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Now I know there are several 2 player lists out there, and they have made a great reference for me. However, I'd like a some personal feedback, now that I know a little bit more about what I like. I've recently got over a year+ video game addiction, and now I need something to fill that void I play primarily with my significan other so games that work for 2 are best.
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1. Board Game: Carcassonne [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:139] [Average Rating:7.43 Unranked]
Mr River
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This is probably the favourite of the few games I own. I have all the available expansions for it. I never use the count, and probably use the river about half the time. I love how every game is looks entirely different.
 
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2. Board Game: Ticket to Ride [Average Rating:7.46 Overall Rank:125] [Average Rating:7.46 Unranked]
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Ticket to Ride I picked up about 10 days ago. Played it quite a few times, and it stands as a potential favourite. Lots of luck, looks great, nice board, lots of pieces.
 
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3. Board Game: San Juan [Average Rating:7.28 Overall Rank:228]
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San Juan. I do like this game, however I find it a little bit dry. Usually by the time we're done playing this one, I've had enough of it
 
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4. Board Game: Lost Cities [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:294]
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This one I don't actually own, but we've played it online enough to know that we want it as soon as it comes back into print.
 
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5. Board Game: Hera and Zeus [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:1410]
Curt Carpenter
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Kirkland
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Fantastic replay value. You need to play a few times to "get" what's so good about it. My favorite of the Kosmos two-player series.
 
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6. Board Game: Cartagena [Average Rating:6.70 Overall Rank:845]
True Blue Jon
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Vancouver
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My wife and I like this game but it is somewhat abstract. Of course, we don't have the version with the cool pirate meeeples!
 
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7. Board Game: Tyrus [Average Rating:6.03 Overall Rank:5388]
Dan M
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I like this little gem. The price is a bit high due to the fact you get a lot of really nice wooden pieces.
I just wish the publisher went with a cheeper production product as you could have gotten very similar results using plastic/hardboard or some other sort of lower production cost materials.
The game is good, but bang-for-the-buck you could do better.
 
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8. Board Game: Jambo [Average Rating:7.04 Overall Rank:492] [Average Rating:7.04 Unranked]
Tom McGreevy
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Naples
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Just got the game and only played once but has good mechanics.
 
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