Strategic Games with Distinct Male and Female Roles in the Theme
Ben Stanley
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I am curious if there are more games like the first two I will put in this list: games that were obviously intended to be played by couples (among others) because the theme pits a male player against a female player in a battle of wits.
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1. Board Game: Hera and Zeus [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:1415]
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One player is Hera and the other is Zeus.
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2. Board Game: Caesar & Cleopatra [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:1435]
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And here we have Caesar versus Cleopatra.
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3. Board Game: Lost Cities [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:292]
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One player likes the game. The other player plays the game so his lady will occasionally play other games.
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4. Board Game: Richelieu [Average Rating:6.63 Overall Rank:1984]
Olav Fakkeldij
Netherlands
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One player is cardinal Richelieu, the other is the queen.
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5. Board Game: Virgin Queen [Average Rating:8.07 Overall Rank:456]
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Once its out, the lady can play Elizabeth and the Men can play the other 5 roles... which seems to be using a fair assumption about the ratio of male to female boardgamers, at least from my observation.
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6. Board Game: Candamir: The First Settlers [Average Rating:6.17 Overall Rank:2639]
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Everyone starts out with a female character, and then you can choose to select the male alter ego, thus giving you opportunities for female/female, female/male, and male/male, just like in real life.
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7. Board Game: Medici vs Strozzi [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:1755]
Laszlo Molnar
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Pink ships vs. blue ships!
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