Carl Frodge
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What's your favorite co-op game and why?

Figured I'd post this here in case anyone's looking for recommendations on co-ops.

I've only played a handful of them: Forbidden Island, Forbidden Desert, Pandemic, Flash Point, Dead of Winter, and Shadows Over Camelot. My favorite of these is Dead of Winter, but that's mostly because I've played it the most.
 
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I like Ghost Stories and Lord of the Rings
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Daniel B-G
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My favourites that you don't have are:
Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island - Hard, varied, satisfying (once you get past the intro scenario, which I'm lukewarm on).
Space Alert - Intense, pressured, stressful. Probably my favourite co-op.
Hanabi - Lightest on my list, easily the one I've played most in groups.
The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game - My most played overall, but that's because I like the solo mode, and I just enjoy the deckbuilding challenge.
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Harv Veerman
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My favorite would be Legends of Andor.
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Dungeon roll.

Nice and light, and you can get it for less than $15.
 
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Mad Math wrote:
My favorite would be Legends of Andor.


A big +1 on this.
 
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Havox wrote:


An even bigger 1+ for Lord of the Rings

Also try Pandemic
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Pandemic is fantastic, as are Forbidden Island and Forbidden Desert.

Sentinels of the Multiverse is my absolute favourite though. Well worth a try.
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Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game - just the base game with the Pegasus ship from the first expansion, but not the New Capicra stuff - it's tense, it's relatively quick and there's always a winner which isn't the box.
 
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I don't have it but marvel legendary is on my to get list and looks good fun.

I have also just ordered space hulk death angel but that was mainly for the solo aspect but is supossed to be just as good coop
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Jordan S.
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Ghost Stories still has to be my all-time favorite co-op. Tough-as-nails but such wonderful fun. I think it's a combination of beautiful presentation, intuitive gameplay and an amazing arc of tension that builds toward the finale.

I didn't/don't like Pandemic very much but Forbidden Desert was good.

Marvel Legendary is also great.
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Tony C
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Is Dungeon Roll co-op? It doesn't have a lot of direct P2P confrontation, but IIRC you are trying to get the highest score, and each player delves separately.

Sentinels of the Multiverse
Pathfinder ACG
Police Precinct

are my top three. Excluding Castle Ravenloft and Defenders of the Realm, which are dungeon crawl/RPG type co-ops.

My son's favorite (he's 12 and a very focused gamer - he likes some games a lot, but doesn't like just 'gaming' if that makes sense) is Castle Panic and I enjoy it quite a lot too. I play with Wizard's Tower and spell cards, but without the baddies from Wizard's Tower expansion; I feel it just adds too much clunkiness and removes some of streamlinedness that appeals to me.

 
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Trantor42 wrote:
Mad Math wrote:
My favorite would be Legends of Andor.


A big +1 on this.

Yes, Legends of Andor by a long shot.
 
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Hanabi
 
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Def Marvel: Legendary.

I have Dead of Winter but haven't played it yet.

We only played Flashpoint once so far.

We have played Forbidden Island a lot.

Hanabi a lot.

Pandemic is a close second.
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Red November is hilarious fun for all involved. Give this one a look.
 
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+1 for Legends of Andor. Hopefully Kosmos will be announcing news about the expansions at Gencon this weekend.
 
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Eldritch Horror and Lord of the Rings
 
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Dead of winter is awesome. I'd also recommend gears of war, it's a lot of fun and really quite hard.....
 
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Defenders of the Realm

i also enjoy

Sentinels of the Multiverse
Robinson Crusoe
 
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