Wife wants Christmas gift suggestions for me. Help!
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The wife is looking for me to make suggestions as to what games to get me for Christmas. I haven't a clue. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. What games would you suggest? I play with both family members and my local game club. I already own Settlers, Carcassone, Ticket to Ride, M44, and Bang.
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How about something from the Kosmos 2-player line?
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2. Board Game: Alhambra [Average Rating:7.03 Overall Rank:393]
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Alhambra is on sale at both Gamefest and Fair Play Games and is a good family game.
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3. Board Game: Hansa [Average Rating:6.90 Overall Rank:710]
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Hansa is one of my favorites--it's a light game that's easy to teach, has enough decisions to make it interesting and plays well with 2-4 players.
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4. Board Game: 7 Ages [Average Rating:7.08 Overall Rank:1459]
Michael @mgouker
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What a great problem! This is what I want but I don't think she got the hint. I will give it to myself after Christmas.
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5. Board Game: Citadels [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:316]
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Try Citadels, if you like some chaos in your games. The game feels complete at any number of players, and it's available for $20 US. The Silver Line package even includes the plastic coins found in the European editions.
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6. Board Game: Metro [Average Rating:6.38 Overall Rank:1452]
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Metro scales well from 2players on up. It is relatively easy for nongamers to play.
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7. Board Game: Struggle of Empires [Average Rating:7.51 Overall Rank:330]
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Sweet Holy Moses, Fruit F*cker Prime!
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You want this... you know you want this.... yes thats right, give in to its power.....

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8. Board Game: San Juan [Average Rating:7.28 Overall Rank:228]
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My wife loves this game. It's perhaps a little more complicated than Settlers. I'm not sure about the long-term replay value, but we've played about 5 or 6 games so far, and we still like it. It gets better after you've played it a couple times - you see more strategies. I recommend this game, and I think it's relatively cheap. I haven't played Puerto Rico, but I understand that's more complicated.
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9. Board Game: Puerto Rico [Average Rating:8.06 Overall Rank:16]
 
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How about this one? It's a fun, simple, all-family game your wife and kids will love, not mentioning your game group
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