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Rating
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Comment
6
Sep 2012
6.231
Prev. Owned
8
Sep 2012
7.340
Owned
Great game about the election in 1960 between Kennedy and Nixon. A lot of flavour and theme. The game is pretty simple. You send your candidate to different states to gain votes or you can trigger different historical episodes that will help your candidate. There are also other aspects to manage like media. The only thing I wish was better is the debate, I don't think it is important enough and it should also be a better "build up" to the great debate. I think this could be fixed with a great houserule though.
2010-05-04
6 nimmt! (1994)
4
Sep 2012
6.762
Prev. Owned
7 Wonders (2010)
10
Sep 2012
7.795
Owned
Simple, quick and elegant game that doesn't get too long/too much downtime with more players. The fact that you have to deal with your neighbours (the ones beside you) is cool.
2012-09-24
Adios Amigos (2009)
5
Sep 2012
5.852
Owned
The best reaction game for me. Highly thematic and as managed to make such games more interesting. It is not only turn a card, look and grab as fast as possible. Great game and great components too.
2010-03-19
4
Sep 2012
4.999
Owned
Agricola (2007)
9
Sep 2012
8.040
Owned
Want To Play
Great game, and it is fun to see how your farm is eventually ends up looking. I like the card combinations also. I chose this to be my heavy game for our gaming group, that says it all
2011-10-09
Amun-Re (2003)
8
Sep 2012
7.200
Prev. Owned
One of the best Knizia games for me. The mechanic used to bid on the land areas works wonderfully. I also think it is cool that before the 2nd part of the game, people lose their areas, and you have to bid again to get them. It makes the game tense and interesting. **Update; it didn't hit the table in 7 years so I let it go. Maybe I will regret it, if so, I will just buy it again.
2012-09-25
5
Sep 2012
5.493
Owned
Attribute (2002)
3
Sep 2012
6.050
Prev. Owned
Backgammon (-3000)
7
Sep 2012
6.387
Owned
Bakari (2002)
4
Sep 2012
5.472
Owned
Bakerstreet (2003)
5
Sep 2012
5.505
Prev. Owned
Balderdash (1984)
8
Sep 2012
6.179
Owned
This is the best partygame for me. Played with the right people no game makes me laugh harder than this one. I hate players that try to be funny though; players that write crazy answers on purpose. That's not funny! One of the best things with this game is that there is no limit when it comes to creativity. Awesome game.
2009-12-14
Los Banditos (2008)
6
Sep 2012
5.756
Owned
BANG! (2002)
7
Sep 2012
6.515
Owned
7
Sep 2012
6.090
Owned
7
Sep 2012
6.630
Owned
7
Sep 2012
6.297
Owned
7
Sep 2012
6.755
Owned
I have played Bang! a lot during the last year, and it is a game my gaminggroup loves. The game has a lot of theme, and the hidden roles works very well, along with the different characters. There are also some cards that is really fun, like the dynamite. It is not the most elegant game, and sometimes the game drags, but still, this is a winner! 10 points!
2010-03-09
BasketBoss (2009)
9
Dec 2011
5.881
Owned
Battle Line (2000)
7
Sep 2012
7.288
Owned
Simple, addictive cardgame for two players. It is basically poker where you have 9 hands. Hard decisions. I also like that you have the possibility to end the game quick, as a knock-out. Compared to Lost Cities it is a good thing you don't have to do the tedious counting of the score at the end.
2009-12-14
Bausack (1987)
8
Sep 2012
6.622
Owned
The ultimate stacking game. Jenga used to be my favorite game in this genre, but now Bandu (Bausack) is the new king. There are so many different blocks to place on your structure, which gives the game a lot of variation. The blocks are beautiful, and I always want to take a picture of the winning tower. The game is simple, but a lot of fun, and there is also some tactics thrown in (auction). A must buy.
2010-01-01
9
Oct 2012
6.943
Owned
This game is just FUN to play. You explore a house and all kinds of nasty stuff happens to you. Then suddenly one of your friends, or you, becomes a traitor. After that, you follow a storyline and get a condition on how to win the game. The perfect game for Halloween
2012-10-14
Blue Moon (2004)
6
Sep 2012
6.598
Prev. Owned
5
Sep 2012
6.899
5
Sep 2012
6.175
6
Sep 2012
6.368
6
Sep 2012
6.384
Prev. Owned
Bohnanza (1997)
5
Sep 2012
7.012
Prev. Owned
Bridge (1925)
7
Sep 2012
6.983
Owned
7
Sep 2012
6.444
Owned
Carcassonne (2000)
5
Sep 2012
7.347
Prev. Owned
Cargo Noir (2011)
8
Sep 2012
6.260
Owned
Catan (1995)
7
Sep 2012
7.213
Owned
6
Sep 2012
6.849
Owned
7
Sep 2012
7.034
Owned
6
Sep 2012
6.630
Owned
Caylus (2005)
7
Sep 2012
7.781
Prev. Owned
Played it only twice, but I was very impressed. I liked the mechanics a lot, and to me this is the best worker placement type of game. It is maybe a bit too long, and theme is kinda boring. But it is a very good game.
2012-09-25
Cheeky Monkey (2007)
8
Feb 2012
6.073
Owned
Generally I love push-your-luck games, and this one is the best of them imo. To see your friends draw two elephants out of the bag is great fun, and it makes me laugh every time. The monkey is a nice twist to the game, as you have the chance to swap it with any other player's top tile.
2009-12-12
Chess (1475)
9
Nov 2013
6.947
Owned
Chinatown (1999)
7
Sep 2012
6.973
Owned
Ciao, Ciao... (1997)
5
Sep 2012
5.624
Owned
Citadels (2000)
8
Mar 2011
7.112
Owned
9
Apr 2013
7.364
Owned
Wonderful two player game. Great components and cool mechanics. Fight your way through the dungeons if you are the good guys. If not, kill them as the demon! Tactical warfare for two players in a pretty short time.
2012-10-14
Clue (1949)
5
Sep 2012
5.554
Prev. Owned
6
Sep 2012
6.176
Owned
Coda (2002)
7
Sep 2012
5.872
Owned
10
Feb 2009*
6.462
Owned
My number one two player game. Great theme, and the agents are awesome, especially the Master Spy (an agent that lets you win if you lose ha ha). Great quality of the components too. Underrated game, probably because of the high luck factor.
2009-12-16
Coloretto (2003)
7
Sep 2012
6.886
Owned
7
Sep 2012
6.673
Owned
Colosseum (2007)
7
Sep 2012
6.995
Owned
6
Sep 2012
6.658
Prev. Owned
10
Apr 2013
7.470
Owned
If you like games with different powers for different players, then this is the game for you. There are tons of aliens to choose from and the replayability is very high.

This is just fun to play, where you attack other players to try to establish five colonies on their planets. The attacker/defender have the possibility to invite the other players to support them.

Cosmic Encounter is a hand management card game where you have to know when to play your best cards. Sometimes you will be lucky and have great cards, other times your cards sucks. You have to make the best of it, it is as simple as that.

My gaming group loves this one!
2010-07-15
Cranium (1998)
4
Sep 2012
5.647
Crokinole (1876)
10
Feb 2015
7.593
Owned
The best dexterity game for me. Very tactical, and so much fun. Can play 1v1, 2v2, even 3/4 free-for-all. Beautiful to look at. Awesome.
2015-02-02
Diamant (2005)
5
Sep 2012
6.533
Prev. Owned
Dice Town (2009)
8
Sep 2012
6.676
Owned
Dominoes (1500)
3
Sep 2012
5.415
Owned
Dracula (2003)
8
Dec 2011
5.971
Owned
Underrated 2 player game. It is usually very tense. Two of my favorite mechanics are included, memory and bluffing, so how can I not like this one. One cool thing is that a game of Dracula can last from 1 minute to 40 minutes. Might be a 10 for me, time will show.
2009-12-12
Dream Factory (2000)
6
Sep 2012
6.879
Owned
Eclipse (2011)
8
Sep 2012
7.934
Prev. Owned
Very solid game. Had high hopes for this one. But unfortunaltely it's still a bit too long for my group. I also think that the fighingmechanic is a bit complicated and long, and there are MANY bits to set-up and keep in order in Eclipse. Sold it.
2012-09-25
5
Sep 2012
6.458
Prev. Owned
6
Sep 2012
6.461
Owned
6
Sep 2012
5.978
Owned
For Sale (1997)
7
Oct 2012
7.108
Owned
6
Sep 2012
6.278
Owned
5
Sep 2012
6.874
Prev. Owned
10
Feb 2012
7.616
Owned
My favorite game of all times. The setting with the different houses (families) on an island fighting for the power is a great theme. I love backstabbing and alliances, and this is THE game to play if you love those mechanics. I had the first version plus all the expansions, but traded it away and got this one. I just like to think this one is better, and it also probably is.
2014-04-20
Gang of Four (1990)
6
Sep 2012
6.271
Owned
Ghosts! (1980)
7
Sep 2012
6.031
Owned
Go (-2200)
8
Sep 2012
7.462
Owned
Easy to learn, lifetime to master.....I know, it sounds like a cliche, but trust me, it isn't.
2009-12-12
El Grande (1995)
5
Sep 2012
7.721
Prev. Owned
Guillotine (1998)
6
Nov 2012
6.447
Owned
Hai-Alarm!!! (2008)
5
Sep 2012
5.499
Owned
Halli Galli (1990)
4
Sep 2012
5.706
Owned
Hands Up (2002)
4
Sep 2012
5.652
Owned
Hive (2001)
10
Feb 2015
7.258
Owned
The best simple tile-laying abstract game ever. Short playtime, great looking pieces and simple rules. Gotta love this one.
2015-02-02
Ingenious (2004)
6
Sep 2012
7.106
Prev. Owned
Jenga (1983)
5
Sep 2012
5.482
Owned
K2 (2010)
8
Sep 2012
6.955
Owned
5
Sep 2012
5.682
Prev. Owned
Keltis (2008)
6
Sep 2012
6.321
Owned
8
Dec 2011
6.004
Owned
Easy, simple game by Knizia. I usually want to play a game of this quick Knizia filler. But I will always play with my own variant (which can be found on the variant forums).
2011-12-09
Liar's Dice (1987)
9
Sep 2012
6.813
Owned
Best "betting" game for me. Should be played by poker players. It's a game I never play just once, I have to play it several times in a row. Overall this is probably the game I have played the most. Would love to play this game for real money. ** Update; almost played this game to death now, is by far the most played in my collection.
2012-09-24
Lifeboat (2002)
7
Sep 2012
6.146
Owned
Lifeboats (1993)
6
Sep 2012
6.394
Prev. Owned
Loopin' Louie (1992)
6
Sep 2012
6.799
Owned
Loot (1992)
6
Sep 2012
6.183
Owned
5
Sep 2012
6.713
Prev. Owned
7
Sep 2012
7.212
Prev. Owned
Lost Cities (1999)
7
Sep 2012
7.041
Owned
One of the games I have played the most. A very luck dependent game, and sometimes you can get very unlucky (start with a terrible hand of cards). The only thing I don't like is that is a bit annoying to count the scoring, it is not too elegant.
2009-12-14
Love Letter (2012)
9
Nov 2012
7.340
Owned
7
Sep 2012
6.569
Owned
Want To Play
Plays: 1
Very, very fun game to play. Both for kids and even grown ups, since you can make the maze easier or harder depending of who plays. Buy it!
2009-11-19
6
Sep 2012
5.592
Owned
Mamma Mia! (1999)
5
Sep 2012
6.349
Owned
Mastermind (1971)
5
Sep 2012
5.413
Owned
Medici (1995)
6
Sep 2012
6.911
Prev. Owned
7
Sep 2012
6.203
Owned
Great two player game. In fact, how did Knizia come up with such a wonderful auction-mechanic for two players? Hard decisions which often makes you regret what you just did in the game.
2009-12-14
Memoir '44 (2004)
10
Dec 2011
7.406
Owned
One of my favorite games, since I am very fascinated by the Second World War. I am a proud owner of all the expansion, inclusive the famous bag! Easy rules and great components and it is very fun to recreate history. The set-up times does take some minutes, but talk about WW2 or the game and just get in the spirit for the game while doing it, and you'll be fine. I am looking forward to introduce Memoir '44 to my gaming group and have entire evenings playing this game.
2014-04-20
Modern Art (1992)
5
Sep 2012
7.182
Prev. Owned
Mr. Jack (2006)
7
Sep 2012
6.998
Owned
6
Sep 2012
5.481
Prev. Owned
8
Mar 2011
6.312
Owned
8
Feb 2010
6.417
Owned
8
Nov 2009*
5.764
Owned
Nexus Ops (2005)
10
Apr 2014
7.099
Owned
Awesome game were you fight to gain victory points. Little time for turtling as you get points for being aggressive. I also like that it has hidden quests. Equally great for 2,3 and 4 players. Pretty simple game and not wearing out its welcome. If you don't mind dice this is a fantastic choice if you need a game were armies go head to head. A big hit in our gaming group.
2014-04-20
4
Sep 2012
5.379
Owned
No Thanks! (2004)
9
Jan 2015
6.939
Owned
One of the best fillers there is. Simple and very fun to play. It's a game where you at times try to push your luck, sometimes the gamble is worth it, others times not.
2009-12-14
Pass the Bomb (1994)
3
Sep 2012
5.724
Owned
Pickomino (2005)
6
Sep 2012
6.379
Owned
Plays: 1
Easy, quick filler. Typical Knizia with hard decisions to make. Nice components.
2009-12-12
5
Sep 2012
7.199
Prev. Owned
Pit (1903)
6
Sep 2012
6.294
Owned
Power Grid (2004)
7
Sep 2012
7.918
Prev. Owned
Good economical game. I really like how the prices of the resources changes during the game.
Some of the rules feels tacked on, and I don't like that you want to be the second best player during most of the game. Still a good game with 3+ players.
2009-12-13
Puerto Rico (2002)
8
Mar 2011
8.046
Prev. Owned
Superb game. Best when all the players are at the same level. The roles and how they affects all the players are great, but can be ruined by players of unequel level.
2009-12-12
Ra (1999)
8
Sep 2012
7.371
Owned
Very tense game. Hard decisions to make. If you like auctions then Ra is the best game. One of my favorite games, and my best Knizia game. Still, I think the theme in Razzia works better and that's why it only gets 9 in my book(too bad Razzia doesn't have as nice components and that it doesn't include the catastrophe-tiles).
2011-04-06
Rage (1995)
6
Sep 2012
5.637
Owned
9
Sep 2012
7.409
Owned
So simple, yet awesome.
2011-03-27
6
Sep 2012
6.793
Owned
Risk (1959)
7
Sep 2012
5.473
Owned
6
Sep 2012
6.491
Saboteur (2004)
6
Sep 2012
6.580
Prev. Owned
I like this game since it has a very quick setup, fun to play and the game itself is fast too. The traitor dwarfs makes this ubercool. Who are the bad guys?????
2009-12-12
6
Sep 2012
7.228
Prev. Owned
Scarab Lords (2002)
5
Sep 2012
5.891
Prev. Owned
7
Dec 2011
5.698
Owned
Scrabble (1948)
6
Sep 2012
6.264
Owned
Senji (2008)
10
Jun 2013
6.191
Owned
Maybe the best game for my gaming group this year. It reminds me of A Game of Thrones and Wallenstein, kind of a mix between those two. It is faster to play though. Nice bits too and thematic with the different samurai's and their speciality.
2013-06-14
8
Sep 2012
6.702
Owned
Played only once, but loved it. Suspect this one to be a 10 for me, but need to play it more. Pretty simple game, and one of the best hidden-roles-type of game.
2009-12-13
10
Feb 2008*
7.050
Owned
Great game with a great theme. The traitor mechanic makes this game very fun and interesting. If you like stuff like knights and King Arthur this is a must-have. The board and bits are very, very nice too.
2009-12-12
6
Sep 2012
6.330
Owned
Skull (2011)
8
Apr 2013
6.699
Owned
Wishlist(3)
 (Like to have)
Small World (2009)
10
Jun 2013
7.342
Owned
I love the different races and how you bid to get them. Simple game and fun to play. Fun with 2-5 players.
2014-05-11
Space Alert (2008)
6
Sep 2012
7.441
Prev. Owned
Fun game, but I don't think I will ever like that everybody loses/wins together. I want somebody to lose!
2009-12-12
Space Beans (1999)
4
Sep 2012
5.891
Prev. Owned
Star System (2007)
8
Sep 2012
5.566
Owned
9
Dec 2012
5.713
Owned
Thanks a lot, Santa, for sending me Steam Torpedo this year. You made me very happy Great game!
2012-12-19
Stratego (1947)
6
Sep 2012
5.921
Owned
Strozzi (2008)
5
Sep 2012
6.222
Prev. Owned
10
Dec 2011
7.514
Owned
Terrific game. If you ever want to play a tactical game with different characters/races in a pretty short time with short setup-time this is it! Love how you need to chose to use the cards; magic or units?
2014-05-11
6
Sep 2012
6.205
Owned
Played it about 10 times. Good game, but I think Pickomino is just a bit better, but I'm not sure. Faster, and more flexible than Pickomino.
2009-12-12
Taj Mahal (2000)
5
Sep 2012
7.167
Prev. Owned
Thebes (2007)
8
Sep 2012
7.040
Great game, dripping with theme. Seems like a lot of people are turned of by the drawing of the treasures, but to me it is just fun and exciting. Elegant game too.
2010-03-19
7
Sep 2012
7.417
Owned
7
Sep 2012
7.491
Owned
7
Sep 2012
7.180
Owned
6
Sep 2012
7.651
Prev. Owned
One of Knizia's best games.Scales very good, from 2-4 players.The rules aren't that difficult to learn imo.
2008-02-16*
Tumblin-Dice (2004)
8
Sep 2012
6.747
Owned
My favorite dexterity game. Beautiful components. A huge favorite in my gaminggroup, together with another dexterity game, Bandu.
2010-06-01
Ubongo: Duel (2008)
6
Sep 2012
6.295
Owned
Union Pacific (1999)
7
Sep 2012
6.992
Owned
10
Apr 2014
6.677
Owned
Such an elegant wargame. The planning phase is perfect, and is one of the best mechanics in any game I have played. The tower (used to resolve wars in the game) is simple and effective. And exciting! I had the first version of Wallenstein, but sold it to buy Shogun. But that game wasn't as good as Wallenstein, probably because I was so used to the german map and names. Now that I finally have the new Wallenstein in english with all the expansions this is a sure 10. Awesome game. Buy it.
2012-02-28
7
Sep 2012
6.779
Owned
6
Sep 2012
6.358
Owned
7
Sep 2012
6.702
Owned
Cool theme, betting on the horses you think will do best. It is a simple game, basically you bid (play the variant where the the bets are kept hidden), roll the die, and move a horse. It is also a bluffing game; try to make the others think you bid your best bet on a different horse than you really did. A great betting game by Knizia, along with Colossal Arena.
2009-12-13
Wits & Wagers (2005)
7
Dec 2011
6.893
Prev. Owned
Best quizgame for me. There is a game here, not only questions, like in Trivial Pursuit. Might be rates as 9 for me if I play it more.
2009-12-12
6
Sep 2012
6.392
Zing! (2003)
7
Sep 2012
6.513
Owned
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