The Ultimate Essen 2012 Game Ranking Compilation Algorithm Engine
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I have painstakingly trawled my own tiny mind to compile this list. No spread sheets, data mines, Google algorithms or other Geek lists/graphs/huge fizzing brains in jars were harmed in the process.

For more on my trip, check out the blog:

http://goplaylisten.wordpress.com/2012/10/24/my-first-essen-...

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1. Board Game: Snowdonia [Average Rating:7.41 Overall Rank:430]
Board Game: Snowdonia
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2. Board Game: Coup [Average Rating:7.02 Overall Rank:467]
Board Game: Coup
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3. Board Game: Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar [Average Rating:7.91 Overall Rank:39]
Board Game: Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar
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4. Board Game: AstroNuts [Average Rating:6.27 Overall Rank:12879]
Board Game: AstroNuts
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5. Board Game: Copycat [Average Rating:6.76 Overall Rank:1483]
Board Game: Copycat
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6. Board Game: Lady Alice [Average Rating:6.35 Overall Rank:4026]
Board Game: Lady Alice
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7. Board Game: Rumble in the Dungeon [Average Rating:6.34 Overall Rank:3651] [Average Rating:6.34 Unranked]
Board Game: Rumble in the Dungeon
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8. Board Game: Among the Stars [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:544] [Average Rating:7.12 Unranked]
Board Game: Among the Stars
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9. Board Game: Brawling Barons [Average Rating:6.30 Overall Rank:7376]
Board Game: Brawling Barons
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10. Board Game: Shafausa [Average Rating:6.05 Overall Rank:12691]
Board Game: Shafausa
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