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Here's a list of the games in my collection that would be good for lunchtime gaming.

(This is primarily for me to share with my lunch gaming group, to figure out what they want to play.)
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1. Board Game: Outside the Scope of BGG [Average Rating:6.74 Overall Rank:2693]
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Best Lunchtime Games

These are games that I have had a lot of success with either as lunch games, or similar situations.

They're generally also in the top tier of games I like, at least in those situations.

Games closer to the top of the list will tend to be higher on my preference/recommendation list - but it's not a strict ranking. (Given that that can change based on the number & preferences of players, and over time...)
 
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2. Board Game: 7 Wonders [Average Rating:7.79 Overall Rank:43]
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The hands-down favourite at my previous workplace. Best with 3 or 4, but plays up to 7, or 8 with teams...
 
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3. Board Game: Innovation [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:283]
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Great for 2-3. An awesome "thinkier" card game once everyone knows it. Can take the full lunch hour, depending on the flow of the game.

I have a couple expansions. Have played the first one a few times, haven't played the second yet.
 
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4. Board Game: Camel Up [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:394]
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Fun, quick game for up to 8... Betting on camel races.
 
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5. Board Game: Codenames [Average Rating:7.75 Overall Rank:51] [Average Rating:7.75 Unranked]
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For 2 teams (4+ players). Should have even numbers on teams.
 
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6. Board Game: Can't Stop [Average Rating:6.84 Overall Rank:652]
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Quick, push-your-luck dice game.

2-4p
 
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7. Board Game: Carcassonne [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:141] [Average Rating:7.43 Unranked]
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Classic tile-laying game.
2-6p.
 
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8. Board Game: Blokus [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:546]
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2 or 4 players.
 
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9. Board Game: Dominion [Average Rating:7.66 Overall Rank:74] [Average Rating:7.66 Unranked]
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The original "deck-builder".
2-4p.
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10. Board Game: For Sale [Average Rating:7.22 Overall Rank:259]
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A good, quick auction game.
4-6p.
 
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11. Board Game: Get Bit! [Average Rating:6.18 Overall Rank:1981]
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4-6p.
 
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12. Board Game: Hey, That's My Fish! [Average Rating:6.74 Overall Rank:702]
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A rather cutthroat area-control game.
2-4p.
 
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13. Board Game: Race for the Galaxy [Average Rating:7.76 Overall Rank:48]
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A bit of a learning curve, but was very popular with the group that learned it.

2-6p, but best with 2-4 over a lunch hour.
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14. Board Game: Guildhall [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:746] [Average Rating:6.99 Unranked]
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2-4p
 
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15. Board Game: Diamant [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:635]
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4-8p
I have the "Incan Gold" version.
 
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16. Board Game: Ingenious [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:346]
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2-4p
 
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17. Board Game: Red7 [Average Rating:6.98 Overall Rank:555]
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18. Board Game: Roll Through the Ages: The Bronze Age [Average Rating:6.90 Overall Rank:590]
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Dice-based, 30-minute, civ-building game.
2-4p.
 
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19. Board Game: Splendor [Average Rating:7.49 Overall Rank:124]
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2-4p.
 
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20. Board Game: Saboteur [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:892] [Average Rating:6.61 Unranked]
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Hidden role, team-based game.
4-8p, 10p with expansion.
 
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21. Board Game: 6 nimmt! [Average Rating:6.88 Overall Rank:593]
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Up to 10p.
 
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22. Board Game: No Thanks! [Average Rating:7.04 Overall Rank:399]
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3-5p, quick & easy, but some great tension.
 
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23. Board Game: Sushi Go! [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:364]
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2-5p card-drafting game.
 
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24. Board Game: Blockers! [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:1425]
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4-5p.
I have the "Uptown" version.
 
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25. Board Game: To Court the King [Average Rating:6.47 Overall Rank:1472]
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Roll dice, use your results to claim cards, which give you more dice, or the ability to manipulate your dice... Try to have the biggest set of a single number on your dice at the end of the game.
 
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