The Future According to Boardgames
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It's hard to predict the future. 30 years ago we all thought Japan would rule the world economy and the US and the USSR would be fighting over the moon. Plus, to paraphrase Jerry Seinfeld, where are the flying cars? It's 2010 already.

Luckily boardgames have pretty much reached a consensus on what the future will look like. Here are some predictions from these games of ours.
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1. Board Game: Earth Reborn [Average Rating:7.73 Overall Rank:292]
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In the future women's breasts will be gigantic.

I just hope the same thing doesn't happen to testicles.
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2. Board Game: Dust [Average Rating:6.47 Overall Rank:2132]
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In the future women will be required to wear much less clothing than they do now. Even when it's really cold.
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3. Board Game: BattleTech [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:874]
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In the future machines will ditch wheels and walk on two legs like we do. Because we all know bipeds are so much faster than, say, tanks.
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4. Board Game: Martian Rails [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:2700]
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In the future, when we colonize other planets, our first priority will be to set up a really good public transportation system.
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5. Board Game: Duck Dealer [Average Rating:6.40 Overall Rank:3639]
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It the future it will be profitable to make something on one planet, ship it 25 trillion miles and sell it in a different solar system. As opposed to just making it in the other solar system in the first place.
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6. Board Game: Zombies!!! [Average Rating:5.84 Overall Rank:4770] [Average Rating:5.84 Unranked]
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In the future the dead will rise...
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7. Board Game: Moongha Invaders: Mad Scientists and Atomic Monsters Attack the Earth! [Average Rating:6.77 Overall Rank:2354]
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...unless they get squashed by the giant atomic monsters first.
 
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8. Board Game: Heroscape Master Set: Rise of the Valkyrie [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:273] [Average Rating:7.43 Unranked]
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In the future, our weapons will be approximately equal to swords and bows.
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9. Board Game: Power Grid: Flux Generator [Average Rating:7.44 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.44 Unranked]
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In the future, fusion power will save us from global warming, but only if we don't bid too much for it.
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10. Board Game: Mutant Chronicles Collectible Miniatures Game [Average Rating:6.18 Overall Rank:5817]
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In the future we will all have mutations, which will make us look muscular instead of giving us cancer and other deadly genetic diseases.
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11. Board Game: Car Wars [Average Rating:6.36 Overall Rank:2135]
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In the future, we will think it's a good idea to give drivers weapons.
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12. Board Game: Agricola X-Deck [Average Rating:6.19 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.19 Unranked]
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We will encounter aliens in our crop gulp
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