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If a game has to state that it's a board game, your best bet is to run away. Flee! Don't look back. It's not that games ending in 'The Game' or 'The Boardgame' are inherently bad, but more often than not their designers (or lack thereof) are simply trying to piggyback a crappy, ill-concieved boardgame on the success of a popular movie, TV show, or video game, et cetera.

Let's see who the best of the best are, shall we? Are any of these worth their weight in raw sewage? What is it about our culture that allows this crap to survive?
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A close examination of the cover reveals "THE BOARDGAME", which would presumably help you distinguish it from the (quite good) novel of the same name.

Come on, Arthur, get meta with me!
 
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3. Board Game: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Game [Average Rating:6.63 Overall Rank:1637]
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4. Board Game: Age of Mythology: The Boardgame [Average Rating:6.15 Overall Rank:2485]
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5. Board Game: WarCraft: The Board Game [Average Rating:6.12 Overall Rank:2694]
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6. Board Game: Sid Meier's Civilization: The Boardgame [Average Rating:5.58 Overall Rank:13579]
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7. Board Game: Planet Hollywood: The Game [Average Rating:5.37 Overall Rank:13013]
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8. Board Game: The Real Ghostbusters Game [Average Rating:5.27 Overall Rank:13821]
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9. Board Game: Mary-Kate and Ashley New York Minute The Game [Average Rating:5.25 Unranked]
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10. Board Game: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous: The Game [Average Rating:5.00 Unranked]
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11. Board Game: MTV: The Game [Average Rating:4.78 Unranked]
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12. Board Game: Mr. Bean The Game [Average Rating:4.64 Unranked]
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13. Board Game: Miami Vice: The Game [Average Rating:4.61 Unranked]
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14. Board Game: Time: The Game [Average Rating:4.57 Overall Rank:14680]
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15. Board Game: Time: The Game [Average Rating:4.57 Overall Rank:14680]
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As if one version weren't enough.
 
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16. Board Game: COPS The Game [Average Rating:4.50 Unranked]
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17. Board Game: Trump: The Game [Average Rating:4.39 Overall Rank:15287]
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18. Board Game: Star Trek: The Game [Average Rating:4.38 Overall Rank:15144]
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19. Board Game: Indiana Jones from Raiders of the Lost Ark [Average Rating:4.28 Unranked]
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20. Board Game: Welcome Back, Kotter The Up Your Nose With A Rubber Hose Game [Average Rating:4.27 Unranked]
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Really, really awful.

I call dibs on Horshack!
 
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21. Board Game: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom [Average Rating:4.20 Unranked]
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22. Board Game: Titanic: The Board Game [Average Rating:4.15 Overall Rank:15273]
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I picked up "Titanic: The Board Game" at a thrift store last week for 99 cents. Think it will be worth it?
 
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23. Board Game: Antiques Roadshow: The Game [Average Rating:4.15 Overall Rank:14780]
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24. Board Game: A Nightmare On Elm Street: The Game [Average Rating:4.14 Overall Rank:14719]
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25. Board Game: TV Guide: The Game [Average Rating:3.96 Unranked]
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