Games that make players chuck a wobbly!
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First a very brief bit of etymology.
"Chuck" is a very versatile verb in the Australian version of English.

One can:
Chuck a U-ee .... execute a "U" Turn
Chuck a Sickie .... stay away from work claiming to be ill
Chuck a fit .... what your mum does if you get mud on the carpet
Chuck a Browneye .... a male uni student pasttime - no longer in polite use
and of course
Chuck a Wobbly which is similar to chucking a fit but with less focus and control - also it's not restricted for the use of Mums.

And now, back to the topic. Some games have a propensity for getting players to chuck a wobbly. Obviously it's not a new phenomenon - people have been tipping chess boards over for thousands of years. But here is a chance for BGGers to identify some of the more notorious culprits out there as a warning to unsuspecting gamers.
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1. Board Game: Diplomacy [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:504]
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Probably the most famous cause of boardgame induced wobblies! There's even a T Shirt that says something like "Diplomacy - destroying friendships since 1959".
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2. Board Game: Citadels [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:320]
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What a masterpiece of backstabbing and skullduggery! This game has definitely caused many a player to Chuck a Wobbly when they are assasinated 3 turns running and then the Warlord burns one of their buildings for good measure.
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3. Board Game: Kremlin [Average Rating:6.98 Overall Rank:856]
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The good ol' KGB Head really shines here as he purges candidates and politburo members with callous disregard!
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4. Board Game: Civilization [Average Rating:7.51 Overall Rank:228] [Average Rating:7.51 Unranked]
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"Why did you play that Piracy card on me? I haven't got the most @#$%^&*" cities!


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"You mean we've still got 8 hours to go before the game's over and already it's impossible for me to win?!!?"
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5. Board Game: Poker [Average Rating:6.70 Overall Rank:864]
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I've seen more people go on massive tilt then I care to remember.
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6. Board Game: Illuminati: Deluxe Edition [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:1361]
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My friend is still mad about the time I played Senate Investigation on him to make him lose his turn, costing him the victory...

...in a game last year!
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7. Board Game: Shadows over Camelot [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:322]
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This game just plain pisses me off!!!
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