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Cameron Browne
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Hi,

I'm after a comprehensive list of board game names, and assume that BGG would be a good resource for this. Is it possible to get all game names on BBG in one list?

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This link does it in 506 pages of 50 games apiece.. so around 25250 games. But we add new ones all the time (e.g. new releases, or older games that haven't yet been added.

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/browser.php?itemtype=game&categ...

On second thought, that will only reach a portion of your goal, as all the games that are the same but have different names (e.g. Midnight Party, Ghost Party, Hugo, Mitternachtsparty, Le Fantôme de minuit, etc.) are all under a single game entry. So while there may be 25250 game entries, there are probably something on the order of 100,000 game names.
 
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camb wrote:

I'm after a comprehensive list of board game names, and assume that BGG would be a good resource for this. Is it possible to get all game names on BBG in one list?


The BGG XML Snapshot contains a full list of all ranked games (roughly 3000) along with their alternate names.
 
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Thanks guys, that was quick. Much appreciated!

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