Three Cat-and-Mouse Games....
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I am on a bit of a game-buying spree, looking for pirate games (in another list) and now also a good cat-and-mouse sort of hunting/crime game. I am pretty sure that my choice will be one of the three games I list here, unless someone can help me come up with a better option.

If you please, help steer me towards the best game of the three, or suggest a new one.
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1. Board Game: Scotland Yard [Average Rating:6.51 Overall Rank:1079]
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The grand-daddy of the genre, I suppose. Is it the best of this style of game?
 
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2. Board Game: Fury of Dracula (second edition) [Average Rating:7.17 Overall Rank:408]
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I like the theme of this better than Scotland Yard, but how does the gameplay hold up? Better/worse?
 
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3. Board Game: Letters from Whitechapel [Average Rating:7.46 Overall Rank:187]
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I like the theme of this one better than Scotland Yard but less than Dracula...where does the gameplay fall?
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4. Board Game: Mr. Jack [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:416]
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Two player cat-and-mouse. Well loved on the Geek. Several versions exist.
 
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5. Board Game: 2 de Mayo [Average Rating:6.96 Overall Rank:1058]
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Great asymmetrical game for two players that plays reasonably quickly. It has more of a historical/war theme than a crime theme, but the cat-and-mouse elements are very strong and fun, and it might come close to what you're looking for.

The longer version of why I like it - A Comprehensive Pictorial Overview: Scotland Yard for two players and with a twist?

Sample game - Pictorial Illustration of Game-play: A sample game of 2 de Mayo

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6. Board Game: Garibaldi: The Escape [Average Rating:6.63 Overall Rank:3355]
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Super cool game with immersively themed action cards. Love this game quite a bit. The designer is the same guy who went on to the also very cool Letters from Whitechapel which will be rereleased later this year by FFG. Either. Both. These are the best in my opinion of this sort of game.
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7. Board Game: Pandemic: On the Brink [Average Rating:8.09 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.09 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.09 Unranked]
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The expansion for Pandemic includes a new way to play the game in this fashion with the introduction of the bioterrorist. Kind of interesting.
 
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8. Board Game: N.Y. Chase [Average Rating:6.43 Overall Rank:3371]
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Sequel to Scotland yard and has some neat ideas added to it with police using helicopters and road blocks. Still has a lot of the feel of Scotland Yard and plays pretty much exactly the same.
 
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9. Board Game: Clue: The Great Museum Caper [Average Rating:6.72 Overall Rank:1658]
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This I think fits what you are looking for.

I fun easy to teach game.

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