2-Player Variants
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The follwing are all the games in the top 100 that list 3 or more players, not including the three trick-taking games Bridge, Tichu and Mu & Mehr.

Of these, which have 2-player variants that are any good? Please respond with your reviews of the variants you know of. I have playd very few of these games.
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1. Board Game: Puerto Rico [Average Rating:8.06 Overall Rank:15]
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I know this variant is a good one
 
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2. Board Game: The Princes of Florence [Average Rating:7.57 Overall Rank:116]
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3. Board Game: Catan [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:279] [Average Rating:7.23 Unranked]
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Hard to avoid simultanous solitaire without removing some tiles
 
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4. Board Game: Age of Steam [Average Rating:7.69 Overall Rank:114]
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5. Board Game: Die Macher [Average Rating:7.65 Overall Rank:186]
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6. Board Game: Wallenstein (first edition) [Average Rating:7.51 Overall Rank:342]
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7. Board Game: Ra [Average Rating:7.47 Overall Rank:134]
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8. Board Game: A Game of Thrones (first edition) [Average Rating:7.27 Overall Rank:312]
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9. Board Game: Taj Mahal [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:306]
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10. Board Game: Amun-Re [Average Rating:7.35 Overall Rank:260]
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11. Board Game: Princes of the Renaissance [Average Rating:7.45 Overall Rank:585]
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12. Board Game: Web of Power [Average Rating:7.30 Overall Rank:508]
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13. Board Game: Medici [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:442]
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14. Board Game: San Marco [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:512]
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The 2p variant described in sanmarco2p.txt is a great game.
 
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15. Board Game: Citadels [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:316]
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The 2/3 player versions of this game, IMO, are better than the 4-7 players versions.
 
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