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G. A.
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Maryland
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I'm planning a series of resiliency training sessions comprised of 30min of lecture and 30min of co-op board game.
This is the start of what I have in mind, but I am open to suggestions for more games that fit the following criteria:

- Plays a game in 30min or less
- All players together or all against 1 (me as moderator)
- SFW
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1. Board Game: Not Alone [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:556]
G. A.
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This might be a tight fit into the time limit, but once the game is going it can be pretty quick. The moderator will need to keep it moving though.
 
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2. Board Game: Sword Art Online Board Game: Sword of Fellows [Average Rating:6.42 Overall Rank:8225]
G. A.
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I can't be entirely sure it will fit the time limit, since I haven't yet received my kickstarted copy, but it is advertised as 30min.
 
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3. Board Game: Castle Panic [Average Rating:6.69 Overall Rank:811]
G. A.
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A game can be pretty quick, especially with a bossy player who keeps everyone moving along (no, of course that's not me). I may need to remove some of the enemies or the bosses to guarantee the time limit.
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4. Board Game: Forbidden Desert [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:263]
G. A.
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Maryland
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I played this once and it was a lot of fun. Can this be played in 30?
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5. Board Game: Forbidden Island [Average Rating:6.84 Overall Rank:584]
G. A.
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I haven't played this one, but it is advertised as a 30min game, and I enjoyed the Forbidden Desert version.
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6. Board Game: Hanabi [Average Rating:7.17 Overall Rank:274]
Squeeker
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Boulder
Colorado
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Hanabi is a coop that fits into 30minutes. ~15min for a 2player game, ~30min for a 3player
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7. Board Game: The Grizzled [Average Rating:7.31 Overall Rank:289]
 
Dom B.
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Fits all your criteria if you are OK with the theme
 
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8. Board Game: Space Alert [Average Rating:7.50 Overall Rank:147]
Dom B.
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Hectic and fun
 
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9. Board Game: Escape: The Curse of the Temple [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:421]
Bill Eldard
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Burke
Virginia
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A dice-rolling co-op played in real time using a timer.
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10. Board Game: Pandemic: The Cure [Average Rating:7.38 Overall Rank:259]
Virginia M.P.
United States
Bronx
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This can be played in 30 minutes and is great fun.
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11. Board Game: Escape: Zombie City [Average Rating:6.92 Overall Rank:1720]
Ilja Preuß
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Plays in fifteen minutes.
 
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12. Board Game: Spaceteam [Average Rating:6.72 Overall Rank:2359]
Ilja Preuß
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Should be able to play this several times in 30 minutes...
 
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13. Board Game: 5-Minute Dungeon [Average Rating:7.41 Overall Rank:738]
Ilja Preuß
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Don't remember much about this game, but seems to fit your criteria.
 
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14. Board Game: Dungeon Time [Average Rating:6.97 Overall Rank:3510]
Ilja Preuß
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Basically a coop memory game that plays in about ten minutes.
 
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15. Board Game: Escape the Nightmare [Average Rating:6.38 Overall Rank:8995]
Ilja Preuß
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Another real time game, but without a fixed playing time. Still should easily be playable in thirty minutes.
 
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16. Board Game: Shadows over Camelot: The Card Game [Average Rating:5.74 Overall Rank:5648]
Ilja Preuß
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Another coop memory game.
 
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