Casualgod's 3rd Annual Top 20 Games of All Time
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This year's top 20 list was a lot more difficult for me to compile than in previous years. So many great new games vying for spots! Yes, this is an "all time" list so I have to look at each new game critically and compare them to the standouts that reappear on my list year after year.

Also, some of those old favorites which used to have a spot in my Top 20 have been given the hard eye. Some big names have fallen considerably or are completely absent. Most of those drops are due to infrequent play. Example: I love Twilight Struggle. I think it is a marvel of modern design. Yet, I have played it once in the last 2 years. Games that aren't getting played in my house are simply going to take a back seat on this list to games that get played. Pure and simple.

On the flip side, play count cannot be the only factor to be on this list. Some lighter games that cater to a wide player count and can make it to the table more easily due to familiarity don't necessarily get a pass to the top 20. They have to be great games as well.

So, this Top 20 may be more flawed than my lists in the past, but this is an attempt at honesty. I am not just holding up 20 games that I think are great, but I never play. Instead, here is a list of top quality games that I actually play and feel deserve their place in any discussion about the great games of our time.

2013 List:
Casualgod's 2nd Annual Top 20 Games Of All Time

2012 List:
Casualgod's Top 10 Games Of All Time
Casualgod's Next 10 Best Games of All Time
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1. Board Game: Vanuatu added by casualgod on 2014-12-01 15:13:38
2. Board Game: Samurai added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 19:51:59
3. Board Game: Agricola added by casualgod on 2014-12-01 16:20:49
4. Board Game: Le Havre added by casualgod on 2014-12-01 16:06:35
5. Board Game: Goa added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:46:54
6. Board Game: Spyrium added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:47:10
7. Board Game: The Castles of Burgundy added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:47:26
8. Board Game: Medici added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:47:52
9. Board Game: Manhattan added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:48:06
10. Board Game: Splendor added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:51:37
11. Board Game: Power Grid added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:48:59
12. Board Game: Caylus added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:49:13
13. Board Game: Graenaland added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:49:29
14. Board Game: Tammany Hall added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:49:52
15. Board Game: Puerto Rico added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:50:45
16. Board Game: Macao added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:51:02
17. Board Game: High Frontier added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:51:22
18. Board Game: Steel Driver added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:51:54
19. Board Game: Brass: Lancashire added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:52:10
20. Board Game: Dominion added by casualgod on 2014-12-03 09:52:30