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William Snider
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We've all thought of desert island games but I've often wondered what game would I take to prison for my 20 year sentence. Wrongly accused of course. My lawyer would bargain for me to take a few games in with me. Being locked up with 100's of other men with nothing but time on our hands. You would have to take into consideration the types of people you are trying to convert.

Edit: I really like the idea of games that has escaping or prison as the theme but I was really going for an idea of what game would you get the most milage out of in a prison setting.
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William Snider
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Never played it but I guess I'll have the time to read all the rules. This would be mine. Grand tournaments in the canteen for the next 20 years. The cutthroat nature of this one might get my throat cut though.
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William Snider
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I've played two half games of this and I love it. Slow molasses of a game but my bunkmate and I can knock maybe two whole ones out in 20 yrs. I know the judge said only one game but I keep it hidden under my mattress.
 
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Too obvious?
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How about this one?
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Of course
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Avoid this one though.
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One can always dream of breaking out...
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By the time we get through the rules, my sentence would be half over! Seriously, though, I'm learning this now, and it looks fantastic.
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Since it would be more difficult to get anyone to play Kingmaker, I'll go for this one ... might be a shortage of people wanting to be merchants though!
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Ooh a little higher, now a bit to the left, a little more, a little more, just a bit more. Oooh yes, that's the spot!
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You could probably play this twice, if you didn't get time off for good behaviour
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A training exercise to know who not to trust.
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Along the lines of escaping.

I think the rules may say you were unjustly prisoned. I don't remember. It was back when Empire Strikes Back was first in the theater.

But if you roll 3 guards....you have to start your tunnel all over
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Another one where you have to escape
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