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Games set in or pertaining to Egypt (although not necessarily Egyptian): best first
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You can't put together an Egyptian game day without considering which Egyptian and Egyptian-themed games are the best, so here you go!
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1. Board Game: Kemet [Average Rating:7.78 Overall Rank:65]
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This game is on my radar - I hope to acquire it in the future
Tom Vasel says it's good, gotta have to check it out
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2. Board Game: Theben [Average Rating:7.50 Unranked]
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Part of the PHARAO-Collection.
 
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3. Board Game: Egizia [Average Rating:7.49 Overall Rank:181]
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4. Board Game: Ra [Average Rating:7.48 Overall Rank:95]
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Bid for lots of thematic tiles in this otherwise quite abstract, but rather good game. The game is played over three epochs, with only certain legacies persisting from epoch to epoch.
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5. Board Game: Amun-Re [Average Rating:7.38 Overall Rank:173]
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Players bid for control of territories, and buy agricultural and structural improvements for those territories, vying to satisfy some abstract bonus conditions, but generally end up superior. Part of the fun comes from making sacrifices to Amun-Re in order to bring about floods, and thus greater agricultural yield. ...but of course the total sacrifice of all players determines this. The game is played over a couple of epochs, leaving nothing but pyramids for the later generations to abuse.
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6. Board Game: Alexandria, 1801 [Average Rating:7.34 Overall Rank:5320]
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7. Board Game: Astérix en Egypte [Average Rating:7.33 Unranked]
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8. Board Game: Thebes [Average Rating:7.21 Overall Rank:262]
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Egypt is one of the excavation areas in Thebes.

{Dirt, Dirt, Dirt, Dirt!!}
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9. Board Game: Jenseits von Theben [Average Rating:7.19 Overall Rank:1250]
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10. Board Game: Gods Along the Nile [Average Rating:7.17 Unranked]
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"Each card represents one of 54 different gods" wow
 
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11. Board Game: Valley of the Kings [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:715] [Average Rating:7.16 Unranked]
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My recent addiction - a fantastic small game combining deckbuilding and set collection that manages to capture the Egyptian theme: you're basically an ancient Egyptian noble trying to put the most valuable objects (and sets of them) into your tomb. Beautiful cards with flavour text, great for education purposes too.
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12. Board Game: Les Pyramides 1798 [Average Rating:7.08 Overall Rank:5349]
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13. Board Game: Le Cadran de Kaplan [Average Rating:7.05 Unranked]
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It's a French word game, so other than the motif, I don't know that there's any connection to Egypt, but the motif is undeniably infused with hieroglyphs and related imagery….
 
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14. Board Game: Legend of the Burning Sands [Average Rating:7.03 Overall Rank:2916]
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This is a bit of a reach, but the Senpet faction is based on the ancient Egyptians (down to the Pharoah as the main honcho) and the whole game is set in the world of the Arabian Nights.

The illustrated card is NOT a Senpet, but does evoke the mysteries of the desert quite nicely.

delete if you wanted board games only vs. "Egyptian Themed"
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15. Board Game: Nefertiti [Average Rating:7.04 Overall Rank:653]
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In a rather unusual bidding system, players bid for the opportunities to buy gifts for Nefertiti. If several players offer the same gifts, they are less impressive. Markets open and close as the game progresses, keeping the flow of the game dynamic.
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16. Board Game: Egypt to Canaan No.1 The Plagues of Egypt [Average Rating:7.00 Unranked]
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17. Board Game: Egypt to Canaan No.2 The Wilderness Wandering [Average Rating:7.00 Unranked]
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18. Board Game: Die ägyptische Pyramide [Average Rating:7.00 Unranked]
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This is a very abstract strategy game, but its name and the costume borne on the cover clearly target people's fascinations with Egypt.
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19. Board Game: Khet 2.0 [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:1924]
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Some changes to the board layout, ability to rotate the laser source, and upgrading obelisks to Anubis so they are impervious to frontal hits from the laser, and you have a whole new Khet that's 30% smaller than the monstrously large original.
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20. Board Game: Pyramid [Average Rating:6.96 Overall Rank:935]
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21. Board Game: Aton [Average Rating:6.95 Overall Rank:554]
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Aton is a wonderful 2-player area control game.
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22. Board Game: Priests of Ra [Average Rating:6.93 Overall Rank:1090]
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Take Ra, completely replace the tiles (except Ra tiles) with new tiles that score and function in utterly different fashions. I was stunned how different this felt from the original.
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23. Board Game: Mykerinos [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:535]
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Fairly abstract game whose theme is excavation and exhibition of some Egyptian artifacts that are utterly imaginary even within the context of the game.

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Mykerinos: The Nile enriches the Egyptian setting slightly.
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24. Board Game: Dahschur: Die Rote Pyramide [Average Rating:6.88 Overall Rank:6904]
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…and don't miss the exciting (?) expansions:
Dahschur: Die Rote Pyramide – Die Privilegien des Pharao
Dahschur: Die Rote Pyramide – Der Felukenhändler
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25. Board Game: Nile [Average Rating:6.87 Unranked]
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