$20 Aussie dollars to spend on a gift...
Scott McGill
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What's it going to be?? I can go over.. but not by much.

Probably should tell you something about the recipient... well it's for a work thing.. Non gamers, and it's a bit random.. (one of those Kris Kringle things) so there is no guarantee this person is into games at all.. hence the reason for getting one.

I'm leaning towards Bang, Bohnanza or Loot at this stage. Simple fun and cheap games that people probably haven't heard of.

Please add suggestions..

Cheers.
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I quite like this game.. and it's well within the price bracket.
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Perfect for gamers and non-gamers (and for lunchtime games at work, too)
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I would agree with Melissa's recommendation of No Thanks, but this might be another alternative. It's a light game with cool bits.
 
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Another alternative. Perhaps a bit too abstract for some, but it fits your criteria. You could get Martian Coasters and give them two games (although I don't know if that would still fit in your budget with Australian pricing).

And with a few more sets, you could play Zendo.
 
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Small, cheap, and fun?

http://ofb.net/~whuang/gp/mmg2007/index.cgi?game=aus
 
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