Games Magazine Games 100 - Year 2006
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Every year, Games Magazine selects the top 100 traditional (board) games and the top 100 electronic (computer) games. I have listed their selections below. For past winners and the hall of fame, see my other geek lists below.

The list below appeared in December, 2005, Volume 29, Number 10, Issue 216.

Here are some other references:
My GAMES Magazine Collection
Games Magazine Game of the Year
Games Magazine Hall of Fame

Previous Year:
Games Magazine Games 100 - Year 2005
Following Year:
Games Magazine Games 100 - Year 2007

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1. Board Game: Australia [Average Rating:6.48 Overall Rank:2887]
Board Game: Australia
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GAMES Magazine Traditional Game of the Year, 2006.
The highest honor awarded by the magazine.
 
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2. Board Game: Tara: Ireland's Royal Board Game [Average Rating:6.31 Overall Rank:7242]
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Best in Category: Abstract Strategy

Runner Up:
Board Game: Teleporters
Teleporters

Honorable Mention:
Board Game: *Star
*Star
Board Game: The Kites and Darts Game
The Kites and Darts Game
Board Game: Columns
Columns
Board Game: Outfox
Outfox
Board Game: Marvin Marvel's Marvelous Marble Machine
Marvin Marvel's Marvelous Marble Machine
Board Game: Ingenious
Ingenious
Board Game: YINSH
YINSH

 
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3. Board Game: Louis XIV [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:793]
Board Game: Louis XIV
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Best in Category: Advanced Strategy

Runner Up:
Board Game: Keythedral
Keythedral

Honorable Mention:
Board Game: Shadows over Camelot
Shadows over Camelot
Board Game: Oltre Mare
Oltre Mare
Board Game: Struggle of Empires
Struggle of Empires
Board Game: Ys
Ys
Board Game: In the Shadow of the Emperor
In the Shadow of the Emperor
Board Game: Candamir: The First Settlers
Candamir: The First Settlers
Board Game: Ars Mysteriorum
Ars Mysteriorum
Board Game: Heart of Africa
Heart of Africa
Board Game: Mall World
Mall World
Board Game: Goa
Goa
Board Game: Dos Rios
Dos Rios
 
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4. Board Game: The Downfall of Pompeii [Average Rating:7.14 Overall Rank:580]
Board Game: The Downfall of Pompeii
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Best in Category: Family

Runner Up:
Board Game: Tanz der Hornochsen!
Tanz der Hornochsen! (Dance of the Bullheads!)

Honorable Mention:
Board Game: Niagara
Niagara
Board Game: Around the World in 80 Days
Around the World in 80 Days
Board Game: Betrayal at House on the Hill
Betrayal at House on the Hill
Board Game: That's Life!
That's Life!
Board Game: Manila
Manila
Board Game: Pickomino
Pickomino
Board Game: Carcassonne: The City
Carcassonne: The City
Board Game: Carcassonne: Expansion 3 – The Princess & The Dragon
Carcassonne: Expansion 3 – The Princess & The Dragon
Board Game: Monsters Menace America
Monsters Menace America
Board Game: Dawn Under
Dawn Under
Board Game: Election USA
Election USA
Board Game: Wild Pirates
Wild Pirates (Wild Pirates)
Board Game: Crazy Circus
Crazy Circus (Jungle Smart)
 
Caribbean
Board Game: Saboteur
Saboteur
Board Game: Maka Bana
Maka Bana
Board Game: Highland Clans
Highland Clans
Board Game: Burn in Hell
Burn in Hell
Board Game: Walk the Dogs
Walk the Dogs
Board Game: Tutankhamen
Tutankhamen
Board Game: Cloud 9
Cloud 9
Board Game: BuyWord
BuyWord
Board Game: For Sale
For Sale
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5. Board Game: Cellar des Triplettes 醉佳拍檔 [Average Rating:6.20 Overall Rank:5018]
Board Game: Cellar des Triplettes 醉佳拍檔
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Best in Category: Family Card Games

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Board Game: The Nacho Incident
The Nacho Incident

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Board Game: Gloom
Gloom
Board Game: Boomtown
Boomtown
Board Game: Ice Cream
Ice Cream
Board Game: Station Master
Station Master
Board Game: My Dwarves Fly
My Dwarves Fly
Board Game: No Thanks!
No Thanks!
Board Game: Drive
Drive
Board Game: Farfalia
Farfalia
Board Game: Sole Mio!
Sole Mio!
Board Game: Die Fugger
Die Fugger
Board Game: The Bottle Imp
The Bottle Imp
 
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6. Board Game: Primordial Soup [Average Rating:6.94 Overall Rank:1016]
Board Game: Primordial Soup
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Best in Category: Family Strategy

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Board Game: Iglu Iglu
Iglu Iglu

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Board Game: Ticket to Ride: Europe
Ticket to Ride: Europe
Board Game: Flandern 1302
Flandern 1302
Board Game: Indus
Indus
Board Game: Tower of Babel
Tower of Babel
Board Game: Palazzo
Palazzo
Board Game: Inka
Inka
Board Game: Goldbräu
Goldbräu
Board Game: Submarine
Submarine
Board Game: Amazonas
Amazonas
Board Game: Camelot Legends
Camelot Legends
Board Game: Plunder
Plunder
Board Game: Nexus Ops
Nexus Ops
Board Game: Rheinländer
Rheinländer
Board Game: China
China
Board Game: Buy Low Sell High
Buy Low Sell High
 
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7. Board Game: Jambo [Average Rating:7.00 Overall Rank:702] [Average Rating:7.00 Unranked]
Board Game: Jambo
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Best in Category: Two-Player Games

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Board Game: Fjords
Fjords

Honorable Mention:
Board Game: Polarity
Polarity
Board Game: Gone Fishing!
Gone Fishing!
Board Game: Rat Hot
Rat Hot
Board Game: Roma
Roma
 
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8. Board Game: Snorta! [Average Rating:6.11 Overall Rank:4310]
Board Game: Snorta!
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Best in Category: Party Games

Runner Up:
Board Game: Make 'n' Break
Make 'n' Break

Honorable Mention:
Board Game: Adversity
Adversity
Board Game: Last Word
Last Word
Board Game: Go Wacky!
Go Wacky!
Board Game: Evolution
Evolution
Board Game: Fearsome Floors
Fearsome Floors
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9. Board Game: Outside the Scope of BGG [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:3837]
Board Game: Outside the Scope of BGG
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Best in Category: Puzzles

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Board Game: Turbo Taxi
Turbo Taxi

Honorable Mention:
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10. Board Game: Friedrich [Average Rating:7.56 Overall Rank:733]
Board Game: Friedrich
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Best in Category: Historical Simulation

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Board Game: Wellington: The Peninsular War 1812-1814
Wellington: The Peninsular War 1812-1814

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Board Game: Bonaparte at Marengo
Bonaparte at Marengo
Board Game: Empire of the Sun
Empire of the Sun
Board Game: Under the Lily Banners
Under the Lily Banners
Board Game: Revolution: The Dutch Revolt 1568-1648
Revolution: The Dutch Revolt 1568-1648
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