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This is a list of new games I've acquired since discovering BGG site recently

My pre-existing collection included Chess, Scrabble, Monopoly, Scattergories, Boggle, Hex, Trivial Pursuit, Chinese Checkers, Pictionary, Parchisi, Trouble, Mouse Trap, Snakes and Ladders, Battleship, Guess Who?, Harry Potter Whomping Willow and UNO

Any suggestions for future directions and additions? I thought Modern Art, Acquire, Axis and Allies, Go and Hammer of the Scots might be worthwhile.
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1. Board Game: Puerto Rico [Average Rating:8.06 Overall Rank:16]
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Haven't got a group together yet to get stuck in
 
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2. Board Game: Memoir '44 [Average Rating:7.54 Overall Rank:117] [Average Rating:7.54 Unranked]
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Played with my 8 year old. We ganged up and WON !
 
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3. Board Game: Catan [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:279] [Average Rating:7.23 Unranked]
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Every list said I needed to get this
 
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4. Board Game: Ticket to Ride [Average Rating:7.46 Overall Rank:125] [Average Rating:7.46 Unranked]
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I thought this would be a good family game
 
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5. Board Game: Carcassonne [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:139] [Average Rating:7.43 Unranked]
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My daughter likes matching up the tiles. My wife has looked interested !!
 
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6. Board Game: Pirateer [Average Rating:5.47 Overall Rank:14407]
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My son thinks this is cool and thats a good thing
 
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7. Board Game: Diplomacy [Average Rating:7.06 Overall Rank:500]
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Used totally different rules 30 years ago
 
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8. Board Game: Blokus [Average Rating:6.92 Overall Rank:519]
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Recommended by store
 
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9. Board Game: Carcassonne: The Castle [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:494]
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Knights, castles and my 8 year old. A good fun combination.
 
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10. Board Game: Stratego [Average Rating:6.06 Overall Rank:2282]
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Memories are made of this
 
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11. Board Game: Lord of the Rings [Average Rating:6.77 Overall Rank:698]
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I wanted a cooperative game
 
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12. Board Game: Scotland Yard [Average Rating:6.51 Overall Rank:1063]
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A thrift store find - $2
 
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13. Board Game: Torpedo Run! [Average Rating:5.97 Overall Rank:8103]
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Paid too much but had to have it !
 
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14. Board Game: Metropolis: The Battle of the Robots [Average Rating:6.08 Unranked]
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Another $2 for a thrift store
 
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15. Board Game: Electronic Whac-a-Mole [Average Rating:4.60 Overall Rank:14790]
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Does this exclude me from this site ?
 
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16. Board Game: Cathedral [Average Rating:6.50 Overall Rank:1489]
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My son saw it at a friends house - and had to have it
 
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17. Board Game: Poleconomy [Average Rating:5.40 Overall Rank:14237]
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Two copies picked up for $7, both complete
 
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18. Board Game: Careers [Average Rating:5.79 Overall Rank:4917]
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Played as a kid and had forgotten -$4
 
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19. Board Game: Sumo! [Average Rating:5.81 Overall Rank:7164]
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The rules are simple but not really clear
Purchased on special at games store
 
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20. Board Game: HeroQuest [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:547]
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Thought I was getting HeroScape on e-Bay
 
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21. Board Game: Airline [Average Rating:4.22 Unranked]
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Thrift store $2.50
 
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22. Board Game: The Watergate Scandal [Average Rating:4.50 Unranked]
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$1 Will I ever get to play this ?
 
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23. Board Game: War at Sea (second edition) [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:2493] [Average Rating:6.45 Unranked]
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I remember this one from 25 years back
 
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