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I am a history major, finishing up my degree. My 12 year old son, it turns out, is a math nerd. He came up to me the other day and said that he thought circles are cool. When I asked him what he meant, he said that they were cool because of all the cool math stuff you can do with them(not his actual words, i can't remember what the "math stuff" actually was.)

Anyhoo, that night I open my new game, Krieg und Frieden, and what do I see before me, but a beautiful circular board, which got me thinking, what other games have circular boards??? Actual circles, not like a Settlers board. Please add any you can think of.
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1. Board Game: Krieg und Frieden [Average Rating:6.13 Overall Rank:4213]
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The inspiration, just look at that board. A work of art. And don't get me started on the box, I love the box.
 
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2. Board Game: Risk 2210 A.D. [Average Rating:6.69 Overall Rank:1158]
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The only other I could come up with, the moon is circular. I remember it well, the last time I played I got trapped up there.
 
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3. Board Game: Dune [Average Rating:7.62 Overall Rank:254]
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Most boards are square or rectangular, but sometimes the playing area is circular. Does this count?
 
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4. Board Game: Crokinole [Average Rating:7.81 Overall Rank:74]
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I don't always think of this as a boardgame, but there it is ...
 
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5. Board Game: Villa Paletti [Average Rating:6.47 Overall Rank:1536]
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Not really a "game board" but the tower must fit on the circular playmat.
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6. Board Game: Round Four [Average Rating:6.05 Unranked]
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Okay, I cheated. I found this one by typing "round" into the game search ...
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7. Board Game: Dark Tower [Average Rating:6.72 Overall Rank:2355]
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First around and off to the tower...
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8. Board Game: UFO: Game of Close Encounters [Average Rating:4.81 Overall Rank:17089]
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Technically the board is square, but the actual playing area is round.
 
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9. Board Game: Ys [Average Rating:6.90 Overall Rank:1082]
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The meat of this game happens on the circular portion of the baord.
 
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10. Board Game: Ker Plunk [Average Rating:4.78 Overall Rank:17528]
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Not a board, but it is round.
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11. Board Game: Stadium Checkers [Average Rating:5.55 Overall Rank:13636]
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Stadium Checkers aka Intrigue. Pictured is my Dad's custom painted board.
 
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12. Board Game: Polarity [Average Rating:6.38 Overall Rank:2319]
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I haven't played but I assume you need to stay within the circle.
 
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13. Board Game: Marbles [Average Rating:4.67 Overall Rank:17462]
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Then there's the classic game "marbles", which is played inside a chalk circle.
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14. Board Game: Cosmic Coasters [Average Rating:5.18 Overall Rank:16942]
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Not ONE but FOUR circular gameboards! And they're ACTUALLY COASTERS! How cosmic can you get?

Usually (in a two-player game), you'll use two coasters as gameboards, and two coasters as, well, coasters. Whaddya expect? It's kind of a bar game, but cool.
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15. Board Game: Mission: Red Planet [Average Rating:6.94 Overall Rank:815]
 
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Supposedly the American release of Mission: Red Planet will not have the cool circular board pictured here.
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16. Board Game: Buck Rogers: Battle for the 25th Century Game [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:3285]
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Not totally round, but the solar system parts are...
 
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17. Board Game: De Ontembare Stad [Average Rating:6.08 Overall Rank:6726]
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18. Board Game: Terra [Average Rating:5.72 Overall Rank:8466]
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Only a scoreboard, but it's circular.
 
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19. Board Game: Sushi Express [Average Rating:5.19 Overall Rank:16618]
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A game board that's a circle but missing a circular segment (or so wikipedia informs me), and has circular holes, and has a ring of hexagons.

This must be some kind of math geek nirvana.
 
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20. Board Game: Diver [Average Rating:4.30 Unranked]
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Diver has a round board depicting a small island and the reefs around it.
 
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21. Board Game: Barbarossa [Average Rating:6.35 Overall Rank:2626]
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A beautiful colourful board. A game my kids love.
 
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22. Board Game: Global Chess [Average Rating:6.21 Unranked]
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This "multi-dimensional" chess variant has a board formed from two circular chessboards.
 
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23. Board Game: Roulette [Average Rating:3.41 Overall Rank:17562]
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24. Board Game: Trick Track Troll [Average Rating:3.43 Unranked]
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Circles moving within circles.
 
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Am I the omly one who owns this?
 
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