 Overall Rank:16320]
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mmmmmmm
 
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14. Board Game: Aliens [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:1868]
Neil Mason
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Horsham
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Come on - gun slinging alongside Hicks and the rest of the Marines? :-)
 
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15. Board Game: Gunslinger [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:1629]
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This could be a great LARP. We had a roleplaying convention in 2000 with Western as a theme (Bud Spencer was invited, but couldn't come). During the whole convetion we had a larp running.

See a pictures here: http://www.orkon.dk/arkivvis.php?aar=2000&id=17
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16. Board Game: Bureaucracy [Average Rating:4.05 Overall Rank:15987]
Ken
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Sigh. The LARP I play every day at work...
 
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17. Board Game: Fearsome Floors [Average Rating:6.66 Overall Rank:945]
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oh come on! yes it would be fun! yes it would.
 
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18. Board Game: Um Reifenbreite [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:1165]
Stuart Dawkins
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As board games and pedalling in lycra are two of my favest things, I reckon I could handle a bit of this.
 
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19. Board Game: Man O' War [Average Rating:7.14 Overall Rank:1850]
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Oh, Man o War, absolutely. Imagine being a pirate for real, hearing the thunder of cannons, cannon balls teraing through the decks. Not to mention staring death in the face as the Black Ark of Naggaroth comes out of it´s spell-woven mists.
 
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20. Board Game: Clue [Average Rating:5.66 Overall Rank:8058]
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I've run this as a LARP three times.
 
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21. Board Game: Break the Safe [Average Rating:6.03 Overall Rank:4678]
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I couldn't show my kids this list due to "certain" entries However, I asked them what game they would pick and they said this game for sure.

HeroScape was the runner up.
 
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