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This list is a companion piece to Mark Johnon's Boardgames To Go Podcast.

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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:7.30 Overall Rank:519]
 
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First-person shooter in board game form.
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2. Board Game: Insider [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:1321]
 
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Short social deduction game with more than usual player interaction.
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3. Board Game: Capital [Average Rating:7.51 Overall Rank:1406]
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Tile placement, civ-building.
 
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4. Board Game: Rome: City of Marble [Average Rating:6.53 Overall Rank:5371]
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Abstract tile placement.
 
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5. Board Game: Onitama [Average Rating:7.62 Overall Rank:189]
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Two-player abstract. Simplified chess, themed around martial arts combat.
 
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6. Board Game: Agamemnon [Average Rating:6.97 Overall Rank:3757]
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Two-player abstract. Tile placement to create chains. Needs multiple plays.
 
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7. Board Game: Catan [Average Rating:7.25 Overall Rank:253] [Average Rating:7.25 Unranked]
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Giant board!
 
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8. Board Game: 13 Clues [Average Rating:6.77 Overall Rank:4438]
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Deduction game. Hanabi meets Code 777 with a Clue theme.
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9. Board Game: Camel Up Cards [Average Rating:6.82 Overall Rank:2404]
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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:6.72 Overall Rank:8386]
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Deck-building lite.
 
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11. Board Game: Above and Below [Average Rating:7.64 Overall Rank:130] [Average Rating:7.64 Unranked]
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Set collecting/village development with a story-telling veneer.
 
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12. Board Game: Raise Your Goblets [Average Rating:6.11 Overall Rank:3820]
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Bluffing/deduction game with poisoned goblets. Group dependent.
 
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13. Board Game: Foppen [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:3090]
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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:191]
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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:7.02 Overall Rank:896]
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Card drafting and tile placement. Good but forgettable.
 
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16. Board Game: The Flow of History [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:2303]
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Card drafting, tableau-building. Lack of variability in card draws.
 
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17. Board Game: Not Alone [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:590]
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One vs. many, semi-deductive game on an alien world.
 
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18. Board Game: Quartermaster General: 1914 [Average Rating:7.85 Overall Rank:1914]
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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:6.75 Overall Rank:1068]
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Nice distillation of the main game, but different enough.
 
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20. Board Game: Tiefe Taschen [Average Rating:7.33 Overall Rank:3746]
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Stab your neighbor card game of political intrigue.
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21. Board Game: One Night Ultimate Werewolf [Average Rating:7.33 Overall Rank:220] [Average Rating:7.33 Unranked]
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Great fun in a short time. Played with too many expansions.
 
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22. Board Game: Fuji Flush [Average Rating:6.54 Overall Rank:1909]
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Simple fun, like Pairs.
 
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23. Board Game: Snifty Snakes [Average Rating:5.51 Overall Rank:12402]
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Crazy headwear used to push cones. Late night madness!
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24. Board Game: Ponzi Scheme [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:973]
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Push your luck economic game.
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