Games that are used for Trade Bait
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This a simple GeekList.

What games have you received in a trade/bought/or procured simpley to trade away because you know you can definitely get something better for yourself out of the deal.

I (and I am sure others) like to call this tactic: Trade Bait.

So feel free to add your own experiences or games that you use to better your own collection through trades.

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1. Board Game: Betrayal at House on the Hill [Average Rating:7.10 Overall Rank:422]
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The first one that comes to mind.

Right now you could buy one. But if you find yourself with a copy, you are sure to get a great trade.
 
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2. Board Game: Animalia [Average Rating:6.23 Overall Rank:3488]
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I had this and traded it.

Perfect Trade Bait.
 
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3. Board Game: Empires in Arms [Average Rating:7.54 Overall Rank:953]
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If you are lucky to find a copy, I am sure someone will give you what you desire for it.
 
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4. Board Game: Twilight Struggle [Average Rating:8.35 Overall Rank:4]
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While still readily available, I find that there is enought demand to make this trade bait.
 
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5. Board Game: Through the Ages: A Story of Civilization [Average Rating:8.04 Overall Rank:25]
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If you buy it, you can trade it.

Plenty of people want this. Plenty might trade for it.
 
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6. Board Game: Hameln [Average Rating:5.84 Overall Rank:6582]
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A friend sent out a list of games he was selling, and he only wanted something like $20 for Hameln, so I snagged it and got a sweet game for it in the next math trade. (And yes, I was totally up front about my intentions with the seller!)
 
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7. Board Game: Vegas Showdown [Average Rating:7.21 Overall Rank:412]
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The quintessential example, I think. I bought 3 at Toys 'R Us for about $4 each and traded two. They traded easier than I expected - once I realized everyone else ALSO bought extra copies to trade, I wasn't sure how easily they'd move (I was brand new to math trades at the time.)
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