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51. Board Game: Love Letter [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:289]
Board Game: Love Letter
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Boardgameguru £6.30 (out of stock 01/01/13)
http://www.boardgameguru.co.uk/love-letter-13795-p.asp


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52. Board Game: Glory to Rome [Average Rating:7.49 Overall Rank:217]
Board Game: Glory to Rome
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Richard Ham's walkthrough video does a good job selling this.

Black-box edition
£25 from BoardGameGuru out-of-stock 20/01/13
http://www.boardgameguru.co.uk/glory-to-rome-black-box-10744...

(or) basic edition from Heron Games £16
http://www.fwtwr.com/store/glory-to-rome.asp?xCat=&xRef=glor...


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53. Board Game: Trains [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:539] [Average Rating:7.16 Unranked]
Board Game: Trains
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AEG reprint. Good reviews. Good first play. Hmm ....

£40 Boardgameguru
http://www.boardgameguru.co.uk/trains-15436-p.asp

£41 (£45.50) Gameslore
http://www.gameslore.com/acatalog/PR_Trains_Board_Game.html

£44 Iguk delivered
http://www.iguk.co.uk/products/trains-14560.aspx


Played, liked, but not different enough from Dominion for me to purchase
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54. Board Game: Unpublished Prototype [Average Rating:6.90 Overall Rank:2979]
Board Game: Unpublished Prototype
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55. Board Game Publisher: Rio Grande Games
Board Game Publisher: Rio Grande Games
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RGG won't be at Essen 2013, bu the following companies will be...

Asmodee: 3B108 (D103/Press)
Drei Magier Spiele: 3F102
Feuerland Spiele: 3D100
Gen-X Games:3D110
Gigamic: 3D109
HABA: 3G102
Hans im Glück: 3D116
Ludocom: 3D102
Mücke Spiele: 3F115, 3R101, 3Q103
Piatnik: 3D108
Spielerei: 3B100
Schmidt Spiele: 3H102
Zoch Verlag: 3J108
Pegasus Spiele: 3M110
franjos Spieleverlag: 3L101
moses. Verlag GmbH: 3M115
Indie Boards & Cards: 3N102
Smiling Monster Games / Rocky: 3O111
Korea Boardgames Co., Ltd.: 3O119
White Goblin Games: 3Q114
Jolly Thinkers: 3Q107

Czech Games Edition: 1A104, 1D138, 1D140
PD-Verlag: 1C108
Cuboro: 1F113
Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag: 1D115
Krimsus Krimskrams-Kiste: 1F130
Winsome Games: 1G131
Histogame/ Mercury Games: 1F156
Hobby World: 1E151

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56. Board Game: Dungeon Twister: The Card Game [Average Rating:6.24 Overall Rank:5716]
Board Game: Dungeon Twister: The Card Game
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