Ultimate 2-Player Game Battle!
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Now the biggie, the battle about which more geeklists have been written than possibly any other topic: the best game for 2 players. This continues my 'Battle' series of geeklists (see the full list below) and tries to capture the best games on the geek for 2 players and attempt to work out 'the best'.

The base list of 90 games is based on a now fairly well examined topic: what are games that are good for 2 players? However there are probably many, many other games people could add.
Feel free to add your own suggestions.

The Battle
Games that are not just for 2 players are rated on the geek as an amalgamation of perspectives, a number of them being for more than 2 players. This list attempts to determine the best games to play with 2 people with multiplayer viewpoints being removed!

1. Vote using the green thumbsup icon for the games you think play well for 2 players. Feel free to add comments saying why you like them. ThumbsUp in comments will not be counted.
2. If you strongly dislike a game for 2 relatively speaking then you can add a comment with a thumbsdown or a THUMBSDOWN. Feel free to thumb down if you think the game is not suitable for this list - i.e. not playable with 2 players!

I'll regularly review the list and re-sort it based on the Net number of thumbsup each game has. Ranking will be used as a tidebreaker in the top 25.

Other lists in this 'Battle' Series:
Ultimate Ameritrash Game Battle!
Ultimate Horror/'B Movie' Game Battle!
Ultimate Gateway Game Battle!
Ultimate Gamers Game Battle!
Ultimate Solitaire Game Battle!
Ultimate Light Wargame Battle!
Ultimate RPG/Dungeoncrawl/Herogame Battle!
Party Game Battle: The (Little) BIG 13
Party Game Battle: The BIG 13
And a Metalist of them all: The Tony Awards

Also for a different 2 player game viewpoint check out: The Best Games for 2 Players

Also see: Best Games By Category - Polls
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1. Board Game: Carcassonne [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:107] [Average Rating:7.44 Unranked]
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2. Board Game: Lost Cities [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:261]
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3. Board Game: Hive [Average Rating:7.36 Overall Rank:145]
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4. Board Game: Battle Line [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:132]
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5. Board Game: San Juan [Average Rating:7.31 Overall Rank:163]
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6. Board Game: Ingenious [Average Rating:7.22 Overall Rank:222]
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7. Board Game: Memoir '44 [Average Rating:7.53 Overall Rank:88] [Average Rating:7.53 Unranked]
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8. Board Game: Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:272]
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9. Board Game: Cribbage [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:439]
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10. Board Game: Magic: The Gathering [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:122]
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11. Board Game: Twilight Struggle [Average Rating:8.34 Overall Rank:1]
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12. Board Game: Go [Average Rating:7.70 Overall Rank:70]
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13. Board Game: Chess [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:326] [Average Rating:7.09 Unranked]
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14. Board Game: Jambo [Average Rating:7.10 Overall Rank:334] [Average Rating:7.10 Unranked]
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15. Board Game: Hey, That's My Fish! [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:475]
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16. Board Game: BattleLore [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:153]
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17. Board Game: Carcassonne: The Castle [Average Rating:7.08 Overall Rank:377]
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18. Board Game: Mr. Jack [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:288]
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19. Board Game: Commands & Colors: Ancients [Average Rating:7.83 Overall Rank:49]
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20. Board Game: YINSH [Average Rating:7.66 Overall Rank:96]
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21. Board Game: Attika [Average Rating:7.04 Overall Rank:395]
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22. Board Game: Catan Card Game [Average Rating:6.80 Overall Rank:531]
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23. Board Game: Through the Desert [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:319]
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24. Board Game: Odin's Ravens [Average Rating:6.70 Overall Rank:791]
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25. Board Game: Thurn and Taxis [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:258]
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