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Rune Undheim
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What's your favourite two player games? I havent tried any and want to have a few go to games to play, without having to gather the whole crew.
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Jens Witgeers
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Theseus: The Dark Orbit: plays up to 4, but works best at 2 imo
Battle Cry
Smash Up: also plays up to 4, but is great at 2 as well

just to name a few, but I'm sure there will be a lot of other good suggestions down the line!
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Bill L
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Patchwork
7 Wonders Duel
Imperial Settlers also plays great at 2p
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Nguyen Anh Tung
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Star Realms and Summoner Wars for me.
Isle of Skye scales pretty well from 2 to 5 players too imo.
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Daniel B
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Star Wars: Rebellion by far
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Mark Johnson
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Seasons and Spirit Island are my favourite games to play with 2. There's tons out there though.
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April W
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Battle Line is the best.

And when you have lots of time on your hands, Fields of Arle.
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Reed Dawley
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Delmar
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Playing more games is better!
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13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis
Omen: A Reign of War
Battle Line
Lost Cities

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Duel of Ages II
Earth Reborn
878: Vikings – Invasions of England
Star Wars: Rebellion
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Rob Stevenson
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The best there is, the best there was and the best there ever will be:

Twilight Struggle
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Charlotte M-R
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Ontario
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War of the Ring
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David Cook
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Here are some games that play very well with 2 players

Lords of Waterdeep
Castles of Burgundy
Carcassonne: the Castle
Dominion
Hansa
Kingdom Builder
London
Merkator
Thunderstone
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Laura Creighton
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Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan
Twilight Struggle
Mr. Jack
Cribbage
Innovation
Glory to Rome
Ticket to Ride: Nordic Countries
The Ravens of Thri Sahashri
Seasons
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Kyle Smith
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Some great, quick 2 player games are:

- Jaipur
- Patchwork
- Hive
- Lost Cities
- Fox in the Forest
- Santorini

If you want games with some more time involved, I'd recommend:

- Star Wars Rebellion (This will take around 3 hours, but if you like Star Wars it's a blast!)
- Above and Below
- Arkham Horror: The Card Game
- Pandemic Legacy (Amazing game!!! It's number one for a reason!)

I hope this was helpful!
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Mottainai and Innovation are two of my very favorites. I tend to like card-based games with relatively simple components.
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Greg Darcy
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Arboretum
Codenames Duet
+1 Ticket To Ride Nordic
+1 Patchwork
+1 Hive
+1 Fox in the Forest
+1 7 Wonders: Duel

EDIT:
You may like to check out A Couple of Gamers guild
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Matthew Carlson
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Love these at 2 players and up:

-Great Western Trail
-Mansions of Madness 2e
-Terraforming Mars
-Gold West
-Mystic Vale
-Star Realms
 
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Jeremy Peet
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Summoner Wars
Star Wars: Destiny
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Daniel Blumentritt
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Austin
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Victory in the Pacific
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Roger Dodger
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My favorite two-player games are:
Jaipur
Memoir '44
War of the Ring (Second Edition)

 
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Bill Eldard
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Here's a geeklist with some of our favorites . . .

https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/206691/you-and-me-and-cof...

 
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Michael Coniff
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Springfield
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Give Seasons a try.

It is without a doubt the best two player game I've played. Also the wife loves it. She also wins a lot. Those two are probably related.
 
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