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1. Board Game: Carcassonne: The Castle [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:494]
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A decent game. For those who like Carcassonne and are looking a 2-player game, I would recommend this.
 
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2. Board Game: Battle Line [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:178]
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A decent game. For those who like numerical set-building card games, would recommend.
 
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3. Board Game: Heroscape Master Set: Rise of the Valkyrie [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:270] [Average Rating:7.42 Unranked]
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I have mixed feelings about this. I love the pieces and I love the concept of all different types of units are together in one arena. However, gameplay is rather weak and tiresome.
 
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4. Board Game: Reef Encounter [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:486]
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Great game worthy of its rank; perhaps a little underrated. If you like strategic eurogames such as T&E would definitely recommend this.
 
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5. Board Game: Battle Cry [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:615]
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A decent game though a bit too simple. I really dislike the card mechanics; you can go several turns and never be able to use any units in a flank. Memoir is a better game, though suffers the same problem.
 
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6. Board Game: Louis XIV [Average Rating:7.10 Overall Rank:526]
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I really like this one. Very weird abstract mechanics, yet a fun, elegant game worthy of its rating.
 
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7. Board Game: Carcassonne [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:139] [Average Rating:7.43 Unranked]
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A good game to introduce non-gamers into more serious gaming. Otherwise, I find this one marginal.
 
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8. Board Game: Carcassonne: The City [Average Rating:7.21 Overall Rank:503]
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A fun game if you like Carcassonne.
 
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9. Board Game: San Juan [Average Rating:7.28 Overall Rank:228]
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A brilliant game; Probably my favorite card game. Sets up and plays a whole lot faster than PR and plays extremely well with 2. Highly recommended.
 
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10. Board Game: Arkham Horror [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:237] [Average Rating:7.32 Unranked]
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I don't actually own this, though I played it a few times with my friend who loves Lovecraft. It is a decent cooperative game, though a bit fiddly regarding the bits and rules.
 
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