Top 10 games that have caused me to lose hair
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A list of games which, for a variety of reasons, have had me pulling my hair out.
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1. Board Game: Puerto Rico [Average Rating:8.06 Overall Rank:16]
 
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You make the tiniest, little, itty-bitty error in the first 3 turns and end up losing by one point. Twice in a row. Ignore the win percentages on Brettspiel.
 
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2. Board Game: Vox Populi [Average Rating:4.46 Overall Rank:14829]
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At the twice-a-year non-gamer festival we usually play Junta. We thought we would try Vox Populi for a change. We wasted a whole days gaming playing this. I have not forgiven Tilsit since.
 
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3. Board Game: 6 nimmt! [Average Rating:6.89 Overall Rank:574]
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I am consistently the worst player at this by a mile. No matter how I play I end up last. On occasions, I have taken to playing blind and have improved my score !
 
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4. Board Game: Power Grid [Average Rating:7.92 Overall Rank:28]
 
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I should have bought it last year at Essen. This year it was sold out (sound of banging my head on the table).
 
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5. Board Game: Family Business [Average Rating:6.10 Overall Rank:2405]
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I introduced it to my group. There are 6 players. Every player has 9 mob members. Everyone else gangs up on me and i am out without anyone else losing a member. 5 minutes playing, half an hour of watching.
 
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6. Board Game: Battle Cry of Freedom [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:7767]
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First game we started at 5 p.m. (after an hour reading the rules). We even ate tea while playing. At midnight we stopped. After 7 hours we were half-way through the game.
 
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7. Board Game: Logistico [Average Rating:6.21 Overall Rank:3843]
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Worst start I have ever made to a new game. Starting turn 1 with 40 logos I ended the turn with -27 having forgot the -3 rule for every good you are still transporting. I can still hear the groups' laughter.
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8. Board Game: Star Trek: The Adventure Game [Average Rating:6.90 Overall Rank:3366]
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I searched for this every year at a convention bring and buy sale. After 5 years I saw it. As I was reaching over it was grabbed by a ******* standing just to my right.
 
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9. Board Game: Monopoly [Average Rating:4.39 Overall Rank:15339]
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I had to go on radio the other day to explain why Simpsons Monopoly wasn't the second best boardgame of all time. Enough said.
 
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10. Board Game: The Princes of Florence [Average Rating:7.57 Overall Rank:116]
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In the bad old days on Brettspiel there was little or no English support. I played with a German dictionary in front of me. I barely knew the rules to the game, knew no German and did not understand the interface. I de-selected cards I wanted and selected those I sought to discard. I lost by the biggest margin ever in living memory.
 
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