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I seem drawn to games with pastic figures. Unfortunately the vast majority suffer from risk-like mechanics such as 'buckets of dice' combat, long down time between turns and excessive game length.

*sigh* but I still seem to buy them - here is my current collection.
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1. Board Game: Risk [Average Rating:5.58 Overall Rank:14501]
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Not my favourite game - very 'risk-like' indeed!
 
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2. Board Game: Attack! [Average Rating:5.86 Overall Rank:4454]
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Smell like risk, tastes like risk...
 
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3. Board Game: Ikusa [Average Rating:7.01 Overall Rank:689]
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Has elements that make it better than Risk - I could play this again.
 
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4. Board Game: History of the World [Average Rating:7.13 Overall Rank:597]
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Now we're talking. Still unbalanced, still takes too long but this is fun.
 
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5. Board Game: Battle Cry [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:615]
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At last, plastic counters without a hint of Risk. If only it was multi-player!
 
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6. Board Game: Space Crusade [Average Rating:6.94 Overall Rank:1062]
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Combine two sets together and we have a strange sort of Nirvana.
 
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7. Board Game: Silent Death [Average Rating:6.94 Overall Rank:2756]
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Almost forgot about this one.

Never played - should I dust it off?
 
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8. Board Game: Twilight Imperium [Average Rating:6.67 Overall Rank:2459]
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OK looks like I've found my next purchase. Strictly speaking, it shouldn't be on the list yet - Just waiting for the 3rd Ed release.
 
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9. Board Game: War of the Ring (First Edition) [Average Rating:7.79 Overall Rank:82]
 
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This also looks like a 'must buy' - anyone know what the combat mechanics are going to be like i.e. I'm hoping that it won't involve massing together lots of figures and then rolling a bucket of dice ala Risk.
 
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10. Board Game: Buck Rogers: Battle for the 25th Century Game [Average Rating:6.42 Overall Rank:2978]
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Probably my first and best purchase in this category.
 
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