Five word reviews - games beginning with the letter Z
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This is a list for five word reviews of games beginning with the letter Z. Please feel free to add your own five word reviews to games already on the list or add additional "Z" games with reviews.

As an incentive to do so, I'll send 15 GeekGold to the originator of my favorite entry provided by the end of the day on Friday, 1/20/06. FWIW, I tend to prefer reviews that come as close as possible to covering the scope of the game, rather than focusing on one aspect of the game; humor also tends to help. If I can't make up my mind as to a favorite, I reserve the right to divide a pot of no less than 15 among my favorites.

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1. Board Game: Zahltag [Average Rating:5.74 Overall Rank:12870]
Board Game: Zahltag
Joe Huber

Westborough
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Use workforce to win contracts.
 
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2. Board Game: Zankapfel [Average Rating:6.29 Overall Rank:11327]
Board Game: Zankapfel
Joe Huber

Westborough
Massachusetts
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Buy and sell apple harvest.
 
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3. Board Game: Zaubercocktail [Average Rating:5.65 Overall Rank:14290]
 
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Pit variant; incomplete sets score.
 
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4. Board Game: Zauberschwert & Drachenei [Average Rating:6.08 Overall Rank:5845]
Board Game: Zauberschwert & Drachenei
Joe Huber

Westborough
Massachusetts
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Dungeon crawl in tiny box.
 
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5. Board Game: Zendo [Average Rating:7.27 Overall Rank:787]
Board Game: Zendo
Joe Huber

Westborough
Massachusetts
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Stab yourself with pieces instead.
 
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6. Board Game: Zero Down [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:3515]
Board Game: Zero Down
Joe Huber

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Massachusetts
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Bland name; bland card game.
 
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7. Board Game: Zoff in Buffalo [Average Rating:6.39 Overall Rank:5436]
Board Game: Zoff in Buffalo
Joe Huber

Westborough
Massachusetts
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Pleasant bluffing game with cows.
 
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8. Board Game: Zoon [Average Rating:5.47 Overall Rank:16542]
Board Game: Zoon
Joe Huber

Westborough
Massachusetts
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The other Stratego card game.
 
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9. Board Game: Zug nach Westen [Average Rating:5.22 Overall Rank:16607]
Board Game: Zug nach Westen
Joe Huber

Westborough
Massachusetts
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From Chicago to Kansas City.
 
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10. Board Game: Turn the Tide [Average Rating:6.80 Overall Rank:1092]
Board Game: Turn the Tide
Joe Huber

Westborough
Massachusetts
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Keep cuckoos away to win.
 
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11. Board Game: Zwergen Ziehen [Average Rating:5.74 Overall Rank:13685]
Board Game: Zwergen Ziehen
Joe Huber

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Massachusetts
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Garden gnome tug of war.
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12. Board Game: O Zoo le Mio [Average Rating:6.62 Overall Rank:1692]
Board Game: O Zoo le Mio
Phil Alberg
United States
Cumberland
Rhode Island
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Win auctions and gain patrons.
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13. Board Game: Zombies!!! 5: School's Out Forever [Average Rating:6.19 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.19 Unranked]
Board Game: Zombies!!! 5: School's Out Forever
Fritz Schwartz
United States
Modesto
California
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Zombies, Students--which is which?
 
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14. Board Game: ZÈRTZ [Average Rating:7.30 Overall Rank:593] [Average Rating:7.30 Unranked]
Board Game: ZÈRTZ
Matthew Gray
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Reading
Massachusetts
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Beautiful brain burner by Burm.
 
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15. Board Game: My Dwarves Fly [Average Rating:5.49 Overall Rank:16715]
Board Game: My Dwarves Fly
dave boulton
United Kingdom
etchingham
E. Sussex
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Fight and Finagle for Gold!

Yes look I've added it to another list!

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16. Board Game: Zapp Zerapp [Average Rating:6.09 Overall Rank:5544]
Board Game: Zapp Zerapp
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Reading
Massachusetts
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Shaking makes Ludo more fun.
 
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17. Board Game: Zopp [Average Rating:7.27 Overall Rank:4875]
Board Game: Zopp
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Fabulous fiendish football flicking fun.
 
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18. Board Game: Techno Witches [Average Rating:6.17 Overall Rank:4397]
Board Game: Techno Witches
J. Romano
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Denver
Colorado
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Zauber Stauber:

Game roughly about Harry Potter

or:

Game for Harry Potter fans

(You get the idea...)
 
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19. Board Game: Magic Hill [Average Rating:5.95 Overall Rank:7882]
Board Game: Magic Hill
Admiral Zheng He
United States
South Bay Area
California
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Kobold wizards climb magic mountain.
 
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20. Board Game: Circus Flohcati [Average Rating:6.63 Overall Rank:1594]
Board Game: Circus Flohcati
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The last part of RA.

(Zirkus Flohcati)
 
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21. Board Game: Zocken [Average Rating:5.56 Overall Rank:15085]
Board Game: Zocken
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Relatively thoughtful, as dicerollers go.
 
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22. Board Game: Frank's Zoo [Average Rating:6.62 Overall Rank:1437]
Board Game: Frank's Zoo
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Brilliant climbing game, cute hedgehogs.

(Zoff im Zoo)
 
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23. Board Game: Zeppelin [Average Rating:5.39 Overall Rank:16350]
Board Game: Zeppelin
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Poor rules and insufficient development.
 
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24. Board Game: Zombies!!! 3: Mall Walkers [Average Rating:6.09 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.09 Unranked]
Board Game: Zombies!!! 3:  Mall Walkers
David McCarson
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Sanford
North Carolina
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Zany Zombies Zap Shopping Zealots
 
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25. Board Game: Ticket to Ride [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:157] [Average Rating:7.43 Unranked]
Board Game: Ticket to Ride
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Collect sets. Block competitors. Bland.
 
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