Good Games That I Can't Get People To Play
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These are good games, but I can't get people to react with more than a "Yea,ok. What's next? Maybe it's the way I present them or the number of people playing. I don't know,but what a letdown. Anyone else have this experience? Feel free to share!
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1. Board Game: Diamant [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:621]
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I really like this game, but I'm doing something wrong. Can't get anybody excited about it!
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2. Board Game: Blockhead! [Average Rating:5.43 Overall Rank:13783]
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I've treid it with adults! I've played it with kids! Two minutes into the game and they're done. Sounded like fun when I bought it!
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3. Board Game: Goa [Average Rating:7.62 Overall Rank:107]
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I love Melissa, but don't tell her. It's a secret if she can find this. Shhhhh....
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I can't get people to play this.

They look at the title and theme and say "nah"

It is a FANTASTIC game, and everyone who plays thinks it is great. I just can't get people to the table to try it!
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4. Board Game: Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game [Average Rating:7.75 Overall Rank:62]
Liz Burton
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Bethesda
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Just can't seem to find at least two other people....

And I even painted all the ships! cry
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5. Board Game: Die Macher [Average Rating:7.65 Overall Rank:187]
Pat McLaughlin
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Canberra
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I've managed to oragnise two plays of this game in the three years or so that I've owned it. I don't know what's wrong....5 hours of nail-biting German political manouevering. Gripping stuff indeed!
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6. Board Game: Polarity [Average Rating:6.40 Overall Rank:2023]
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People like the magnets and love playing with them, so much so we don't get to play the actual game. So it's always been more of a toy than a game for now.
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7. Board Game: Advanced Civilization [Average Rating:8.02 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.02 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.02 Unranked]
Dr. Urza, PhD of Dungeon Crawl
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Classic example. Hard to get 6 other people to commit to a 12 hour game.
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8. Board Game: Genoa [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:503]
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Villa Hills
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Just can't get anybody geeked up to play this. I think it is a combo of: title, dry subject material, perceived complexity, and well liked games already in that genre (e.g. Goa, Princes of Florence, Puerto Rico, etc.)
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9. Board Game: Chaos in the Old World [Average Rating:7.68 Overall Rank:94]
Brian McCormick
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Lansing
Michigan
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The 4-players-and-4-players-only slant of this game makes it difficult to play in my group, since we usually have a minimum of 5. We've played it twice and love it, but it just doesn't get played anymore.
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10. Board Game: Dominion [Average Rating:7.67 Overall Rank:72] [Average Rating:7.67 Unranked]
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Now that I've introduced my group to Thunderstone....
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