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I thought it would be fun to see what the locals thought the best AT games were.

Anyone can add to this list, there are plenty more AT games I haven't listed. After awhile (maybe a week or two) I'll create a poll in TCAT and we can vote for the best in each category (Roll and Move, Sci-Fi, War, Fantasy, Adventure, Horror, Other). Maybe there are other categories?

What is Ameritrash you ask? According to the BGG Wiki page:

"Ameritrash is "a catchphrase for 'American style boardgames.' In general, this means games that emphasize a highly developed theme, characters, heroes, or factions with individually defined abilities, player to player conflict, and usually feature a moderate to high level of luck."

http://boardgamegeek.com/wiki/page/Ameritrash


Geeklist closes for additions on Monday 6/1. Then the poll for TCAT 2015 Hall of Fame will open.

Check out the TCAT forum to vote now!!!
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1. Board Game: Talisman (Revised 4th Edition) [Average Rating:6.56 Overall Rank:1164]
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Roll and Move

This would include any of the editions.
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2. Board Game: Sword & Skull [Average Rating:5.46 Overall Rank:14076]
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Roll and Move

Pirate Monopoly? I don't mind.
 
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3. Board Game: Break the Safe [Average Rating:6.02 Overall Rank:4453]
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Roll and Move

Even better that's it's Co-Op!
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4. Board Game: Thunder Road [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:2432]
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Sci-Fi? Not sure what category this would be in, other than Awesome.
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5. Board Game: Assassinorum: Execution Force [Average Rating:6.69 Overall Rank:3884]
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Sci-Fi

I'm digging this one.

Fantastic minis
Dice rolling
Excellent board, card, token and room tile quality
Co-op/Solo
Achievements to go after listed in the back of the rules
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6. Board Game: Battleball [Average Rating:6.27 Overall Rank:2192]
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Sci-Fi

Blood Bowl it's not, but a fun little futuristic sports game.
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7. Board Game: Space Hulk (fourth edition) [Average Rating:8.03 Overall Rank:614]
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Sci-Fi

This would include all the editions.
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8. Board Game: Lost Patrol [Average Rating:6.48 Overall Rank:4414]
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Sci-Fi

A hard to find gem from Games Workshop.
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9. Board Game: Nexus Ops [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:336]
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Sci-Fi

Either edition.
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10. Board Game: Battle Cry: 150th Civil War Anniversary Edition [Average Rating:7.64 Overall Rank:909]
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War

Either edition.
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11. Board Game: Memoir '44 [Average Rating:7.54 Overall Rank:118] [Average Rating:7.54 Unranked]
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War

Is it a toy, a game....both!
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12. Board Game: Fortress America [Average Rating:6.86 Overall Rank:2053]
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War

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13. Board Game: Sirocco [Average Rating:5.74 Overall Rank:10244]
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War

Could be the game that started the Command and Colors system.
 
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14. Board Game: HeroQuest [Average Rating:7.08 Overall Rank:549]
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Fantasy

A classic.
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15. Board Game: Dark World [Average Rating:5.26 Overall Rank:15193]
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Fantasy

I recently traded for this one. Good AT stuff.
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16. Board Game: Warhammer Quest [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:662]
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Fantasy

Still one of my all time favorite fantasy games.
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17. Board Game: DungeonQuest Revised Edition [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:1373]
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Fantasy

Any edition.
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18. Board Game: Key to the Kingdom [Average Rating:5.36 Overall Rank:15202]
 
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Fantasy Could be Roll and Move also.

Fold out board....genius.

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19. Board Game: Dungeon! [Average Rating:5.95 Overall Rank:3489]
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Fantasy

Any of the editions.
 
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20. Board Game: Survive: Escape from Atlantis! [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:231]
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Other

Either edition.
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21. Board Game: Fireball Island [Average Rating:6.48 Overall Rank:2379]
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Other

A classic I've yet to play.
 
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22. Board Game: Eldritch Horror [Average Rating:7.91 Overall Rank:47]
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Adventure?
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23. Board Game: Arkham Horror [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:238] [Average Rating:7.32 Unranked]
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Horror
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24. Board Game: Zombies!!! [Average Rating:5.84 Overall Rank:4527] [Average Rating:5.84 Unranked]
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Horror

I've heard many negatives about this one, but I enjoy it.
 
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25. Board Game: Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition) [Average Rating:7.76 Overall Rank:78]
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Fantasy

Either version. Would this include Star Wars: Imperial Assaultwhistle
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