2013 - Year of the Snake - Games with Snakes
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This is part of a GeekList series that has been on-going for several years. I hope to eventually cover all twelve of the zodiac animals by creating a List for each animal's year. This also means that I will have to keep this up for twelve years!

The year 2013 is upon us and it is the the year of the snake. The snake represents the element fire and yīn (shady side). Post games that include snakes! It doesn't matter if they are board games, RPGs, or video games. Any that feature real or fictional snakes are fine.



Previous Years:

2013 - Year of the Snake
2014 - Year of the Horse
2015 - Year of the Ram
2016 - Year of the Monkey
2017 - Year of the Rooster
2018 - Year of the Dog
2019 - Year of the Boar
2020 - Year of the Rat
2021 - Year of the Ox
2022 - Year of the Tiger
2023 - Year of the Rabbit
2024 - Year of the Dragon
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1. Board Game: Animal Upon Animal [Average Rating:6.86 Overall Rank:751] [Average Rating:6.86 Unranked]
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The snake can be a key piece in constructing a tall pile o' animals.
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Features a cobra headed tortoise.
 
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It has multiple rattlesnake boss battles.
 
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Scary snakes.
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Occasionally you’ll come across snakes in dungeons and one of the earliest battles involves a snake headed hydra.
 
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6. Board Game: Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of Ashardalon Board Game [Average Rating:7.20 Overall Rank:554] [Average Rating:7.20 Unranked]
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I was born in the year of the snake
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"Call me Snake."
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A great kids game (for little kids)
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More than one kind of snake.
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Has a snake-ish boss.
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12. Board Game: Noah, My Poor Dad [Average Rating:8.17 Unranked]
 
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You can't make an ark game without snakes.

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The brush-god Nuregami takes the form of a snake.
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This is one of my silly little solitaire games.

BTW, there is a massive python hunt in the Florida Everglades right now with cash prizes for successful Python Posse members.
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15. Board Game: RattleSnake [Average Rating:5.89 Overall Rank:4210]
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Try to avoid their strike!
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16. Board Game: Risk: Metal Gear Solid [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:4987]
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Snaaaake!
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Colossi sometimes resemble snakes...
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This one seems appropriate.

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19. Video Game: Snake Rattle 'n' Roll [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:4214]
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This one's a classic.
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20. Board Game: Snifty Snakes [Average Rating:5.36 Overall Rank:13818]
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This one is Snifty!
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In the jungle there are naga.
 
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