Matthew Gray's Top 10 Party & Dexterity Games
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These games are those that aren't standard strategy games.
All involve either a dexterity aspect or a "party game" feel.
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1. Board Game: Crokinole [Average Rating:7.79 Overall Rank:75]
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This one lives up to the hype, and I'm not usually a fan of "flicking games". It's a very good two player game and a great partnership game.
 
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2. Board Game: Apples to Apples [Average Rating:5.90 Overall Rank:3149] [Average Rating:5.90 Unranked]
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Probably the best party game. Who cares if there's any skill, it makes an extremely amusing way to spend time with friends.
 
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3. Board Game: Catch Phrase! [Average Rating:6.34 Overall Rank:2035]
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Electronic Catchphrase is the way to play this. Beeping, fun, and a good team game.
 
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4. Board Game: Loopin' Louie [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:682]
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Deceptively simple seeming, and especially good played with the tournament rules.
 
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5. Board Game: Carla Cat [Average Rating:5.77 Overall Rank:7621]
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My absolute favorite "twitch" game. Roll the dice, slam down a toilet plunger. Awesome.
 
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6. Board Game: Barbarossa [Average Rating:6.39 Overall Rank:2216]
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This one almost doesn't count, because it's a deduction game, but it's a party game, if a somewhat more serious one than many.
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7. Board Game: Spinball [Average Rating:6.93 Overall Rank:4455]
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The cleverest "coolest" dexterity game out there. Truly the ultimate game of the trick shot.
 
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8. Board Game: Hamsterrolle [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:1177]
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This one is also better as a partnership game and allows for some interesting tactical opportunities, unlike most dexterity games.
 
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9. Board Game: Werewolf [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:1165]
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Good large group (9-13) game, but only with the right set of people.
 
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10. Board Game: Compatibility [Average Rating:6.47 Overall Rank:2432]
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It's always fun and often surprising to find out how other people think.
 
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