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As per title, this is a list of board game puzzles I've created. Chess puzzles are all well and good, but there are plenty of other games out there, and I've tried my at hand at creating puzzles for a few of those other games.

My first effort at a game puzzle was in 1995. It was a Magic: The Gathering puzzle, inspired by Mark Rosewater's Magic: The Puzzling feature in Duelist magazine. I haven't seriously tried again until recently. This list will be updated as I make puzzles and find time to photograph them. Please let me know how you find my puzzles!

These are the games I'm working on puzzles for:

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1. Board Game: Bananagrams [Average Rating:6.34 Overall Rank:1549] [Average Rating:6.34 Unranked]
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You are playing a game with no dumping. Can you complete your crossword?

This is my second board game puzzle. I have a bad tendency to esotericize the things I create. This tendency is especially pronounced in puzzlecraft, as the easiest way to make sure there is only one possible solution is to limit the number of possibilities that need to be checked. I feel like this puzzle isn't too badly constrained... at least, not compared to other Bananagrams puzzles I've created.
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2. Board Game: Bananagrams [Average Rating:6.34 Overall Rank:1549] [Average Rating:6.34 Unranked]
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You are playing a game with no dumping. How can you complete your crossword?

This is one of those badly-constrained puzzles I mentioned. I am quite confident that it has a unique solution though (excluding its axial twin).
 
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3. Board Game: Bananagrams [Average Rating:6.34 Overall Rank:1549] [Average Rating:6.34 Unranked]
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You are playing a game with no dumping. How can you complete your crossword?

I know that this puzzle does not have a unique solution, but I believe all correct answers are mostly the same.
 
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4. Board Game: Gulf, Mobile & Ohio [Average Rating:6.73 Overall Rank:4372]
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One of the players got excited during the first dividends payment and dislodged two charter cubes. Which company is the NC and which is the C&SC?

This is my first retrograde analysis puzzle. I've always admired Raymond Smullyan's two books of chess puzzles of this type, and I felt Gulf, Mobile & Ohio would be conducive to this type of thinking. This particular puzzle took a great deal of testing and tweaking; my intent is still not quite realized.
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5. Board Game: Dominion [Average Rating:7.67 Overall Rank:72] [Average Rating:7.67 Unranked]
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What is the tenth Kingdom card, whose pile has been exhausted?

I'm not sure how feasible a good retrograde analysis problem is in Dominion. The problem is that players have almost negligible variation in the game-states available to each of them.
 
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6. Board Game: 7th Sea Collectible Card Game [Average Rating:6.67 Overall Rank:2873]
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Your opponent played Burn Their Sails! last turn, grabbing initiative. On their first action, they tacked away, played Becalmed on you, and then used Lyin' John's Fate to sink Timothy le Beau from your discard pile. Win this turn.

Notes: Your opponent has no cards left in hand: they drew only two thanks to We'll Get Him Back and have played them both already.

The bottom row of cards is your hand. You have: Prayer, Luis Rioja, The Lightbringer is Ours!, Hole in the Hull, Dalia and Ernesto, Carousing, Theah Eats the Weak.

Your sunk pile consists of Timothy le Beau (experienced) and Padre Alfonso (inexperienced). Matushka's Gate is in play. Miguel Bascalle is not kicked.
 
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If you knew the score, you'd know which was the first railroad to open. Which was...?

This puzzle's kind of simple and based on a hallowed principle of mathematic puzzles, but there's nothing wrong with simple, right? It's difficult to make GM&O puzzles that occur later in the game because of the restrictive income.
 
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