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Title Version User
Rating
Geek Rating Status User
Plays
Comment
7 Wonders (2010)
7
Mar 2013
7.779
Owned
Plays: 21
This game is just so quick to play and pretty on the eyes that I don't even care that I barely pay any attention to what the other players are building. Great in between game or something to get everybody warmed up.
2012-06-28
N/A
5.870
Owned
For Trade
Abyss (2014)
8
Jan 2015
6.993
Owned
Plays: 4
Ad Astra (2009)
N/A
6.572
Owned
For Trade
Want To Play
7
May 2014
7.006
Owned
Plays: 3
Card design could have been a bit more helpful, but like the game a lot. Expansion materials (I've only played with the Ambassadors thus far) elevate it all the more.
2014-05-30
8
May 2014
6.346
Owned
Anomia (2010)
7
Mar 2013
6.135
Owned
Plays: 13
A party game that a lot of gamers that hate party games like. You can be playing the game in a matter of minutes after teaching so it's nice filler. Given that it's so easy to jump into you can quit at any point if people hate it without any real hard feelings.
2012-10-29
6
Apr 2012
5.946
Owned
Plays: 10
This game will always be a classic in my mind. It's very accessible for people of different ages (I can get my parents to play it) plus it can play extremely large groups.
2012-06-27
6
Apr 2012
5.706
Owned
Has lots of ___________ & _____________ cards I've noticed. Other than that, just more cards for more fun.
2012-06-27
7
Aug 2013
6.718
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
Takes a game for players to get the hang of it. Need more plays without new people to really know what I think of it.
2013-02-03
8
Sep 2015
7.168
Owned
Plays: 1
AttrAction (2012)
N/A
5.709
Owned
Want To Play
Augustus (2013)
7
Sep 2013
6.659
Owned
Plays: 12
"Gamer's Bingo" (but not in a derogatory way like others might use it). Fun and satisfying for as quickly as you can bang out a game after playing just once. Sure there's a fair amount of randomness, but you can mitigate it and there's a fair amount of strategy. Plus, 30 minutes is more of an absolute upper limit to the game.
2013-12-07
6
Aug 2015
6.868
Owned
Plays: 2
Battle Line (2000)
8
Nov 2012
7.280
Owned
Plays: 7
Good two player card game that you might have an easier time getting traditional card-gamers into because of the combinations for scoring. For some reason, I find myself constantly forgetting that three cards of the same color count.
2012-12-30
N/A
6.342
Owned
For Trade
Want To Play
8
Dec 2014
6.943
Owned
Plays: 13
Sometimes the haunts are easy to beat, but when the game clicks it's almost magical. Have stories about this game that will get brought up frequently.
2012-06-27
Biblios (2007)
6
Sep 2015
7.065
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
N/A
5.537
Owned
For Trade
Want To Play
10
Jul 2013
5.868
Owned
Plays: 40
Quick to set up, quick to teach, quick to play, and very engaging and fun in such a short amount of time. I think this is going to become one of my game night staples so long as I'm gaming with people that like dexterity games.
2013-07-02
Blokus (2000)
7
Jul 2012
6.874
Owned
Plays: 6
Doesn't heat up until the board starts to fill up, but it gets pretty exciting once it does. Often will want to kick yourself for arbitrarily using a piece earlier that exactly fits a space available later on. Nothing more satisfying that managing to get rid of tons of pieces late in the game by slipping them around everyone elses. As an abstract, this game definitely makes it feel like I'm exercising my brain in a different way than in normal games.
2012-06-27
Blood Bound (2013)
5
Sep 2015
6.165
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 3
Blueprints (2013)
6
Aug 2015
6.665
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
Bohnanza (1997)
8
Aug 2013
7.004
Owned
Plays: 7
Game is all about trading so very interactive with other players. Love that the game forces you to trade almost every turn if you want to have a shot at winning. Nothing more satisfying than sowing a field with 4 cocoa beans
2012-11-26
BraveRats (2011)
8
Jun 2014
6.144
Owned
Plays: 9
Lightning quick, 2p filler that is actually GOOD. Can't think of anything else that fits this niche half as well.
2014-06-17
7
Aug 2015
5.849
Owned
Plays: 5
To silly for most serious gamers I know and too serious for most silly gamers I know. This is one of the hardest games to table that I own, but the couple times I have played it I found it fun and a nice change of pace from anything else out there.
2013-04-14
Burgoo (2014)
N/A
5.664
Owned
Want To Play
BUS (2015)
6
Dec 2015
5.612
Owned
Plays: 1
7
Nov 2014
6.950
Owned
Plays: 6
Enough cannot be said about how fun it is to posture and point foam guns at one another in order to "Bang" each other.
2014-11-28
6
Apr 2013
6.254
Owned
Plays: 9
Funniness definitely drops a bit when you become familiar with the cards and they lose their shock value, but I only play it every so often so the cards don't overstay their welcome and I still feel that I get my money's worth playing it. Like to play with the Rando Cardrissian variant (especially with lower numbers of people) to see what crazy combinations can come up just from random chance.
2012-06-28
5
Oct 2015
5.912
Owned
6
Oct 2015
6.550
Owned
CAH makes a great drinking game. Each round have the card czar pick a loser along with the winner. Loser drinks and winner picks someone else to drink. Laugh, drink, be merry, repeat.
2012-06-28
5
Oct 2015
6.073
Owned
6
Oct 2015
6.509
Owned
5
Oct 2015
5.822
Owned
6
Oct 2015
6.444
Owned
8
Sep 2013
7.972
Owned
Plays: 14
Dice-based game with such a breadth of actions that I never feel completely screwed out of it no matter how unhappy I am with my rolls.
2014-11-28
Catan (1995)
5
Jul 2013
7.184
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 7
Good game unless placement and rolls have little to no resources coming your way. Enjoy that you have to pay attention on everyone's turn and it feels very satisfying when you keep drawing resources from the bank.
2012-06-28
Chaosmos (2015)
6
Dec 2015
6.049
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
Clusterf**k! (2013)
N/A
5.479
Owned
Want To Play
Coconuts (2013)
7
Nov 2014
6.571
Owned
Plays: 18
Gotta love a dex game in which you have monkeys fling coconuts at one another.
2014-11-22
Codenames (2015)
8
Sep 2015
7.833
Owned
Plays: 56
It doesn't get much more fun than a team logic word puzzle.
2015-10-16
Coin Age (2013)
N/A
5.980
Owned
Want To Play
Coloretto (2003)
6
Aug 2015
6.883
Owned
Plays: 7
Concept (2013)
8
Oct 2014
6.824
Owned
Plays: 3
Core Worlds (2011)
8
Dec 2014
6.933
Owned
Plays: 1
8
Dec 2013
7.471
Owned
Plays: 7
A lot of fun already with the different powers, I have to imagine this game will hit a whole new level once I play with people more discerning about who they ask to help them.
2014-06-03
8
Jan 2016
6.977
Owned
8
Jan 2016
7.283
Owned
8
Jan 2016
6.801
Owned
8
Jan 2016
7.543
Owned
8
Jan 2016
6.529
Owned
Coup (2012)
5
Aug 2015
7.077
Owned
Plays: 6
The bluffing is as simple and condensed as something like WLB, but the game has a little meat on its bones which I like.
2014-05-30
N/A
6.898
Owned
7
Dec 2013
5.902
Owned
Plays: 2
If you like Cranium, this is a cool one to pick up since it's co-op!
2013-12-05
Cranium Pop 5 (2006)
8
Jul 2012
5.710
Owned
Plays: 2
My favorite of the Cranium games. Fun for the other team because they get to decide how many points each of the activity choices get, challenging for the player that drew the card because you have to decide between easy but low points or hard and higher points.
2012-06-28
Creationary (2009)
N/A
5.803
Owned
Want To Play
Dancing Eggs (2003)
8
Aug 2015
6.187
Owned
Plays: 4
Best kid game ever!!
2014-11-22
8
Dec 2015
6.479
Owned
Plays: 14
Decktet (2008)
7
Oct 2015
6.204
Owned
Plays: 13
Dixit Odyssey (2011)
7
Oct 2015
7.343
Owned
Plays: 8
Great game to play with people of ALL ages. Suffers if you aren't playing with more creative people or people that are open to party games which is a shame. Fun of the game takes a bit of a nosedive if you play through the deck more than once so only one of the games isn't going to do so well if you want to play a couple games in a row.
2012-06-28
Dixit Quest (2010)
7
Jan 2016
7.456
Owned
N/A
5.777
Owned
N/A
6.030
Owned
6
Oct 2015
7.075
Owned
8
Oct 2015
7.715
Owned
Plays: 3
Long and brain-burny but I love it; a staple in my collection though I hardly ever touch it. Always have to keep on your toes as the board is very dynamic and nobody that is safe is safe for long if they don't anticipate other people's moves.
2013-04-19
Dr. Boom (2013)
5
Dec 2014
N/A
Owned
Plays: 8
Like WLB but better since it plays 2-5!
2013-06-20
Dragon Master (2004)
N/A
5.527
Owned
For Trade
8
Jan 2016
6.609
Owned
Plays: 8
A ton of fun. Like that it has a relatively quick (and silly) dungeon crawling feel to it. Game can be pretty unforgiving and though we've won the majority of our games (barely), it tends to always come right down to the wire... and that's just on easy! The rulebook that comes with it is pretty much garbage; the revised English one is a must as quite a few things are not even mentioned in the one that comes with the game.
2015-01-20
N/A
5.882
Owned
N/A
5.802
Owned
Dungeon Roll (2013)
5
Feb 2014
6.072
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
Think this is best as a quick 2p filler (a count I don't think (m)any 15 min fillers cover well). Not bad, but if it weren't for that I'd likely have traded it away by now.
2014-06-03
N/A
5.932
Owned
For Trade
N/A
5.619
Owned
For Trade
8
Jul 2013
6.975
Owned
Plays: 5
I don't like pure deckbuilders, but this has enough with the role-selection and actions instead of cold, hard optimization and I enjoy it quite a bit.
2013-10-23
N/A
6.263
Owned
9
Oct 2013
6.465
Owned
For Trade
Escape: Quest (2013)
9
Dec 2015
6.307
Owned
9
Jan 2016
7.013
Owned
Plays: 50
Game gets stale if you play it too frequently but I constantly find myself wanting to return to it for a game or two. Expansions up the difficulty and help prevent sameness. My rating is with them in mind (it'd be an 8 without them).
2013-10-07
9
Dec 2015
6.433
Owned
8
Jan 2016
5.988
Owned
For Trade
N/A
N/A
Owned
N/A
5.708
Owned
N/A
5.614
Owned
N/A
5.631
Owned
N/A
5.607
Owned
N/A
5.617
Owned
8
Jan 2016
6.078
Owned
For Trade
N/A
N/A
Owned
Escape: Traps (2015)
9
Dec 2015
5.578
Owned
N/A
N/A
Owned
For Trade
9
Nov 2015
6.035
Owned
Plays: 19
Fastrack (2008)
6
Jan 2015
5.792
Owned
Plays: 5
7
Jan 2016
6.189
Owned
Want To Play
Plays: 1
8
Dec 2014
7.185
Owned
Plays: 21
I like this game a lot and definitely better than Pandemic. It feels much more thematic to me for some reason. I think it's because of the lack of cards; there's nothing to do but run around the house saving POI's and extinguishing fires. Plus you can't "game" Flashpoint like Pandemic because the fires spread by roll of dice (which I like).
2014-06-03
8
Jan 2016
6.570
Owned
N/A
5.644
Owned
N/A
6.396
Owned
8
Jan 2016
6.626
Owned
N/A
6.179
Owned
Fluxx (1997)
2
Sep 2015
5.610
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 3
Fun (if played more infrequently) and pretty shallow. Nice if you're casually drinking with the friends and want something to do with your hands while you're chatting.
2012-06-28
8
Jan 2016
7.220
Owned
Plays: 20
Playing on Elite it often just feels like you're at the mercy of luck in both cards and the tiles you flip, but I can't help but still find the game extremely fun and satisfying to play.
2015-01-20
Friday (2011)
6
Jan 2014
7.057
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 6
Everything I want in a solo game: small, easy to set up, interesting decisions. Only problem being that I usually turn to electronics when I'm inclined for solo gaming..
2013-11-18
9
Oct 2013
7.528
Owned
Plays: 10
A ton of fun. Can be stressful for people that don't like having to solve puzzles in real time and it'll take a game or two for everyone to figure out good ways to build ships, but it's definitely a lot of fun even when you're losing.
2013-10-12
9
Mar 2013
6.141
Owned
GEM (2015)
N/A
5.589
Owned
Want To Play
Get Bit! (2007)
6
Aug 2015
6.117
Owned
Plays: 12
Very light filler. Not a whole lot of strategy, but it's fun playing with the robots a game or two.
2012-10-29
6
Jan 2016
5.598
Owned
More people for more chaos!
2013-02-03
Ghost Blitz (2010)
9
Mar 2013
6.533
Owned
Plays: 5
I am AWFUL at this game, but it burns my brain so good!
2013-04-19
Ginkgopolis (2012)
9
Jul 2013
7.060
Owned
Plays: 25
I really like this game. Easy to teach, easy for players to grasp what to do, and pretty quick to play. Fun and satisfying with interesting decisions to make. I just have an overwhelmingly pleasant feeling when playing the game. Only thing I can say negative is that it'll probably feel pretty samey after awhile since there are only three different types of tiles and so many of the rewards, but it is somewhere on the lighter end of a medium weight game so that's not a big deal to me.
2013-07-02
N/A
5.888
Owned
Cambridge Games Factory Black Box Edition
Year: 2012
8
Jan 2015
7.364
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
9
Jun 2014
5.945
Owned
Plays: 7
Loooove speed games. Genius idea to combine it with an auction game. Always a ton of fun.
2014-11-22
N/A
5.540
Owned
For Trade
Want To Play
Guildhall (2012)
7
Oct 2013
6.738
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 4
N/A
6.394
Owned
For Trade
N/A
N/A
Owned
For Trade
Haggis (2010)
7
Dec 2013
6.762
Owned
Plays: 1
Hamsterrolle (2000)
6
Sep 2015
6.418
Owned
Hanabi (2010)
10
Aug 2013
7.219
Owned
Plays: 86
This is such an excellent game. It feels so different from any other game you'll play, which just feels so cool when you're playing it. It's quite difficult figuring out the best clues to give or how exactly to go about giving specific information when you're forced to give more general information than you'd like, all while trying to remember what everyone else told you about your cards! I'm always up for at least one play of this game.
2012-11-26
High Society (1995)
N/A
6.584
Owned
Want To Play
Hive (2001)
4
Sep 2013
7.245
Owned
I have fun playing the game, but I feel like the strategy hasn't quite fully clicked for me yet.
2012-06-28
HUE (2015)
6
Dec 2015
5.665
Owned
Plays: 2
Hula Hippos (2005)
6
Jul 2013
5.738
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
Light filler game. Quite a bit of fun, but pretty dang hard to get hippos to land under the hula hoop, even with unlimited flicks/hippo.
2012-12-30
5
Dec 2015
5.483
Owned
Plays: 1
Imaginiff (1998)
6
Apr 2013
5.508
Owned
Plays: 6
Game can be quite fun if playing with the right group (probably one in which everyone knows each other well). Personally, I'd love to have an "adult" version in which the questions were a bit more suggestive and thought-provoking.
2012-06-28
8
Jan 2015
7.461
Owned
Plays: 5
N/A
6.090
Owned
N/A
6.652
Owned
Incan Gold (2006)
6
Jan 2016
6.688
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
N/A
5.578
Owned
For Trade
Want To Play
Innovation (2010)
8
Jan 2015
7.123
Owned
Plays: 5
Jungle Speed (1997)
8
Sep 2013
6.466
Owned
Want In Trade
Plays: 9
This game is a BLAST. Then again, I've always loved games about quick reflexes. Short and portable enough that I can see playing this in a lot of different settings outside of game night.
2013-01-22
N/A
6.277
Owned
For Trade
7
Jan 2016
5.984
Owned
Keyflower (2012)
8.5
Oct 2013
7.758
Owned
Plays: 1
N/A
6.010
Owned
N/A
5.815
Owned
N/A
6.590
Owned
N/A
5.744
Owned
King of Tokyo (2011)
7
Jun 2014
7.284
Owned
Plays: 19
Yahtzee a little bit beefed up with monsters puts this game pretty solidly at filler level. I enjoy the references to monster movie tropes on the cards and like playing. Not sure how I feel about the moving into Tokyo mechanism as our games often devolve into people being forced into Tokyo, not willingly going. Definitely need to pick up the expansion, though. Worth mentioning that this game is SUPER accessible, even for people that might think that they dislike board games other than the "classics." Pretty much everybody can get behind 'Yahtzee with monsters.' While the expansions can add some extra length to the game not as readily present in just base, I really enjoy that they provide more options for rolls. Rating is 1 number lower without expansions.
2014-06-03
N/A
6.624
Owned
For Trade
6.5
May 2014
6.922
Owned
6.5
May 2014
7.453
Owned
Lectio (2004)
N/A
6.061
Owned
Lewis & Clark (2013)
9
May 2014
7.442
Owned
Plays: 3
Deep strategically not only in actions taken and cards purchased, but also in predicting others' timing so as to maximize your progression on the track. A good many different paths to victory, plus, beautiful to boot. I'm excited to explore this game more in depth.
2014-05-30
Liar's Dice (1987)
9
Jul 2013
6.806
Owned
Plays: 19
This is a great filler game. Sits a lot, plays quickly, has quite a bit of strategy and gets a lot of laughs. Who follows you can have a lot of bearing on how your game goes (such as if they *never* call Perudo), but it's a short game.
2014-06-03
Libertalia (2012)
7
Dec 2015
7.115
Owned
Plays: 5
Chaotic and fun (I have a blast regardless of whether I win or lose). Not as psychological as Citadels because there are so many cards and after the first round, not everyone has the same hand, but I like it better. Game lasts a bit longer than it should if players are inclined to AP (this game is pretty good at nurturing that too as you get so many new cards at once and have to analyze them, then analyze them in terms of the booty, then analyze them in terms of what you think others will do). One thing I do know, while thematic, the score board is garbage. Pieces slide easily and it's easy to lose track of where you're going/even skip over to other columns. Wanted to add that this game makes me laugh a lot. You can get some pretty hilarious situations when you ENTIRELY misread what others are going to do or everyone is thinking the exact same thing.
2013-04-19
Lift it! (2012)
7
Oct 2015
5.724
Owned
Plays: 2
Loopin' Louie (1992)
10
Jul 2013
6.782
Owned
Plays: 81
Honorary game of my childhood because if we had had it growing up I know I would have loved it at least as much then as I do now. Everything about this game is silly and fun.
2013-07-15
Lost Cities (1999)
6
Jan 2013
7.040
Owned
Plays: 8
Gets very mathy at the end (you'll want scrap paper and a pencil), but you can't ever just play one game of it in a sitting.
2012-06-27
Love Letter (2012)
Other: Adventure Time retheme
4
Sep 2015
7.300
Owned
Plays: 10
Can't beat a game that plays this quickly or is this simple. This game has a little bit of a puzzle-y feel to it which I like, though I think I'd prefer a bit more bluffing or strategy.
2013-11-18
Machi Koro (2012)
7
Jan 2015
6.765
Owned
Plays: 18
The satisfaction of rolling dice and getting stuff from Settlers without any of the other stuff.
2014-11-22
N/A
5.623
Owned
8
Jan 2016
6.882
Owned
N/A
N/A
Owned
For Trade
N/A
N/A
Owned
For Trade
N/A
N/A
Owned
For Trade
N/A
N/A
Owned
For Trade
N/A
N/A
Owned
For Trade
N/A
N/A
Owned
For Trade
N/A
N/A
Owned
For Trade
N/A
N/A
Owned
For Trade
N/A
N/A
Owned
For Trade
N/A
N/A
Owned
For Trade
N/A
N/A
Owned
For Trade
N/A
N/A
Owned
For Trade
Master Plan (2012)
N/A
5.582
Owned
For Trade
Want To Play
6
Jul 2012
6.098
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 5
Quite a lot of play for the price. If you're ever feeling nostalgic about the boardgame, you'd probably be doing yourself a favor to play this instead as it should scratch that itch pretty decently (and won't take nearly as long).
2012-06-28
Mord im Arosa (2010)
7
Jul 2013
6.184
Owned
Plays: 4
Innovative, but not gimmicky. It's so different from other games, fun, and easy to learn that it's gone over really well with everyone I've introduced it to so far. It's a very eye-catching game and will certainly have people that aren't playing intrigued.
2013-04-14
Morels (2012)
8
Aug 2015
6.811
Owned
Plays: 12
Such a fun two player game and has quite a few difficult decisions for how light it feels. The artwork is beautiful, the homemade bits are lovely, and whenever I play I get hungry for mushrooms. Definitely planning on checking out future endeavors from this company!
2012-11-26
Munchkin (2001)
4
Jul 2013
5.839
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 5
4
Jul 2013
6.244
Owned
For Trade
4
Jul 2013
6.019
Owned
For Trade
Really like the extra element of chaos the dungeons add. I'd be hesitant to play a game without them.
2012-06-28
4
Jul 2013
5.991
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 3
4
Jul 2013
5.840
Owned
For Trade
4
Jul 2013
5.762
Owned
For Trade
4
Jul 2013
5.799
Owned
For Trade
N/A
5.880
Owned
For Trade
N/A
5.716
Owned
For Trade
4
Jul 2013
6.086
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 3
4
Jul 2013
5.842
Owned
For Trade
N/A
5.845
Owned
For Trade
Mysterium (2015)
9
Oct 2015
7.253
Owned
Plays: 10
N/A
6.027
Owned
For Trade
Want To Play
The New Era (2011)
N/A
6.768
Owned
Want To Play
Nightfall (2011)
6
Dec 2014
6.369
Owned
For Trade
N/A
6.103
Owned
For Trade
Want To Play
No Thanks! (2004)
7
Feb 2014
6.940
Owned
Plays: 26
Dead simple, yet with interesting decisions. Lots of fun.
2014-05-30
6
Oct 2015
6.025
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
9
Jan 2016
5.980
Owned
Plays: 5
10
Nov 2013
7.257
Owned
Plays: 132
One Night Werewolf was great, but the added roles really make it shine. Balances deduction and gut reads pretty perfectly for me. The only social deduction game I seem to have a fairly good track record with getting away with lying in! Great for me because it's got more chaos than stress.
2014-05-30
10
Feb 2015
6.967
Owned
Other: PnP Copy
6
Oct 2015
5.739
Owned
Plays: 7
A five minute social deduction game that allows for some actual, not totally random deduction to happen. It can have some laugh out loud moments and is over so quickly if you really muck it up as a werewolf you'd have to work pretty hard to dwell on it.
2013-09-15
6
Dec 2014
7.120
Owned
Plays: 18
Fills a great niche in which it can accommodate a small to large number of players, is quick to set up, explain, and play and is co-op for when you're tired of competing and just want to work together. I don't like normal Pandemic, but I do enjoy playing this game.
2015-01-20
Paperback (2014)
8
Jun 2014
6.993
Owned
Plays: 3
N/A
5.686
Owned
N/A
5.686
Owned
N/A
5.619
Owned
N/A
5.671
Owned
N/A
5.835
Owned
8
Nov 2013
7.253
Owned
Plays: 30
Holy moly this is fun to play. Rulebook is dreadful, scenarios can feel a bit samey (in the base + Burnt Offerings at least) cause scenarios come down to find and corner villain and defeat to win, but it is so much fun to grow your character and see what new stuff you can get.
2013-11-29
N/A
6.898
Owned
N/A
6.435
Owned
N/A
6.322
Owned
N/A
6.296
Owned
N/A
6.620
Owned
N/A
6.748
Owned
N/A
N/A
Owned
N/A
5.597
Owned
N/A
6.749
Owned
Want To Play
Plays: 1
N/A
6.000
Owned
N/A
N/A
Owned
For Trade
6
Oct 2015
6.367
Owned
Plays: 1
Pictomania (2011)
9
Dec 2013
6.727
Owned
Plays: 8
The best drawing game. Since every answer is listed on a card and each number can only be used once, you can actually use deduction to help you figure out any drawings that are particularly confusing. Also, makes it nice that you can go over all the possible answers at the beginning to make sure that there aren't any that people just don't know. Great, great game. Let's hope it gets a US distributor soon to spread the fun!
2014-05-30
PIX (2012)
7
May 2014
5.968
Owned
Plays: 2
Levels the playing field quite a bit when there is a large disparity in artistic ability. Not my first choice in drawing or party game, but something I feel I'll turn to regularly.
2014-05-30
Pixel Tactics (2012)
N/A
6.606
Owned
For Trade
Want To Play
8
May 2014
6.358
Owned
8
Apr 2013
6.469
Owned
Plays: 9
I feel that this is the game Munchkin wants to be, but doesn't make the mistake of getting bogged down by taking itself too seriously. Reading the flavor text is a must. Drinking alcohol is highly recommended.
2014-02-05
8
May 2014
6.319
Owned
8
May 2014
5.885
Owned
7
Mar 2013
7.381
Owned
Plays: 16
Nice when you want the Werewolf/Mafia feel without risk of being eliminated from the game. Miss the different roles/powers of Werewolf/Mafia so I can see myself falling back on them depending on my mood, but this game is good fun if you like bluffing, playing mind games, and trying to read other people.
2012-06-28
8
Mar 2013
7.627
Owned
Plays: 11
My only negative comment on vanilla Resistance is that I miss the roles/powers of Werewolf and then BAM, they come out with Resistance: Avalon. Takes some familiarity with the game to be able to play successfully as Merlin (or one of Arthur's knights too, actually), but I would never play vanilla over this unless the majority wanted to for some reason. Assassination of Merlin gives awful spies like me a shot at redemption
2013-03-23
N/A
6.009
Owned
N/A
6.092
Owned
N/A
5.568
Owned
Rhino Hero (2011)
7
Jan 2015
6.578
Owned
Plays: 6
Rhino Heroooooooooooo!
2014-11-22
N/A
5.703
Owned
Want To Play
Room 25 (2013)
7
Jan 2014
6.527
Owned
Plays: 8
Don't play this for anything other than the traitor variant (and maybe team, I still need to try it). Has a nice little traitor experience wrapped up in a small package and quick playing time. It's not perfect or deep, but I think it accomplishes exactly what it set out to do.
2013-04-19
Say Anything (2008)
7
Jan 2015
6.646
Owned
Plays: 4
6
Jul 2013
5.493
Owned
N/A
5.545
Owned
For Trade
10
Dec 2012
7.212
Owned
Plays: 132
I have an absolute blast playing this game. It tends to go over very well with Magic players as the gameplay is apparently similar. With all the heroes, villains, and environments (and promos), the replayability is through the roof and that's not even counting that each villain has an advanced mode or the story challenges you can print off from their website. Even cooler is that the characters they have made up really exist and there is a friendly rabid fan-base that loves the comic book back story as well as the game itself. Sometimes a combination of the villain/environment/bad shuffles can limit what your hero does, but I've yet to find a hero that I just really don't care too much for (except maybe Bunker).
2012-12-22
N/A
6.511
Owned
Pretty fun to play, but can be really freaking annoying when he keeps cycling through his gadgets.
2012-12-22
N/A
5.789
Owned
N/A
5.933
Owned
Only played once and he wiped the floor with us. Definitely a step up from a difficulty of 1 to a 3-3.5.
2012-12-22
N/A
5.883
Owned
Her power is ridiculously awesome.
2013-03-23
N/A
5.744
Owned
N/A
5.898
Owned
Team Leader Tachyon is OP. Bunker's power is cool, but doesn't stop him from sucking any less. Absolute Zero is awesome because it now turns him into normal Haka if all his equipment is destroyed vs. before when it would render him absolutely useless. Tempest is alright, but they really should have given his power to Bunker. I don't understand Unity. Why? Why? WHY??? Why FOUR damage?? Why did they give her one less health?? If she's going to do FOUR damage to only put ONE bot into play, they should have at least given her 3 extra health. I can't imagine me ever playing this promo of Unity over the normal one. Same goes for Wraith; just another useless promo that I never see myself using unless I feel guilty about never using it.
2013-07-01
N/A
5.721
Owned
N/A
6.059
Owned
10
Jan 2013
7.179
Owned
I think this expansion has the most villains out of my favorite ones to face. The Ennead and Gloomweaver are 3's, but aren't nearly as hard as Citizen Dawn or Grand Warlord Voss. Don't get me wrong, they aren't easy, but it takes a bit more of an unfortunate shuffle to put your team in the red. Akash'Bhuta is straight-forward but not as easy as a 1 and Apostate can be a bit annoying, but isn't bad about it. The heroes I'm more eh about. Argent Adept is fun because he's ALL about support, but he tends to get creamed if you have any villain/environment cards that hit everyone or the lowest HP person for damage (I honestly feel that he could really benefit from a couple extra HP). Nightmist takes a lot of set up before she hits her sweet spot and she won't really be helping the team out in attack any until she does, but she can usually heal a lot so she's good for taking blows while everyone else does the work.
2012-12-22
N/A
5.720
Owned
N/A
5.921
Owned
Ups Baron Blade's difficulty from 1 to ~2. Still pretty easy to beat.
2012-12-22
N/A
6.507
Owned
N/A
5.961
Owned
N/A
5.822
Owned
I tend to feel eh about this card. If you don't manage to get his strong fire powers out, you can miss out on a lot of damage compared to normal Ra which is especially frustrating as you're probably drawing/playing all the cards that boost his attack without actually having an attack.
2012-12-22
N/A
5.872
Owned
One of my favorite characters to play as, if not my favorite.
2012-12-22
10
Jan 2013
7.096
Owned
As far as villains go, Plague Rat and Spite can be some of the most annoying to face (which is especially aggravating since they're only a difficulty of 2), but they play out in pretty unique ways. As far as the heroes go, I tend to like Expatriette quite a bit because she doesn't really have any set up. Give her a gun and she's good to go. Got enough guns? Trick question, but if you already have a lot out and don't think you have much of a play, chances are you have ammo you can use for a damage boost. One criticism I might have is that I feel some of her ammo might benefit from having 'two rounds' as you can just breeze through it really quickly as a one use item. Mr. Fixer is nice, though he kind of bores me to play. He requires some set up, but not too much and he's great to have if you have to discard cards from your hand or in play as you probably have some extra styles you aren't using or can put into play to make up for the one you have to destroy. Once he's set up, he doesn't tend to have a lot of card to play as one style will tend to be better against the specific boss your playing (which is why he tends to bore me a little when playing).
2012-12-22
N/A
5.818
Owned
I hate this card as you either discard or play the environment card (you don't get to put it on top of the deck) so there is not really any deck control going on. Just deck accel of the environment deck which is not too much of a good thing as the environment tends to hurt a lot more than it helps.
2012-12-22
10
Mar 2013
7.279
Owned
N/A
6.507
Owned
N/A
5.849
Owned
I like his power as I usually only use one, maybe two Haka cards a game but have tons of other ones in my hand. It's nicer to use at the beginning of the game if you aren't drawing the cards that you want and haven't gotten an equipment yet.
2013-03-23
N/A
6.493
Owned
Lots of targets in here. Synergizes with Akash'Bhuta well (for her, not for heroes).
2013-11-28
N/A
5.792
Owned
N/A
6.569
Owned
In ways he feels like a less cool Nightmist that is far more helpful to the team as a whole.
2013-03-23
N/A
5.735
Owned
N/A
6.719
Owned
Bots make Unity one of the most fun characters to play. Not my absolute favorite, but probably the one I have the most fun playing.
2012-12-22
10
Feb 2014
6.837
Owned
N/A
5.877
Owned
N/A
6.522
Owned
N/A
5.826
Owned
I like probably as much as normal Legacy. Play when I want to be more on the offensive than support.
2012-12-22
8
Aug 2015
6.689
Owned
Plays: 35
My go to hidden traitor game as it's rather light and doesn't require too much over-thinking. It's a major plus that it plays 8 (or even 9). I love that there's a mostly concrete way for deducing other people's identities that just about everyone should be able to do at least once. If you don't like chance and don't want to feel that luck has had a hand in your win or loss, this is not the game for you. That being said, this game is a TON of fun for how light it is. This game is dying for a full expansion, but I printed off the home brew characters posted here with Artscow and am quite happy with them.
2013-04-14
N/A
6.701
Owned
Want To Play
SHH (2015)
6
Dec 2015
5.655
Owned
Plays: 1
Skip-Bo (1967)
5
Jul 2013
5.309
Owned
Plays: 5
Fun little game though more suited for a non-gamer (i.e. family) crowd as there isn't a lot of depth to it and quite a lot of chance. Still a nice way to waste some time together.
2012-06-28
Smash Up (2012)
8
May 2014
6.814
Owned
Plays: 23
This game would be a Munchkin-killer if I hadn't already grown out of my Munchkin phase before obtaining this game. It has the OP-combos of Munchkin without the long, drawn-out ending (and not so much king-making). It's light filler and yes, the card design is awful, yes the scoring is a bit of a pain, and yes they should have included something in the game to keep score with, but I enjoy it. I like that you can have a perfect plan for winning in your next turn and by the time it gets to you not one, but at least two people have probably completely ruined that for you, yet you can still come up with a pretty good plan; while it may seem that some combos are wrecking everyone else, in the end I find it pretty balanced (somehow).
2013-04-19
8
May 2014
7.077
Owned
Plays: 1
8
Jan 2016
6.798
Owned
8
Jan 2016
6.919
Owned
7
Jan 2016
6.586
Owned
7
May 2014
6.515
Owned
N/A
6.454
Owned
For Trade
Space Alert (2008)
8
Jul 2012
7.423
Owned
Plays: 6
9
Sep 2013
6.602
Owned
Plays: 6
Not only a game, but an experience. Win or lose, don't think I can play just one game in a sitting. Hard to find that many people that are into this type of game, but I will keep it indefinitely just in case that I do. Remember playing it once when someone remarked afterwards, "Man, I feel real out of shape that a board game could make me work up a sweat." Love.
2014-05-30
8
Jul 2013
6.830
Owned
Plays: 5
Brilliant little bidding mechanic helps produce a game that is quite simple and can also be quite vicious. I love it though I probably don't play it as much as I would if there were more cards (perhaps ones that could be switched in and out).
2013-11-18
N/A
5.643
Owned
Plays: 51
Quick, fun way to decide who goes first.
2014-11-22
Suburbia (2012)
8
Feb 2014
7.553
Owned
Plays: 10
Simple rules, deeper strategy, a lot of fun to play. Love that goals force you to try out different strategies. My only complaint is that there are some goals I would just throw out as completing them is pretty much entirely out of your hands which is frustrating (I'm looking at you least improvements!!).
2014-06-03
Suburbia Inc (2013)
8
Jan 2016
7.233
Owned
Sushi Go! (2013)
6
May 2014
7.019
Owned
Plays: 10
Dead simple, quick, adorable, and very portable with some interesting decisions. Great to scratch a certain filler itch.
2014-05-30
8
Dec 2015
7.520
Owned
Plays: 2
8
Jan 2016
6.508
Owned
TAJ (2015)
6
Dec 2015
5.575
Owned
Plays: 1
6.5
Oct 2015
6.910
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
N/A
5.438
Owned
Want To Play
Terra Mystica (2012)
9
Apr 2015
8.142
Owned
Plays: 4
Tichu (1991)
8
Oct 2012
7.453
Owned
8
Apr 2012
7.411
Owned
N/A
7.297
Owned
9
Aug 2014
7.118
Owned
Plays: 4
Times Square (2006)
7
Oct 2013
5.968
Owned
Plays: 7
A light-hearted tug-of-war in board game form with enough special rules to spice it up just enough.
2013-04-24
Tokaido (2012)
7
Oct 2013
6.858
Owned
Plays: 20
Relaxing, accessible, quick-playing, and easy to understand game. I enjoy the aesthetic of it, both in the art and gameplay.
2013-10-23
N/A
6.451
Owned
N/A
5.528
Owned
For Trade
Want To Play
Kickstarter
2012-07-30
Trajan (2011)
8
Oct 2012
7.605
Owned
Plays: 2
Troyes (2010)
8
Jan 2015
7.565
Owned
Plays: 3
It's a bit of a slog to teach, but is quite a bit of fun. Not entirely sure why. Probably has to do with the dice rolling.
2013-04-19
Tsuro (2004)
6
Apr 2013
6.572
Owned
Plays: 4
Can practically be explained in one breath and is a very quick and relaxing experience. I have to admit if it didn't fit such a wide range of player counts I'd surely be less keen on it, but I definitely find myself taking it along to a casual setting when I'm not sure exactly how many people are supposed to show up.
2013-11-18
Other: PnP Playtest
10
Feb 2013
6.535
Owned
Plays: 55
This game is a Werewolf killer for me. It's very fast-paced and can feel pretty random for it at times, but I love it. I love that it's real time so you can't overthink your decisions like you might be inclined to in other social deduction games and it plays so quickly you can play multiple games in a row!
2013-01-30
8
Aug 2015
7.822
Owned
Plays: 3
8
Aug 2015
6.286
Owned
Plays: 4
Has the right level of luck and mitigation of that luck combined with shifting teams which makes it even more fun! It's surprisingly long, but never feels long at all because everyone is pretty much involved at all times and the brief moments they aren't, they are pretty entertained.
2013-04-19
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