What my eight-year (8-year) old daughter likes (or not) to play.
Nicolas Morlino
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These are the games my wife, my daughter and I have played in the last few years! If you have any suggestions for games that we might like based on the ones here, please let us know!
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1. Board Game: Dominion [Average Rating:7.67 Overall Rank:72] [Average Rating:7.67 Unranked]
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My daughter really likes this one. Not sure she gets all the strategies....come to think of it, not sure I get all the strategies either!

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2. Board Game: Carcassonne [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:139] [Average Rating:7.43 Unranked]
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We haven't introduced any of the expansions yet...But I have 3 of them!
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3. Board Game: Smash Up [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:622] [Average Rating:6.85 Unranked]
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We played this twice and enjoyed it! (Even my wife...)
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4. Board Game: Finca [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:534]
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We have played this three times only. I won each time....My wife blames it on me explaining the rules piece meal throughout the game....(Which in all honesty, I did ) We'll see if she does better next time, now that she knows what all the special ability tiles do!!! But this is a great game!
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5. Board Game: The Adventurers: The Pyramid of Horus [Average Rating:6.79 Overall Rank:1309]
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I have got "the temple of Chac" too but we haven't tried it.....I am looking forward to it!!
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6. Board Game: Gloom [Average Rating:6.36 Overall Rank:1444] [Average Rating:6.36 Unranked]
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We have played Gloom about 5 times!! My daughter really digs this one, especially the card that says "Burdened by boils....it beats being boiled." Although it did require some explaining. Great game to learn about negative numbers too!
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7. Board Game: Ticket to Ride [Average Rating:7.46 Overall Rank:125] [Average Rating:7.46 Unranked]
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The ultimate gateway game, you cannot not like it! Great for kids!!
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8. Board Game: Ticket to Ride: Nordic Countries [Average Rating:7.65 Overall Rank:115] [Average Rating:7.65 Unranked]
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My wife really likes the Christmassy (not in the dictionary apparently) feel of this one! And my daughter likes it too!
 
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9. Board Game: Diamant [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:613]
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This is a hit every time!
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10. Board Game: Ubongo Extreme [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:1517]
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This one is great!
 
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11. Board Game: 7 Ate 9 [Average Rating:5.98 Overall Rank:6109]
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I have never seen this given as a suggestion but this is great for kids!!!
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12. Board Game: Halli Galli [Average Rating:5.80 Overall Rank:4435]
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Great!
 
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13. Board Game: Zombie Dice [Average Rating:6.23 Overall Rank:1710]
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Brains!
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14. Board Game: Talisman (Revised 4th Edition) [Average Rating:6.56 Overall Rank:1155]
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Two or three plays, the best roll and move game I have played to date, but my daughter likes "life" better........
 
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15. Board Game: The Game of Life [Average Rating:4.19 Overall Rank:15341]
Nicolas Morlino
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Ok I have two copies of this one....A reprint of the original first print and the current version....now, this is a really boring game!.....but she loves it......come to thing of it...it's actually not bad to teach about loans and careers.....
 
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16. Board Game: Pit [Average Rating:6.41 Overall Rank:1352]
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Great!
 
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17. Board Game: Ninety-Nine [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:2667]
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This is great....she had no problem grasping the bidding mechanism and the basic strategy......I highly recommend this (kids or no kids)!!!
 
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18. Board Game: Othello [Average Rating:6.07 Overall Rank:2387]
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Pretty good when you do not want to have to set something up.....
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19. Board Game: Chess [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:416] [Average Rating:7.09 Unranked]
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She doesn't really like this one yet..... I thought I'd add it for completeness....
 
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20. Board Game: Hive [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:204]
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She enjoyed this one! We played it only once or twice though.
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21. Board Game: Poo: The Card Game [Average Rating:5.69 Overall Rank:7036]
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She loves this one.....
 
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22. Board Game: 11 nimmt! [Average Rating:6.27 Overall Rank:2534]
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This one is pretty good!
 
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23. Board Game: Rat-a-Tat Cat [Average Rating:6.19 Overall Rank:2453]
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Great for kids!
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24. Board Game: Timeline: Inventions [Average Rating:6.72 Overall Rank:855] [Average Rating:6.72 Unranked]
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We tried this when she was seven...and she was really interested...I should try it again.
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25. Board Game: Hare & Tortoise [Average Rating:6.66 Overall Rank:1073]
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This is pretty good for kids! I would not recommend it as an "adult" game although the mechanism is definitely ingenuous.
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