Not giving a Rat's Ass... or my Top 10 games with Rodents in them
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It's been a while since my last top 10 list. And in a moment of sheer boredom reviewing the latest wargame related top 10 geeklist of nose-picking generals of the Russian Revolution (or something like that), I decided I wanted a geeklist with "Rat's Ass" in the title.

Yes, there are no doubt many games with rodents in them. The most noticeable one missing from my collection is MB's Mousetrap. And of course the list of dungeon/fantasy game with rats in them is endless as well. So surely I must have at least 10 games in my collection with rodents of one sort or another embedded somewhere in the game. Maybe I should make it a game of "pin the tail on the rat's ass" and just name the game and let you name the rodent. Nah, that's too much effort even for a slow day.

So here's 10 games you might give a Rat's Ass about...

MY META-LIST OF ALL MY TOP 10's GEEKLISTS IS HERE: Something for Everyone!
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1. Board Game: Mice and Mystics [Average Rating:7.41 Overall Rank:220] [Average Rating:7.41 Unranked]
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The most obvious one rises to the top of this list. If you like co-op and theme, this one is a winner. And, as a bonus, you actually get to play as one of the rodents.
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2. Board Game: Hameln [Average Rating:5.83 Overall Rank:6795]
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A solid 7 Euro from the Lamont Brothers, this one from a few years back had an appealing twisted theme tied to the Pied Piper.
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3. Board Game: Rattus [Average Rating:6.82 Overall Rank:788]
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Along with all its incarnations, this one has nobility and peasant alike running from the rat scourge.
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4. Board Game: Small World [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:190] [Average Rating:7.32 Unranked]
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With any number of Ratmen combinations to fill your heart with content. Berserk Ratemen, Forset Ratment, Underworld Ratment, Diplomatic Ratmen, and the list goes on and on.
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5. Board Game: Sewer Pirats [Average Rating:6.69 Overall Rank:2223]
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As family games go, this one is perfect. Cute minis and simple card trick mechanics add up to good fun.
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6. Board Game: Warhamster Rally [Average Rating:5.78 Overall Rank:8708]
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For when you want silly racing with a lot of rodent payback. Silly fun for when you don't want to strain a brain muscle.
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7. Board Game: Chaos in the Old World [Average Rating:7.68 Overall Rank:93]
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Select your God of choice and slaughter forward conquering the realm in their name. Of course you're going to need the expansion to add the Skaven to the blight that is the land.
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8. Board Game: Kings & Things [Average Rating:6.54 Overall Rank:1814]
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Two words. Flying Squirrels.
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9. Board Game: Summoner Wars [Average Rating:7.31 Overall Rank:373] [Average Rating:7.31 Unranked]
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I love this game. It's simple and fun. And when you really give a rat's ass about winning, you'll throw this mercenary character into the mix. The guy's name doesn't get any cheezier than this.
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10. Board Game: Gouda! Gouda! [Average Rating:5.24 Overall Rank:14842]
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Finally another family game that's pretty luck dependent. Still, its a run for the cheese.
 
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11. Board Game: Rattenkrieg [Average Rating:5.68 Overall Rank:11507]
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Just seeing if you're paying attention.
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