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Seriously? You designed a game and that's the best title you could come up with?
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Inspired by today's Tanga daily special.....How do you create a game, presumably put your heart and soul into it, and then name it with such an uninspired title?
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26. Board Game: I Think You Think I Think [Average Rating:5.33 Unranked]
Kelly N.
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Richmond
Texas
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Hmmmm.....I don't think so.
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27. Board Game: Outdoor Survival [Average Rating:4.53 Overall Rank:10935]
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Madison
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Well this game kind of sucks on it's own, but the title doesn't help any.
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28. Board Game: Words [Average Rating:7.00 Unranked]
Me, sin? Pf! Nah! Chill
United States
Fountain Valley
California
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I'm not sure what makes these one-word game titles any worse than most other game titles. Unless that one word is something really exciting or interesting like "Pandemic" or "Zombies" or "Civilization" or "Claustrophobia", just about any one-word name is going to be just as boring:

Brass
Steam
Dune
Acquire
Cuba
Bridge
Haggis
Java
Poker
Dog
Pit
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29. Board Game: Say What!?! [Average Rating:5.41 Overall Rank:9065]
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For dumb names, you could go a lot of ways. The how-the-heck-are-you-supposed-to-pronounce-it category:

Ys
Navia Drapt
Blokus
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30. Board Game: Fun With Language Arts [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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Then there's the "Maybe it'll sound less boring if we put it in a different language" category:

Agricola
Dixit
Pueblo
Tsuro
Torres
Jambo
Sticheln
Mah Jong
Hansa
Ubongo (Does this actually mean something in some language?)
Funkenschlag
Biblios
Vinhos
La Citta
El Grande
Hansa Teutonica
Navegador
Ora et Labora
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31. Board Game: Quarriors! [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:443]
Simon Trimby
England
Brighton
East Sussex
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Quarriors?? Quarry-ers? What a clumsy, cringeworthy name. I enjoyed playing this when persuaded to at the club, but the name had made me avoid it until then. I think there are some equally contrived qu-puns in the rulebook, but my mind's blanked them out.
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32. Board Game: Medieval Merchant [Average Rating:6.79 Overall Rank:1096]
Samo Gosaric
Slovenia
Ljubljana
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It's the best theme evar.
Or the best non-theme ever.
You're a
...
[wait for it]
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merchant - in the
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[wait]
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Medieval Europe!
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33. Board Game: Merchants of the Middle Ages [Average Rating:6.86 Overall Rank:954]
Samo Gosaric
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This second game clearly shows this IS the best theme evar.
But make no mistake, this one is different, in this one:

You're a
...
[wait for it]
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merchantS - in the
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[wait]
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Medieval of the Middle Ages [in Europe, where else]!
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34. Board Game: Escape from the Aliens in Outer Space [Average Rating:6.68 Overall Rank:1520]
Australia
Melbourne
Victoria
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Let's just call it this for now and we can think of an actual name before we go to print ...

[time passes]

... hmmm weren't we supposed to change something?
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35. Board Game: M [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:2044]
Paul M
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This used to be the hardest game to find on BGG, but the search has improved since then. (Ra was also difficult to find)

"Let's name a game."
"You want to just pick a letter of the alphabet?"
"OK"
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36. Board Game: Poo: The Card Game [Average Rating:5.75 Overall Rank:4489]
Hello Acme... Two Words - Product Liability!!
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Surprise
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Sometimes a title, as simple as it is, can be too descriptive.
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37. Board Game: Alea Iacta Est [Average Rating:6.68 Overall Rank:873]
Rick Baptist
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Highland
California
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Fun little dice game, horrific name.
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38. Board Game: The Speicherstadt [Average Rating:7.11 Overall Rank:396]
Rick Baptist
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California
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It helps to know how to spell a game to be able to buy it online. Terrific game but next time, just use the English title.
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39. Board Game: It Happens.. [Average Rating:6.27 Overall Rank:2321]
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Another fun dice game ruined by its name.
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40. Board Game: Words of Wiz-Dumb [Average Rating:6.07 Unranked]
Jestin Jund
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Rapid City
South Dakota
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Kind of speaks for itself.
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41. Board Game: Dr. PlayWell's Game of Self-Control Board Game [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Scott Coggins
United States
Wilmington
North Carolina
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I can't even contain myself!!



.....oh, wait...
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42. Board Game: Craps [Average Rating:4.86 Overall Rank:10723]
Brian Current
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Carmel
IN - Indiana
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I always thought this was a weird name for a common game. Please don't bother to drop some Wikipedia "knowledge" on me about it being French or Latin or something - I don't care and no matter what, it is still a little weird.
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43. Board Game: Dungeon Petz [Average Rating:7.64 Overall Rank:88]
Albert Jr. Cukingnan
Philippines
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Why hasn't this been posted yet?
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44. Board Game: Kittens in a Blender [Average Rating:5.93 Overall Rank:3411]
Shane Hoopfer
Canada
Calgary
Alberta
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It's a game about Smoothies! Right!

Right?

Riiiggghhhttt?

OH GOD! gulp
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45. Board Game: Dune [Average Rating:7.62 Overall Rank:129]
Stephen
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Toronto
Ontario
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Sounds dry.
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46. Board Game: Shipyard [Average Rating:7.35 Overall Rank:332]
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Toronto
Ontario
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It's a great game, but the title is kind of understated.
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47. Board Game: Big Points [Average Rating:6.50 Overall Rank:1769]
David Fisher
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Sydney
NSW
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Um ... this game involves points? And you try to get quite a lot of them?

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48. Board Game: Bollox [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:6620]
bruno faidutti
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PARIS
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49. Board Game: Master Builder [Average Rating:6.15 Overall Rank:3584]
Markus Pausch
Germany
Frankfurt
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You want to play WHAT?! Ah, you said master builder...




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50. Board Game: Combat Infantry [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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Frankfurt
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Allright, this is a new lightweight tactical wargame?


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