Games I want to introduce to my gaming group
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A few years ago I hosted a very active gaming group in my home in Florida. I moved to the Nashville area and for three years didn't find a group that met at times convenient for me to game regularly. Last summer I finally found a group that my wife and I have joined. Recently I have finally sorted through most of my game collection and have the games in a place where I can get to them easily. Now I am figuring out which games I want to take with me to sessions and introduce to the group.

The bulk of the group have recently gotten into board games in a big way. As a result much of my older collection is new to them. I have made some purchases recently, but I'm really looking to avoid rejoining the Cult of the New. I have a lot of games that I really like and will be new to my fellow players. Games I've already introduced can be found on this Geeklist

This Geeklist will be where I am going to try and organize the games that are high on my list to take with me to sessions. Even if I were to get one of these played each week I'm already well into 2015.
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1. Board Game: Railways Through Time [Average Rating:7.39 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.39 Unranked]
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I brought Railways of the World a few weeks ago. It really hit with some folks. We have played the Eastern US and Europe maps. Those that like it want to play through the rest of the maps. This one is the next one requested.
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2. Board Game: Railways of England and Wales [Average Rating:7.94 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.94 Unranked]
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3. Board Game: Railways of the Western U.S. [Average Rating:7.97 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.97 Unranked]
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4. Board Game: Railways of North America [Average Rating:7.63 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.63 Unranked]
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5. Board Game: Railways of Mexico [Average Rating:7.78 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.78 Unranked]
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6. Board Game: Das Motorsportspiel [Average Rating:7.45 Overall Rank:2127]
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One of the group members is a big racing game fan. This is my favorite auto racing game and will make an appearance.
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7. Board Game: Tycoon [Average Rating:6.80 Overall Rank:2171]
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This is another one of my favorites. I like the way the game flows.
 
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8. Board Game: Holiday! [Average Rating:6.58 Overall Rank:9438]
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This Sid Sackson classic is a very pure auction game that has a bonus of being able to handle up to 8 players.
 
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9. Board Game: Dream Factory [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:575]
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This is my favorite auction game. I like the balance that comes from the money being redistributed.
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10. Board Game: Steam [Average Rating:7.65 Overall Rank:109]
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After we play through the Railways boards I think I will get this series in play when we are ready for more train games. I have the published expansion maps for it as well.
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11. Board Game: Age of Empires III: The Age of Discovery [Average Rating:7.57 Overall Rank:133]
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12. Board Game: Age of Mythology: The Boardgame [Average Rating:6.15 Overall Rank:2483]
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13. Board Game: BANG! The Bullet! [Average Rating:6.96 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.96 Unranked]
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Fluxx and Munchkin are popular in the group. My preferences in that niche run more towards Bang!
 
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14. Board Game: Raj [Average Rating:6.46 Overall Rank:1864]
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Filler length games are popular and I have a ton of them.
 
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15. Board Game: Big City [Average Rating:6.90 Overall Rank:986]
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This is one of the better looking games out there. I think it will be popular because it's also a good game.
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16. Board Game: Black Gold [Average Rating:6.90 Overall Rank:1607]
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Speaking of good looking games, this one fills the bill as well.
 
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17. Board Game: Cheeky Monkey [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:2111]
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This one was a popular filler with my old group. I think it'll go over well with my new one as well.
 
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18. Board Game: Cuba [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:418]
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I'm going to want to play the entire trilogy.
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19. Board Game: Havana [Average Rating:6.88 Overall Rank:920]
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20. Board Game: Santiago de Cuba [Average Rating:6.95 Overall Rank:753]
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21. Board Game: Dividends [Average Rating:5.45 Overall Rank:13381]
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This one is another game that can handle a large number of players. We tried it a few times in my old group and it seemed to be just a little bit off. I've recently reread some of the reviews and am interested in breaking it out again.
 
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22. Board Game: Ingenious [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:327]
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I ordered this one from Germany before it was released in the US. I liked it that much.
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23. Board Game: Elfenland [Average Rating:6.74 Overall Rank:795]
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24. Board Game: Excape [Average Rating:6.32 Overall Rank:2244]
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I enjoy push your luck games and have a number of those.
 
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25. Board Game: Firefly: Out to the Black [Average Rating:5.70 Overall Rank:10422]
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I just recently picked this up. There are a lot of Firefly fans in the group. We've played Firefly: the Board Game a few times. this will be nice when we don't have that much time.
 
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