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Just an update on which years have the most entries in the top 500 games on BGG.

It's nice to see a snapshot from time to time showing the "state of gaming" as it evolves over time.

Here's a list of all the games listed by year in the BGG top 500.

Boardgaming seems to be as strong as ever judging by the number of top ranked releases from the last few years.

Could a plateauing period be arriving soon or will this trend continue indefinitely?
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26. Board Game: Liar's Dice [Average Rating:6.94 Overall Rank:420]
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1987 - 2 games

301 Liar's Dice
425 Bausack
 
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27. Board Game: Die Macher [Average Rating:7.68 Overall Rank:97]
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1986 - 6 games

50 Die Macher
79 1830: Railways & Robber Barons
216 Britannia
336 Ikusa
389 Kremlin
412 Werewolf
 
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28. Board Game: Advanced Squad Leader [Average Rating:7.88 Overall Rank:126]
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1985 - 3 games

69 Advanced Squad Leader
417 World in Flames
485 BattleTech
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29. Board Game: Wizard [Average Rating:6.89 Overall Rank:543]
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1984 - 1 game

464 Wizard
 
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30. Board Game: Up Front [Average Rating:7.84 Overall Rank:197]
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1983 - 4 games

101 Up Front
346 Ambush!
355 The Civil War
378 Empires in Arms
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31. Board Game: Survive: Escape from Atlantis! [Average Rating:7.35 Overall Rank:173]
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1982 - 2 games

150 Survive: Escape from Atlantis!
324 Rommel in the Desert
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32. Board Game: Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective [Average Rating:7.80 Overall Rank:72] [Average Rating:7.80 Unranked]
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1981 - 2 games

385 Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective
429 A House Divided
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33. Board Game: Civilization [Average Rating:7.53 Overall Rank:137]
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1980 - 3 games

91 Civilization
341 Titan
394 Can't Stop
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34. Board Game: Dune [Average Rating:7.62 Overall Rank:134]
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1979 - 2 games

93 Dune
468 Magic Realm
 
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35. Board Game: Junta [Average Rating:6.82 Overall Rank:658]
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1978 - 1 game

427 Junta
 
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36. Board Game: Squad Leader [Average Rating:7.46 Overall Rank:308]
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1977 - 2 games

195 Squad Leader
373 Cosmic Encounter
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37. Board Game: The Russian Campaign [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:760]
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1976 - 1 game

496 The Russian Campaign
 
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38. Board Game: Acquire [Average Rating:7.37 Overall Rank:149]
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1962 - 1 game

103 Acquire
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39. Board Game: Diplomacy [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:360]
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1959 - 1 game

251 Diplomacy
 
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40. Board Game: Bridge [Average Rating:7.46 Overall Rank:300]
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1925 - 1 game

174 Bridge
 
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41. Board Game: Crokinole [Average Rating:7.81 Overall Rank:40]
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1867 - 1 game

34 Crokinole
 
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42. Board Game: Mahjong [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:441]
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1850 - 1 game

329 Mahjong
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43. Board Game: Poker [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:676]
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1810 - 1 game

490 Poker
 
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44. Board Game: Cribbage [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:439]
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1630 - 1 game

342 Cribbage
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45. Board Game: Chess [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:326] [Average Rating:7.09 Unranked]
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1475 - 1 game

252 Chess
 
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46. Board Game: Xiangqi [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:690]
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960 - 1 game

444 XiangQi
 
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47. Board Game: Go [Average Rating:7.70 Overall Rank:70]
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-2200 - 1 game

43 Go
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