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REDUCTION! Games with only up to 3 seperate components
Daniel Danzer
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You all know the Geekliste: "Games with the most miniatures in the box" and counting in hundreds of bits and counters and components.

Now, here is the other end of the scale.

Here are the most reduced games concerning the number of seperate game components.

Beside the pure storage (Box, a bag, or wahtever) and the rules, these games have only one, two or three seperate components to play with. Including board and all you need to play it.

How many can we find? Which one comes to your mind? I am curious about your finds!

The list will be ordered from a single piece up to three.

This Geeklist was inspired by Alan Kaiser (alkaiser) subitting Tschu-Tschu to my "Wood!"-List (http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/31857). Thanks!
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1. Board Game: Tschu-Tschu [Average Rating:5.58 Unranked]
Daniel Danzer
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Yes, sir, this game has a single game component. The movable locomotives are inseperable connected to the board. There is nothing else than this single pice to put out of the box - and play with it!


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2. Board Game: Look-Ka! [Average Rating:5.58 Unranked]
Michael B
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Ontario
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Print out the card (rules on reverse). Game for 1 player.
 
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3. Board Game: Tripoto [Average Rating:4.32 Unranked]
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Stuttgart
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One piece. The rest of the playing pieces are the players` fingers ...
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4. Board Game: Wordfinger [Average Rating:5.46 Unranked]
Michael B
Canada
Ontario
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Quite portable word game for 2 players.
 
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5. Board Game: Lightning Reaction Extreme [Average Rating:5.91 Overall Rank:7603]
Olivier Lamontagne
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Montreal
Quebec
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All this is only 1 device.
 
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6. Board Game: Side Track [Average Rating:4.75 Unranked]
Paul DeStefano
United States
Long Island
New York
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One unit, all movable parts are connected and you can't take them off.
 
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7. Board Game: Sidewinder [Average Rating:5.36 Unranked]
Richard Irving
United States
Salinas
California
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In this magnetic snake game, everything is sealed.
 
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8. Board Game: Proton [Average Rating:5.04 Overall Rank:9828]
Clark D. Rodeffer
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Ann Arbor
Michigan
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Sliding bits are contained within the 15-puzzle frame. Another of my games that can be played with a modified 15-puzzle is (not in the database) Slides Of Action.
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9. Board Game: Husarengolf [Average Rating:7.31 Unranked]
Ingo Schildmann
Germany
Stuttgart
Baden-Württemberg
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A board and a ball.
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10. Board Game: Flip kick [Average Rating:6.38 Unranked]
Olivier Lamontagne
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Montreal
Quebec
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The board and 1 ball
 
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11. Board Game: Rock Paper Scissors [Average Rating:4.46 Unranked]
Jared
United States
Berthoud
Colorado
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Two fists!

(Okay, stretching a bit, but I think that'll be necessary for a list like this...)
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12. Board Game: Craps [Average Rating:4.86 Overall Rank:10805]
Steffan O'Sullivan
United States
Plymouth
NH
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I'm sure there are other games involving only two dice.
 
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13. Board Game: Gnip Gnop [Average Rating:4.73 Overall Rank:10774]
Richard Irving
United States
Salinas
California
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TWO

The rings in the center are removed to reset the game to this starting setup.
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14. Board Game: The Junk Yard Game [Average Rating:5.44 Unranked]
Richard Irving
United States
Salinas
California
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TWO

This pinball-like game you have the board and a ball.
 
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15. Board Game: Twister [Average Rating:4.60 Overall Rank:11039]
Daniel Danzer
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Stuttgart
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Mat.

Spinner.
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16. Board Game: Between The Sheets [Average Rating:2.67 Unranked]
Clark D. Rodeffer
United States
Ann Arbor
Michigan
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Same comments as for Twister.
 
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17. Board Game: Bushi Shogi [Average Rating:6.62 Unranked]
Daniel Danzer
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Stuttgart
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1 board. 2 pieces.

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18. Board Game: Pass the Pigs [Average Rating:5.26 Overall Rank:10933]
David Kahnt
United States
Laurinburg
North Carolina
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It's fun, it's healthy, it's good exercise. The kids will just love it. And we put a little sand inside to make the experience more pleasant.
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2 pigs and a score card

All you need for this game.

-DK
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19. Board Game: Snakebite [Average Rating:5.14 Unranked]
Clark D. Rodeffer
United States
Ann Arbor
Michigan
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Three sticks.
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20. Board Game: Tic-Tac-Toe [Average Rating:2.57 Overall Rank:11064]
Olivier Lamontagne
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Montreal
Quebec
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Can use many type of components, depending on how you play

paper-pen,
snow,
sand
etc...
 
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21. Board Game: Star Wars: Starfighter Battle Books [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:4674]
Thomas Tholén
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Norsborg
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As I've understood it, this is one book each for the two players.
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22. Board Game: Ace of Aces: Flying Machines [Average Rating:6.94 Overall Rank:2332]
Tim Mirkes
United States
La Crosse
Wisconsin
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One book for each player. Score is kept track of by each player's memory.
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23. Board Game: Arrow Cubes [Average Rating:5.00 Unranked]
Daniel Danzer
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Stuttgart
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4 x 4 board
Two cubes.
 
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