Great Maps of Great Britain
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1. Board Game: The Great Game of Britain [Average Rating:5.61 Overall Rank:12635]
Lindsay Thomas
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This is my 4 year old sons favourite game.

Great game for children who can count but can't read yet and who love trains.

"You're feeling generous. Send 2 players on a day-trip to Grimsby"
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2. Board Game: Britannia [Average Rating:7.22 Overall Rank:541]
 
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It was playing this game over Christmas that prompted me to write this list.

This game has a big map. Almost too big. I have to get out of my chair to see what's happening at the far end of the board.

Being an ex-Avalon Hill game, the area around Glastonbury is called Avalon. It's next to the Downland hills.

Great game for 4 players with at least 4 hours to kill.
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3. Board Game: Kingmaker [Average Rating:6.47 Overall Rank:1702]
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I think that this is the most attractive map on this list with the colourful heraldic shields representing the castles of the various nobles.

Great game until it degenerates into the usual Sitzkrieg.

"Percy to Cockermouth"
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4. Board Game: Railway Rivals [Average Rating:6.75 Overall Rank:3209]
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19th century England hexagonalised. And in this game you get to draw all over the map as you create your railway lines.

I've not been able to find a copy of the original England map on BGG, but you can find it here: http://www.thechestnut.com/board-games/railway/rail%20010.jp...

 
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5. Board Game: British Rails [Average Rating:6.90 Overall Rank:2142]
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Another game with the chance to draw your own railway lines.
 
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6. Board Game: Race Around Britain! [Average Rating:4.60 Unranked]
 
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Colourful map that shows what Britain would have been like with Roman Roads linking every town.
 
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7. Board Game: English Civil War [Average Rating:6.13 Overall Rank:10556]
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"The UGLIEST mapboard in wargame history - or perhaps second only to the Wargamer's Hell Hath No Fury map of yellow, light yellow and light green."
Adam Wright's comment when rating this game on BGG.
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8. Board Game: United Kingdom Trivia Game [Average Rating:7.00 Unranked]
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Nice map. Shame it's totally co-incidental to the gameplay. Shame I don't like trivia games.
 
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9. Board Game: Battle of Britain [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:5170]
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"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"
Sir Winston Churchill.
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10. Board Game: Seelöwe [Average Rating:6.25 Overall Rank:7212]
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And what might have happened if Churchill's few had failed.
 
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11. Board Game: Richard III: The Wars of the Roses [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:1215]
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This map's a cross between Kingmaker and Britannia.
 
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12. Board Game: Battle Royal [Average Rating:5.75 Unranked]
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I played this game a lot with my older brothers when I was a young lad.

I used to think that this was an accurate map of Britain.

The Summer 2007 edition of this game places Tewksbury in the middle of the sea.
 
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13. Board Game: RAF [Average Rating:7.35 Overall Rank:1715]
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A different prespective of England.
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14. Board Game: 1829 [Average Rating:7.04 Overall Rank:3667]
 
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Another rail classic also covering most of England & Wales.

Also there is a northern board for the rest of England & Scotland. The bottom portion of this board is removable and is possible to play a game all of Great Britain--but it takes just too long to play.

 
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15. Board Game: Age of Steam Expansion #1: England & Ireland [Average Rating:8.06 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.06 Unranked]
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This expansion covers southern England and Wales. The back includes Ireland.
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16. Board Game: Brit Quiz [Average Rating:4.04 Unranked]
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This map is nearly life-sized.
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17. Board Game: Canal Mania [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:1378]
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It's fun, it's healthy, it's good exercise. The kids will just love it. And we put a little sand inside to make the experience more pleasant.
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Here's one....
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18. Board Game: Stephenson's Rocket [Average Rating:6.86 Overall Rank:1021]
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I think the map in this game is very handsome.
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19. Board Game: London's Burning [Average Rating:6.89 Overall Rank:2744]
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A small section of England that I've defended over and over...
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20. Board Game: Britain Stands Alone [Average Rating:6.58 Overall Rank:6106]
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Another Sealion game. Not the best picture of the map, but this game should certainly be here.

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21. Board Game: The King's War [Average Rating:6.92 Overall Rank:6304]
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The whole of England.
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22. Board Game: The Burning Blue [Average Rating:7.63 Overall Rank:2268]
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Battle of Britain area (with portions of France).
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23. Board Game: Age of Steam Expansion: Sun / London [Average Rating:7.64 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.64 Unranked]
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The London map covers most of Greater London plus a few small bits.
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24. Board Game: 1825 Unit 1 [Average Rating:6.80 Overall Rank:3425] [Average Rating:6.80 Unranked]
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Like 1829, there are several units which can be combined to map all of England and more.
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25. Board Game: Power and Resolution [Average Rating:5.71 Unranked]
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English Civil War game.
 
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