2018 Challenge: Get Your Magic Number to Zero!!!
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UPDATE: Find the 2019 Challenge Here:2019 Challenge: Get Your Magic Number to Zero!!!

What is the Magic Number you ask? The term "Magic Number" was coined on my podcast, Out of Game, as the number of games that you own and have yet to play. However, there are some exclusions for the Magic Number itself which differentiate it from other similar lists.




The Magic Number should NOT include:

1. Games that you own but have played elsewhere. If you've played another copy somewhere then cross it off the list!
2. Expansions. The magic number is about base games and not expansions.
3. Games that you own for other purposes besides playing (i.e. games that you intend to sell, trade, give away, or are just keeping for some other reason but never intend to play, even if it's just that you don't WANT to ever play it. I typically refer to this as "Deferred" games.)
4. Games that you own that aren't physically in your possession (i.e. games that are on order, preordered, Kickstarted, being borrowed by others indefinitely, etc.)
5. (Optional): Games that you have played in digital format. This is an optional rule because opinions on this topic are varied.

The objective of this challenge is to get your Magic Number to zero at some point in 2018. You don't necessarily need to remain at zero, you just need to get there at a point in time!

As for the format of your list, I'd recommend the following for your updates which I am borrowing and slightly modifying from user.

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I'd suggest posting these, weekly or monthly, as comments to your original post:

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January 2018

ADDED

Board Game: Gloomhaven
Board Game: The 7th Continent
Board Game: Rising Sun


PLAYED

Board Game: Azul
Board Game: Photosynthesis
Board Game: Dragon Castle
Board Game: Charterstone
Board Game: Pandemic Legacy: Season 2


DST*

Board Game: Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition)


REMAINING

Board Game: La Granja
Board Game: Lost Valley: The Yukon Goldrush 1896
Board Game: Nothing Personal
Board Game: Power Grid: Factory Manager
Board Game: Thunder Alley
Board Game: Triassic Terror
Board Game: Gloomhaven
Board Game: The 7th Continent
Board Game: Rising Sun


Magic Number: 9


*DST stands for Deferred/Sold/Traded
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Another exercise you may find useful is creating a visual graph of your progress every month. I do this via Google Drive. You can view instructions for creating this graph and downloading a monthly image here:

https://boardgamegeek.com/article/21208425#21208425

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Lastly, feel free to post comments in your updates about thoughts on the games you played/added or anything else you feel like updating.

PM me or comment with any other suggestions you may have about this challenge and enjoy the invigorating feeling of getting your magic number to zero!!!

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Beginning of 2018

ADDED

PLAYED

DST


Magic Number: 6

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REMAINING

Board Game: La Granja
Board Game: Lost Valley: The Yukon Goldrush 1896
Board Game: Nothing Personal
Board Game: Power Grid: Factory Manager
Board Game: Thunder Alley
Board Game: Triassic Terror


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2. Board Game: Mansions of Madness: Second Edition [Average Rating:8.02 Overall Rank:42]
Board Game: Mansions of Madness: Second Edition
Magic Number: 12

2018

START

Board Game: The Exiled: Siege
Board Game: Mansions of Madness: Second Edition
Board Game: Claustrophobia
Board Game: Thunderbolt Apache Leader
Board Game: Tiger Leader
Board Game: First Martians: Adventures on the Red Planet
Board Game: Heroes of Might & Magic IV Collectible Card & Tile Game
Board Game: Martians: A Story of Civilization
Board Game: The Phantom League
Board Game: Star Saga
Board Game: Centauri Saga
Board Game: Forbidden Stars


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3. Board Game: Die Macher [Average Rating:7.62 Overall Rank:324]
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Magic Number on 01-01-2016: 80.
Magic Number on 01-01-2017: 68.
Magic Number on 01-01-2018: 65.
Goal for 01-01-2019 is to have a lower Magic Number.

Current:
(Jun 2018) 1822: The Railways of Great Britain (300-420 min)
(Dec 2018) 1822CA (360-540 min)
(Aug 2017) 1829 (360 min)
(Jun 2016) 1829 Mainline (240 min)
(Jun 2018) 1832: The South (270 min)
(Aug 2017) 1842: Schleswig Holstein (200 min)
(Jan 2015) 1862: Railway Mania in the Eastern Counties (300 min)
(Jan 2015) 1865: Sardinia (240 min)
(Oct 2017) Harzbahn 1873 (300 min)
(Oct 2016) 1881: Das Berliner Strassenbahnspiel (360 min)
(Oct 2018) 18BL: Bergisches Land
(Oct 2015) 18SA (250 min)
(Oct 2018) 18VA (210 min)
(Oct 2017) 2038: Tycoons of the Asteroid Belt (360 min)
(Aug 2015) Afrika Korps (180 min)
(Dec 2017) American Rails (90 min)
(Oct 2016) Arkwright (120-240 min)
(Sep 2015) Australian Railways (120 min)
(Mar 2018) Bios: Megafauna (Second Edition) (90-180 min)
(Aug 2018) Brass: Birmingham (60-120 min)
(Sep 2016) Captain Sonar (45-60 min)
(Jul 2016) Chicago & NorthWestern (60 min)
(Mar 2016) Colorado Midland (45 min)
(Apr 2015) Commands & Colors: Napoleonics (90 min)
(Feb 2018) Dune (60-180 min)
(Feb 2016) Erie Railroad (30 min)
(Nov 2018) The Estates (40-60 min)
(Sep 2015) Ferrocarriles Pampas (120 min)
(Jan 2015) Fief: France 1429 (120-240 min)
(Jul 2016) German Rails (60 min)
(Aug 2015) German Railways (60 min)
(Aug 2015) The Guns of Gettysburg (180 min)
(Apr 2017) High Frontier (Third Edition) (120-240 min)
(Jun 2017) Iberian Gauge (90 min)
(Jun 2017) Iberian Railways (60 min)
(Feb 2018) John Company (90-180 min)
(Oct 2016) Lords of the Sierra Madre (Second Edition) (240 min)
(Apr 2014) Die Macher (240 min)
(Aug 2015) Napoleon's Triumph (180 min)
(Jul 2014) Navajo Wars (120 min)
(Nov 2018) Neanderthal (60-120 min)
(Aug 2018) Nefertiti (45 min)
(Dec 2017) New York Central (60 min)
(Feb 2015) Ninjato (60 min)
(Jun 2018) Ortus Regni (20-50 min)
(Aug 2015) Pampas Railroads (120 min)
(Oct 2018) Pax Emancipation (60-120 min)
(Oct 2016) Poseidon (90-120 min)
(Sep 2015) Prairie Railroads (120 min)
(Oct 2018) Profiteers (30-45 min)
(Dec 2017) Rising Sun Railroads (120 min)
(Oct 2016) Roads & Boats (240 min)
(Oct 2015) Samarkand: Routes to Riches (45 min)
(Jun 2018) Southern Pacific (60-90 min)
(Aug 2015) Southern Rails (60 min)
(Mar 2016) Thousand Islands Railway (60 min)
(Aug 2015) Trans-Siberian Railroad (60 min)
(Oct 2015) Vanuatu (90 min)
(Sep 2015) Veld Railroads (120 min)
(Sep 2015) Veld Spoorweg (120 min)
(Oct 2015) Volldampf (90 min)
(Jun 2018) W1815 (15-20 min)
(Aug 2015) West Riding Revisited (120 min)
(Dec 2017) Wooden Shoes & Iron Monsters (150 min)

Unplayed.
Played online, played multiplayer-solitaire, attempted to play, and/or did a playthrough.
Played.
DST

Unplayed by year:
2014: 2 games
2015: 22 games
2016: 12 games
2017: 11 games
2018: 17 games
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This is just the challenge I need!

Starting stats 2018

Board Game: 12 Days of Christmas
Board Game: A4 Quest
Board Game: Dark Darker Darkest
Board Game: Dragon Keeper: The Dungeon
Board Game: Escape of the Dead Minigame
Board Game: Firefly: The Game
Board Game: Idunn's Apples
Board Game: Last Front: The Strategy Card Game
 
Board Game: Okey Dokey
Board Game: Outlive
Board Game: Pencils & Powers
Board Game: Portal: The Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game
Board Game: Project Dreamscape
Board Game: Samurai Spirit
Board Game: Tau Ceti: Planetary Crisis
Board Game: Utopia Engine
Board Game: VENOM Assault
Board Game: Vinhos
Board Game: Zombie Tower 3D


Magic Number: 20


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ADDED SINCE START:

Board Game: Airborne Commander
Board Game: Bomb Squad
Board Game: The Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game
Board Game: The City of Kings
Board Game: Dwarf
Board Game: Eldritch Horror
Board Game: Fantasy Defense
Board Game: Four Against Darkness
Board Game: Goblins vs Zombies
Board Game: Helionox: Deluxe Edition
Board Game: Labyrinth: The War on Terror, 2001 – ?
Board Game: The Legend of Korra: Pro-Bending Arena
Board Game: Maeshowe
Board Game: The Mind
Board Game: The Ravens of Thri Sahashri
Board Game: Unlock!: Escape Adventures – Squeek & Sausage
Board Game: Unstable Unicorns
Board Game: XenoShyft: Onslaught


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PLAYED SO FAR:

Board Game: Bomb Squad
Board Game: The Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game
Board Game: The City of Kings
Board Game: Dragon Keeper: The Dungeon
Board Game: Dwarf
Board Game: Firefly: The Game
Board Game: Outlive
Board Game: Unlock!: Escape Adventures – Squeek & Sausage
Board Game: Unstable Unicorns
Board Game: VENOM Assault


REMAINING

Board Game: 12 Days of Christmas
Board Game: A4 Quest
Board Game: Airborne Commander
Board Game: Dark Darker Darkest
Board Game: Eldritch Horror
Board Game: Escape of the Dead Minigame
Board Game: Fantasy Defense
Board Game: Four Against Darkness
Board Game: Goblins vs Zombies
Board Game: Helionox: Deluxe Edition
Board Game: Idunn's Apples
Board Game: Labyrinth: The War on Terror, 2001 – ?
Board Game: Last Front: The Strategy Card Game
Board Game: The Legend of Korra: Pro-Bending Arena
Board Game: Maeshowe
Board Game: The Mind
 
Board Game: Okey Dokey
Board Game: Pencils & Powers
Board Game: Portal: The Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game
Board Game: Project Dreamscape
Board Game: The Ravens of Thri Sahashri
Board Game: Samurai Spirit
Board Game: Tau Ceti: Planetary Crisis
Board Game: Utopia Engine
Board Game: Vinhos
Board Game: XenoShyft: Onslaught
Board Game: Zombie Tower 3D



Magic Number: 28 shake N

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5. Board Game: Vampire: Prince of the City [Average Rating:6.39 Overall Rank:5140]
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In most cases, uncompleted games count as unplayed.

Maybe this year I can get to 0. Last year I went from 17 to 5. I expect the drinking game to be the most difficult, as we usually play at a coffee shop or library. The game I listed this under might be tough too, as it's kinda long and is the one I've owned the longest.

Progress

Magic Number: 5
High: 8
Low: 4


From gallery of flaeryn



REMAINING

Board Game: Clockwork Wars
Board Game: Planet Steam

Board Game: Stuffed Fables
Board Game: Vampire: Prince of the City
Board Game: Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The Tonipal's Treasure
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6. Board Game: Zero Down [Average Rating:6.46 Overall Rank:3901]
Board Game: Zero Down
David Wiley
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Winterset
Iowa
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January 2018

ADDED

Board Game: Above and Below


PLAYED

Board Game: Raiders of the North Sea


DST*

N/A

REMAINING

Board Game: Above and Below
Board Game: Asgard's Chosen
Board Game: 1960: The Making of the President
Board Game: Harvest
Board Game: Vast: The Crystal Caverns
Board Game: Frostgrave
Board Game: The Ruhr: A Story of Coal Trade
Board Game: Mythotopia
Board Game: Summoner Wars: Master Set


Magic Number:
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7. Board Game: For-Ex [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:6351]
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Rowan Seda
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Suwanee
Georgia
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Magic Number: 20
Starting Number: 8
Added since start: 75
Played: 63
Traded: 1

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PENDING
1844 (+ Sep 22)
1854 (+ Sep 22)
1868
Antiquity (+ Jan 21)
Campaign Manager 2008 (+ Oct 20)
Comanchería: The Rise and Fall of the Comanche Empire (+ Nov 21)
Enemy Coast Ahead: The Doolittle Raid (+ May 25)
Five Points: Gangs of New York (+ Nov 20)
Hare & Tortoise (+ Aug 24)
Kraftwagen (+ Nov 20)
Neanderthal (+ Oct 22)
Nippon (+ Aug 04)
Prosperity (+ Nov 20)
Push It (+ Nov 12)
Scoville (+ Sep 27)
Sonar (+ Aug 7)
Southern Pacific (+ Jun 05)
Stephenson's Rocket (+ Sep 04)
Thunder Alley (+ Nov 03)
Yardmaster Express (+ Nov 20)

PLAYED
Jan 17 - Bios: Genesis (+ Jan 12)
Jan 19 - Fastrack (+ Jan 18)
Jan 23 - The Lost Expedition (+ Jan 20)
Feb 03 - For-Ex
Feb 19 - Plums (+ Feb 16)
Feb 22 - The Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game (+ Feb 19)
Feb 23 - Falling Sky: The Gallic Revolt Against Caesar (+ Feb 03)
Feb 23 - Chicago Express
Feb 25 - Indonesia
Mar 25 - Feudum (+ Mar 16)
Mar 28 - Sunset Over Water (+ Mar 28)
Mar 30 - Town Center (+ Mar 30)
Mar 31 - Zombicide: Green Horde (+ Feb 22)
Apr 15 - Pyramid Poker (+ Apr 06)
Apr 15 - Blend Coffee Lab. (+ Mar 30)
Apr 22 - The Fox in the Forest (+ Apr 17)
Apr 27 - Iron Dragon (+ Feb 11)
May 26 - Iberian Gauge
May 30 - HUE (+ May ??)
Jun 09 - One Deck Dungeon (+ Jun 7)
Jun 10 - Keyper (+ Apr 06)
Jun 24 - Cannes: Stars, Scripts and Screens (+ Jun 08)
Jun 30 - Ahead in the Clouds (+ Apr 28)
Jul 07 - Lignum (+ May 24)
Jul 08 - The Princes of Florence
Jul 24 - Founders of Gloomhaven (+ Jun 21)
Jul 29 - Council of Verona (+ Apr 06)
Jul 31 - Morels (+ Jul 31)
Aug 03 - Lotus (+ Aug 03)
Aug 14 - Palm Island (+ Aug 08)
Aug 15 - Root (+ Jul 27)
Sep 04 - Sprawlopolis (+ Sep 04)
Sep 22 - Spirits of the Wild (+ Sep 21)
Sep 22 - North American Railways
Sep 28 - Flip City (+ Sep 27)
Oct 07 - Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle (+ Sep 14)
Oct 14 - Brass: Birmingham (+ Aug 08)
Oct 14 - Progress: Evolution of Technology (+ Oct 10)
Oct 23 - Northern Pacific (+ Oct 16)
Oct 26 - Battle Sheep (+ Oct 20)
Oct 27 - 1834 (+ Jun 05)
Oct 28 - Tramways Engineer's Workbook (+ Oct 25)
Nov 01 - Blue Moon (+ Oct 20)
Nov 03 - Escape Room: The Game (+ Sep 14)
Nov 03 - Greed Incorporated (+ Feb 03)
Nov 03 - Mini Rails (+ Oct 27)
Nov 04 - Greenland (+ Oct 22)
Nov 10 - Colonial Twilight: The French-Algerian War, 1954-62 (+ Nov 03)
Nov 21 - Bios: Megafauna (+ Jan 12)
Nov 21 - Star Realms: Frontiers (+ Nov 20)
Nov 23 - Turin Market (+ Nov 19)
Nov 24 - Zoo Ball (+ Nov 20)
Nov 30 - Piepmatz (+ Nov 29)
Dec 01 - Cribbage (+ Jan 18)
Dec 02 - Pax Porfiriana (+ Oct 26)
Dec 09 - High Society (+ Nov 26)
Dec 11 - Agricola, Master of Britain (+ Dec 11)
Dec 12 - Medici (+ Sep 04)
Dec 13 - The Soo Line (+ Dec 11)
Dec 14 - Southern Rails
Dec 14 - London & NorthWestern (+ Jun 05)
Dec 15 - Absolutely Aces (+ Dec 11)
Dec 15 - Iberian Railways

TRADED
Aug 04 - First Martians (+ May 25)
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8. Board Game: Caverna: The Cave Farmers [Average Rating:8.00 Overall Rank:34]
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My Magic Number is 77!


Starting Magic Number - 63
2018 Additions - 28
2018 DST - 1
Current Magic Number - 77



1846: The Race for the Midwest
1830: Railways & Robber Barons
1868
30 Rails
AquaSphere
Bora Bora - 01/04/18
Caverna: The Cave Farmers
Cavum
Caylus
Chicago Express
Dawn of the Zeds
Factory Fun
Fire in the Lake
For-Ex
Freight Yard
Go
Grizzled, The
Havre, Le
High Frontier
Iberian Gauge
Iberian Railways
Imperial Settlers
Indonesia
Jarl: The Vikings Tile-Laying Game
Kansas Pacific
Leaving Earth
Lisboa
Looping Chewie
Master Mind
Mombasa
Money
Myrmes
Navajo Wars
Nemo's War (04/24/18)
Ora et Labora
Othello
Panamax
Pax Pamir
Pencil Park
Pentaquark
Perfection
Pit
Power Grid - 02/03/18
Power Grid: Factory Manager
Princes of Florence, The
Race for the Galaxy
Risk 2210 A.D.
RoboRally - 03/09/18
Rumis
Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures
Small City
Southern Rails
Suburbia
Sudoku Challenge (Sold)
Supply Lines of the American Revolution: The Northern Theater, 1775-1777
Sylvion
Tangoes
Tri-Cross
Trick of the Rails
Trickerion: Legends of Illusions
Utopia Engine
Vinhos
Yahtzee

2018 Additions

January
Bios: Genesis (Kickstarter)
Bios: Megafauna (Kickstarter)
Fastrack - 01/19/18
Cribbage
Golem Academy (Prize for AndoCon contest)
Lost Expedition, The (delayed Christmas gift)
Antiquity

February
Age of Steam
Falling Sky: The Gallic Revolt Against Caesar
Greed Incorporated
Micro Robots
Iron Dragon
Plums - 03/10/18
Castles of Burgundy, The: The Card Game
Zombicide: Green Horde - 04/01/18

March
Feudum - 03/25/18
Sunset Over Water - 04/22/18
Town Center
Blend Coffee Lab - 04/15/18

April
Council of Verona
Keyper
Pyramid Poker
Fox in the Forest, The - 04/22/18

May
HUE - 05/30/18
Ahead in the Clouds
Arkham Horror: The Card Game
First Martians: Adventures on the Red Planet
Lignum


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9. Board Game: Imperial Settlers: 3 Is a Magic Number [Average Rating:7.49 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.49 Unranked]
Board Game: Imperial Settlers: 3 Is a Magic Number
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Since I'm already doing the 18 Unplayed in 2018 challenge, this should be a no-brainer to add on, as sort of a hardcore version of that!

Start of Year

Board Game: 60 Seconds to Save the World
Board Game: 7 Ronin
Board Game: Arkham Ritual
Board Game: Arkwright
Board Game: Azul
Board Game: Brew Crafters: Travel Card Game
Board Game: Caffeine Rush
Board Game: Captain's Wager
Board Game: The Castle of the Devil
Board Game: Codenames: Disney – Family Edition
Board Game: Fruit Spy
Board Game: Deadline
Board Game: Diplomacy
Board Game: Entropy: Worlds Collide
Board Game: Ex Libris
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Forbidden Castle
Board Game: Food Truck Champion
Board Game: A Game of Thrones: Catan – Brotherhood of the Watch
Board Game: GearSeed
Board Game: Gloomhaven
Board Game: The Great Zimbabwe
Board Game: I'm the Boss!
Board Game: Infected
Board Game: Legends of the Hidden Temple
Board Game: Mad Science Expo
Board Game: Marrakech
Board Game: Monopoly Deal Card Game
Board Game: Oktoberfest
Board Game: One Deck Dungeon
Board Game: Outlive
Board Game: The Pillars of the Earth: Builders Duel
Board Game: The Prodigals Club
Board Game: Shadows in Kyoto
Board Game: Spaceteam
Board Game: Steam Works
Board Game: Tobago
Board Game: Trick-Taking: The Trick-Taking Game
Board Game: Trickerion: Legends of Illusion
Board Game: Triplock
Board Game: Unreal Estate
Board Game: Las Vegas
Board Game: Warehouse 51
Board Game: Wasteland Express Delivery Service
Board Game: Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Card Game
Board Game: Zany Penguins


Magic Number: 45



January 2018

ADDED

Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Polar Station
Board Game: Pandemic: Rising Tide
Board Game: Get Bit!
Board Game: Walk The Plank: Limited Edition
Board Game: Hardback
Board Game: The Palace of Mad King Ludwig


PLAYED

Board Game: One Deck Dungeon
Board Game: Triplock
Board Game: Azul
Board Game: Las Vegas
Board Game: Codenames: Disney – Family Edition
Board Game: Ex Libris
Board Game: Tobago
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Forbidden Castle
Board Game: Gloomhaven


DST*

Board Game: Mad Science Expo


REMAINING

Board Game: 60 Seconds to Save the World
Board Game: 7 Ronin
Board Game: Arkham Ritual
Board Game: Arkwright
Board Game: Brew Crafters: Travel Card Game
Board Game: Caffeine Rush
Board Game: Captain's Wager
Board Game: The Castle of the Devil
Board Game: Fruit Spy
Board Game: Deadline
Board Game: Diplomacy
Board Game: Entropy: Worlds Collide
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Polar Station
Board Game: Food Truck Champion
Board Game: A Game of Thrones: Catan – Brotherhood of the Watch
Board Game: GearSeed
Board Game: Get Bit!
Board Game: The Great Zimbabwe
Board Game: Hardback
Board Game: I'm the Boss!
Board Game: Infected
Board Game: Legends of the Hidden Temple
Board Game: Marrakech
Board Game: Monopoly Deal Card Game
Board Game: Oktoberfest
Board Game: Outlive
Board Game: The Palace of Mad King Ludwig
Board Game: Pandemic: Rising Tide
Board Game: The Pillars of the Earth: Builders Duel
Board Game: The Prodigals Club
Board Game: Shadows in Kyoto
Board Game: Spaceteam
Board Game: Steam Works
Board Game: Trick-Taking: The Trick-Taking Game
Board Game: Trickerion: Legends of Illusion
Board Game: Unreal Estate
Board Game: Walk The Plank: Limited Edition
Board Game: Warehouse 51
Board Game: Wasteland Express Delivery Service
Board Game: Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Card Game
Board Game: Zany Penguins


Magic Number: 41
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10. Board Game: Mission Impossible [Average Rating:6.00 Unranked]
Board Game: Mission Impossible
Just like last year, our goal isn't to get to zero because realistically no way that happens, but rather to encourage less acquiring and more playing.

Starting number: 212

Current number: see latest comment for the month

Tally as of end of December 2018:


ADDED: 66
Board Game: Azul
Board Game: Via Nebula
Board Game: Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to King
Board Game: Inis
Board Game: Century: Spice Road
Board Game: Unfair
Board Game: Thebes
Board Game: Wordsy
Board Game: Happy Pigs
Board Game: Zooloretto
Board Game: Adventure Land
Board Game: Legends of Andor
Board Game: The Quest for El Dorado
Board Game: CV
Board Game: Cartagena
Board Game: Ubongo
Board Game: NMBR 9
Board Game: SixStix
Board Game: Tales & Games: The Grasshopper & the Ant
Board Game: Tales & Games: The Hare & the Tortoise
Board Game: My Happy Farm
Board Game: Pharaoh's Gulo Gulo
Board Game: Expedition Dino
Board Game: The Enchanted Tower
Board Game: Codenames: Duet
Board Game: Hotshots
Board Game: 1754: Conquest – The French and Indian War
Board Game: 1960: The Making of the President
Board Game: TZAAR
Board Game: LYNGK
Board Game: Hardback
Board Game: Fuji Flush
Board Game: Harvest
Board Game: Timeline: Events
Board Game: Here I Stand: 500th Anniversary Edition
Board Game: AVES
Board Game: Pyramid Arcade
Board Game: IUNU
Board Game: Through the Desert
Board Game: Amun-Re
Board Game: Sunset Over Water
Board Game: Mmm!
Board Game: Rhino Hero: Super Battle
Board Game: The Mind
Board Game: Push a Monster
Board Game: Metro X
Board Game: Brass: Lancashire
Board Game: Brass: Birmingham
Board Game: CrossTalk
Board Game: Spy Club
Board Game: Professor Evil and The Citadel of Time
Board Game: Mini Rails
Board Game: Wok Star (3rd Edition)
Board Game: Now Boarding
Board Game: Rise of Tribes
Board Game: Roll to the Top!
Board Game: Mint Delivery
Board Game: Stew
Board Game: Arcane Bakery Clash
Board Game: Sprawlopolis
Board Game: Too Many Bones: Undertow
Board Game: Endeavor: Age of Sail
Board Game: Palm Island
Board Game: Supertall
Board Game: Welcome To...
Board Game: Vindication



PLAYED: 62
Board Game: Bubblee Pop
Board Game: Pharaoh's Gulo Gulo
Board Game: SixStix
Board Game: TAJ
Board Game: Azul
Board Game: CV
Board Game: Century: Spice Road
Board Game: Ubongo
Board Game: My Happy Farm
Board Game: Tales & Games: The Hare & the Tortoise
Board Game: Unfair
Board Game: 13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis
Board Game: Expedition Dino
Board Game: Cartagena
Board Game: Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to King
Board Game: NMBR 9
Board Game: Valley of the Kings: Afterlife
Board Game: Easy Breezy Travel Agency
Board Game: Brew Crafters: Travel Card Game
Board Game: Treasure Hunter
Board Game: ...and then, we held hands.
Board Game: The Enchanted Tower
Board Game: Zooloretto
Board Game: TZAAR
Board Game: Codenames: Duet
Board Game: Days of Ire: Budapest 1956
Board Game: Triplock
Board Game: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Board Game: Via Nebula
Board Game: Tales & Games: The Grasshopper & the Ant
Board Game: Fuji Flush
Board Game: Sky Tango
Board Game: Steam Time
Board Game: Welcome Back to the Dungeon
Board Game: Sun Tzu
Board Game: Find Your Seats
Board Game: Star Wars: Rebellion
Board Game: Coconuts Duo
Board Game: Sunset Over Water
Board Game: Notre Dame: 10th Anniversary
Board Game: Rhino Hero: Super Battle
Board Game: Isle of Trains
Board Game: Village
Board Game: Mmm!
Board Game: The Mind
Board Game: Wordsy
Board Game: Universal Rule
Board Game: Timeline: Events
Board Game: The Ravens of Thri Sahashri
Board Game: Mint Works
Board Game: Hotshots
Board Game: Metro X
Board Game: Brass: Lancashire
Board Game: Hostage Negotiator: Crime Wave
Board Game: Escape: The Curse of the Temple – Big Box
Board Game: Welcome To...
Board Game: Spy Club
Board Game: Mini Rails
Board Game: Palm Island
Board Game: Harvest
Board Game: Roll to the Top!
Board Game: Kingsburg



DST: 2
Board Game: Eclipse
Board Game: Lorenzo il Magnifico



Magic Number: 214 (Net: +2)

So that was a bust. Compared to 2017, acquisitions went down substantially but new plays nosedived resulting in more unplayed games at the end of 2018 than the beginning. Hope we'll do better in 2019!
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11. Board Game: Adventure Land [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:1499]
Board Game: Adventure Land
Josh Fulton
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January 2018

START

Board Game: Adventure Land
Board Game: Barony
Board Game: Bob Ross: Art of Chill Game
Board Game: Cytosis: A Cell Biology Board Game
Board Game: Flip Ships
Board Game: Fool's Gold
Board Game: Inis
Board Game: Notre Dame: 10th Anniversary
Board Game: Québec
Board Game: Qwixx
Board Game: Rajas of the Ganges
Board Game: Sail to India
Board Game: Thebes


Magic Number: 13

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12. Board Game: Tides of Madness [Average Rating:6.81 Overall Rank:1294]
Board Game: Tides of Madness
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Starting Number:42
January 2017

ADDED(0)
-


PLAYED(1)

Board Game: Friday


DST(0)
-


Magic Number: 41
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13. Board Game: K2 [Average Rating:7.04 Overall Rank:627] [Average Rating:7.04 Unranked]
Board Game: K2
This is more a challenge for me to keep my magic number low. I went from ~40 last year to 2. My kickstarter habit is going to send that number right back up this year.

Starting Magic Number: 2
From gallery of briezee

(Graph Date: 29 December 2018)

STARTING
Board Game: Disaster on K2
Board Game: Food Chain Magnate



ADDED

JANUARY
Board Game: Rallyman
Board Game: Bios: Genesis
Board Game: Bios: Megafauna (Second Edition)
Board Game: Darkest Night (Second Edition)


FEBRUARY
Board Game: Indian Summer


MARCH
Board Game: The Institute for Magical Arts
Board Game: The Little Flower Shop
Board Game: Sunset Over Water
Board Game: Petrichor
Board Game: SteamRollers
Board Game: Helionox: Deluxe Edition
Board Game: Groves


APRIL
Board Game: The 7th Continent


MAY
Board Game: Renegade


JUNE
Board Game: C.O.G.


JULY
Board Game: Everdell


AUGUST
Board Game: Root
Board Game: High Frontier (Third Edition)
Board Game: Dominant Species
Board Game: Founders of Gloomhaven
Board Game: Gearworks
Board Game: Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game


SEPTEMBER
Board Game: Agricola, Master of Britain
Board Game: Mage Knight Board Game
Board Game: Space Hulk: Death Angel – The Card Game
Board Game: Forbidden Desert
Board Game: First Martians: Adventures on the Red Planet
Board Game: Rescue Polar Bears: Data & Temperature

Board Game: The Brigade
Board Game: Caverna: Cave vs Cave
Board Game: Mint Delivery


OCTOBER
Board Game: Haze Islands
Board Game: Spring Meadow
Board Game: Hostage Negotiator: Crime Wave
Board Game: Sprawlopolis
Board Game: Too Many Bones: Undertow
Board Game: Spirits of the Forest


NOVEMBER
Board Game: Seikatsu
Board Game: Mr. Cabbagehead is Away and Neddance Saves the Day
Board Game: Neanderthal
Board Game: Greenland (Third Edition)
Board Game: Gem Rush (Second Edition)
Board Game: Cerebria: The Inside World


DECEMBER
Board Game: Incredible Expeditions: Quest for Atlantis
Board Game: Palmyra
Board Game: KOI
Board Game: Pandemic: Rising Tide
Board Game: Forbidden Sky
Board Game: Navajo Wars
Board Game: SpaceCorp: 2025-2300AD



PLAYED

JANUARY
Board Game: Rallyman
Board Game: Bios: Genesis


FEBRUARY
Board Game: Indian Summer
Board Game: Darkest Night (Second Edition)


MARCH
--None--

APRIL
Board Game: Sunset Over Water
Board Game: The 7th Continent


MAY
Board Game: The Little Flower Shop
Board Game: Renegade


JUNE
Board Game: Groves


JULY
Board Game: Helionox: Deluxe Edition
Board Game: Everdell


AUGUST
Board Game: SteamRollers
Board Game: Founders of Gloomhaven
Board Game: Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game


SEPTEMBER
Board Game: Forbidden Desert
Board Game: Caverna: Cave vs Cave
Board Game: Mint Delivery


OCTOBER
Board Game: Haze Islands
Board Game: Spring Meadow
Board Game: Hostage Negotiator: Crime Wave
Board Game: Too Many Bones: Undertow


NOVEMBER
Board Game: Root
Board Game: Sprawlopolis
Board Game: Seikatsu
Board Game: Mr. Cabbagehead is Away and Neddance Saves the Day
Board Game: Gem Rush (Second Edition)
Board Game: Space Hulk: Death Angel – The Card Game
Board Game: Greenland (Third Edition)
Board Game: Spirits of the Forest
Board Game: Disaster on K2


DECEMBER
Board Game: Cerebria: The Inside World
Board Game: Gearworks
Board Game: KOI
Board Game: Palmyra
Board Game: Incredible Expeditions: Quest for Atlantis
Board Game: Agricola, Master of Britain
Board Game: Neanderthal
Board Game: Rescue Polar Bears: Data & Temperature
Board Game: The Brigade

Board Game: Petrichor
Board Game: First Martians: Adventures on the Red Planet
Board Game: Mage Knight Board Game
Board Game: High Frontier (Third Edition)
Board Game: Dominant Species
Board Game: Pandemic: Rising Tide


DST

JUNE
Board Game: Food Chain Magnate
- sold

NOVEMBER
Board Game: The Institute for Magical Arts
Board Game: C.O.G.

- both due not having an available player count or solo mode.

DECEMBER
Board Game: Navajo Wars
Board Game: SpaceCorp: 2025-2300AD

- end of year arrivals

REMAINING
-- None --

Current Magic Number: 0 (December 29)


Games received after Winter Solstice are not considered in the magic number count for 2018.


(While K2 isn't in my list, it's a game I've played many times, it's how I always easily identify my entries on these lists.)




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14. Board Game: Merchants & Marauders [Average Rating:7.40 Overall Rank:295]
Board Game: Merchants & Marauders
August Hopp
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Verona
Wisconsin
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Start of 2018 Magic Number: 58

Alea Iacta Est
Battle for Rokugan
Bedroom Battle
Brew-opoly
Camelot
Caylus
Conan CCG
Crosstalk
Dark Millenium CCG
Dicecapades
Exile Sun
Fealty
Food Chain Magnate
Game of Thrones 1st Ed
Gears of War
Gearworld
Guardians TCG
Haleakala
Horus Heresy TCG
Jenga
Killer Bunnies
Legend of the Five Ring CCG
Lord of the Rings TCG
Meduris
Merchant of Venus
Merchants & Marauders
Neopets CCG
Operation
Parkies
Pictopia: Star Wars
Prodigals Club
Redemption TCG
Redneck Life
Robot Turtles
Rory's Story Cubes
Seventh Hero
Shadowstar Corsairs
Spellfire
Star Wars CCG
Star Wars Pocket Model TCG
Star Wars Jedi Knight TCG
Star Wars TCG
Suburbia
Superfight
Swish
Tao Long
Thief's Market
Trickerion
Ukraine '43
Via Appia
Vampire the Eternal Struggle CCG
VS System TCG
Warlord TCG
WARS TCG
World of Warcraft TCG
Would you Rather...
Wyvern
Young Jedi TCG
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Baldwinsville
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This year, I start with a magic number of 26 and 4 preordered games, which is sort of progress compared to last year, but definitely progress compared to last August. And I have hopes of the number not increasing at all until April.

Starting History:
2017: 26 with 4 preordered games, peaked at 32 in August
2016: 28 with 6 preordered games, peaked at 33 in January

Games by acquistion year:
2014:
Board Game: Bora Bora
Board Game: De Vulgari Eloquentia
Board Game: AquaSphere

2015:
Board Game: Haggis
Board Game: Mythotopia
Board Game: Onward to Venus
Board Game: Zeppelin Attack!
Board Game: Small City
Board Game: Ships

2016:
Board Game: Among the Stars: Revival
Board Game: Patchistory
Board Game: Neolithic
Board Game: Among the Stars
Board Game: Akrotiri
Board Game: The Ravens of Thri Sahashri
Board Game: 13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis

2017:
Board Game: My Village
Board Game: Iron Curtain

2018:
Board Game: Unlock!: Escape Adventures – The Formula
Board Game: The Oracle of Delphi
Board Game: Ulm
Board Game: Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The Tonipal's Treasure
Board Game: Railroad Revolution
Board Game: Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The House on the Hill
Board Game: Arkham Horror: The Card Game
Board Game: Best Treehouse Ever: Forest of Fun
Board Game: Unlock!: Secret Adventures – The Adventurers of Oz
Board Game: Unlock!: Escape Adventures – Squeek & Sausage
Board Game: Stuffed Fables


Starting Number: 26

Jan 3 - Played:
Board Game: Charterstone
- 25

Jan 6 - Added:
Board Game: Unlock!: Escape Adventures – The Formula
- 26

Jan 14 - Played:
Board Game: Expo 1906
- 25

Jan 31 - Removed (to for sale/trade):
Board Game: Alexandria
- 24

Feb 11 - Added:
Board Game: The Quest for El Dorado
- 25

Feb 16 - Added:
Board Game: Minerva
Board Game: The Oracle of Delphi
Board Game: Ulm
- 28

Feb 17 - Played:
Board Game: The Quest for El Dorado
- 27

Feb 25 - Played:
Board Game: Love Letter
- 26

Mar 10 - Played:
Board Game: Dead of Winter: The Long Night
- 25

Mar 18 - Added:
Board Game: Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The Tonipal's Treasure
Board Game: Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The Nautilus' Traps
- 27

Mar 19 - Removed (to for trade):
Board Game: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords – Base Set
Board Game: Robo Rally
- 25

Mar 29 - Added:
Board Game: Railroad Revolution
- 26

May 19 - Played:
Board Game: The 7th Continent
- 25

Jun 15 - Added:
Board Game: Tokyo Highway
- 26

Jul 12 - Added:
Board Game: Spy Club
- 27

Jul 15 - Played:
Board Game: Tokyo Highway
- 26

Jul 19 - Added:
Board Game: Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The House on the Hill
Board Game: Arkham Horror: The Card Game
- 28

Jul 21 - Played:
Board Game: Spy Club
- 27

Aug 5 - Added:
Board Game: Brass: Birmingham
- 28

Aug 11 - Played:
Board Game: Brass: Birmingham
- 27

Aug 23 - Added:
Board Game: Timeline: Canada
- 28

Aug 25 - Played:
Board Game: Timeline: Canada
- 27

Sep 1 - Added:
Board Game: Everdell
- 28

Sep 24 - Played:
Board Game: Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The Nautilus' Traps
- 27

Sep 26 - Played:
Board Game: Minerva
- 26

Oct 13 - Added:
Board Game: Best Treehouse Ever: Forest of Fun
- 27

Nov 3 - Added:
Board Game: Unlock!: Secret Adventures – The Adventurers of Oz
- 28

Nov 5 - Added and Played:
Board Game: Brikks
- 28

Nov 14 - Played:
Board Game: Everdell
- 27

Nov 17 - Added and Played:
Board Game: KeyForge: Call of the Archons – Archon Deck
- 27

Nov 19 - Added:
Board Game: Unlock!: Escape Adventures – Squeek & Sausage
- 28

Dec 1 - Added and Played:
Board Game: Sprawlopolis
- 28

Dec 19 - Added:
Board Game: Stuffed Fables
- 29

Current Number: 29
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16. Board Game: How Low Can You Go? Card Game [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Board Game: How Low Can You Go? Card Game
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Regina
Saskatchewan
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Hopefully this challenge will be a good incentive to finally whittle down the unplayed games in our collection. I'd love to see it in single digits!


Start of 2018

Board Game: 13 Minutes: The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
Board Game: 1830: Railways & Robber Barons
Board Game: 1960: The Making of the President
Board Game: Arkham Horror
Board Game: Arkwright
Board Game: Batavia
Board Game: Charterstone
Board Game: Churchill
Board Game: Dakota
Board Game: Eminent Domain: Battlecruisers
Board Game: Executive Decision
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Secret Lab
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Abandoned Cabin
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Pharaoh's Tomb
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Polar Station
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Forbidden Castle
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Forgotten Island
Board Game: Florenza
Board Game: Galaxy of Trian
Board Game: Indonesia
Board Game: Legacy: The Testament of Duke de Crecy
Board Game: Masters of Venice
Board Game: One Night Revolution
Board Game: Operation F.A.U.S.T.
Board Game: Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
Board Game: Patronize
Board Game: Pocket Imperium
Board Game: Power Grid: The First Sparks
Board Game: Res Publica
Board Game: Skyway Robbery
Board Game: Twilight Struggle
Board Game: Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The House on the Hill
Board Game: Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The Nautilus' Traps
Board Game: Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The Tonipal's Treasure
Board Game: Watson & Holmes


Total: 35

August
Added:
Board Game: Brass: Lancashire
Board Game: Brass: Birmingham

August
Played:
Board Game: Calimala
Board Game: Brass: Lancashire



REMAINING

Board Game: 1830: Railways & Robber Barons
Board Game: 1960: The Making of the President
Board Game: Arkham Horror
Board Game: Arkwright
Board Game: Dakota
Board Game: Eminent Domain: Battlecruisers
Board Game: Executive Decision
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Forbidden Castle
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Forgotten Island
Board Game: Florenza
Board Game: Galaxy of Trian
Board Game: Masters of Venice
Board Game: One Night Revolution
Board Game: Operation F.A.U.S.T.
Board Game: Patronize
Board Game: Pocket Imperium
Board Game: Power Grid: The First Sparks
Board Game: Res Publica
Board Game: Skyway Robbery
Board Game: Twilight Struggle
Board Game: Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The Nautilus' Traps
Board Game: Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The Tonipal's Treasure
Board Game: Feudum
Board Game: Antiquity
Board Game: Argent: The Consortium
Board Game: Venetia
Board Game: That's a Question!
Board Game: H.I.D.E.: Hidden Identity Dice Espionage
Board Game: Haspelknecht


Magic Number: 30



January
Added:
Board Game: Pandemic: Rising Tide
Board Game: Istanbul: The Dice Game
Board Game: Triplock


Played:
Board Game: Churchill
Board Game: 13 Minutes: The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
Board Game: Watson & Holmes
Board Game: Pandemic: Rising Tide
Board Game: Istanbul: The Dice Game
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Secret Lab
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Abandoned Cabin
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Pharaoh's Tomb
Board Game: Charterstone
Board Game: Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
Board Game: Triplock
Board Game: Batavia

Magic Number at the end of Jan: 26

February
Added:
Board Game: Hardback
Board Game: The Grimm Forest


Played:
Board Game: Indonesia

Magic Number at the end of Feb: 27

March
Added:
Board Game: Feudum


Played:
Board Game: Legacy: The Testament of Duke de Crecy
Board Game: The Grimm Forest

Magic Number at the end of March: 26

April
Added:
Board Game: Antiquity
Board Game: Castell


Played:
Board Game: Hardback
Board Game: Castell

Magic number at the end of April: 26

May
Added:
Board Game: Argent: The Consortium
Board Game: Altiplano
Board Game: Mow Money
Board Game: Zooscape
Board Game: Oh My Goods!
Board Game: Venetia
Board Game: That's a Question!
Board Game: H.I.D.E.: Hidden Identity Dice Espionage


Played:
Board Game: Altiplano
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Polar Station
Board Game: Mow Money
Board Game: Zooscape
Board Game: Oh My Goods!

Magic number at the end of May: 29

June
Added:
Played:
Magic number at the end of June: 29

July
Added:
Board Game: Haspelknecht
Board Game: Calimala
Board Game: Minerva
Board Game: Bruxelles 1893
Board Game: Let's Make a Bus Route

Played:
Board Game: Minerva
Board Game: Let's Make a Bus Route
Board Game: Unlock!: Mystery Adventures – The House on the Hill
Board Game: Bruxelles 1893

Magic number at the end of July: 30
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17. Board Game Publisher: alea
Board Game Publisher: alea
Geert
Netherlands
Voorburg
Zuid-Holland
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Back for a second year. Thanks for organising the challenge!

I didn't aim to get my Magic Number down to zero in 2017, but I got it down to 22 from 44. In 2018, I will try to actually get it down to zero!

I will try to achieve this by buying much less new games in 2018, actively plan to play the games that need 3+ players, and sell the games that remain unplayed despite the effort. I am confident that this is now finally an achievable goal.

Furthermore, I have a sub-challenge to play all unplayed ALEA games in my collection. I own the Big Box, Medium Box and Small Box series and have played through most of them. Unfortunately, I failed to play all of the last 5 of them in 2017, and I have 3 left to go in 2018.


Taking stock January 2018:

Number of unplayed games
83

... of which promos and expansions
56

DST at start of the year (Deferred / to be Sold or Traded)
5
Board Game: Carcassonne: The Dice Game
Board Game: Shark
Board Game: Tycoon
Board Game: BANG!
Board Game: Go


Starting Magic Number:
22



ALEA games unplayed:
3

Board Game: The Princes of Florence
Board Game: Hoity Toity
Board Game: Die Sieben Weisen


Other unplayed games:
19

Board Game: Java
Board Game: Babel
Board Game: Hera and Zeus
Board Game: Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases
 
Board Game: Bohnanza
Board Game: Power Grid: Factory Manager
Board Game: Wars of the Roses: Lancaster vs. York
Board Game: Big City
Board Game: Kraków 1325 AD
Board Game: Crooks
Board Game: Amyitis
Board Game: Tinners' Trail
Board Game: Shipyard
Board Game: Codenames: Pictures
Board Game: Thunderbirds
Board Game: De Poorters van Nieuwstad
Board Game: Eclipse
Board Game: 7 Wonders Duel



Progress in 2018:

Added:
+25
Board Game: Oregon
Board Game: Pandemic: Rising Tide
Board Game: Roll for the Galaxy
Board Game: Thurn and Taxis
Board Game: Great Western Trail
Board Game: Splendor
Board Game: Camel Up Cards
Board Game: Sushi Go!
Board Game: Norenberc
Board Game: Altiplano
Board Game: Piece o' Cake
Board Game: Code 777

Board Game: Keyflower
Board Game: Can't Stop
Board Game: Brass: Lancashire
Board Game: Brass: Birmingham
Board Game: Montana
Board Game: The Gallerist
Board Game: Russian Railroads
Board Game: Tao Long: The Way of the Dragon
Board Game: Azul
Board Game: Vinhos Deluxe Edition
Board Game: Carpe Diem
Board Game: The Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game
Board Game: CO₂: Second Chance


Played:
-17
Board Game: 7 Wonders Duel
Board Game: Roll for the Galaxy
Board Game: Splendor
Board Game: Sushi Go!
Board Game: Oregon
Board Game: Camel Up Cards
Board Game: Pandemic: Rising Tide
Board Game: Piece o' Cake
Board Game: Altiplano
Board Game: Great Western Trail
Board Game: Java
Board Game: Brass: Lancashire
Board Game: The Gallerist
Board Game: Montana
Board Game: Azul
Board Game: Carpe Diem
Board Game: Big City


DST:
-3
Board Game: Tinners' Trail
Board Game: Code 777
Board Game: Can't Stop


Current Magic Number:
27 (N 5)





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18. Board Game: Let's Make A Deal [Average Rating:4.25 Unranked]
Board Game: Let's Make A Deal
Esther Joey Diamond
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Melbourne
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Alright I'm in.
In the past I've been pretty careful about getting things played but lately I keep buying more and more games so this seems like a timely challenge. I'd like to play everything new at least twice this year. Keeping the magic number low is a good start.


Beginning of 2018

Magic Number: 5
REMAINING

 
Board Game: Mamma Mia! Plus
Board Game: Touched On
Board Game: Vivarium
Board Game: Why First?



2018 PROGRESS

ADDED
Board Game: Timeline: General Interest
Board Game: A Fake Artist Goes to New York
Board Game: Charterstone
Board Game: Cinematique
Board Game: Insider
Board Game: Doughnut Drive-Thru
Board Game: La Granja: No Siesta
Board Game: Oh My Goods!

Board Game: Bergnein
Board Game: Mochiju
Board Game: Oceania
Board Game: Startups
Board Game: Criss Cross
Board Game: Letnisko
Board Game: Taste of Poland
Board Game: Eminent Domain: Microcosm

Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Polar Station
Board Game: High Society
Board Game: Roll to the Top!
Board Game: Diamant
Board Game: The Tea Dragon Society Card Game
Board Game: Penny Papers Adventures: Skull Island
Board Game: Coloretto
Board Game: Great Western Trail
Board Game: Port Royal
Board Game: That's a Question!
Board Game: A Feast for Odin
Board Game: Tramways Engineer's Workbook
Board Game: Welcome To...
Board Game: Dale of Merchants
Board Game: Warsaw: City of Ruins
Board Game: Duelosaur Island


PLAYED
Board Game: Mamma Mia! Plus
Board Game: Timeline: General Interest
Board Game: Charterstone
Board Game: Doughnut Drive-Thru
Board Game: Oh My Goods!
Board Game: A Fake Artist Goes to New York
Board Game: Why First?
Board Game: La Granja: No Siesta
Board Game: Bergnein
Board Game: Insider
Board Game: Touched On
Board Game: Oceania
Board Game: Startups
Board Game: Criss Cross
Board Game: Letnisko
Board Game: Taste of Poland
Board Game: Eminent Domain: Microcosm
Board Game: Exit: The Game – The Polar Station
Board Game: High Society
Board Game: Roll to the Top!
Board Game: Diamant
Board Game: The Tea Dragon Society Card Game
Board Game: Penny Papers Adventures: Skull Island
Board Game: A Feast for Odin
Board Game: Tramways Engineer's Workbook
Board Game: Coloretto
Board Game: Welcome To...
Board Game: Dale of Merchants
Board Game: Warsaw: City of Ruins
Board Game: Great Western Trail
Board Game: Port Royal
Board Game: That's a Question!
Board Game: Duelosaur Island



SOLD
 


REMAINING
Board Game: Vivarium
Board Game: Cinematique
Board Game: Mochiju

Magic Number: 3

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