Games Magazine Games 100 - Year 2003
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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, 2002, Volume 26, Number 10, Issue 186.

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 2002
Following Year:
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1. Board Game: DVONN [Average Rating:7.45 Overall Rank:506] [Average Rating:7.45 Unranked]
Board Game: DVONN
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GAMES Magazine Traditional Game of the Year, 2003.
The highest honor awarded by the magazine.
 
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2. Board Game: Pueblo [Average Rating:6.93 Overall Rank:1376]
Board Game: Pueblo
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Best in Category: Abstract Strategy

Runner Up:
Board Game: Warp 6
Warp 6

Honorable Mention:
Board Game: Knockabout
Knockabout
Board Game: Halleluja
Halleluja
Board Game: Blokus
Blokus
Board Game: Hive
Hive
Board Game: San Gimignano
San Gimignano
Board Game: Camden
Camden
 
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3. Board Game: Puerto Rico [Average Rating:7.97 Overall Rank:31]
Board Game: Puerto Rico
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Best in Category: Advanced Strategy

Runner Up:
Board Game: Wallenstein
Wallenstein

Honorable Mention:
Board Game: Liberté
Liberté
Board Game: Die Magier von Pangea
Die Magier von Pangea (The Wizards of Pangea)
Board Game: Im Zeichen des Kreuzes
Im Zeichen des Kreuzes (In the Name of the Cross)
Board Game: Entdecker: Exploring New Horizons
Entdecker: Exploring New Horizons
Board Game: Java
Java
Board Game: Funkenschlag
Funkenschlag
 
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4. Board Game: Emerald [Average Rating:6.35 Overall Rank:3351]
Board Game: Emerald
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Best in Category: Family Games

Runner Up:
Board Game: The Touch
The Touch

Honorable Mention:
Board Game: Magic Hill
Magic Hill
Board Game: Dragonland
Dragonland (Drachen-land)
Board Game: TransAmerica
TransAmerica
A.
Board Game: Carcassonne
Carcassonne and expansions
B.
Board Game: Carcassonne: The River
Carcassonne: The River
C.
Board Game: Carcassonne: Expansion 1 – Inns & Cathedrals
Carcassonne: Expansion 1 – Inns & Cathedrals
Board Game: Heimlich & Co.
Heimlich & Co. (Top Secret Spies)
Board Game: Clash of the Gladiators
Clash of the Gladiators
Board Game: Africa
Africa
Board Game: Kingdoms
Kingdoms
Board Game: Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation
Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation
Board Game: Kupferkessel Co.
Kupferkessel Co. (Copper Kettle Co.)
Board Game: Winner's Circle
Winner's Circle (Royal Turf)
Board Game: Hexen Rennen
Hexen Rennen (Witch Race)
Board Game: Pick Picknic
Pick Picknic (Hick Hack in Gackelwack)
Board Game: Lumberjack
Lumberjack
Board Game: The Settlers of Canaan
The Settlers of Canaan
Board Game: Solomon's Temple
Solomon's Temple
Board Game: BrewMaster: The Craft Beer Game
BrewMaster: The Craft Beer Game
Board Game: Gouda! Gouda!
Gouda! Gouda!
Board Game: The Legend of Landlock
The Legend of Landlock
A.
Board Game: Face-it
Face-it and
B.
Board Game: Suit Up
Suit Up
 
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5. Board Game: Vom Kap bis Kairo [Average Rating:6.29 Overall Rank:4242]
Board Game: Vom Kap bis Kairo
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Best in Category: Family Card Games

Runner Up:
A.
Board Game: Catan Card Game
Catan Card Game and
B.
Board Game: Catan Card Game: Expansion Set
Catan Card Game: Expansion Set

Honorable Mention:
Board Game: The Bucket King
The Bucket King (Alles Im Eimer)
Board Game: Too Many Cooks
Too Many Cooks
Board Game: Tin Soldiers
Tin Soldiers
Board Game: Citadels
Citadels
Board Game: Die Pyramiden des Jaguar
Die Pyramiden des Jaguar (Pyramids of the Jaguar)
Board Game: Ebbe & Flut
Ebbe & Flut (Ebb & Flow)
Board Game: Pompeji
Pompeji (Pompeii)
Board Game: Der Herr der Ringe: Die Gefährten – Das Kartenspiel
Der Herr der Ringe: Die Gefährten – Das Kartenspiel
(Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship, The Card Game)
Board Game: Ka-Ching!
Ka-Ching! (Combit)
Board Game: Alibi
Alibi
Board Game: You're Bluffing!
You're Bluffing!
Board Game: Xactika
Xactika
Board Game: The Gnumies
The Gnumies
Board Game: Babel
Babel
Board Game: Wyatt Earp
Wyatt Earp
Board Game: Where's Bob's Hat?
Where's Bob's Hat?
Board Game: Golden Deuce
Golden Deuce
Board Game: Cube Farm
Cube Farm
 
Theophrastus
Board Game: Nexus
Nexus
Board Game: Who Stole Ed's Pants?
Who Stole Ed's Pants?
 
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6. Board Game: Mexica [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:627]
Board Game: Mexica
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Best in Category: Family Strategy

Runner Up:
Board Game: Urland
Urland

Honorable Mention:
Board Game: San Marco
San Marco
A.
Board Game: The Starfarers of Catan
The Starfarers of Catan and
B.
Board Game: Starfarers of Catan: 5-6 Player Expansion
Starfarers of Catan: 5-6 Player Expansion
Board Game: Santa Fe Rails
Santa Fe Rails
Board Game: Monkeys on the Moon
Monkeys on the Moon
Board Game: Evo
Evo
Board Game: Dschunke
Dschunke (Junk)
Board Game: Atlantic Star
Atlantic Star
Board Game: Die Sieben Weisen
Die Sieben Weisen (The Seven Sages)
Board Game: Armada
Armada (Armada 3)
Board Game: Goldland
Goldland
A.
Board Game: The Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings and
B.
Board Game: Lord of the Rings: Friends & Foes
Lord of the Rings: Friends & Foes
Board Game: Warhamster Rally
Warhamster Rally
Board Game: Tyros
Tyros (Tyre)
Board Game: Pizarro & Co.
Pizarro & Co.
Board Game: Pampas Railroads
Pampas Railroads
Board Game: Genoa
Genoa
 
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7. Board Game: Wilderness War [Average Rating:7.71 Overall Rank:927]
Board Game: Wilderness War
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Best in Category: Historical Simulations

Runner Up:
Board Game: Zero!
Zero!

Honorable Mention:
Board Game: War! Age of Imperialism
War! Age of Imperialism
Board Game: Red Badge of Courage
Red Badge of Courage
Board Game: Thirty Years Warfare
Thirty Years Warfare
 
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8. 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

Nemesis Factor

Runner Up:
Coast to Coast

Honorable Mention:
Board Game: Outside the Scope of BGG
Roadside Rescue
Board Game: Cube Brick
Cube Brick (Color Up Puzzle/Cube Brick Puzzle)

[No Image] Mad Triad

Board Game: Outside the Scope of BGG
Scramble Squares
 
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9. Board Game: Villa Paletti [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:1950]
Board Game: Villa Paletti
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Best in Category: Manual Dexterity

Runner Up:
Board Game: Fubi
Fubi

Honorable Mention:
Board Game: Cairo
Cairo
Board Game: Perplexus
Superplexus
 
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10. Board Game: Moods [Average Rating:5.89 Overall Rank:9285]
Board Game: Moods
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Best in Category: Party Games

Runner Up:
Board Game: Phoney Baloney
Phoney Baloney

Honorable Mention:
Board Game: Qwitch
Qwitch
Board Game: The Birthday Game
The Birthday Game
Board Game: Draco & Co
Draco & Co
 
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