Tragedy! Games in my collection I've never played - Part 2
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Part two of a geeklist whining about games in my collection that I've never played. If you're in Southern California, help me justify my outpouring of money by playing these games with me... This list is (mostly) "print and assemble" games. While many of these weren't originally, I've got the Dragon Magazine Archive CD-ROM set, and hence Adobe Acrobat versions of many of these games.

Is it worth my time to assemble and play these games? I understand that many of these games probably aren't very good compared to what else is out there, but I'm interested in playing them for historical reasons (and the cost is low...). Other comments are welcomed as well.

Once again, in alphabetical order...

UPDATE: I played Through The Desert! See below...
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1. Board Game: Arrakhar's Wand [Average Rating:5.00 Unranked]
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2. Board Game: The Barons of Fyn [Average Rating:5.48 Unranked]
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3. Board Game: The Baton Races of Yaz [Average Rating:5.42 Overall Rank:12643]
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4. Board Game: Flight of the Boodles [Average Rating:5.77 Unranked]
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5. Board Game: Food Fight [Average Rating:5.20 Overall Rank:13583]
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6. Board Game: King of the Tabletop [Average Rating:6.87 Overall Rank:4131]
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7. Board Game: LNL: Laplace, Newton & Lagrange [Average Rating:5.20 Unranked]
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8. Board Game: Mime Smashing [Average Rating:4.50 Unranked]
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9. Board Game: Monsters of the Midway [Average Rating:5.39 Unranked]
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10. Board Game: Planet Busters [Average Rating:5.80 Overall Rank:10496]
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11. Board Game: Queen Victoria's Navy [Average Rating:6.83 Unranked]
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12. Board Game: Ringside [Average Rating:5.27 Overall Rank:12914]
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13. Board Game: Rocket Flight [Average Rating:6.66 Unranked]
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This one is a bit different; it's not actually a "print and assemble game", altough it does require that you cut out the components. I got this one for free; I walked into my Friendly Local Game Shop, and took it out of a pile of games marked "Free!" that they hadn't been able to sell. You've gotta love free games.
 
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14. Board Game: Runngus' Game [Average Rating:3.89 Unranked]
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15. Board Game: Snit Smashing [Average Rating:5.54 Overall Rank:12259]
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16. Board Game: The Way [Average Rating:5.25 Overall Rank:13136]
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17. Board Game: Acquire [Average Rating:7.36 Overall Rank:207]
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Sounded like too good a game to pass up at 50% off...
 
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18. Board Game: Battle for Moscow (first edition) [Average Rating:6.15 Overall Rank:5575]
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Free game downloaded from the Internet.
 
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19. Board Game: Through the Desert [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:435]
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It's Knizia, even if they camels are pastel colored. Strange, I find them less ugly every time I open the box. Could I be falling under their bedouin spell?

UPDATE: What was I thinking? My free will has been sapped away by strangely colored plastic camels... must play again... and again... and again... This game is really good, and explemifies what I like most about Designer Games: fast playing, simple rules, tough decisions.
 
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