20 Most Anticipated Games of 20xx
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To make it easy to find all the past years lists, this is a meta list of all the previous year's lists.

When I have time, I'll expand on the entries.

When the nominations list for 2018 goes live I'll update this list. That will allow you to subscribe to this list and receive a notification when the 2018 nominations are open.

As of now, these are the planned dates for the ninth edition of the competition:

Key Dates:
Nominations Open: Saturday, November 11, 2017
Nominations Close: Saturday, January 6, 2018
Voting Begins: Sunday, January 7, 2018
Voting Ends: Saturday, January 27, 2018
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Board Game: The 7th Continent: What Goes Up, Must Come Down
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1st 7th Continent 2018 Expansions (2059)
2nd Scythe: The Rise of Fenris (1679)
3rd Sorcerer (1606)
4th Rising Sun (1531)
5th Brass: Lancashire (1481)
6th Brass: Birmingham (1462)
7th Founders of Gloomhaven (991)
8th Terraforming Mars - Unnamed 2018 expansion (870)
9th Star Realms: Frontiers (837)
10th Lords of Hellas Wave 2 (826)
11th Who Goes There?: A game of growing paranoia (822)
12th Zombicide: Green Horde (810)
13th The Island of El Dorado (783)
14th Sine Tempore (762)
15th Cerebria: The Inside World (740)
16th Root (738)
17th Spirits of the Forest (733)
18th Thunderstone Quest (727)
19th Middara (715)
20th The City of Kings (709)
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Board Game: Gloomhaven
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1st Gloomhaven (1945)
2nd The 7th Continent (1857)
3rd Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 (1803)
4th Charterstone (1558)
5th First Martians: Adventures on the Red Planet (1365)
6th Dark Souls: The Board Game (1306)
7th Kingdom Death: Monster v1.5 (1164)
8th Rising Sun (1148)
9th This War of Mine: The Board Game (1006)
10th Tiny Epic Quest (900)
11th Anachrony (883)
12th Mythic Battles: Pantheon (850)
12th T.I.M.E. Stories - 2017 Expansions (850)
14th Near and Far (819)
15th Massive Darkness (780)
16th Unfair (754)
17th Terraforming Mars Expansions (738)
18th Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures (702)
19th Lisboa (696)
20th Vikings Gone Wild (690)
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Board Game: Scythe
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1st Scythe (2062)
2nd The 7th Continent (1793)
3rd Gloomhaven (1145)
4th SeaFall (979)
5th Star Wars: Rebellion (926)
6th Dead of Winter Expansion (897)
7th Conan (820)
8th T.I.M.E Stories: A Prophecy of Dragons ‐ English first edition (680)
9th Tau Ceti: Planetary Crisis (645)
10th Tiny Epic Western (632)
11th Gloom of Kilforth: A Fantasy Quest Game (623)
12th Star Trek: Frontiers (567)
13th Evolution: Climate (561)
14th The Others: 7 Sins (548)
15th Arcadia Quest: Inferno (520)
16th Nemo's War (second edition) (506)
17th Draconis Invasion (483)
18th Mare Nostrum: Empires (481)
19th Sword & Sorcery (429)
20th Imperial Assault 2016 Expansions (389)
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Board Game: Conan
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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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Board Game: Xia: Legends of a Drift System
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1st Xia: Legends of a Drift System (577)
2nd Cthulhu Wars (486)
3rd Myth (341)
4th SeaFall (335)
5th Shadows of Brimstone (325)
6th Pandemic: The Cure (295)
7th Sentinels of the Multiverse: Vengeance (279)
8th King of New York (276)
9th X-Wing 2014 Expansions (273)
10th Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game (254)
11th Wok Star (230)
12th Brew Crafters (218)
13th Coin Age (216)
14th King's Forge (211)
15th Galaxy Defenders (208)
16th Fleet: Arctic Bounty (200)
17th The Battle of Five Armies (189)
18th Kingdom Death: Monster (188)
19th Argent: The Consortium (180)
20th Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition) - Shadow of Nerekhall (177)
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Board Game: Lords of Waterdeep: Scoundrels of Skullport
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1st Lords of Waterdeep: Scoundrels of Skullport (387)
2nd Kingdom Death: Monster (366)
3rd Star Wars: X-Wing Wave 2 (330)
4th 7 Wonders: Wonder Pack (327)
5th Roll for the Galaxy (293)
6th Mage Knight Board Game: The Lost Legion (292)
7th Race for the Galaxy: Alien Artifacts (286)
8th Quarantine (269)
9th Up Front (260)
10th Dominion Guilds (221)
11th Nothing Personal (214)
12th Android Netrunner Expansions: Cyber Exodus & Study In Static (211)
13th Tammany Hall (208)
14th The Battle of Five Armies (200)
14th Agricola: Cave Farmers (200)
16th The Guns of Gettysburg (168)
17th Lost Valley (second edition) (162)
18th Bora Bora (155)
19th Mansions of Madness: Call of the Wild (151)
20th Hegemonic (149)
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Board Game: 7 Wonders: Cities
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1st 7 Wonders: Cities (288)
2nd Merchant of Venus (second edition): Stronghold Games Edition (265)
3rd Merchant of Venus (second edition): Fantasy Flight Games Edition (242)
4th Star Wars: The Card Game (238)
5th Rex: Final Days of an Empire (218)
6th Race for the Galaxy: Alien Artifacts (216)
7th Wiz-War (eighth edition) (209)
8th Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition) (195)
9th D-Day Dice (191)
10th Alien Frontiers: Factions (178)
11th Glory to Rome: Black Box Edition (166)
12th Dominant Species: The Card Game (161)
13th Caverna: The Cave Farmers (159)
14th Goa (158)
15th Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game (146)
16th Quarriors! Quarmageddon (136)
17th Virgin Queen (135)
18th Galaxy Trucker: Another Big Expansion (134)
19th Nexus Ops: Fantasy Flight Edition (126)
20th Wok Star (120)
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Board Game: Mansions of Madness
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1st Mansions of Madness (272)
2nd Eminent Domain (195)
3rd Troyes: Z-Man Edition (186)
4th Cornucopia (182)
5th The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game (166)
6th Blood Bowl: Team Manager – The Card Game (135)
7th 1830: Railways & Robber Barons (121)
7th Alien Frontiers: Outer Belt (121)
9th Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of Ashardalon Board Game (119)
10th The Ares Project (118)
11th Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game – Exodus Expansion (116)
12th Urban Sprawl (115)
13th Vinhos: Z-Man Edition (114)
14th Empires: Builder Expansion (113)
15th Nightfall (112)
16th Space Empires: 4X (110)
17th Automobile: Mayfair Edition (100)
18th Survive: Escape from Atlantis! (97)
18th London (97)
20th Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Conflict (93)
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Board Game: Race for the Galaxy: The Brink of War
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1st Race for the Galaxy: The Brink of War (92)
2nd Runewars (88)
3rd Dominion 2018 Expansions (87)
4th Betrayal at House on the Hill (80)
5th Founding Fathers (69)
6th Commands & Colors: Napoleonics (67)
7th Campaign Manager 2008 (61)
8th Vinhos (58)
9th Glory to Rome (55)
10th Empires: Builder Expansion (54)
11th Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Incursion (49)
12th 1830: Railways & Robber Barons (48)
12th Automobile (48)
14th Washington's War (47)
15th Thunderstone: Wrath of the Elements (46)
16th Small World: Tales and Legends (45)
17th Forbidden Island (44)
18th Horus Heresy (2010) (41)
19th The Guns of Gettysburg (39)
20th All Things Zombie: The Boardgame (38)
20th Shipyard (38)
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