Twelve Games of Christmas
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For Christmas day, I was unable to travel to visit with far-away family, so instead I decided to try a new tradition with the family that's right here with me. To that end, we created the Twelve Days of Christmas challenge, wherein you attempt to play twelve different games in one day, ideally Christmas day.

Below are the twelve games played en route to successfully completing this challenge.
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1. Board Game: Love Letter [Average Rating:7.28 Overall Rank:215]
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We started with Love Letter, and I lost. Badly.
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2. Board Game: Sushi Go! [Average Rating:7.11 Overall Rank:343]
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Next up was Sushi Go, and in a very tight game, I squeaked out the win.
 
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3. Board Game: Star Realms [Average Rating:7.63 Overall Rank:87] [Average Rating:7.63 Unranked]
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After Sushi Go, we dug into Star Realms, another victory for the jello man.
 
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4. Board Game: Pandemic: The Cure [Average Rating:7.38 Overall Rank:259]
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After so much competition, we dug into Pandemic: The Cure... and lost.
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5. Board Game: Coup [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:376]
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Back to the bluffing games with Coup
 
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6. Board Game: Takenoko [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:214]
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The halfway point of the challenge was marked by winning a game of Takenoko.
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7. Board Game: Splendor [Average Rating:7.50 Overall Rank:112]
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Followed by a quick and decisive loss at Splendor...
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8. Board Game: Hanabi [Average Rating:7.17 Overall Rank:276]
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With so much losing, I went back to the coops, with a decent game of Hanabi.
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9. Board Game: Escape: The Curse of the Temple [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:424]
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More coops, with a curses + treasures + 3 gems win at Escape.
 
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10. Board Game: Thebes [Average Rating:7.17 Overall Rank:380]
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Closing out the night with three longer games, we hit Thebes next. I won pretty convincingly.
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11. Board Game: Carcassonne [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:139] [Average Rating:7.43 Unranked]
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An old classic, I got sleighed at Carcassonne.
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12. Board Game: Tokaido [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:436]
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On a peaceful note, I finished out with a relaxing loss in Tokaido.
 
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