Games I'd Like to Try at BGG.con 2013
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Last year at BGG.con I was pretty unfocused. This year I'd like to put together a list of games I want to try. This list will contain a splattering of new titles I've read rules to & am therefore interested in trying, as well as old titles I've heard about but never had a chance to play. I'm also going to make a concerted effort to:

1) Play every game in the hot games room, if it exists.
2) Go to the different vendors and ask them what they have to show me.
3) In my spare time, try out former SdJ winners I've never played.
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1. Board Game: Hegemonic [Average Rating:6.88 Overall Rank:2697]
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2. Board Game: Amerigo [Average Rating:7.48 Overall Rank:302]
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3. Board Game: Kaivai [Average Rating:6.89 Overall Rank:3100]
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Old game, but I've never had a chance to try it.
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4. Board Game: Russian Railroads [Average Rating:7.79 Overall Rank:71]
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I've heard really great things about this. Hopefully it's ready at BGG.con?
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5. Board Game: 1853 [Average Rating:6.96 Overall Rank:2791]
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Try as I might I can't get this played at home. Maybe at BGG.con I can get a play in?
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6. Board Game: Friday [Average Rating:7.20 Overall Rank:338]
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This one might be tough since Carrie will be with me all week.
 
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7. Board Game: Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases [Average Rating:7.80 Overall Rank:67] [Average Rating:7.80 Unranked]
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It's a SdJ winner--- it must be good, right?
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8. Board Game: Keythedral [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:773]
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I've never had an opportunity to play this, despite having played much of the rest of the key series.
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9. Board Game: The Scepter of Zavandor [Average Rating:7.00 Overall Rank:954]
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I've never seen this in person--- but I kind of like Outpost and Phoenicia.
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10. Board Game: Caverna: The Cave Farmers [Average Rating:8.07 Overall Rank:22]
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11. Board Game: Bremerhaven [Average Rating:6.57 Overall Rank:3358]
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I'm not 100% sure if this will be at bgg.con, or even in English?
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12. Board Game: Clash of Cultures [Average Rating:7.65 Overall Rank:243]
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I never got around to trying this last year. Might as well try this year?
 
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13. Board Game: Hawaii [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:598]
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Made the DSP top ten list from last year; I haven't tried it.
 
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Same deal as Hawaii
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Same deal as Hawaii
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16. Board Game: Santa Cruz [Average Rating:6.70 Overall Rank:1959]
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Yet another DSP top-tenner
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17. Board Game: Africana [Average Rating:6.75 Overall Rank:1821]
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The last of the 2012 DSP top ten games I haven't tried.
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18. Board Game: Nations [Average Rating:7.67 Overall Rank:110]
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Looks like a tta style civ game.
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19. Board Game: Captains of Industry [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:2460]
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Sure, I'll try this out at BGG.con--- assuming it's on demo at the TMG booth, that is!
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20. Board Game: Legacy: The Testament of Duke de Crecy [Average Rating:7.21 Overall Rank:599]
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The posted rulebook for this has me intrigued--- the family pyramid looks pretty cool.
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21. Board Game: Prosperity [Average Rating:6.75 Overall Rank:1630]
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It's Knizia, so I kind of need to try it.
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22. Board Game: The Manhattan Project [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:247]
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My interest in Hegemonic has made me further interested in Minion Games as a publisher. The late Tim Seitz(out4blood) spoke well of this game to me once--- I'd like to try it out.
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23. Board Game: Thunder Alley [Average Rating:7.36 Overall Rank:603] [Average Rating:7.36 Unranked]
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If I could try this out at BGG.con, that'd be pretty sweet.
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24. Board Game: Wealth of Nations [Average Rating:6.92 Overall Rank:1286]
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25. Board Game: Wildcatters [Average Rating:7.58 Overall Rank:1348]
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Ben McJunkin's review of this game makes me intrigued. Share control ala Stephensons Rocket? Yes Please.
 
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