Final Results: 20 Most Anticipated Games of 2015
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Final Results: 20 Most Anticipated Games of 2015

There can be only one twenty!

Sixth year...

After a 3 week open nominations period and a 2+ week voting period, 3,962 votes were cast and the results are in.

Without further ado, here are the 20 Most Anticipated Games of 2015 at the opening of the year as determined in this most in-formal and un-official contest (links to individual categories are below):

Final Results: 20 Most Anticipated Games of 2015

1st Conan (724)
2nd Pandemic Legacy (679)
3rd Viceroy (649)
4th SeaFall (587)
5th Mysterium (570)
6th Steampunk Rally (512)
7th XCOM: The Board Game (506)
8th Tiny Epic Galaxies (428)
9th Star Wars: Imperial Assault 2015 Expansions (403)
10th Mage Knight: Unnamed Expansion (349)
11th Tokaido Collector's Edition (341)
12th El Grande (323)
13th Star Wars: Armada (301)
14th Forge War (300)
15th Magic: The Gathering Strategy Board Game (289)
16th Cthulhu Wars (269)
17th Tiny Epic Defenders (264)
18th Harbour (261)
18th Pandemic: State of Emergency (261)
20th AquaSphere (259)
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21. Between Two Cities (246)
22. Shadows of Brimstone 2015 Expansions (243)
23. 2015's uber-cool Castles of Mad King Ludwig expansion (242)
24. Merchants & Marauders: Seas of Glory (237)
25. Elder Sign: Gates of Arkham (234)
26. Zombicide Season 3: Angry Neighbors + Survivors (210)
27. Bomb Squad (198)
28. Dungeon Saga: Dwarf King's Quest (193)
29. Specter Ops (188)
30. XenoShyft Onslaught (183)
31. Fireteam Zero (172)
32. March of the Ants (167)
33. Rum & Bones (157)
34. Hostage Negotiator (156)
35. Lanterns: The Harvest Festival (155)
36. Super Dungeon Explore: Forgotten King (153)
37. Asking for Trobils (151)
38. Burning Suns (147)
39. Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear – Solo Expansion (132)
40. Trickerion: Legends of Illusion (129)
41. Gallic War (128)
42. Liberty or Death: The American Insurrection (123)
43. V-Commandos (119)
44. Hands in the Sea (118)
44. Time Stories (118)
46. Journey: Wrath of Demons (117)
47. The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – The Treason of Saruman (116)
48. Galaxy Defender Expansions: Operation Strikeback & Extinction Protocol (105)
49. Dark Moon (93)
50. Train Heist (56)


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Party
Train
Economic
City Building
Historical
Political
Sci-Fi
Steampunk
Horror
Cthulhu & Lovecraftian
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American West
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1. Board Game: Conan [Average Rating:7.78 Overall Rank:371] [Average Rating:7.78 Unranked]
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1st Conan

Votes: 724

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2. Board Game: Pandemic Legacy: Season 1 [Average Rating:8.63 Overall Rank:2]
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2nd Pandemic Legacy

Votes: 679

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3. Board Game: Viceroy [Average Rating:6.87 Overall Rank:855]
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3rd Viceroy

Votes: 649

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4. Board Game: SeaFall [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:1964]
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4th SeaFall

Votes: 587

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5. Board Game: Tajemnicze Domostwo [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:511]
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5th Mysterium

Votes: 570

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6. Board Game: Steampunk Rally [Average Rating:7.27 Overall Rank:478]
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6th Steampunk Rally

Votes: 512

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7. Board Game: XCOM: The Board Game [Average Rating:7.09 Overall Rank:579]
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7th XCOM: The Board Game

Votes: 506

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8. Board Game: Tiny Epic Galaxies [Average Rating:7.39 Overall Rank:244]
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8th Tiny Epic Galaxies

Votes: 428

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9. Board Game: Star Wars: Imperial Assault [Average Rating:8.06 Overall Rank:37]
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9th Star Wars: Imperial Assault 2015 Expansions

Votes: 403

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10. Board Game: Mage Knight Board Game [Average Rating:8.10 Overall Rank:23]
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10th Mage Knight: Unnamed Expansion

Votes: 349

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11. Board Game: Tokaido Collector's Edition [Average Rating:7.72 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.72 Unranked]
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11th Tokaido Collector's Edition

Votes: 341

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12. Board Game: El Grande [Average Rating:7.77 Overall Rank:58]
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12th El Grande

Votes: 323

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13. Board Game: Star Wars: Armada [Average Rating:7.90 Overall Rank:223]
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13th Star Wars: Armada

Votes: 301

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14. Board Game: Forge War [Average Rating:7.30 Overall Rank:1114]
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14th Forge War

Votes: 300

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15. Board Game: Magic: The Gathering – Arena of the Planeswalkers [Average Rating:6.35 Overall Rank:2240] [Average Rating:6.35 Unranked]
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15th Magic: The Gathering Strategy Board Game

Votes: 289

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16. Board Game: Cthulhu Wars [Average Rating:7.95 Overall Rank:229] [Average Rating:7.95 Unranked]
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16th Cthulhu Wars

Votes: 269

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17. Board Game: Tiny Epic Defenders [Average Rating:6.34 Overall Rank:2194]
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17th Tiny Epic Defenders

Votes: 264

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18. Board Game: Harbour [Average Rating:6.56 Overall Rank:1379]
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18th Harbour

Votes: 261

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19. Board Game: Pandemic: State of Emergency [Average Rating:7.64 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.64 Unranked]
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18th Pandemic: State of Emergency

Votes: 261

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20. Board Game: AquaSphere [Average Rating:7.30 Overall Rank:408]
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20th AquaSphere

Votes: 259

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