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Title Version User
Rating
Geek Rating Status User
Plays
Comment
5 Second Rule (2010)
6
Feb 2014
5.528
Plays: 1
6 nimmt! (1994)
6
Jan 2012
6.761
Plays: 2
English/German first edition
Year: 2011
6
Sep 2012
6.573
Owned
Plays: 2
6
Oct 2011
6.199
Owned
Plays: 6
Multilingual edition
Year: 2007
6
Jun 2011
6.226
Prev. Owned
Plays: 2
Along the lines of To Court the King, it doesn't live up to its predecessor. It's a nice change of pace and uses teh dice combinations differently. Two things keep it down for me. One is the luck since cards come out one at a time and may be useless until another card randomly surfaces. They really needed more than 2 phases. The other is that the +1 chip as a consolation prize seems pretty paltry. But do it thrice, and you can get another turn, which seems to be key.
2011-06-04
Arcadia Quest (2014)
6
Dec 2014
7.198
Plays: 1
Archipelago (2012)
6
Nov 2012
7.112
Plays: 1
First edition
Year: 2004
6
Jul 2007*
6.058
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
First edition
Year: 2010
6
Mar 2011
5.968
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
Akin to Carcassonne where you claim areas and those areas score points based on tiles. This is more mechanics than theme. It plays well enough with some thought going on in the order and selection of tiles to activate the vault or the order side. I think I would rather play Carcassonne though.
2011-03-06
First Edition
Year: 2008
6
Mar 2011
5.570
Owned
Plays: 14
A quick filler of mindless fun. Keep an eye out for congestion to score solid bonus points. Make sure you thoroughly shuffle between games.
2011-03-06
Patch English Version 1997
Year: 1997
6
Sep 2008*
N/A
Owned
Plays: 2
Bible Trivia (1985)
6
Jul 2007*
5.433
Plays: 1
Blink (1995)
6
Mar 2011
5.793
Plays: 10
Quick filler that is pure chaos. Be the first to empty your deck of cards but you can only hold onto 5 at a time. Match shape, quantity, or color to the discard pile to get rid of a card.
2011-03-14
Blood Bound (2013)
6
Dec 2014
6.176
Plays: 2
English first edition
Year: 2008
6
Jul 2013
5.868
Owned
Plays: 2
English first edition
Year: 2004
6
Oct 2010
6.445
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
First play. Fun little game. Little too luck driven. Never rolled more than a 3 on my dice until about round 5. Game ended at the end of Round 7 with somone hitting over $100G.
2007-07-12*
6
Dec 2014
5.616
Owned
Preordered
Plays: 1
Repos Production English edition 2006 with orange guns
Year: 2006
6
Mar 2015
6.596
Owned
Plays: 2
6
Mar 2015
6.948
Plays: 1
Cairo (2002)
6
Jul 2011
5.598
Plays: 1
Mayfair English edition
Year: 2005
6
Oct 2011
5.933
Owned
Plays: 1
English edition
Year: 2003
6
Jul 2007*
6.365
Owned
Plays: 5
6
Oct 2012
6.374
Plays: 5
An NC-17 version of Apples to Apples. Leave your righteous indignation at home.

The one new thing it has going for it that really elevates the game is the concept of playing two cards per answer. A lot of the cards require two fill in the blanks in order to make up the answer.

Instead of just throwing in your best card and hoping it beats everyone else's best card at the moment, you actually have to creatively think about pairing up two things that make sense.

I found these questions to be the most fun, adding a bit more strategy to the game and also cycling through your hand of cards much faster.
2012-10-06
Carson City (2009)
6
Oct 2010
7.093
Plays: 1
Castle Panic (2009)
6
Jul 2011
6.595
Plays: 1
First edition
Year: 2008
6
Nov 2012
6.282
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
Chaosmos (2015)
6
Jul 2015
5.998
Plays: 1
6
Sep 2011
6.249
Plays: 2
Push your luck game that was interesting after the first game but got old in the second game. I think I will try to keep plays of this one to a minimum so I can tolerate it for a longer time period.
2011-09-11
Clue (1949)
6
Apr 2008*
5.552
Owned
Plays: 1
English first edition
Year: 2013
6
Apr 2014
6.159
Owned
Plays: 1
Courtier (2012)
6
Dec 2012
6.095
Owned
Preordered
Plays: 1
6
Jan 2009*
5.914
Owned
Plays: 1
English edition 2004 in tin box
Year: 2004
6
May 2012
5.387
Owned
Plays: 1
English edition 2004 in tin box
Year: 2004
6
Dec 2014
5.387
Owned
Plays: 1
Joshua's copy to play "card games" like daddy
2011-08-27
Diamonds (2014)
6
Dec 2014
6.601
Plays: 1
Pretty standard trick-taker. Follow suit, highest card wins the trick. The neat aspect is the special function based on the suit. What you win with allows you to move Diamonds (VPs) from Spot A to Spot B: from the supply/showroom/other's showroom to your showroom/vault. Playing off suit also grants those abilities so you are actually relieved to cast off cards. After each round,t eh person collecting the most of each suit gets that action once again. So lots of moving Diamonds in the game.

The flaw I think is that vault (safe) Diamonds are worth 2 VP while showroom (at risk) Diamonds end up at 1 VP. While it takes a bit of manipulating to get Diamonds in the safety of your vault, they can't be touched which makes it hard to catch up to any perceived leader. Meanwhile there is a lot of stealing going on with Showroom Diamonds that tends to harm those already doing a poor job of safeguarding the higher value Diamonds.

It might be better to score those at higher points since that is the higher risk. So banking guarantees a lesser value to give you a more interesting decision.
2014-12-28
6
Feb 2015
5.688
Plays: 1
Rio Grande English Edition
Year: 2011
6
Aug 2012
6.700
Owned
Plays: 1
6
Feb 2011
6.401
Plays: 2
A fun little "push your luck" diversion. We used the alternate combat which speeds up the game. The game is way to luck-dependent for me to add it to my collection between die rolls and the drawing of the widely varying cards/treasures.
2011-02-21
Dutch Blitz (1960)
6
Aug 2014
5.957
Owned
Preordered
Plays: 1
5.5
Dec 2007*
5.506
Plays: 5
Fauna (2008)
6
May 2014
6.766
Owned
Preordered
Plays: 1
6
Nov 2012
N/A
Plays: 1
Queen multilingual first edition
Year: 2011
6
Jan 2012
5.825
Owned
Plays: 1
Ok expansion. Adds more luck than any of the other expansions, with the exception of maybe the Portraits. But the bonuses are all little nuggets and don't sway the game too much.

Given how much time it takes to set up and how easy they can flip over, block values and paint on the tile, etc, this will probably be more hit and miss in usage.
2012-01-03
Fantasy Flight Edition
Year: 2005
6
Aug 2011
7.055
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 7
English second edition
Year: 2011
6
Feb 2012
6.131
Owned
Plays: 2
Quick filler that is fun to play. Decent amount of guessing what others will play so you don't get tied up and unable to move. Fun to watch you robot get bit piece by piece.
2012-02-05
6
Dec 2014
6.257
Plays: 3
Guesstures (1990)
6
May 2012
5.721
Plays: 1
English / German first edition
Year: 2009
6
Sep 2012
7.447
Owned
Plays: 1
6
Mar 2015
4.537
Owned
Plays: 5
English first edition 2011
Year: 2011
6
Dec 2012
6.014
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
Keesdrow (2005)
ImageID 157505
Publisher: Pywacket, LLC
6
Jul 2009*
5.610
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
Mayfair Games English Edition
Year: 2006
6
Jun 2011
5.408
Owned
Plays: 1
Playroom Entertainment Epsilon Series Edition with Yellow Booster 2002
Year: 2002
6
Jan 2009*
5.439
Owned
Plays: 2
Epsilon Series Edition
Year: 2003
6
Jan 2009*
6.000
Owned
Plays: 1
Epsilon Series Edition
Year: 2003
6
Jan 2009*
5.940
Owned
Plays: 1
English first edition
Year: 2011
6
Jan 2012
6.129
Owned
Plays: 1
Kobayakawa (2013)
6
Jan 2015
5.964
Plays: 1
Treefrog Limited edition
Year: 2010
6
May 2011
7.208
Owned
Plays: 1
6
Aug 2013
6.937
Plays: 1
First edition
Year: 2009
6
Sep 2012
N/A
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
6
Feb 2014
6.040
Plays: 1
Rio Grande Games edition
Year: 2004
6
May 2011
6.350
Want In Trade
Wishlist(4)
 (Thinking about it)
Plays: 3
English first edition
Year: 2002
5.5
Jul 2007*
5.194
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
Master Fox (2015)
6
Jul 2015
5.541
Plays: 1
Uberplay English edition 2003
Year: 2003
6
Jul 2007*
6.236
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
Hasbro English Edition 2008
Year: 2008
6
Feb 2011
6.114
Owned
Plays: 2
A quick Monopoly variant that isn't too bad.
2011-02-21
Muscat (2001)
6
Jul 2007*
5.718
Plays: 1
Name 5 (2009)
6
Nov 2012
5.416
Plays: 1
Publisher: Rio Grande Games
Year: 2008
Language: English
6
Oct 2008*
6.199
Owned
Plays: 2
Niagara (2004)
6
Sep 2010
6.433
Plays: 1
Nottingham (2006)
6
Aug 2013
6.003
Plays: 1
Multilingual first edition
Year: 2011
6
Jul 2014
5.558
Owned
Plays: 1
6
Aug 2014
6.146
Plays: 1
6
Nov 2012
7.914
Plays: 1
Pictionary (1985)
ImageID 54155
5.5
Apr 2009*
5.747
Prev. Owned
Plays: 1
Gave away to the Thrift Store.
2007-07-03*
Pirate King (2006)
Publisher: Temple Games, Inc.
Year: 2006
Language: English
6
Jul 2012
5.546
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
German edition
Year: 2004
6
Sep 2014
5.502
Owned
Plays: 1
Pit (1903)
6
Jan 2009*
6.293
Owned
Plays: 2
English edition
Year: 2009
6
Jan 2012
5.369
Owned
Plays: 2
First edition
Year: 2007
5.5
Aug 2007*
5.438
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
6
Mar 2015
6.435
Plays: 1
Qwixx gemixxt (2014)
6
Mar 2015
5.661
Plays: 2
R-Eco (2003)
6
Apr 2013
6.334
Plays: 1
English first edition
Year: 2013
6
Jun 2014
6.692
Owned
Want To Play
Plays: 1
Risk (1959)
6
Jul 2007*
5.472
Owned
Plays: 1
River Dragons (2000)
6
May 2011
6.212
Plays: 1
RoadKill (1993)
6
Jul 2012
5.593
Plays: 1
Roll For It! (2011)
6
Sep 2014
5.806
Plays: 1
First edition
Year: 2013
6
Jun 2013
N/A
Owned
Plays: 1
A little less potent than the standard eagle. It can be more effective in larger player games.
2013-06-05
English first edition
Year: 2004
6
Jul 2007*
7.219
Owned
Plays: 1
6
Jul 2007*
5.506
Plays: 2
Scrabble (1948)
6
Jan 2009*
6.263
Owned
Plays: 1
English first edition
Year: 2012
6
Jul 2013
6.518
Owned
Plays: 2
Probably one of the easiest Villains. He does make a great intro villain when you get tired of demoing with Baron Blade.
2014-02-22
First Edition
Year: 2012
6
Jun 2013
5.829
Owned
Plays: 2
6
Feb 2014
6.165
Plays: 1
6
Aug 2010
6.047
Owned
Plays: 1
Skip-Bo (1967)
5.5
Jul 2007*
5.297
Plays: 1
Endless Games Tin Edition with Cheater
Year: 2005
6
Jul 2012
6.102
Owned
Plays: 3
Multilingual first edition
Year: 2011
6
Dec 2011
6.007
Owned
Plays: 1
It is what it is. In and of itself, nothing special but it does allow an excellent way to link the two boards. It will become an integral component as we really enjoyed the mix of boards.
2011-12-24
6
Sep 2014
6.377
Plays: 1
6
Feb 2014
7.112
Plays: 2
I wanted to like this game. Star Wars. FFG LCG. What could go wrong? The mechanics seem decent but I just don't have fun playing the game. I just don't feel like I am playing a *Star Wars* game or that my actions even remotely resemble the SW universe in any way.

Netrunner screams theme: I feel like I am attacking an evil corporation or defending it from ne'er-do-wells. Game of Thrones seems like a bloody treacherous war. Lord of the Rings punishes the adventurous fellowship. All of these game sessions tell a story that are set in the exact world they represent. SW:TCG does no such thing.
2014-07-08
English first edition
Year: 2004
6
Sep 2011
5.789
Owned
Plays: 1
Strong Stuff! (2002)
6
May 2013
5.640
Plays: 1
6
Jul 2011
7.204
Plays: 1
Good game. Just a bit too much randomness and screw you factor to be enjoyable more than a few times.
2011-07-11
Sushi Go! (2013)
6
Jul 2014
6.980
Plays: 1
Quick twist on the card-drafting mechanism. Easy to follow scoring and enough variety on scoring options to keep it interesting. The Chop sticks is a nice touch letting you sacrifice a turn now to be able to grab two cards later and make a more potent move.
2014-07-13
Tally Ho! (1973)
6
Feb 2012
5.912
Plays: 1
Mattel Edition
6
May 2013
N/A
Owned
Plays: 4
Joshua's Game
2013-05-23
6
Jun 2010
8.061
Plays: 1
Heard lots of good things about this game. Waiting for the less expensive reprint.
2008-02-19*
TieBreaker (2011)
6
Nov 2012
5.535
Plays: 1
English first edition
Year: 2006
6
May 2011
6.308
Owned
Plays: 13
I am no fan of Yahtzee but one couple in our group loves it. I was hoping this would be a good compromise and it has worked well! I enjoy the added strategy of figuring out how best to manipulate the dice while they still get to roll a handful of them. Sounds like when we "figure out" the best contingency of courtiers, it may turn into a race game. But since this will be an occasional filler, I think it will have more longevity with our group.
2010-10-20
Tournay (2011)
6
Dec 2014
6.663
Owned
Preordered
Plays: 1
Publisher: Z-Man Games
Year: 2008
Language: English
6
Jul 2012
6.498
Prev. Owned
Plays: 1
English second edition
Year: 2003
6
Jan 2012
6.238
Owned
Plays: 1
6
Jul 2007*
5.431
Owned
Plays: 3
6
Apr 2013
7.832
Plays: 1
6
May 2012
5.786
Plays: 2
UNO: X-Men (2003)
6
Jul 2007*
N/A
Owned
Plays: 1
English edition
Year: 2007
6
Nov 2011
6.296
Owned
Plays: 1
Viva Topo! (2002)
6
Jul 2012
6.194
Plays: 2
6
Mar 2015
5.516
Plays: 1
Not sure why this is its own entry as it is the same as all the other re-themed games in the series.
2015-03-05
Werewolf (1986)
ImageID 18910
Publisher: Mayfair Games
Language: English
5.5
Jan 2009*
6.512
Owned
Plays: 2
WordSpot (2006)
Publisher: Front Porch Classics
Year: 2006
Language: English
5.5
Apr 2009*
5.560
Owned
Plays: 2
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