The Games Germans really love
Alexander Schmalz
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This is just a wild guess - open to comments. It was inspired by Germans LOVE American Games! I believe we Germans love almost the same games the Americans love minus the war games.
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1. Board Game: Puerto Rico [Average Rating:8.06 Overall Rank:15]
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Almost a modern classic - played over and over again.
 
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2. Board Game: Tigris & Euphrates [Average Rating:7.71 Overall Rank:70]
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Because it's not available anymore actually only known to hardcore gamers.
 
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3. Board Game: The Princes of Florence [Average Rating:7.57 Overall Rank:116]
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Sold out as well - the whole Alea series is really popular.
 
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4. Board Game: El Grande [Average Rating:7.79 Overall Rank:53]
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Being Spiel des Jahres known to many people.
 
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5. Board Game: Catan [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:279] [Average Rating:7.23 Unranked]
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Thousands and thousands of copies sold. Almost every German household should have one by now. There is actually a saying everybody understands: "Wollen wir heute Abend mal wieder siedeln?"
 
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6. Board Game: Power Grid [Average Rating:7.92 Overall Rank:28]
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The new release is really popular. Thanks to Brettspielwelt many more people learned about it.
 
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7. Board Game: Goa [Average Rating:7.62 Overall Rank:107]
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A gamer's game - is it the new Puerto Rico? In the long run it will be at least as popular as Fürsten von Florenz.
 
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8. Board Game: Age of Steam [Average Rating:7.69 Overall Rank:114]
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An american game finally - the soon to be published Deutschland map will give it a great boost in Germany.
 
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9. Board Game: Die Macher [Average Rating:7.65 Overall Rank:186]
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It is sooo german - german election system as a game. Unfortunately I never played it.
 
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10. Board Game: Go [Average Rating:7.66 Overall Rank:121]
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A classic all around the world.
 
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11. Board Game: Wallenstein (first edition) [Average Rating:7.51 Overall Rank:342]
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Wallenstein - German theme, German title - Wallenstein is well known because of a play by Schiller. The Thirty Years War is the first big catastrophe in german history. Great game - a German Style Wargame.
 
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12. Board Game: Ticket to Ride [Average Rating:7.46 Overall Rank:124] [Average Rating:7.46 Unranked]
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Another American Game - will be really famous over here because it won the Spiel des Jahres award. At the moment it is hard to get.
 
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13. Board Game: YINSH [Average Rating:7.70 Overall Rank:131] [Average Rating:7.70 Unranked]
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14. Board Game: Modern Art [Average Rating:7.34 Overall Rank:227]
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The first Knizia that should have won Spiel des Jahres.
 
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15. Board Game: Ra [Average Rating:7.47 Overall Rank:134]
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Another denied Knizia - part of the popular Alea series. Now oop.
 
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16. Board Game: Acquire [Average Rating:7.36 Overall Rank:207]
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Popular for a long time now - another American Game.
 
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17. Board Game: Taj Mahal [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:306]
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The next Knizia to be denied Spiel des Jahres - won Deutscher Spielepreis.
 
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18. Board Game: Maharaja: The Game of Palace Building in India [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:506]
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For many Germans - at least in the Spielbox newsgroup - this was the most popular choice for this year's Spiel des Jahres.
 
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19. Board Game: Saint Petersburg [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:229]
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Will become more popular in Germany now that it can be played on Brettspielwelt.
 
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20. Board Game: San Juan [Average Rating:7.28 Overall Rank:228]
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Very often played on Brettspielwelt as well.
 
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21. Board Game: Amun-Re [Average Rating:7.35 Overall Rank:260]
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Last years Knizia - again denied the Spiel des Jahres Award.
 
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