Games with an Egyptian or desert theme.
Rhonda Quiroz
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Can you help me add to this list of games that use an Egyptian and/or desert theme? I'm thinking camels, caravans, pyramids, etc. Not only do they fascinate me, but will aid in getting our next "to buy" list organized.
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1. Board Game: Through the Desert [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:319]
Rhonda Quiroz
United States
Leavenworth
Kansas
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This is the first one that comes to mind. Would love to add this to our collection someday.
 
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2. Board Game: Ra [Average Rating:7.48 Overall Rank:95]
Rhonda Quiroz
United States
Leavenworth
Kansas
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Maybe this one should have been 1st...ya' think? Love the game board design here. Another must have!
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3. Board Game: Oh, Pharaoh! [Average Rating:5.83 Overall Rank:4851]
Rhonda Quiroz
United States
Leavenworth
Kansas
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Is this a good one to consider?
 
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4. Board Game: Cairo [Average Rating:5.86 Overall Rank:5194]
Rhonda Quiroz
United States
Leavenworth
Kansas
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Anyone know if this is out of print..?
 
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5. Board Game: Sphinx [Average Rating:5.45 Overall Rank:9158]
Rhonda Quiroz
United States
Leavenworth
Kansas
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More for the younger crowd, but nevertheless looks appealing.
 
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6. Board Game: Scarab Lords [Average Rating:6.10 Overall Rank:2199] [Average Rating:6.10 Unranked]
Rhonda Quiroz
United States
Leavenworth
Kansas
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Have this one on our list too! Have any of you played it?
 
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7. Board Game: Luxor [Average Rating:6.03 Overall Rank:5284]
Rhonda Quiroz
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Leavenworth
Kansas
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The name "Luxor" makes me think of Vegas. Again, more for the younger crowd, or not? Fill me in, please!
 
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8. Board Game: Amun-Re [Average Rating:7.38 Overall Rank:175]
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Another Knizia besides Ra and Through the desert
 
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9. Board Game: Tutankhamen [Average Rating:6.15 Overall Rank:2173]
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Well, you get the idea!
 
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10. Board Game: Mummy Rummy [Average Rating:5.09 Overall Rank:10570]
Johan L
United Kingdom
Buckinghamshire
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Rummy with an Egyptian theme.
 
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11. Board Game: Horus [Average Rating:5.86 Overall Rank:5067]
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United Kingdom
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This looks like it'll be pretty good.
 
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12. Board Game: Legend of the Burning Sands [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:2912]
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There's an Egyptian faction in this game and it's all about deserts and water.
 
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13. Board Game: Isis & Osiris [Average Rating:5.81 Overall Rank:4147]
Jody Ludwick
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Indiana
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An abstract 2-player game with an Egytian theme. Very much like Auf Heller und Pfennig.
 
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14. Board Game: Caravansérail [Average Rating:6.00 Unranked]
Eileen Duffy
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Boonton
New Jersey
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Looks like it fits the bill.
 
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15. Board Game: Oasis [Average Rating:6.75 Overall Rank:849]
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Greer
South Carolina
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It's not set in Egypt, but it is set in the desert.
 
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16. Board Game: Medina [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:487]
Ken Boone
United States
Berea
Ohio
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Both funky and cold
 
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17. Board Game: Tal der Könige [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:2549]
Ken Boone
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Berea
Ohio
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Must stop lusting after expensive games
 
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18. Board Game: Eagles of the Empire: Napoleon in the Desert [Average Rating:4.92 Overall Rank:10040]
Paul Denhup
United States
Alexandria
Virginia
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Napoleon battles in the Egyptian desert with pyramids looming in the background.
 
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19. Board Game: Targui [Average Rating:6.33 Overall Rank:2372]
Dan Fox
United States
Pembroke Pines
Florida
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desert tribes fighting over desert terrain; fun and exciting game if tweaked a bit
 
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20. Board Game: Oasis [Average Rating:5.24 Unranked]
Richard Huzzey
United Kingdom
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The other Oasis.
 
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21. Board Game: Curse of the Mummy's Tomb [Average Rating:5.21 Overall Rank:10643]
Jae
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Bryan
TX
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22. Board Game: Ramses II [Average Rating:5.79 Overall Rank:5564]
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The Dutch name for this game is "Ramses II". Looks very Egyptian to me.
 
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23. Board Game: Tutankhamen's Revenge [Average Rating:5.10 Overall Rank:10015]
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Ok, the Theme is well used because your digging in layers to find a treasure. But it's mainly a memory-game, so my kids are better at this than I am. In other words, not my favorite.
 
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24. Board Game: Cheops [Average Rating:6.18 Overall Rank:3848]
Richard Lea
United Kingdom
Leeds
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Don't forget this old classic.
 
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25. Board Game: Source of the Nile [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:2223]
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Canada
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How about Source of the Nile
 
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