To-Bring and Must-Play List for SAG Con 2012
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This is just a personal geeklist of games I plan to bring to the 48-hour SAG Con 2012 festivities on Nov. 2-4. Titles with MUST PLAY in the description means nobody's leaving until that game gets played. I mean it.

If I secure more games between now and then, I'll add to the list.

Feel free to add what you're bringing and what's on your MUST PLAY list.
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1. Board Game: VivaJava: The Coffee Game [Average Rating:6.93 Overall Rank:1586]
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This goes without saying, but I'll have VivaJava with me. I would love to get a play of this in while enjoying some fine Irish Coffee or a White Russian or two.
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2. Board Game: Legacy: Gears of Time [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:1556]
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MUST PLAY. I've been trying to get this to the table since GenCon. Nobody gets out alive until this gets played.
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3. Board Game: Fantastiqa [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:1449]
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MUST PLAY. Alf sent me this advance copy and I want to get a review out soon. So that means we get to test this whimsical deck-builder. Shawn, let's not play this when you're in the same shape you were with The Road to Canterbury.
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4. Board Game: Fleet [Average Rating:6.97 Overall Rank:709]
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MUST PLAY. Oh, we're playing some Fleet, people. Yes.
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5. Board Game: Castle Dice [Average Rating:6.74 Overall Rank:1984]
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MUST PLAY. Kickstarter review copy, would like to get some plays in on Friday, put up some in-game thoughts.
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6. Board Game: Glory to Rome [Average Rating:7.49 Overall Rank:148]
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MUST PLAY. I've had the Black Box since Origins. It's about time it hit the table.
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7. Board Game: Chicken Caesar [Average Rating:6.74 Overall Rank:2663]
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Fresh from the Kickstarter coop! Don't be afraid, lads - I know it's social, but I promise to go easy on you. Just distract me with shiny things.
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8. Board Game: Seasons [Average Rating:7.45 Overall Rank:161]
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There are a few of you who have not yet experienced the wonder and magic of Seasons. Let's fix that - even if a four-player game will take FOREVER.
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9. Board Game: Divinare [Average Rating:6.76 Overall Rank:1509]
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Yes, it's a lot of guessing, but there's also a lot of punk factor. Someone bring some of those inflatable boxing gloves.
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10. Board Game: Smash Up [Average Rating:6.84 Overall Rank:640] [Average Rating:6.84 Unranked]
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This one is for late at night when Shawn can't tell what the cards mean.
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This will be a nice one to play in the lobby over cocktails.
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Never leave home without it.
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13. Board Game: Cosmic Encounter [Average Rating:7.58 Overall Rank:103]
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Nothing says up late and lightheaded like CE.
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14. Board Game: No Thanks! [Average Rating:7.04 Overall Rank:392]
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Never leave home without it, part II.
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15. Board Game: Chronicle [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:1361]
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One of the best card games to come out in recent years.
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16. Board Game: Tournay [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:780]
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In lieu of 4 a.m. Troyes, we shall try Tournay, instead. It's a little easier, but still fun.
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17. Board Game: Penny Arcade: The Game – Gamers vs. Evil [Average Rating:6.54 Overall Rank:2485]
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The box still has plastic on it. Michael and I enjoyed it for about 20 minutes at the Escapist Expo and I impulse-bought it right away. And hey, it's the only game I can bring that I imagine none of you have.

Yeah, it's a deckbuilder, I know. But the good/evil mechanic makes it different enough that I think it might be interesting enough for a few plays.
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18. Board Game: Escape from the Aliens in Outer Space [Average Rating:6.94 Overall Rank:931]
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Any interest in this one? Picked it up and haven't had a chance to break it out yet.
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19. Board Game: Dungeon! [Average Rating:5.95 Overall Rank:3525]
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Wizards sent this to me for review and I'd love to check it out. Plus, 30 minutes, so it's quick!
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20. Board Game: Guards! Guards! A Discworld Boardgame [Average Rating:5.61 Overall Rank:14240]
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Another game I need to review.
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21. Board Game: Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition) [Average Rating:7.75 Overall Rank:78]
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If anyone wants to crawl a dungeon, this is the means to that end. I would love to play a session of this with youse guys.
 
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