Games with Amazing Table Presence
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What makes a game have great table presence? What games have great table presence? This doesn't mean just ginormous games, or games of great length; some short games have great table presence.

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26. Board Game: Rescue Polar Bears: Data & Temperature [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:2992]
Board Game: Rescue Polar Bears: Data & Temperature
Caroline Black
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Braintree
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Great table presence - no one can resist those cute polar bears. North Pole marker and boats pretty cool as well.
Board Game: Rescue Polar Bears: Data & Temperature
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27. Board Game: Rhino Hero [Average Rating:6.95 Overall Rank:714] [Average Rating:6.95 Unranked]
Board Game: Rhino Hero
Erik Dewey
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Broken Arrow
Oklahoma
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How tall will it go.
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28. Board Game: Santorini [Average Rating:7.50 Overall Rank:159]
Board Game: Santorini
Donald Dennis
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The bright white 3d buildings, the elevated platform, the blue domes, neat miniatures. Lots of presence here.
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29. Board Game: Scythe [Average Rating:8.24 Overall Rank:12] [Average Rating:8.24 Unranked]
Board Game: Scythe
Ben Vaterlaus
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Sahuarita
Arizona
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With the big-board expansion this gets attention wherever it is played. It has minis, a huge board, lots of wooden bits...

This is what my parents think of when they hear I'm at a con... My wife knows better and realizes it is more like the mind... which has terrible table presence.
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30. Board Game: Sidereal Confluence: Remastered Edition [Average Rating:7.80 Overall Rank:529]
Board Game: Sidereal Confluence: Remastered Edition
Dave Lartigue
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Springfield
Massachusetts
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31. Board Game: Star Wars: The Queen's Gambit [Average Rating:7.55 Overall Rank:754]
Board Game: Star Wars: The Queen's Gambit
Sean Torrens
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Myrtle Beach
South Carolina
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All the brightly colored pieces and a 3D palace in the middle of it all? Zoinks!
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32. Board Game: The Starfarers of Catan [Average Rating:6.81 Overall Rank:1064]
Board Game: The Starfarers of Catan
Donald Dennis
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One of the early games of the modern board game generation with a cool gizmo that really catches the eye.
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33. Board Game: Takenoko [Average Rating:7.27 Overall Rank:272]
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Erik Dewey
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Oklahoma
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Pulling this in.
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34. Board Game: Taluva Deluxe [Average Rating:7.84 Overall Rank:2843]
Board Game: Taluva Deluxe
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Just looks great:

Board Game: Taluva Deluxe
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35. Board Game: Thanos Rising: Avengers Infinity War [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:1322]
Board Game: Thanos Rising: Avengers Infinity War
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The centerpiece for Thanos Rising is great,and draws in players. Custom dice also help, and the art is strong as well.
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36. Board Game: Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition [Average Rating:8.69 Overall Rank:5]
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Mark Kale
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People not familiar with the game stop by because of the sheer sprawl of it.
People familiar with the game stop to find out what hour the players are in and who is currently winning.
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37. Board Game: Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar [Average Rating:7.91 Overall Rank:39]
Board Game: Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar
Ben Vaterlaus
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because GEARS!

Board Game: Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar


(not my image, but user Anthony M who listed under game images)

I LOVE when people paint these and even better when they add the center pyramids (3d printed) and upgrade the counters/components! Looks soooo good!

Great job,
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EDIT: added image and credited image owner. 2nd edit: made image medium
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38. Board Game: UBOOT: The Board Game [Average Rating:7.83 Overall Rank:1061]
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A 3 foot long submarine in the center of the table with the hull peeled away and little dudes running around busily attending to their stations and the orders of the Captain.Actual plotting tools for the navigator. An app with periscope and observer binocular views. An enigma code sheet for decoding incoming messages from HQ.
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39. Board Game: Wingspan [Average Rating:8.10 Overall Rank:21]
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Erik Dewey
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The eggs and the plastic card holder thingy.
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