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Stig Morten
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I found the Browse Random game feature today and decided to check it out.
I had a number of question while I waited for the first random game to appear.

Can this feature show me anythig good?
What games will it turn up?
Is it a useful feature?
Or will it make me post a utterly useless and boring geeklist?


The first three question will be answered shortly, but the answer to the fourth one might be easily guessed.
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1. Board Game: The Dragon's Wrath [Average Rating:5.68 Unranked]
Stig Morten
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This was the first game that I found.
Hopefully something more interesting comes along next time I thought.
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2. Board Game: Dueling Runes [Average Rating:5.95 Unranked]
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Ohh, a card game....

On to the next one.
 
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3. Board Game: Guns at Gettysburg Scenarios 3: On to Richmond – The Peninsula and the Seven Days [Average Rating:7.20 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.20 Unranked]
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An expansion to a wargame I haven't heard about.
Although I have heard about the place Gettysburg.

Next one please.
 
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4. Board Game: Räuber und Gendarm [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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An old game from Germany. Don't speak alot of german. On to the next one.
 
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5. Board Game: Boredom: The Dismal Anti-Game for 1 to 3 Players [Average Rating:7.50 Unranked]
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The fifth game actually turned out to describe this geeklist pretty well.

A box full of Boredom.

Should I continue on to the next one. Why not?
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6. Board Game: Why Not? [Average Rating:5.75 Unranked]
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And wouldn't you know it, the sixth game I found with Browse: Random game was

WHY NOT?

It has a magnetized board.
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7. Board Game: Federation Commander: Academy [Average Rating:7.28 Unranked]
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Ok, a space game.
This random Game feature throws up just a bunch of great games today.

Can number 8 be any good?
 
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8. Board Game: Australian Rails [Average Rating:6.93 Overall Rank:2488]
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Aussie Rules!

And they have summer now.

Next game please.
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9. Board Game: Dark Eden [Average Rating:6.63 Overall Rank:9241]
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Didn't even look at this one, as the Random games I had seen up to this point didn't interest me.

Can the tenth game be any good?
 
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10. Board Game: Top 15 [Average Rating:4.40 Unranked]
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Well, even though the title of the game goes to 15, I am stopping at ten.

Can't say I found any game of interest among these 10 random games, but thumbs up for the feature. Soem might find it useful.

Maybe someday I will find a gem among the Randomly browsed games that goes on to become a favourite game of mine.

Well, this concludes this utterly pointless and boring geeklist.

Hope those that read the list can find some fun games with the Browse: Random Game feature.
 
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11. Board Game: Maxwell: The Game [Average Rating:2.25 Unranked]
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I'd never heard of the game or its namesake. Judging by the images, it's a simplistic roll-and-move game, designed more as a parody than a satisfying gaming experience.
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12. Board Game: Shoot-Out [Average Rating:4.00 Unranked]
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Sounds interesting from the brief description but pathetic lack of info on it.
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13. Board Game: Runebound: Beasts and Bandits [Average Rating:7.35 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.35 Unranked]
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It's an expansion, so it can't be ranked. But it's pretty highly rated! I've never played Runebound, however.
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