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Title Version User
Rating
Geek Rating Status User
Plays
Comment
Adventurer (1980)
N/A
5.548
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: medium) not played yet
2006-11-30*
N/A
5.430
Owned
For Trade
(TRADE Interest: high) not played yet
2006-11-30*
Arcana (2009)
N/A
5.958
For Trade
Autoscooter (1999)
7
Dec 2007*
5.648
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 3
(Trade Interest: low) fun for what it is. i like the idea of a simpler Robo Rally game, with enough strategic qualities to make it non-trivial. The planning of which rank numbers to use when is not as easy as it sounds. i'd like to play this with a whole crowd of people to see if it is as fun as i think it would be.
2007-12-10*
8
Apr 2008*
6.337
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
(Trade Interest: low) excellent pseudo-rpg, action strategy, and tactical game i would like to play as a PC, rather than the GM, but it was a ton of run, and not too difficult to explain. people can apply the rpg elements as they want, without ruining the game. a solid effort, that i'm sure will get better with more plays.
2008-04-18*
N/A
5.849
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: low) not played yet
2006-11-30*
N/A
5.743
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: medium) not played yet
2006-11-30*
N/A
5.871
For Trade
(Trade Interest: low) not played yet
2006-11-30*
5
Dec 2007*
6.082
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
(Trade Interest: medium) a little hard to read the rules, but some of the ideas are clever. not enough to save it though.
2007-12-10*
Car Wars (1981)
7
Dec 2007*
6.040
Owned
For Trade
(TRADE Interest: high) i have a personal fondness for car wars, but have trouble find people to play, because of all the fiddly stuff.
2007-12-10*
Carcassonne (2000)
7
Nov 2006*
7.339
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 4
(TRADE Interest: low/medium) i tend to like tile laying games, and this is a good one. however, i do think it could use a little non-randomness to the tile drawing. if that were solved, this would be an 8.
2006-11-30*
7
May 2005*
7.453
Owned
For Trade
(TRADE Interest: low/medium) fun... same as main game
2005-05-01*
7
May 2005*
7.415
Owned
For Trade
(TRADE Interest: low/medium)
2005-05-01*
7
May 2005*
6.770
Owned
For Trade
(TRADE Interest: low/medium)
2005-05-01*
7
Nov 2006*
7.021
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
(Trade Interest: low/medium) good expansion, though not as good as Cities and Knights. it has a certain versatility because of the scenario type setup, which is good.
2006-11-30*
N/A
5.538
Owned
For Trade
Chrononauts (2000)
7
Feb 2008*
6.068
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: medium) fun time travel game. clever.
2008-02-06*
4
Feb 2008*
6.050
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: medium) granted, from the name it's kind of obvious, but i think that an expansion of just identities is kind of stupid. i was expected at least a couple new time paradoxes, and a few actions or something. it is nice though to have some more variety in identities.
2008-02-06*
7
Nov 2006*
6.230
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: low) one of the more fun beer and pretzels games with complex rules. yes, that seems a contradiction of terms... but it's really not.
2006-11-30*
7
Nov 2006*
6.656
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
(TRADE Interest: low) fun and strategic card game
2006-11-30*
N/A
6.637
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: low/medium) not played yet
2006-11-30*
N/A
6.607
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: low/medium) not played yet
2006-12-17*
Elfengold (1999)
N/A
6.152
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: low) not played yet
2006-11-30*
Fairy Tale (2004)
N/A
6.670
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: low/medium) not played yet
2006-12-14*
6
Dec 2009*
6.169
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
(Trade Interest: low) not a terrible game, and quick and easy to learn, but there's really not much there to grasp. the game is too easily thrown to the leaders if the all players don't participate in the "take that" style of game play required. maybe good for a few plays, but i'd much rather play Fearsome Floors, or Mississippi Queen.
2010-03-12
7
Nov 2006*
5.969
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 7
(TRADE Interest: low) fun rock/paper/scissors-ish game. the random characters add a good different-every-time dynamic.
2006-11-30*
N/A
5.792
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: medium) not played yet
2006-11-30*
Ghost Stories (2008)
6
Jan 2010
7.268
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 4
(Trade Interest: low) i like the theme, and the degree to which you have to cooperate with the other players. it has lots of interesting mechanics, and good graphics. i think it is WAY too difficult, and though you can get better at it, i would not want to play very often unless the difficulty were adjusted down. i mean, it's not fun to lose 90% of the time. further thoughts on the game come with more plays: the cooperation aspect is too much group-think for there to be much fun. Everyone has to agree and execute their moves perfectly, or it will result in a loss. there is no individuality, and that makes the game not much fun, except as an exercise in four people making an agreement. will never surpass Arkham Horror on the coop game front.
2010-03-12
N/A
7.018
Owned
For Trade
Gunslinger (1982)
7
Nov 2006*
6.285
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
(Trade Interest: low) extremely fine detail in a western shootout game. it plays well with two, and i'd like to definitely try it with more. the scenario based system works well, and the card based movement and actions system is accurate. the random shot cards are sometimes frustrating, but then again, so is shooting at someone and having them shoot back.
2006-11-30*
HeroQuest (1989)
N/A
6.725
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: high) not played yet
2006-11-30*
N/A
6.332
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: low) not played yet
2006-11-30*
N/A
6.328
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: high) not played yet
2006-11-30*
7
Nov 2006*
6.317
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: low) played all sorts of versions of illuminati. all fun.
2006-11-30*
N/A
5.581
Owned
For Trade
(TRADE Interest: high) not played yet
2006-11-30*
6
Mar 2010
5.540
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 3
so far only played solo, but it definitely shows some sparks, in that the theme aspect is high. the actual game can be tough or easy, depending on the order in which the cards come up. it is a real thrill determining your own fate -- i.e. how speedy you go through the island. interested to see how it plays multi-player.
2010-03-17
7
Dec 2007*
6.170
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 6
(Trade Interest: low) it's pretty good at evoking the excitement of digging in ruins for ancient artifacts -- i.e. it's mostly not exciting, unless you find something but i like some of the systems, and that you have to build up your knowledge before you can do an excavation. also, the time system works a lot better than Around the World in 80 Days, which i didn't like at all. after playing a few more times, i've come to the conclusion that the swings in luck are just too great, and so i've reduced my rating, and am now interested in trading away the game.
2009-03-01
N/A
5.551
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: medium) not played yet
2006-11-30*
Junta (1978)
7
Dec 2007*
6.533
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: medium) good political game surrounded by okay war game. i like the part about convincing others to go your way, but then i'm not very good at stuffing away the money, so i don't like that too. the war game part is alright, but takes too long. all that said, it does evoke the theme rather well, and that for me is the most important part of a game.
2007-12-10*
7
Nov 2006*
6.176
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
(Trade Interest: medium) played long ago. fun. haven't played the new german version yet.
2006-11-30*
Light Speed (2003)
7
Nov 2006*
6.009
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
(TRADE Interest: medium) hey, for a cheapass game, this is quite a blast. furiously paced. i never once was able to lay down all my cards -- though i did win once.
2006-11-30*
6
Nov 2006*
5.589
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
(Trade Interest: low) played single player game, and was entertained. some good systems there. i hope the multi-player game is as fun.
2006-11-30*
9
Jul 2009*
6.695
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 13
(Trade interest: low) interesting. played several times. was massacred the first time, and beat Sauron the second. i like it. on the third try after a break, we were again doomed from the start.
2006-11-30*
8
Jul 2009*
6.831
Owned
For Trade
(Trade interest: low) good expansion. extra playable character is nice.
2009-05-27
7
Jun 2008*
6.397
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
(Trade Interest: low) pretty good expansion. allows a player to take on the role of the Dark Lord, Sauron. makes the base game fairly difficult... but is thematically sounds.
2008-06-16*
Mag·Blast (1998)
6
Nov 2006*
5.616
Owned
For Trade
(TRADE Interest: high) fun and brutal. players can get knocked out rather quickly.
2006-11-30*
Modern Art (1992)
7
Nov 2006*
7.168
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: low) played it a long time ago. it was fun but a little light i think.
2006-11-30*
7
Apr 2008*
5.635
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
(Trade Interest: low) good multi-player mechanics, and interesting challenges to the CCG genre. it's not really collectible, but it does have pre-made decks, and certains behaviors that resemble the MTG-like games. i especially like the theme and immersion of the game, and you struggle to bring your animals out into the field. with three, it's a little long, but not interminable.
2010-03-12
7
Apr 2008*
5.614
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
(Trade Interest: low, offervalue: 20) good multi-player mechanics, and interesting challenges to the CCG genre. it's not really collectible, but it does have pre-made decks, and certains behaviors that resemble the MTG-like games. i especially like the theme and immersion of the game, and you struggle to bring your animals out into the field. with three, it's a little long, but not interminable.
2008-04-06*
Red November (2008)
N/A
6.255
Owned
For Trade
(trade interest: low) great condition
2009-01-12*
Robo Rally (1994)
10
Oct 2006*
7.083
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
yay! robots! we play some alternate rules for winning that makes it a little less a leader runaway. but this game is one i always want to play, and probably always will.

Have played the new version as well. it is more streamlined and easier to play, but lacks some cool options and variety in the board.
2006-10-08*
Scrabble (1948)
8
Nov 2006*
6.240
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
(Trade Interest: low) i'm good at it, so i like it. shoot me. words and word games are some of my favorites. there's also plenty of strategy -- not just finding a word to play.
2006-11-30*
6
May 2008*
7.051
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 4
(Trade Interest: low/medium, offervalue: 40) originally i liked this game even better than the LOTR coop game... but after times and a few plays, i find it a little boring. the traitor aspect was a good idea, but seems poorly executed, and mostly just annoying.
2008-05-14*
Space Alert (2008)
7
Dec 2008*
7.410
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 1
(Trade Interest: low) really hard to grasp, and follow enough to learn what to do, but this makes it ultimately attractive and challenging. not on the level of Through the Ages or Galaxy Trucker, but definitely a decent game. It seems to take too long to figure out if you've won or not. this is mostly an illusion, because the actual playing of the game takes only ten minutes. i look forward to playing again, and perhaps not being destroyed in mid-flight.
2008-10-24*
8
Feb 2008*
7.201
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 4
(TRADE Interest: low) may be a "kid's" game, but it sure did entertain us adults. i found that there was plenty of tension in the turns, and lots of possible strategy, and a bit of memory. the randomness of the tile draws maybe was a little big, but it still has some neat mechanics (the island disappearing), and good game play. one point must be made, and that is, it seems that often the person who is lucky and draws the good tiles (move boat, move swimmer) or more tiles, will be the winner.
2008-02-09*
Swashbuckler (1980)
N/A
5.792
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: low) not played yet
2006-11-30*
Tikal (1999)
7
Nov 2006*
7.221
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 4
(Trade Interest: low) tile laying and exploration goodness. it is fun, and not too mind-bending.
2006-11-30*
7
Aug 2009*
6.961
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 4
variant action placement game, with enough going on that it isn't easy to understand during the first playing. selecting which victory condition to go for can be rewarding, but also painful if the right cards to show up for you. there doesn't appear to be anything that can be done if the cards aren't good for you.
2009-06-21
Tutankhamen (1993)
6
Oct 2007*
5.880
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 3
(Trade Interest: high) not too bad for a set collection game. needs more plays to discover whether it is good for a Knizia. there is some strategy in whether to complete an artifact set, or wait for someone else to do it.
2007-10-10*
N/A
5.520
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: medium) not played yet
2006-11-30*
Verräter (1998)
N/A
6.355
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: medium) not played yet
2006-11-30*
N/A
6.482
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: medium) not played yet
2006-12-17*
7
Jan 2011
6.630
Owned
For Trade
Plays: 2
fun and easy to learn. gives you the sense of piloting these old aircraft, even though you my not be very good at it. well designed, and brilliant card play.
2011-01-16
N/A
6.491
Owned
For Trade
(Trade Interest: low)
2010-03-12
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