Being a green gamer
Carol Carpenter
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I thought it might be interesting to see how being "green" -- environmentally conscious -- would work with board gaming. I have started with a few items; it would be fun to see other people's ideas, so please add!

PLEASE NOTE This is not intended to be a debate (a la http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/30921 ) about the politics or validity of current "going green" movement, Al Gore, global warming statistics, etc.

This list assumes that it is worth making green choices when possible in all aspects of your life, so how would that play out regarding our hobby?
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1. Board Game: Gas Crisis [Average Rating:5.00 Unranked]
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First up, if you can take the bus or bike to your game group, do you? If you drive, do you carpool with another member?
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2. Board Game: Save The World: A Cooperative Environmental Game [Average Rating:5.50 Unranked]
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Do you try to donate unwanted/unsellable games rather than throw them away?
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3. Board Game: Tricky Trash Truck [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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If you do throw away a game, do you try to reuse the usuable parts and recycle the cardboard parts?
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4. Board Game: Express Yourself [Average Rating:4.96 Unranked]
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If you are producing a self-published game, do you try to use recycled/recyclable materials as much as you can?
 
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5. Board Game: Splatter: The food fight game [Average Rating:5.00 Unranked]
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If you provide snacks during game group, do you try to offer some locally bought food choices? Can you use regular dishes and glasses rather than paper plates and plastic cups?
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6. Board Game: Bag [Average Rating:2.00 Unranked]
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Do you have a reusable bag for carrying home game purchases instead of taking the store's plastic bag?
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7. Board Game: Post Office [Average Rating:2.75 Unranked]
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When mailing a game, do you use recycled/recyclable packing materials and boxes?
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8. Board Game Publisher: Cheapass Games
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Do you play games that are designed to use components from other games?
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9. Board Game: Poker [Average Rating:6.70 Overall Rank:864]
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Do your components support multiple different games?
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10. Board Game: The Share Game [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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Instead of buying your own copy, do you play someone else's? And if someone wants to borrow your game, do you let them?
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11. Board Game: Global Cooling [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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This is the greenest of the green.
 
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12. Board Game: Founding Fathers [Average Rating:8.01 Overall Rank:3794]
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this game has has a green edition... you use the online version of the rules and there is no box
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