Best Story Telling Games
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I have always enjoyed games that tell a good story in their themes or actually tell a story! I now have a 4 year old and he has been making up stories and I started looking around for story telling games for his age.

Here is a list of games I have found that are good story telling games.

What story telling games do you like best???
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1. Board Game: Tales of the Arabian Nights [Average Rating:7.20 Overall Rank:423]
Board Game: Tales of the Arabian Nights
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Roanoke
Virginia
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This is an amazing games that creates stories that you even repeat long after the game is through!
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2. Board Game: Tell Tale [Average Rating:5.90 Overall Rank:11468]
Board Game: Tell Tale
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This one is actually called Tell Tale Fairy Tales.

Got this one for my son. Get some pictures and he has to tell a story that has those things in it. Nonstop fun!!!
 
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3. Board Game: Beyond Balderdash [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:1289]
Board Game: Beyond Balderdash
Franklin Stinson
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Some of the most bizarre stories have come out of this game.
 
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4. Board Game: Gloom [Average Rating:6.34 Overall Rank:1702] [Average Rating:6.34 Unranked]
Board Game: Gloom
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Roanoke
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Not all stories need to have a happy ending
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5. Board Game: Agents of SMERSH [Average Rating:7.01 Overall Rank:1490]
Board Game: Agents of SMERSH
Don Weed
United States
Clemmons
North Carolina
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Similar to Arabian Nights but with the backdrop of 1960's espionage.
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6. Board Game: Fortune and Glory: The Cliffhanger Game [Average Rating:7.10 Overall Rank:907]
Board Game: Fortune and Glory: The Cliffhanger Game
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Clemmons
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Wanna be Indiana Jones?
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7. Board Game: The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen [Average Rating:7.29 Overall Rank:3220]
Board Game: The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Michael Becker
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Regina
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This is an absolute gem at a pub or bar. Even better if you loved the ideas behind the film.

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8. Board Game: Once Upon a Time: The Storytelling Card Game [Average Rating:6.42 Overall Rank:1587]
Board Game: Once Upon a Time: The Storytelling Card Game
Stefaan Henderickx
Belgium
Kallo
Antwerp
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We had some of the strangest stories (involving time travel) playing this game.
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9. Board Game: City of Chaos [Average Rating:6.82 Overall Rank:5711]
Board Game: City of Chaos
Michael Debije
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Eindhoven
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Also a favorite genre, and this my favorite.
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10. Board Game: Dark Cults [Average Rating:6.90 Overall Rank:6720]
Board Game: Dark Cults
Michael Debije
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Eindhoven
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...with this one maybe second.
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11. Board Game: Doctor Who: Solitaire Story Game [Average Rating:7.97 Overall Rank:3625]
Board Game: Doctor Who: Solitaire Story Game
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This one is ALL about storytelling...
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12. Board Game: Cthulhu Gloom [Average Rating:6.41 Overall Rank:2617] [Average Rating:6.41 Unranked]
Board Game: Cthulhu Gloom
If you have a group of people who enjoy horror stories in general, and lovecraft in particular, you can't go wrong with this one.
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13. Board Game: Nanofictionary [Average Rating:5.80 Overall Rank:10364]
Board Game: Nanofictionary
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Can you tell a story in 55 words or less? (not that anyone actually counts the exact number of words...) You get to use plot element drawn from a deck of Characters (e.g. "Super Evolved Brocolli"), Settings (e.g. "Ice Cream Shop on the Moon"), Problems (e.g., "They Ran Out Of Milk!"), and Resolutions (e.g., "Duct Tape Saves the Day!"). There are a couple of other interactive elements (Complications, Plagiarize, etc.) but that's the essential gist.

Great for kids and/or adults. One of my favorite aspects is that (aside from the telling of the stories) gameplay is simultaneous.
 
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14. Board Game: Above and Below [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:234] [Average Rating:7.44 Unranked]
Board Game: Above and Below
Virginia P.
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Bronx
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Have this on order, but I think this sounds a very worthy addition to the genre.
 
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15. Board Game: It's Just A Theory [Average Rating:8.29 Unranked]
Board Game: It's Just A Theory
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The game entails creating stories in the form of conspiracy theories.
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