Two Player Favorites!
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My wife and I have played quite a few games. Here is a list of our all time favorites.

Note: these may not be the "best" games out there, but they're the ones we always go back to.
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1. Board Game: Cribbage [Average Rating:7.04 Overall Rank:588]
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Our favorite! of all the games in our closet, we always have the desire to play Cribbage. It's so unique, interesting, and, most importantly, fun!

If you don't know how to play this one, learn now!
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2. Board Game: Reiner Knizia's Decathlon [Average Rating:6.25 Overall Rank:3097]
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Great dice game! I would have happily paid 15-20 dollars for this, but it's free. Who can complain about that?
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3. Board Game: Yahtzee [Average Rating:5.32 Overall Rank:16903]
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The cure for the common bored.
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4. Board Game: Arkham Horror [Average Rating:7.29 Overall Rank:266] [Average Rating:7.29 Unranked]
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Every other month or so we pull this out and make an evening of it. Not an easy game to learn, but it's a hoot when you get the hang of it.

Play with two investigators a piece when playing with two, you'll get to see more of the game.
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5. Board Game: Lost Cities [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:306]
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6. Board Game: Jaipur [Average Rating:7.52 Overall Rank:114]
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7. Board Game: YINSH [Average Rating:7.68 Overall Rank:157] [Average Rating:7.68 Unranked]
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Simple, sleek, quick, and always intriguing. My wife usually wins, but it's always a pleasure to play.
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8. Board Game: Race for the Galaxy [Average Rating:7.76 Overall Rank:47]
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Probably the most complicated game to learn. It was very frustrating trying to dredge through the rule book 15 or so times, staring at the cards through six or seven failed play attempts, until, all at once, it all clicked together neatly in our brains. I strongly recommend learning it. Few games feel as complete as this one does in such a short amount of time. Well worth the trouble to learn

If anyone knows how to teach this game to others, please show me. I want others to play with, but I have only been able to teach one person other than my wife, and he was an experienced gamer, and it wasn't easy.
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9. Board Game: The Castles of Burgundy [Average Rating:8.13 Overall Rank:13]
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Very nice game. Makes for a challenging, yet fun evening.
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10. Board Game: Roll Through the Ages: The Late Bronze Age [Average Rating:7.34 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.34 Unranked]
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Original version is too quick, play this one. Great dice game, but a lot of down time if played with more than two.
 
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11. Board Game: Kulami [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:2842]
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I can't believe I forgot this one! I didn't think there was any strategy until my wife taught a couple of friends. She won both times by a rather large gap
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