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Hey everybody. I film a series of boardgame runthrough videos called Rahdo Runs Through and I run a yearly fundraising drive on Kickstarter to fund said series.

One of the main rewards I give to people who back me in these funderaisers is the ability to vote for (and at some backer levels directly choose) a portion of the games I would runthrough every month. So far the results have been very cool - the voters have been putting me through my paces with some really heavy games, and also some great obscure ones. Here's a thread devoted to the results so far: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/966204/directors-chair

The games that the voters choose from is found here in this geeklist. If you've got a game you'd really like to see the voters choose, add it here, and explain why you think it would be a good choice.

If you see something you like, be sure to thumbsup it!!! Every month, when the voters cast their ballots, the list they'll be voting from will come from this geeklist, composed of the games that have gotten the most thumbs from all of you!

Bear in mind, I'll exercise some editorial control over this geeklist. If you request something insanely expensive/impossibly rare, I probably will remove it. Also, if it doesn't support 2 players, I'll definitely delete it, because I simply cannot play the game to do a runthrough, as I *only* play 2p games.

Note, I also remove items from the list if I'm confident my wife Jen or I will NOT enjoy playing them. Here's a list games that have been removed (and the reasons why):

Too long, heavy, and/or fiddley:
1830, Android, Arkham Horror, De Vulgari Eloquentia, Firefly: The Game, Fury of Dracula, Here I Stand, High Frontier 3rd Edition, Incredible Expeditions, Indonesia, Leaving Earth, Marvel Heroes, Neuland, Poseidon, Roads & Boats, Shadows of Brimstone, Space Alert, Ticket to Ride: Rails & Sails, through the ages 4th edition, Warhammer quest: Silver Tower

rahdo wrote:
belial1134 wrote:
Also, I thought I read this list's header was going to be updated on another thread? Or did I misread it and that was referring to another list being updated?

i haven't updated it for awhile, but i really need to!

And so now I shall!

Too conflict-ey/cutthroat-ish:
1775, Abyss, Advanced Squad Leader, An Infamous Traffic, Arcadia Quest, Ares Project, argent the consortium, Argo, artificium, Asante, Ashes, Barony, Battlecon Devastation of Endines, Battlelore 2nd edition, The Battle of Five Armies, belle of the ball, Bluemoon Legends, Boss Monster, Broom Service, Byzantium, Candamir: The First Settlers, Cardgame of Oz, Cavern Tavern, Civilization: New Dawn, Clash of Cultures, Clockwork Wars, Colonial: Europe's Empires Overseas, Colt Express, Cry Havoc, The Convoy, Deadman's Doubloons, Dead of Winter, Dicemasters: Avengers vs Xmen, Dos Rios, Draco Magi, Dragon Caster, Dragon's Horde, Duel of Ages II, Dwar7s Fall, El Gaucho, Emergence Event, Epic Card Game, Ethnos, Equinox, Feudum, Fog of War, Gaia, Game of Thrones the card game, Gosu 2, Greedy Greedy Goblins, Han, Harry Potter Miniatures Adventure Game, Haze Islands, Heartland, Hegemonic, Heldentaufe, Hoplomachus, Hyperborea, Imhotep, Impulse, Inis, Jambo, Kahuna, Krosmaster: Arena, Liberte, Mage Wars, March of ants, Massillia, Masters of Orion, Merchants & Marauders, Memoir '44, Metallum, Mexica, Mission Red Planet, Mythotopia, Navajo Wars, New Dawn, Nexus Ops, Norsaga, Omen: A Reign of War, Onward to Venus, Pax Porfiriana, Petrichor, Polis: Fight for the Hegemony, Portal, Princess Bride: I Hate to Kill You, Raptor, Reef Encounter, Rise of Tribes, Rise to Power, Romolo o Remo, Royals, Saboteur: Duel, santiago de cuba, Sator Arepo Tenet Opera Rotas, Seafall, Sentinel Tactics, Serenissima, sheep & thief, Shipwrights of the North Sea, Sid Meier's Civilization, Small World, Space Empires 4x, Starship Samurai, Star Trek Fleet Captains, Star Wars the Card Game, Star Wars Queens Gambit, Star Wars Imperial Assault, Star Wars Rebellion, Star Wars Xwing, Strife: Shadows and Steam, Survive: Escape from Atlantis!, Terraforming Mars, thunder & lightning, tigris & euphrates, Tiny Epic Kingdoms, Twilight Squabble, Vanuatu, Vivarium, War of the Ring, Wendake, Whelps to Wyrms, Witchcraft, World of Yoho

Jen's not crazy about theme:
13 Days, 51st State, Baseball Highlights 2045, Blood Bowl, Camp Grizzly, Clockwork Kingdom, Colonialism, Command & Colors Ancients, Commissioned, Darkness Sabotage, Dawn of the Zeds, Deep Madness, dojo kun, Doomtown, Eschaton,
, Kingsport: Festival, Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game, Lords & Ladies, Letters from Whitechapel, Level 7 [Omega Protocol], Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction, Mystery Rummy: Jack the Ripper, Mr Jack Pocket, Neuroshima Hex, New Bedford, New Era, star realms, Quartermaster General, saltlands, Steam Torpedo, Scythe, Tally Ho, Thunder Alley, Twlight Struggle, Wir Sind Das Volk, Zombie Survival, Warfighter, Zombie State

Too abstract:
Arboretum, Fits, Hanamikoji, Haru Ichiban, Pastiche

Not a gameplay genre or style we enjoy:
circus train,
Coldwater Crown, Darklight: Memento Mori, defenders of the realm, Empires of the Void II, Exodus: Proxima Centauri, Fallout, haggis, Dungeons of Infinity, lords of xidit, jupiter rescue, merchants of venus, rhein river trade, Skull Tales, Super Dungeon Explore: Forgotten King, Teenage Mutant Ninja turtles: Shadows of the Past

Too light:
African Park, Archaeology the card game, Bakerspeed, Burger Joint, Castle Panic, Clown Standoff, Chrononauts, Dudab, DungeonQuest Revised Edition, Expedition: Famous Explorers, Fabulous Beasts, flick em up, Go Nuts for Donuts, Hengist, Jamaica, Machi Koro, North Winds, Perry Rhodan, Pina Pirata, Potion Explosion, Rattlebones, Stinky Business, Takenoko, Ticket to Ride, Tokaido, Tsuro of the Seas

Less than ideal for 2:
Antidote, Approaching Dawn: Witching Hour, Asara, Automobile, Camel Up, Catan, Chicago Express, coutier, dominaire, Dwarves Inc, elfenroads, El Grande, Egizia, Fate of the Norns, Fief: France 1429, Gauntlet of Fools, Goldbrau, Grand Cru, Green Deal, The Hare & The Tortise, Imperial, I'm the Boss, Infection: Humanities Last Gasp, Isarabi, Istanbul: Letters & Seals, The Last Spike, Lost Valley, Manifest Destiny, motto, Orcs Orcs Orcs, Pandemic: Contagion, Peak Oil, Pirates of Nassau, Rattus, Red 7, Robin des Bois, Rockwell Expansion, Sail to India, Sentinels of the Multiverse, Siege of Sunfall, Sneaks & Snitches, Stephensons Rocket, Study in Emerald 2nd Ed, Tinner's Trail, Wealth of Nations, Zooloretto

Simply Not interested in playing:
Agora, Castelli, Castle Panic, Dragonscroll, Fairy Land, Hanabi, Kairo, Linwood, Myth 2.0, Poseidon's Kingdom, O Zoo le Mio, Star Trek panic, Star Wars Angriff der Klonkreiger, Tavarua


So how do these requests get used?
Here's how it works: there's 2 types of titles on this list: games I own, and games I don't own. Every month, I pick the top thumbed games from the "games I own" category and include them on voting ballots that my backers can use to choose which games I'll film every month. A few times a year, when my backers get to vote on what new games I'll buy, that list is comprised of the top thumbed games that I don't own from this list.

So if you really want to see something covered, list it here (if it's not already listed, and isn't one of the games above) and get it some thumbs!

Also, I want to give a HUGE shout out to BGG user

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who made a nice little app for me to automatically count thumbs to save me the trouble of doing it by hand. Here's the link if anyone would like an at-a-glace view of where their favourite request is standing: http://thumbs.rahdo.com

Also, not for nothing, but I still choose the majority of games to be covered by Rahdo Runs Through, and this list will definitely influence me too when choosing games to film
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326. Board Game: Quantified [Average Rating:8.67 Unranked]
Raymond Dickson
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Heard about this on blue peg pink peg podcast and it sounds interesting. Not available yet though
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327. Board Game: SEAL Team Flix [Average Rating:7.79 Overall Rank:3814]
Michael Panzer
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Combines tactical movement of a Navy SEALs team (Rainbow Six-style) with flicking for shooting in a unique way.

There are only very few cooperative flicking games out there, and this is an excellent one. Very compelling selection of gear (from flashbang grenades and snake cameras to a variety of guns) and the option to play a branching campaign. Tone is not too serious (important for a flicking game).

Six maps with 3D walls are included (office, hotel, warehouse, airport, vault, subway), which require different tactical approaches.

Good production values for a Wizkids game.
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328. Board Game: Maquis [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:3264]
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A solo worker placement game. Can you complete the two missions before time runs out or all your workers are arrested? This is print and play at he moment but will be published by Side Room Games soon, the company that published Black Sonata.
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329. Board Game: Triora: City of Witches [Average Rating:8.67 Unranked]
Fábio Ribeiro
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This has a very good interaction for 2 players...

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330. Board Game: PARKS [Average Rating:7.12 Unranked]
Sarah Chapman
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Yes, this game looks gorgeous and the theme is wonderful. But I'd love to see a runthrough of the game experience. Perhaps it's too light?
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331. Board Game: Era: Medieval Age [Average Rating:8.83 Unranked]
A. Gerald Fitzsimons
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Matt Leacock. 3D miniature city building. Need more?
This sentence made me worry, "players interact with each other in ways such as extortion, scorched earth, and, of course, disease!", but Matt replied that it's not player "take that", it's game disaster events.
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332. Board Game: Complexcity [Average Rating:9.00 Unranked]
Ben
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From the designers of Akrotiri. It looks interesting and the kickstarter comes out in March.
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333. Board Game: Consumption: Food and Choices [Average Rating:8.24 Overall Rank:8912]
Sarah Chapman
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Maybe it's too early to add this one, it's coming to Kickstarter later this month, but I'm really excited to see another unique theme. The game looks to be mid-to-light weight worker placement, the design and art look lovely, and I am hopeful that the theme will be immersive.
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334. Board Game: DaVinci's Mancala [Average Rating:5.91 Overall Rank:11908]
LYNDA ORM
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335. Board Game: Sidekick Saga [Average Rating:8.75 Unranked]
Marie-Ève Bolduc
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With it's comic book art, this cooperative game reminds me a lot of the amazing Heroes Wanted. Sounds really euro, with no dice for combat. It also has an interesting mechanism of supply lines to exchange cards between players that functions kinda like drafting and a tree power structure for bad guys where you need to take down the lower minions before attacking the upper and even thinking of hurting the vilain. I see the Kickstarter is fully funded, but I feel this game deserves a lot more love. Even if it comes after the campaign, a Rahdo runthrough would be so great.
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