Polynesian Play
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This is a list for all those games that have a Polynesian flair... Somehow I have gotten 4 games in my collection that are like this and have given a 5th to a friend as a present. This includes anything basicallly about the Pacific ocean and the island folks that originally explored it...
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1. Board Game: Sunda to Sahul [Average Rating:6.02 Overall Rank:5540]
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Simply on eof the best games to get people interested in gaming...
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2. Board Game: Tongiaki: Journey into the Unknown [Average Rating:6.24 Overall Rank:2183]
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My most recent addition...
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3. Board Game: Tahiti: Clan Warfare, Polynesia 750 AD [Average Rating:5.80 Overall Rank:12046]
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Yes even war games can occur with this them...
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4. Board Game: Tahiti [Average Rating:6.38 Overall Rank:8689]
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And so can economics...
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5. Board Game: Kahuna [Average Rating:6.66 Overall Rank:911]
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Great 2-player game...
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6. Board Game: Papua [Average Rating:6.15 Overall Rank:8993]
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Great fun... but watch yer back.
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7. Board Game: Conquest of Paradise [Average Rating:6.87 Overall Rank:1489]
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This showed up in another list and is an upcoming release, so I thought I woudl add it...
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8. Board Game: Bali [Average Rating:6.06 Overall Rank:6290]
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How could I have forgotten this game...
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9. Board Game: Kanaloa [Average Rating:6.21 Overall Rank:5615]
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Multi-player version of Kahuna.
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10. Board Game: Easter Island [Average Rating:6.38 Overall Rank:3857]
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Easter Island lets you place your statues and move them into position. Then, when everything is ready, call upon the power of the Sun to topple your opponent's statues and thus your opponent.
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11. Board Game: Die Osterinsel [Average Rating:5.76 Overall Rank:9349]
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A simple race game using Moai (Easter Island Statues) heads which are filled with rocks during the race.
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12. Board Game: Hatu Matu: Chief of Easter Island [Average Rating:6.31 Unranked]
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Rival tribes compete to construct the most statues on Easter Island. The game ends when the island has lost its last tree.
 
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13. Board Game: Maori [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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Maori clan warfare until the Europeans arrived up and showed how you really go about annihilating your fellow men.
 
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14. Board Game: Mana Maori [Average Rating:6.00 Unranked]
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A question and answer game about Maori culture designed by a Maori tribe member.
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15. Board Game: Taluva [Average Rating:7.19 Overall Rank:410]
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Now If Taluva's name is based on Tuvalu, one of the Polynesian island groups, then suddenly the shape of those huts make way more sense, a do the volcanoes.
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16. Board Game: Fiji [Average Rating:5.86 Overall Rank:4665]
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Fiji is a super auction game in which the players offer natives fake pearls in exchange for shrunken heads. And yes, some of the come with green hair!
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17. Board Game: Hotu Matua [Average Rating:6.43 Unranked]
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Surprisingly engaging abstract sailing race in which 2 players try to be the first to reach 3 out of 5 Pacific islands with a complete chain of all 4 boats in their colour.
 
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18. Board Game: Kaivai [Average Rating:6.89 Overall Rank:2789]
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This even has a Polynesian title.
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19. Board Game: Hawaii: The Aloha Game [Average Rating:6.00 Unranked]
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Get your rental car back to the airport in one piece with more Souvenir Aloha Gifts and money than your opponent.
 
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20. Board Game: Hawaiian Scene [Average Rating:4.50 Unranked]
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A travel variant of Monopoly, that has you living and working in a Pacific paradise while purchasing and developing your favorite Island properties. The properties are all Hawaiian businesses circa 1978.
 
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21. Board Game: Monopoly: Hawaii [Average Rating:3.21 Unranked]
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Guess...
 
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22. Board Game: Surf's Up! Hawaii [Average Rating:5.00 Unranked]
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The surfing game of Hawaii, hit the beach, catch a wave, keep track of expenses as you travel the beaches of Hawaii. It is an adventure of tall crashing waves and long surfboards.
 
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23. Board Game: Aloha: Le jeu rituel des archipels [Average Rating:3.82 Unranked]
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French multilingual game in which your tribe races to bring its tiki across the archipelago in order to name the next king.
 
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24. Board Game: Aloha [Average Rating:5.46 Overall Rank:13045]
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Travel reps try to secure the best beaches by placing sun loungers on beaches as they explore the island.
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25. Board Game: Kon-tiki [Average Rating:5.69 Unranked]
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Based on Thor Heyerdal's epic crossing of the Pacifics in a reconstructed Kon-tiki raft, inspired by old reports and drawings, native legends and archaeological evidence suggesting contact between South America and Polynesia.
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