Far away in time or space
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This is a collection of games which are far, far away (in space) or far far away (in time) from the present earth. Please make a comment as to how far away it is in either space or time.
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1. Board Game: Primordial Soup [Average Rating:6.96 Overall Rank:680]
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Obvious first entry.
 
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2. Board Game: Primordial Soup [Average Rating:6.96 Overall Rank:680]
Tony Nardo
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Ellicott City
Maryland
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Approximately one billion years ago.
 
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3. Board Game: Warhammer 40,000 [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:1914]
Christian Ulrich
Germany
Nürnberg
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The title gives it away.
 
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4. Board Game: Trivial Pursuit: Star Wars Classic Trilogy Collector's Edition [Average Rating:5.58 Overall Rank:12823]
Freakin' Ed
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Saylorsburg
Pennsylvania
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...in a galaxy far, far away
 
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5. Board Game: Time Agent [Average Rating:6.68 Overall Rank:3896]
Peter Schott
Germany
Franconia
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anywhere in time
but actually in the future, some ten thousand years, I suppose
 
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6. Board Game: Evo [Average Rating:6.88 Overall Rank:756]
Shane Steely
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Fort Collins
Colorado
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217,453,883 years, seven months and 26 days before our time.

Yep...it's calculated to the exact day...just read the instructions.
 
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7. Board Game: Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus [Average Rating:3.84 Overall Rank:15175]
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This game is set in an alternate universe (which could be considered far away in space) where men talk about their feelings and consider it a form of entertainment.
 
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8. Board Game: Asteroid [Average Rating:6.34 Overall Rank:6388]
Drew Ames
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Harrisburg
Pennsylvania
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Set in the future, on an Asteroid approaching Earth.
 
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9. Board Game: Freedom in the Galaxy [Average Rating:6.68 Overall Rank:2608]
Scott McCabe
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Highland
New York
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A long time from now (3759 years in the future). Also a long distance away (a remote corner of the universe)
 
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10. Board Game: Risk 2210 A.D. [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:1019]
Tony Nardo
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Ellicott City
Maryland
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205 years in the future, as of the date of this posting.
 
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11. Board Game: Mesopotamia [Average Rating:6.55 Overall Rank:1751]
Scott McCabe
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Highland
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About a hundred thousand years ago, if you believe the B-52's:

Turn your watch, turn your watch back,
about a hundred thousand years.
A hundred thousand years.

I'll meet you by the third pyramid
I'll meet you by the third pyramid
Ah come on, that's what I want, we'll meet
in Mesopotamia. oh oh oh

However, they are admittedly no students of ancient
culture:

(We're goin' down to meet) I ain't no student,
(Feel those vibrations) of ancient culture
(I know a neat excavation) Before I talk
I should read a book.
 
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12. Board Game: Cosmic Encounter [Average Rating:6.93 Overall Rank:802]
Charles Hasegawa
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Chandler
Arizona
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Far away
 
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13. Board Game: Infinity [Average Rating:6.04 Overall Rank:10694]
Ed Holzman
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Seffner
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As grey traces of dawn tinge the eastern sky, the three travellers, men of Willowdale, emerge from the forest's shadow. Fording the river, they turn south, journeying into the dark and forbidding lands of The Necromancer...
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A Phil Orbanes game that begins at...well, the beginning...of time. This was a Eurogame that was 25 years ahead of its time.
 
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14. Board Game: Ophidian 2350 [Average Rating:6.31 Overall Rank:9304] [Average Rating:6.31 Unranked]
Matt Cobb
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Cortland
New York
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345 years into the future.
 
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15. Board Game: Arkham Horror [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:237] [Average Rating:7.32 Unranked]
Paul Imboden
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Evanston
Illinois
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In this game, you can actually be lost in both time *and* space.
 
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16. Board Game: Time War [Average Rating:5.36 Overall Rank:13216]
Tim Thorp
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Granite Falls
Washington
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If you're going to Time Travel, you'd better know what to do when you get there!
Time Travel game that features a training phase which allows you to improve your pieces.
 
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17. Board Game: The Creature That Ate Sheboygan [Average Rating:6.32 Overall Rank:3581]
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♒♒♒♒♎♒♒♒♒ sloooowly sinking
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978 miles by car.
15 hours 58 minutes if they ever finish that goddamn constuction on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
 
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18. Board Game: The Ythri [Average Rating:6.00 Unranked]
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California
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Set on a distant planet, far in the future...
 
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19. Board Game: Doctor Who: The Game of Time & Space [Average Rating:5.41 Overall Rank:13708]
Dave Lartigue
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Springfield
Massachusetts
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Travel to quarries across both space AND time.
 
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20. Board Game: Starship Troopers [Average Rating:6.46 Overall Rank:2314]
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yet more future Sci-Fi combat
 
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21. Board Game: War of the Ring [Average Rating:6.57 Overall Rank:2368]
Richard Reilly
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Bryan
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As Tolkien fans will no doubt be aware, the tales of Middle Earth are ostensibly set in our own world's distant past: an indefinite mythological period before the age of Man.
 
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22. Board Game: Full Thrust [Average Rating:7.25 Overall Rank:2257]
Jim Ruddy
Canada
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Naval Wargamming in space. Momentum, systems failures, explosions!
All you need is some miniatures, a tape measure and a handfull of six sided dice. There are no overly complex charts or tables for hits or movement.

Need I say more?
 
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23. Board Game: StarForce 'Alpha Centauri': Interstellar Conflict in the 25th Century [Average Rating:6.18 Overall Rank:5765]
Hunga Dunga
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Coquitlam
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A very unique 3D system. Multiplayer and lots of fun.

Comes up on eBay fairly regularly.
 
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24. Board Game: Car Wars [Average Rating:6.34 Overall Rank:2067]
David Heldt
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Two panzer jocks in the South Seas hoping that soon they'll get lei'd--
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50 years in the future.
 
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25. Board Game: Ogre [Average Rating:6.95 Overall Rank:981]
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Originally 100 years in the future, though Mr. Jackson has been backing up on that recently--
 
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