Games involving robots
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It's gotta have proper robots -- mecha (which have a human pilot inside) don't count.
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1. Board Game: Ricochet Robots [Average Rating:7.00 Overall Rank:571] [Average Rating:7.00 Unranked]
Peter Drake
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We all stare at the board until smoke comes out our ears.
 
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2. Board Game: Robots! [Average Rating:6.22 Overall Rank:9790]
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An interesting mechanism: each robot is represented by a stack of component counters.
 
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3. Board Game: RoboRally [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:337]
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We actually gave our copy away. A nice idea, but we didn't like doing all that planning and then throwing it into the blender.
 
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4. Board Game: Rivets [Average Rating:6.30 Overall Rank:5573]
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Oh, how far game components have come!
 
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5. Board Game: Combots [Average Rating:5.53 Overall Rank:12640]
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I enjoyed this as a teen, although I remember it being cooler than it probably is. Still, I can't believe I got rid of it!
 
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6. Board Game: BattleBots: Kickbot Arena [Average Rating:4.20 Overall Rank:14724]
Jay Little
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Very simple, light kids fare, but it's got 'Bots all right. Kinda' amusing for the under 12 crowd. Briefly. And then they remember how much cooler Xbox is.
 
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7. Board Game: Ogre [Average Rating:6.95 Overall Rank:981]
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An early game with a "bad" robot.
 
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8. Board Game: Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots [Average Rating:4.69 Overall Rank:15200]
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This game involves robots.
 
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9. Board Game: Robotanks [Average Rating:5.75 Overall Rank:11974]
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Café Race is a race game set in a business office. The players take the role of office workers going upstairs to the first floor to get a cup of coffee who then improvise a race while they are going back downstairs… with a cup full of coffee.
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Similar to Roborally. The tanks move following orders in cards.
 
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10. Board Game: Droids [Average Rating:5.56 Overall Rank:12171]
Andrea Nand
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Looks interesting...
 
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11. Board Game: The Return of the Stainless Steel Rat [Average Rating:6.54 Overall Rank:5944]
John Bohrer
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Tons of robots in his one!
 
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12. Board Game: Chip-Chip Hurra [Average Rating:5.45 Overall Rank:12528]
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You spin me right round, baby - Right round like a record, baby - Right round round round - You spin me right round, baby…
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Not my favourite game, but my son likes to play with all the robots.
 
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13. Board Game: Boarding Party [Average Rating:5.85 Overall Rank:11942]
Michael Evans
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Nobleton
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Combat aboard a 'Robot Cruiser': Human space soldiers versus the Repair robots trying to fix the ship's battle damage.
 
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14. Board Game: The Wreck of the B.S.M. Pandora [Average Rating:6.37 Overall Rank:5799]
Michael Evans
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Another Combat-Aboard-A-Spaceship game. Originally published in Ares Magazine. Many of the utility robots aboard the Pandora have been damaged by the Hyperspace Jump malfuction. Some go berserk and attack the crew. Most need to be repaired and used to help bring the ship back online before life support fails.
 
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15. Board Game: The Awful Green Things From Outer Space [Average Rating:6.48 Overall Rank:1623]
Michael Evans
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The single Robot crewmember is, by far, the toughest and strongest member of the Znutar's crew. This makes him one of the crew's best assets, especially since he's the one 'weapon' without a variable effect on the Green Things.
Unfortunately, he's also the slowest crewmember. And, since the rules state that the Green Things hate and fear the Robot the most, they will always attack it instead of any other adjacent crew. So, unless, the crew player is careful, the Robot can easily get mobbed and destroyed by the GTs.
 
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16. Board Game: BattleBots [Average Rating:6.00 Unranked]
Matthew Nadelhaft
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Edinburgh
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Not to be confused with the much more recent game of the same name! Robots in arena combat.
 
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17. Board Game: Big Damn Robots [Average Rating:6.67 Unranked]
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I love this game's title.
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18. Board Game: Trivial Pursuit: Star Wars Classic Trilogy Collector's Edition [Average Rating:5.58 Overall Rank:12823]
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I don't think it's possible to have a Star Wars game without some kind of robot!
 
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19. Board Game: Asteroid [Average Rating:6.34 Overall Rank:6388]
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"In Asteroid, one player controls a team of adventurers attempting to destroy a runaway mining asteroid on a collision course with Earth; the other player controls the evil computer brain that runs the mining station. The good guys must overcome the station's defenses (including various nasty robots), turn off the computer brain, set the asteroid to self-destruct, and escape before it blows. Includes eight 5.5" x 8.5" maps and 120 tile counters that represent the characters, robots, items, etc."
 
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20. Board Game: Attack of the Mutants! [Average Rating:6.23 Overall Rank:7477]
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"A really campy 1950s B-movie horror board game, pitting the 'heroes' against the campus membership, newly mutated by a horrible nuclear accident at the nearby power station (the Big Melt-Down of 1993)."

"Kindly old professor Applegate, his toothsome daughter Penny, her heroic but dense love interest Buck and an assortment of other stereotypes (such as the prof's robots) fight to save the world from the awful mutant thingies. Frenzied dashes down polished corridors with howling mobs of beasties in hot pursuit. A kicking and screaming Penny being carried off. Again. A desperate battle for time as the Professor prattles inanely, 'Maybe we can reason with them'."
 
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21. Board Game: Annihilator & One World [Average Rating:4.79 Overall Rank:14411]
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"ANNIHILATOR is a giant, planet-killing, computer-controlled spaceship. Pan-Human Alliance assault squads and demolition teams blast their way through the ship to get to Annihilator's brain core. The ship has security robots, repairbots, and automatic defenses to stop the humans. Like One-World, ANNIHILATOR is a tense and exciting game."
 
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22. Board Game: Cyborg [Average Rating:4.77 Unranked]
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If you can only play one game with robots... make sure it isn't this one!
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23. Board Game: Berzerk [Average Rating:4.93 Overall Rank:13450]
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One player is the human with a ray gun, the other is the robot army. This is based on the Atari arcade game which was two dimension and had a low pixel count, but still was fun. Maybe it is an ancestor of Doom?
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24. Board Game: The Creature That Ate Sheboygan [Average Rating:6.32 Overall Rank:3581]
Morgan Dontanville
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Charlottesville
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Rampage the city with...A GIANT ROBOT!!
 
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25. Board Game: Monsters Ravage America [Average Rating:5.84 Overall Rank:7216]
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The government builds a robot to defend itself from those pesky ravagers.
 
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