Games that can't be made into a computer game, and why.
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While mot board games can be played against a computer opponent, there are some which cannot be emulated by a computer.
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1. Board Game: Once Upon a Time: The Storytelling Card Game [Average Rating:6.46 Overall Rank:1278]
Nat Saamanen
United States
Duluth
Minnesota
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I don't think a computer could tell a good story.
 
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2. Board Game: Pit [Average Rating:6.40 Overall Rank:1355]
Nat Saamanen
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This would probably be really dull, too.
 
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3. Board Game: CardChess [Average Rating:4.46 Unranked]
Robert Wesley
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surprise 'cause...Computers can't ''dream in '3'-D !''...duh! laugh
 
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4. Board Game: Junta [Average Rating:6.75 Overall Rank:950]
Rob Zimmerman
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Pretty obvious, really. About 90% of this game is hiding pesos up your sleeves and convincing the other players that they should trust you after you just had one of them killed for trying to overthrow you.
 
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5. Board Game: Cranium [Average Rating:5.69 Overall Rank:6055]
Lee Kennedy
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Waterloo
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Basically any party game is hard to computerize well.
 
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6. Board Game: Twister [Average Rating:4.56 Overall Rank:15331]
Tom Mackel
United States
Redmond
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My Packard Bell i386-SX was never very good at Twister.
 
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7. Board Game: Sid Meier's Civilization: The Boardgame [Average Rating:5.58 Overall Rank:13582]
Josh Luub
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Because my head would explode.

(It's bad enough there's Civ the board game and Civ the computer game, and Civ the computer version of the board game and Civ the board game version of the computer game. If they made a computer game version of the board game version of the computer game, I'd be forced to design a board game version of the computer game version of the board game, and nobody wants that).
 
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8. Board Game: Cluzzle [Average Rating:6.32 Overall Rank:3159]
Tim K.
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Cuz the clay would gum up the keyboard. Although I could see it being funny with some kind of common 2-D drawing tool.
 
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9. Board Game: Checkers [Average Rating:4.85 Overall Rank:15323]
Charles Hasegawa
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Not so much fun as a computer game
 
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10. Board Game: Apples to Apples [Average Rating:5.90 Overall Rank:3151] [Average Rating:5.90 Unranked]
James Pinnion
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AI will have to pregress quite some way before playing a computer opponent at this would be any fun.
 
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11. Board Game: Coyote [Average Rating:6.60 Overall Rank:1865]
David Pugh
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Computers wouldn't be able to fit the headband on.
 
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12. Board Game: I'm the Boss! [Average Rating:6.82 Overall Rank:934]
Sam
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Any negotiation game. Such as I'm the Boss, Diplomacy, Settlers of Catan, Intrige, and hundreds of others.

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13. Board Game: Crokinole [Average Rating:7.79 Overall Rank:75]
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Dexterity games. For example: Crokinole, Carabande, Dancing Eggs, Jenga, and hundreds of others.

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