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BGTG 171 - Post BGGcon 2016 Part 1 (with Greg Pettit)



BGTG 171 - Post BGGcon 2016 Part 1 (with Greg Pettit)

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1. Board Game: Adrenaline [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:762]
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First-person shooter in board game form.
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2. Board Game: Insider [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:1031] [Average Rating:7.09 Unranked]
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Short social deduction game with more than usual player interaction.
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3. Board Game: Warsaw: City of Ruins [Average Rating:7.35 Overall Rank:1136]
Board Game: Warsaw: City of Ruins


Tile placement, civ-building.
 
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4. Board Game: Rome: City of Marble [Average Rating:6.48 Overall Rank:7143]
Board Game: Rome: City of Marble


Abstract tile placement.
 
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5. Board Game: Onitama [Average Rating:7.40 Overall Rank:254]
Board Game: Onitama


Two-player abstract. Simplified chess, themed around martial arts combat.
 
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6. Board Game: Agamemnon [Average Rating:6.68 Overall Rank:5072]
Board Game: Agamemnon


Two-player abstract. Tile placement to create chains. Needs multiple plays.
 
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7. Board Game: Catan [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:407] [Average Rating:7.15 Unranked]
Board Game: Catan


Giant board!
 
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8. Board Game: 13 Clues [Average Rating:6.72 Overall Rank:2910]
Board Game: 13 Clues


Deduction game. Hanabi meets Code 777 with a Clue theme.
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9. Board Game: Camel Up Cards [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:2610]
Board Game: Camel Up Cards


An improvement over the original game, but still not that engaging.
 
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10. Board Game: Motion Pictures: Movies Out of Cardboard [Average Rating:6.62 Overall Rank:10886]
Board Game: Motion Pictures: Movies Out of Cardboard


Deck-building lite.
 
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11. Board Game: Above and Below [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:262] [Average Rating:7.42 Unranked]
Board Game: Above and Below


Set collecting/village development with a story-telling veneer.
 
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12. Board Game: Raise Your Goblets [Average Rating:6.13 Overall Rank:4095]
Board Game: Raise Your Goblets


Bluffing/deduction game with poisoned goblets. Group dependent.
 
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13. Board Game: Foppen [Average Rating:6.60 Overall Rank:4510]
Board Game: Foppen


Trick-taking, voiding game. Definitely worth the second look. No need for second round.
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14. Board Game: Dune [Average Rating:7.62 Overall Rank:323]
Board Game: Dune


Every year I say I need to rewrite the rulebook. A great game with fairly simple rules, bogged down by details and lack of familiarity.
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15. Board Game: Dream Home [Average Rating:6.92 Overall Rank:910]
Board Game: Dream Home


Card drafting and tile placement. Good but forgettable.
 
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16. Board Game: The Flow of History [Average Rating:6.82 Overall Rank:1655]
Board Game: The Flow of History


Card drafting, tableau-building. Lack of variability in card draws.
 
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17. Board Game: Not Alone [Average Rating:7.01 Overall Rank:704]
Board Game: Not Alone


One vs. many, semi-deductive game on an alien world.
 
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18. Board Game: Quartermaster General: 1914 [Average Rating:7.59 Overall Rank:1908]
Board Game: Quartermaster General: 1914


Five-player QG set in WWI. Some tweaks to the base game improve it but make it a little more gamery.
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19. Board Game: Ra: The Dice Game [Average Rating:6.79 Overall Rank:1482]
Board Game: Ra: The Dice Game


Nice distillation of the main game, but different enough.
 
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20. Board Game: Tiefe Taschen [Average Rating:7.25 Overall Rank:2835]
Board Game: Tiefe Taschen


Stab your neighbor card game of political intrigue.
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21. Board Game: One Night Ultimate Werewolf [Average Rating:7.13 Overall Rank:433] [Average Rating:7.13 Unranked]
Board Game: One Night Ultimate Werewolf


Great fun in a short time. Played with too many expansions.
 
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22. Board Game: Fuji Flush [Average Rating:6.58 Overall Rank:1903]
Board Game: Fuji Flush


Simple fun, like Pairs.
 
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23. Board Game: Snifty Snakes [Average Rating:5.39 Overall Rank:18447]
Board Game: Snifty Snakes


Crazy headwear used to push cones. Late night madness!
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24. Board Game: Ponzi Scheme [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:1045]
Board Game: Ponzi Scheme


Push your luck economic game.
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