Interesting Start Player Markers
Mathue Faulkner
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Brew Crafters recently introduced a stretch goal that will include a very unique start player marker. It got me wondering what other great start player markers there are out there. As I started to look through my games, I realized that most of my games either don't have start player markers, or they have start player markers which are very boring. In fact, I only have a handful of games that use a start player marker that isn't a tile or card.

I'm going to get this geeklist started, but I'd love to see some other great start player markers out there.

What games have the best start player markers out of the box?
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1. Board Game: Brew Crafters [Average Rating:7.57 Overall Rank:492]
Mathue Faulkner
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This is the marker that inspired this geeklist. Even if beer isn't your thing, you have to admit that it's a pretty cool start player marker.
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2. Board Game: Snowdonia [Average Rating:7.45 Overall Rank:366]
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Maybe not the most original token, but it's still nicely sized and thematic enough.
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3. Board Game: Endeavor [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:212]
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I really like the size and uniqueness of this one. They could have gone with a ship or something more thematic, but the crown is pretty awesome.
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4. Board Game: Keyflower [Average Rating:7.88 Overall Rank:44]
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Maybe not the most exciting, but I somehow like my high-fiving little meeple...
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5. Board Game: Compounded [Average Rating:6.81 Overall Rank:1193]
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It seems that Dice Hate Me Games likes to produce games with cool start player markers. Brew Crafters is the first project that I've backed, but I did stumble upon this one. Are there more?
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It's a certain famous dinosaur.

There aren't any really good pictures I can see in its gallery (hence the boring box shot on the left) but you can see it below:

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7. Board Game: Mars Needs Mechanics [Average Rating:5.93 Overall Rank:6337]
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Mars Needs Mechanics has a large blue wooden rocket ship as the start player marker. You can see it in this photo. It comes in every copy of the game, not just kickstarter copies. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/nevermoregames/mars-need...
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8. Board Game: Evolution [Average Rating:7.22 Overall Rank:344]
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This one in Evolution is one of the largest I've seen!
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