How many games do you need about building a city?
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Apparently, all of them.

The other evening my wife and I had our friend Beth over for dinner, games, and some television. We played Pandemic and Ticket to Ride because Beth has played those before, then we pitched a few more to her. And it started to get a little silly...
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1. Board Game: Carcassonne [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:139] [Average Rating:7.43 Unranked]
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So, here's a fun game. It's about building a city!
 
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2. Board Game: Citadels [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:316]
Chris Rogers
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This one's pretty good, too. It's about building a city!
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3. Board Game: San Juan [Average Rating:7.28 Overall Rank:228]
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You might like this one. It's about building a city!
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4. Board Game: Saint Petersburg [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:229]
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Susie and I really like this one. It's about building a city!
 
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5. Board Game: Can't Stop [Average Rating:6.84 Overall Rank:621]
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I suppose we need to find some new games... Anyone have an addition to this list that is, perhaps, about building a city?
 
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6. Board Game: Caylus [Average Rating:7.83 Overall Rank:45]
Chris Ferejohn
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Mountain View
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You might like this one. It's about building a castle *and* a city!
 
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7. Board Game: Elasund: The First City [Average Rating:6.67 Overall Rank:1137]
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This is the first city building game that came to mind for me.
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8. Board Game: Glory to Rome [Average Rating:7.49 Overall Rank:148]
David Gibbs
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Ottawa
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Is rebuilding a city the same as building a city? Seems close enough to me.
 
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9. GeekList: Civic Planning
Ray
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Carpentersville
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Another geeklist of city building games...
 
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10. Board Game: La Città [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:553]
James Pinnion
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For variety you could always try to build two cities?
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11. Board Game: Blue Moon City [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:494]
Steve Payne
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Edina
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"Blue Moon City - the board game - picks up where the two-player game ended: the reconstruction of the destroyed city of Blue Moon."
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12. Board Game: Big City [Average Rating:6.90 Overall Rank:985]
Peter Kruijt
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Eindhoven
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It's about building a big city.
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13. Board Game: Masons [Average Rating:6.54 Overall Rank:1462]
Kent Reuber
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San Mateo
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A bit abstract, but it's about building cities. Do you want to build one big cities or a bunch of smaller cities? It depends on the cards you have (sort of like the ticket cards in Ticket to Ride).

Can be played online at: http://yucata.de/
 
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14. Board Game: Sim City: The Card Game [Average Rating:4.37 Overall Rank:15259]
Jason Sadler
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Olney
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How'd you miss this stellar city building game?
 
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15. Board Game: Rock 'N' Roll...The Music Biz Game [Average Rating:6.83 Unranked]
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Doesn't fit the theme? Come on! We built this city on rock and roll... cool
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16. Board Game: Manhattan [Average Rating:6.70 Overall Rank:992]
Ian Klinck
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This one isn't actually about building a city.

It's about building six cities.
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17. Board Game: Carcassonne: The City [Average Rating:7.21 Overall Rank:503]
Laszlo Molnar
Hungary
Budapest
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Well... This one is really about building a city.
 
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18. Board Game: Carcassonne: The Castle [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:495]
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And this one as well.
 
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19. Board Game: Metropolis [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:3853]
Ed Holzman
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As grey traces of dawn tinge the eastern sky, the three travellers, men of Willowdale, emerge from the forest's shadow. Fording the river, they turn south, journeying into the dark and forbidding lands of The Necromancer...
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Metropolis is a Sid Sackson designed game about building a city. It was even a 1984 SdJ nominee.
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20. Board Game: Medina [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:732]
Preston Fuller
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Ashland
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But have you ever built a Holy City?
 
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21. Board Game: Dominion [Average Rating:7.67 Overall Rank:72] [Average Rating:7.67 Unranked]
Chris Schenck
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Dayton
Ohio
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Even better than a city -- a whole kingdom!
 
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22. Board Game: Metropolys [Average Rating:7.04 Overall Rank:630]
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It is essentially a bidding game, but you get to fill a city with skyscrapers laugh
 
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23. Board Game: Il Principe [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:2188]
Bruce Padget
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Claremont
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Build several cities. And get a piece of the action when someone else builds a city.
 
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24. Board Game: Cathedral [Average Rating:6.50 Overall Rank:1481]
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Build a city with really wack zoning laws.
 
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25. Board Game: Master Builder [Average Rating:6.14 Overall Rank:4886]
 
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