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Sometimes it's just not enough to play a game and always start at 0. Some games can be played as a campaign or league though, adding instant replay value.
This list is for those games.

A few notes:
- Expansions should only be added if the expansion is necessary or enhances the rules to play the campaing/league (for example: Death Zone, the expansion for Blood Bowl, could be added).
- Only add games that you're actually willing to play in a campaign/league, and only if the rules actually support this (chess, for example, can be played in a league, but shouldn't be part of this list).
- The rules should enable a development of some sort (members of a team gaining skills, an adventurer improving his melee capabilities, and so on). Development of a player's skills alone aren't enough.
- It's not my fault that so many games on this lists have been published by Games Workshop. I'm *not* a GW addict anymore, trust me - if you've got any non-GW games fitting this description, bring them on!
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1. Board Game: Blood Bowl (Third Edition) [Average Rating:7.57 Overall Rank:248]
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A game of fantasy football, and one of my favorite board games - I've been organizing leagues since 1994 (BB 2nd edition).
 
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2. Board Game: Blood Bowl: DeathZone [Average Rating:7.59 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.59 Unranked]
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This Blood Bowl expansion greatly enhances league play.
 
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3. Board Game: Warhammer Quest [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:655]
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One of the best dungeon crawl games out there, and nice (if somewhat limited) rules for character development.
 
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4. Board Game: Blood Race [Average Rating:5.91 Overall Rank:11525]
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A fantasy racing game. Rules for leagues are marginal but ok.
 
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5. Board Game: Necromunda [Average Rating:7.30 Overall Rank:823]
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Plays like a hybrid of Warhammer 40K and Blood Bowl. The campaign rules are similar to the latter.
 
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6. Board Game: Mordheim: City of the Damned [Average Rating:7.25 Overall Rank:996]
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Necromunda goes fantasy.
 
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7. Board Game: Up Front [Average Rating:7.83 Overall Rank:374]
Richard Irving
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Many wargames (especially those based on multiple scenarios) have campaign rules/systems.

In Up Front, the individual soldiers can receive "elan points" over the course of a campaign for pormotions and increased morale values. The campaign game plays very differently from individual scenarios as you do not want to needless sacrifice men to acheive the objective.
 
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8. Board Game: Zero! [Average Rating:6.97 Overall Rank:2120] [Average Rating:6.97 Unranked]
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The advanced game of Down in Flames series has campaigns of bombing missions where the players randomly determine target and choose options to choose from to complete each individual mission.

You can play an entire comapign in an evening.
 
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9. Board Game: Circus Maximus [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:1587]
Steve Bachman
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New York
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There are rules for the Basic Game, Advanced Game, and Campaign Game. The Campaign Game is a season of races in which you have money to gamble, bribe, drug horses, or sabotage cars as well as experience points from finishing well in the races to develop your teams, cars, or drivers.
 
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10. Board Game: Source of the Nile [Average Rating:6.47 Overall Rank:3018]
Steve Bachman
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In Source of the Nile, you can either compete with fellow explorers to attain a set number of victory points, or play the campaign game where the explorers continue each trip to the continent with what was discovered in previous journeys already on the published map.
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11. Board Game: Magic Realm [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:930]
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Magic Realm has a system where the players' characters start with lesser developed skills and through the campaign game, they develop up to 3 additional levels.
 
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12. Board Game: Glider-Pit Gladiators [Average Rating:5.86 Unranked]
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Roseville
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I created a Campaign Expansion for Glider-Pit Gladiators, at the suggestion of someone who had played the game, to enhance the replay value.

The Campaign Expansion allows you to create and play continuing gladiator characters by providing rules for Character Survival, Experience, and Special Abilities and Advantages. Gladiators who survive a match (and aren't crippled in the process) receive experience and a chance to gain special abilities and advantages. The character development system is set up so that victorious characters are more likely develop skills that will help them gain future victories in the arena.
 
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13. Board Game: Formula Dé [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:577]
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We have a race league for this that meets every month. I even won last season. This season I have not started out so hot.
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14. Board Game: Pennant Race [Average Rating:5.29 Overall Rank:13453]
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Baseball game designed to simulate a season, not individual games.
 
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15. Board Game: March Madness [Average Rating:6.25 Overall Rank:7539]
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Designed to very easily play the MCBB tournament with an entire bracket of 64 teams.
 
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16. Board Game: Gladiator [Average Rating:6.50 Overall Rank:3501]
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Circus Maximus's brother game...gladiators improve and seek to survive 10 matches and be set free.
 
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17. Board Game: Stonewall Jackson's Way [Average Rating:7.52 Overall Rank:2312]
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First in a series of 7 games in the GCACW series that's outcome can have an effect on the setup for following games in the series.
 
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18. Board Game: Doom: The Boardgame [Average Rating:6.89 Overall Rank:805]
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Each senario can be played as part of a larger campaign as the marines first encounter the demon invasion, and then attempt to escape. Players keep their advantages between games, and even gain a sort of limited experiance based on their kills.
 
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19. Board Game: Plunder [Average Rating:6.17 Overall Rank:3904]
 
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The use of cards to form the board ensure play changes from game to game. There are some other neat mechanics such as the storm card that forces a reshuffle of the discard and take card piles.
 
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20. Board Game: HeroQuest [Average Rating:7.08 Overall Rank:547]
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A dungeon crawl with minor character development.
 
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21. Board Game: Advanced Heroquest [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:1986]
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Similar to HeroQuest (or Warhammer Quest, for that matter). Characters advance in levels and collect treasures.
 
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22. Board Game: Space Crusade [Average Rating:6.94 Overall Rank:1065]
 
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HeroQuest goes SciFi.
 
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23. Board Game: Mutant Chronicles: Siege of the Citadel [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:1667]
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Very similar to Space Crusade.
 
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24. Board Game: Warmachine: Escalation [Average Rating:7.66 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.66 Unranked]
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It's a miniatures game, so may not qualify for this list.

This expansion includes over 40 scenarios outlining one year of warfare in the Iron Kingdoms. Decisions and outcomes from early battles affect later conflicts.
 
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25. Board Game: Fallout Warfare [Average Rating:6.38 Unranked]
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Can be played in campaigns , and your character can level up and gain new skills and equipment.
 
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