Final Results: 15 Most Anticipated "Best of the Rest" Games of 2016
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Final Results: 15 Most Anticipated "Best of the Rest" Games of 2016

The Top 20 of 2016 list contains links to all the categories.

The Best of the Rest category was created from all games that did not receive enough nomination votes to make the cutoff for a category. They may be the Best of the Rest, but they are certainly not the least.

Historically, great games that were late nominations or still "flying under the radar" have populated the Best of the Rest category, and I suspect a number of titles in this year's competition will fare well in the future.

1st Warhammer Quest: The adventure Card Game 2016 expansions (417)
2nd Orleans: Invasion TMG US Release (291)
3rd Star Wars: Armada 2016 Expansions (234)
4th The King's Abbey (167)
5th Innovation: Cities of Destiny (150)
5th Spirit Island (150)
7th Rokoko: Jewelry Box (146)
8th Innovation: Artifacts of History (144)
9th Explorers of the North Sea (132)
10th Summoner Wars: Second Summoner expansions (128)
11th Talisman (fourth edition): The Cataclysm Expansion (124)
12th IKI (120)
13th Glorantha: The Gods' War (102)
14th The Captain is Dead: Episode 3 (97)
15th King's Forge: Apprentices (94)
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16. Warhammer 40,000: Conquest – Legions of Death (93)
17. Krosmaster: Quest (90)
18. MERCS: Recon Series and Expansions (89)
19. Tavarua (86)
20. Ninja All-Stars (80)
21. 100 Swords: The Red Dragon's Dungeon (78)
22. Empires: Galactic Rebellion (76)
23. Cry Havoc (72)
23. Medici (72)
25. Dingo's Dreams (71)
26. Blackout: Journey into Darkness (69)
26. Krosmaster: Arena - Season 4 (69)
28. OGRE Assault Packs (63)
29. Temporum Expansion (59)
30. The Ravens of Thri Sahashri (56)
31. ONUS! Rome Vs Carthage (55)
31. Warriors of Japan (55)
33. Salvation Road (52)
34. Nova Cry (49)
35. HOPE (47)
36. VENOM Assault (46)
37. Demigods Evolution (45)
38. Agility (41)
38. Dragoon (41)
40. The Hunted: Twilight of the U-Boats, 1943-45 (40)
41. WarQuest (39)
42. Foe Hunters (37)
43. Deadzone: Infestation (36)
43. Dungeons & Dragons: Attack Wing – Darkenbeast Expansion Pack (36)
45. Rivals: Masters of the Deep (35)
46. Inis (34)
47. Karmaka (31)
48. The Daedalus Sentence (28)
49. Ancient Aliens: Creators of Civilizations (26)
49. In The Name of Odin (26)
49. Ultimate Dinosaur Fighting (26)
52. Immortal (25)
52. Wolf & Hound (25)
54. Kung Fu Zoo (22)
54. Rising 5 (22)
56. Conspiracy! (20)
56. Saga of the Northmen (20)
58. A.E.G.I.S.: Combining Robot Strategy Game (19)
58. Champions of Hara (19)
58. Conquest and Carnage (19)
58. Looting Atlantis (19)
58. Topoum (19)
63. Planet Defiant: Onslaught of Vanas (17)
64. Treatment: A psychiatry card game (14)
65. Drakerys (12)
65. The Society of Eccentric Inventors (12)
67. Bull Moose (11)
68. Fury of Harrows (8)
69. Pack of Lies (7)
70. Captain's Sea (6)
70. Vivarium (6)
72. Landed (4)
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1. Board Game: Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game [Average Rating:7.38 Overall Rank:516]
Board Game: Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game
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1st Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game 2016 expansions

Votes: 417

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2. Board Game: Orléans: Invasion [Average Rating:8.30 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.30 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.30 Unranked]
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2nd Orleans: Invasion TMG US Release

Votes: 291

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3. Board Game: Star Wars: Armada [Average Rating:7.85 Overall Rank:262] [Average Rating:7.85 Unranked]
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3rd Star Wars: Armada 2016 Expansions

Votes: 234

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4. Board Game: The King's Abbey [Average Rating:6.94 Overall Rank:3130]
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4th The King's Abbey

Votes: 167

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5. Board Game: Innovation: Cities of Destiny [Average Rating:7.70 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.70 Unranked]
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5th Innovation: Cities of Destiny

Votes: 150

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6. Board Game: Spirit Island [Average Rating:8.33 Overall Rank:13]
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5th Spirit Island

Votes: 150

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7. Board Game: Rococo: Jewelry Box [Average Rating:7.57 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.57 Unranked]
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7th Rokoko: Jewelry Box

Votes: 146

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8. Board Game: Innovation: Artifacts of History [Average Rating:7.61 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.61 Unranked]
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8th Innovation: Artifacts of History

Votes: 144

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9. Board Game: Explorers of the North Sea [Average Rating:7.35 Overall Rank:1001] [Average Rating:7.35 Unranked]
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9th Explorers of the North Sea

Votes: 132

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10. Board Game: Summoner Wars [Average Rating:7.26 Overall Rank:495] [Average Rating:7.26 Unranked]
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10th Summoner Wars: Second Summoner expansions

Votes: 128

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11. Board Game: Talisman (Revised 4th Edition): The Cataclysm Expansion [Average Rating:7.78 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.78 Unranked]
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11th Talisman (fourth edition): The Cataclysm Expansion

Votes: 124

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12. Board Game: IKI [Average Rating:7.55 Overall Rank:1422]
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12th IKI

Votes: 120

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13. Board Game: Glorantha: The Gods War [Average Rating:8.10 Overall Rank:2921]
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13th Glorantha: The Gods' War

Votes: 102

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14. Board Game: The Captain Is Dead [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:1046] [Average Rating:7.18 Unranked]
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14th The Captain is Dead: Episode 3

Votes: 97

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15. Board Game: King's Forge: Apprentices [Average Rating:7.41 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.41 Unranked]
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15th King's Forge: Apprentices

Votes: 94

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