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Stuff I preordered or want to pick up from the biggest games fair in the world...

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Here's the pile of loot I picked up:
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1. Board Game: Terror in Meeple City [Average Rating:6.92 Overall Rank:649]
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-PREORDERED-

A new Antoine Bauza game from Repos.

[EDIT]
This one is light, but a lot of fun. The character and power cards add replayability. The first games people play tend to be all about destruction, I guess later on they will start to look for the colours they need in order to score high at the end of the game.
I don't understand why the character abilities/scoring conditions are not kept secret to a certain extend, as in Lords of Waterdeep though. That might add a little something something to the game.
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2. Board Game: Tomorrow [Average Rating:6.40 Overall Rank:4032]
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The rules for this - although a disaster in general and very tricky to read - make this sound like something that my machiavellian friends and I might enjoy tremendously.

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This is as fun as I expected it to be. Lots of plotting, backstabbing and other such things. People were not quite aware of their strengths and what to play too, but that should be an element that is less important when the second, third, etc. game rolls around.
 
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3. Board Game: Space Cadets: Dice Duel [Average Rating:6.87 Overall Rank:963]
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I taught this second Space Cadets Game relatively quickly, after having watched the excellent video explanation, and skimming the rules. Didn't play myself, but it sounded like a lot of fun was had by the people who did play it. After that four player game, we sadly didn't get back around to playing a larger group game.
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4. Board Game: Hegemonic [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:2441]
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-PREORDERED- (Kickstarter)
 
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5. Board Game: Quantum [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:370]
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-PREORDERED-

This year's Funforge release, it'll be the third year they've peaked my interest, The Big Idea and Tokaido being the previous years' games I picked up.

[EDIT]
Quite a fun piece of abstract strategy, the space theme is pretty much absent from it once you get into it, but a good time nevertheless.
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8. Board Game: Among the Stars: The Ambassadors [Average Rating:7.37 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.37 Unranked]
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-PREORDERED- (Indiegogo)
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9. Board Game: Dig Mars [Average Rating:6.11 Overall Rank:7159]
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10. Board Game: A Study in Emerald [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:620]
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11. Board Game: Invaders [Average Rating:6.98 Overall Rank:3327]
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12. Board Game: Sushi Draft [Average Rating:5.69 Overall Rank:11007]
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13. Board Game: The Rats in the Walls [Average Rating:4.80 Overall Rank:14460]
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14. Board Game: Rattus: Mercatus [Average Rating:7.14 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.14 Unranked]
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15. Board Game: Rattus: Arabian Traders [Average Rating:7.01 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.01 Unranked]
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16. Board Game: Panic Station: Parasite Control [Average Rating:6.79 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.79 Unranked]
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17. Board Game: Tokaido: Crossroads [Average Rating:7.50 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.50 Unranked]
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18. Board Game: Infamy [Average Rating:6.93 Overall Rank:2856]
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19. Board Game: Warlock [Average Rating:6.70 Overall Rank:5022]
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20. Board Game: Ginkgopolis: The Experts [Average Rating:7.65 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.65 Unranked]
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21. Board Game: TF22: RELOAD! [Average Rating:6.92 Overall Rank:9397]
 
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22. Board Game: Galaxy Trucker: Latest Models [Average Rating:7.96 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.96 Unranked]
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23. Board Game: Dungeon Petz: Dark Alleys [Average Rating:7.81 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.81 Unranked]
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24. Board Game: Might & Magic Heroes [Average Rating:6.72 Overall Rank:2944]
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25. Board Game: Firefly: The Game [Average Rating:7.40 Overall Rank:274]
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