A Newbie's Wishlist
Kyle Cope
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I have been voraciously absorbing everything on this site. I never knew this level of boardgames existed. After a couple weeks of surfing the site, I have made a list of games that are of major interest to me. So in no particular order:
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1. Board Game: Catan [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:279] [Average Rating:7.23 Unranked]
Kyle Cope
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This seems like the next big thing that is getting people back into boardgames. I look forward to playing this.
 
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2. Board Game: Puerto Rico [Average Rating:8.06 Overall Rank:15]
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I will try this once I get my, and other's, feet wet on the "German" games. This looks like a rewarding experience, but is not simple to pick up and play with people new to boardgames.
 
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3. Board Game: Pirate's Cove [Average Rating:6.59 Overall Rank:1019]
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Pirates are cool. What else is there to say. The game has dice and has an attractive theme to get others to try it out.
 
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4. Board Game: Carcassonne [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:139] [Average Rating:7.43 Unranked]
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Another game that newbies may look sideways at. I ordered it, but havent played it yet. I expect it to be easy to learn and fun. Another game to get people hooked.
 
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5. Board Game: Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers [Average Rating:7.14 Overall Rank:389]
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I understand this may be a more interesting version of Carcassonne.
 
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6. Board Game: Acquire [Average Rating:7.36 Overall Rank:208]
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A classic that I had no idea was around for so long. My wife is into finance and another friend is a Monopoly fiend. This game could show them what a boardgame is capable of.
 
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7. Board Game: Star Wars: Epic Duels [Average Rating:6.97 Overall Rank:891]
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This was the first new Star Wars game that I saw and it looks like alot of fun for me and my fellow Star Wars fans.
 
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8. Board Game: Star Wars: The Queen's Gambit [Average Rating:7.55 Overall Rank:544]
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Looks complicated, but its still Star Wars. The play length scares me a little.
 
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9. Board Game: Mystery of the Abbey [Average Rating:6.55 Overall Rank:1076]
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Another fun looking family type game along the lines of Pirate's Cove. I think Days of Wonder has picked some good games to bring over. Looking forward to playing this one, though I think my wife hates Clue.
 
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10. Board Game: Lost Cities [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:294]
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The first of the card games on my list. I have purchased this game and am looking forward to getting my wife into this one.
 
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11. Board Game: Mystery Rummy: Jack the Ripper [Average Rating:6.97 Overall Rank:798]
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Another card game I ordered and will be looking to play in a larger group.
 
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12. Board Game: BANG! [Average Rating:6.54 Overall Rank:1018]
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Looks like a great large group card game. Everytime I get together with a large group of friends, we seem to play Uno or Phase 10. I loathe both games. This will show them some real fun.
 
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13. Board Game: Hera and Zeus [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:1410]
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Another good 2 player card game that I have ordered and look forward to. Too complicated for my wife? We'll see.
 
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14. Board Game: Wyatt Earp [Average Rating:6.87 Overall Rank:817]
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See Bang! Looks like a fun large group card game.
 
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15. Board Game: Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation [Average Rating:7.21 Overall Rank:414]
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I loved Stratego and this looks like a fantastic 2 player game. I am going to get this one for my friend for Christmas.
 
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16. Board Game: Goldland [Average Rating:6.69 Overall Rank:1678]
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Thanks for Alan's recommendation. I have looked at this game in detail and it looks like alot of fun. I think I may like the tile/exploration type games.
 
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17. Board Game: Tichu [Average Rating:7.60 Overall Rank:119]
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Always looking for cardgames I can play with more than 2 players.
 
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18. Board Game: 6 nimmt! [Average Rating:6.89 Overall Rank:574]
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Played and really liked.
 
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19. Board Game: Circus Flohcati [Average Rating:6.65 Overall Rank:1360]
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Nice quick card game. The push your luck aspect is nice.
 
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20. Board Game: Catan Card Game [Average Rating:6.76 Overall Rank:739]
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My wife loves Settlers and I want to try the card game out along with the expansions.
 
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21. Board Game: Catan Card Game: Expansion Set [Average Rating:7.13 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.13 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.13 Unranked]
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See above.
 
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22. Board Game: Rage [Average Rating:6.19 Overall Rank:2676]
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23. Board Game: Citadels [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:316]
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24. Board Game: Lord of the Rings [Average Rating:6.77 Overall Rank:698]
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25. Board Game: Lord of the Rings: Sauron [Average Rating:6.88 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.88 Unranked]
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