Games my wife LOVED just by looking at the box.
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A list of games my wife instantly wanted to play and knew she would enjoy based strictly based off of seeing the box.

Feel free to add with any similar experiences for you or your significant other.

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Games my wife HATED just by looking at the box
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1. Board Game: Space Alert [Average Rating:7.47 Overall Rank:177]
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This is the item that spurred this list, and made me even think about how much box art can influence an experience. She saw the box and instantly was all about playing it.
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2. Board Game: Pandemic [Average Rating:7.64 Overall Rank:75]
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Looks just like a movie, why would anyone not want to give this a shot.
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3. Board Game: 7 Wonders [Average Rating:7.78 Overall Rank:45]
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It must have been the six pack...
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4. Board Game: Lost Cities [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:306]
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I bet she fantasized that it was us.
 
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5. Board Game: Seasons [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:176]
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This one had me at first sight too.
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6. Board Game: Mr. Jack in New York [Average Rating:7.27 Overall Rank:681]
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I have no idea why this one caught her eye, but it did.
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7. Board Game: Agricola [Average Rating:7.99 Overall Rank:25]
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Must have been the animals.
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8. Board Game: Love Letter [Average Rating:7.26 Overall Rank:241]
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I don't think I need to explain this.
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9. Board Game: Flash Point: Fire Rescue [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:280]
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She liked the idea of saving people.
 
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10. Board Game: Dominant Species [Average Rating:7.85 Overall Rank:49]
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What is not to like about dinosaurs?
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11. Board Game: Takenoko [Average Rating:7.30 Overall Rank:235]
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12. Board Game: Unhappy King Charles! [Average Rating:7.65 Overall Rank:1503]
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Actually, this is one of many (Lion of the North and Wallenstein (first edition) are others)
with images of properly bearded men that she immediately shows
interest in.

I suspect I should keep mine.
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13. Board Game: Ladies & Gentlemen [Average Rating:6.55 Overall Rank:2058]
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I considered selling or trading without opening but my wife was charmed by the cover.
 
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