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Michelle Zentis
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While looking over the offerings on Regai's Junk Math Trade list, I was struck with horror at the disembodied horse heads pictured for one of the games. This got me thinking about all the other potential nightmare fodder lurking in game boxes.

I'm not talking about game bits that are simply unattractive, or of substandard quality, or vaguely annoying. What games have bits that give you such a wiggins that you fear to see them when you close your eyes?

Edit: Please feel free to add pictures of any game components -- cards, images on the board, etc.
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1. Board Game: Gallop Home [Average Rating:2.75 Unranked]
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The inspiration for this list. Had the bits designer never seen the Godfather? Or are these bits some kind of creepy homage?
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2. Board Game: Ab die Post! [Average Rating:5.30 Overall Rank:14980]
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The Storm Cloud Randomizer in Ab Die Post.
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3. Board Game: Inkognito [Average Rating:6.58 Overall Rank:1459]
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Although I've never played the game, this is the first thing I thought of...
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4. Board Game: Snifty Snakes [Average Rating:5.47 Overall Rank:14141]
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What, and no entry for Snifty Snakes yet?
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5. Board Game: War of the Ring: Battles of the Third Age [Average Rating:8.11 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.11 Unranked]
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"All shall love me and dispair!!" -Galadriel
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Sir Really-Really-Bug-Eyed (blue knight)

Even at full resolution, this photo doesn't quite show the freakish nature of this knight's eyes.
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7. Board Game: Return of the Heroes [Average Rating:6.50 Overall Rank:1789] [Average Rating:6.50 Unranked]
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I'm sure that somewhere on the internet, there's a fetish site devoted to these kinds of images.

And, no, I don't want to know where.
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8. Board Game: Ponte Vecchio [Average Rating:5.81 Overall Rank:12175]
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I couldn't find a better picture of the "merchant" figure used in this game, but he's very fat (they were aiming for "jolly," I think) very brown...

...and very speckled.

WEIRD!
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9. Board Game: Klunker [Average Rating:6.23 Overall Rank:3203]
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In Klunker, you get to sell things like tieras to 90 year-old anorexic plastic-surgery fans with bad hair!
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10. Board Game: Ivanhoe [Average Rating:6.54 Overall Rank:1777]
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Ladies and gentlemen, LEONARDO DiCAPRIO!!!
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11. Board Game: Familienbande [Average Rating:6.31 Overall Rank:3563]
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Friends don't let friends in-breed.
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12. Board Game: Canal Grande [Average Rating:6.40 Overall Rank:3358]
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I think most of the cards in this game are freaky... but the Doge just takes the cake!

FREAKY!

Is he made of wax or something?
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13. Board Game: Cannes: Stars, Scripts and Screens [Average Rating:6.16 Overall Rank:4921]
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Almost every component and even the box cover features freakishly bad artwork. All told, the game looks like someone puked on the table.
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14. Board Game: Pass the Pigs [Average Rating:5.32 Overall Rank:16324]
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Freaky game bits you say? How about pigs that you throw like dice. I just don't want to know where they came up with the idea for this.
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15. Board Game: Sandlot Slugger [Average Rating:6.50 Unranked]
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Have you ever had that dream where an extremely large Bob's Big Boy mascot animates, and, to everyone's horror, starts swinging at things with a baseball bat? Note the freaky look in his eyes as he towers over the children below. I believe that thing hanging out of his mouth is a kid with a red shoe trying desperately to escape.
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16. Board Game: Coloretto [Average Rating:6.97 Overall Rank:501]
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What the ?

Those friendly chameleons probably can't sleep at night...
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17. Board Game: Duckling Dancin' [Average Rating:6.65 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.65 Unranked]
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Rainbow colored chicken shit.
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18. Board Game: Mexican Jumping Bean Game [Average Rating:6.00 Unranked]
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Mexican Jumping Beans
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19. Board Game: Cootie [Average Rating:3.31 Overall Rank:16446]
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After a game of this with the kids, they'll never want to go camping again.
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20. Board Game: Don't Wake Daddy [Average Rating:4.47 Overall Rank:16333]
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Daddy's...kind of freakish...
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21. Board Game: Slime Monster Game [Average Rating:5.40 Unranked]
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Yeah, I think this qualifies.
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22. Board Game: Stuff Yer Face [Average Rating:6.26 Overall Rank:10534]
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Creepy hobo clowns with creepy reachy-grabby arms with creep squishy hands to grab the marbles...and youuuu! The copy that I found at a thrift store has an extra level of shiver because one of the arms is missing and one has a ripped sleeve. Probably an old hobo clown knife fight injury.
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23. Board Game: Cartagena [Average Rating:6.70 Overall Rank:884]
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These guys make me nervous. Oh!... They are wearing hats. If their arms were lower. ....Hmmmm... found porn.
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24. Board Game: Highlanders [Average Rating:6.26 Overall Rank:6172]
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New Dia die Los Muertos. Lighter, sillier, and Stickers.
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This was designed by a guy, right?

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25. Board Game: Green Ghost [Average Rating:5.10 Overall Rank:15195]
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Can't have a freakiest-bit list without the spinning Ghost and all his junior ghosties! The game board itself is freaky too.
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