2020 Challenge: Play 10 Games 10 Times Each
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Self-Moderated Challenge:
Just like last year, the challenge is a self-moderated challenge. MicroBadges will no longer be awarded. They will be available for purchase sometime in the first part of 2020 and will be linked below once available.


Goal of the Challenge:
As a counterpoint to the Cult of the New, this challenge encourages people to play each game several times to explore and experience them in depth. There is no rush to find the optimum strategy on your first play, or read all of the cards beforehand. Instead, each play reveals something more and something different, you get to try various strategies, and everyone's strategies evolve with their understanding and learning of the game. If you are tired of constantly learning new rules when running after the latest hotness, never really learning various strategies to any game, and needing to relearn the rules of old games because it's been too long since they were played, this is the challenge for you.

Previous Year's Challenges
2014 Challenge: Play 10 Games 10 Times Each
2015 Challenge: Play 10 Games 10 Times Each
2016 Challenge: Play 10 Games 10 Times Each
2017 Challenge: Play 10 Games 10 Times Each
2018 Challenge: Play 10 Games 10 Times Each
2019 Challenge: Play 10 Games 10 Times Each

The Challenge: Play 10 games 10 times each in 2020
-Anyone can join at any time in 2020.
-There are 2 versions of the Challenge, Normal & Hardcore, which will be explained below.

Note 1: All Normal and Hardcore lists are separate challenges, so a single play can appear in only one list. You can include a game on more than one list, and even have the exact same list for both Normal and Hardcore challenges, but you'd need to have 10 plays for each list the game appears in.
The key difference with the Hardcore challenge is that you are not allowed to change your mind on the 11 games once you have created the list. However, you can downgrade your Hardcore list to a Normal list and freely change listed games. You could even start a new Hardcore list, but you could only include plays done after creation of the new Hardcore list.

Note 2: If you want to do both a Normal and Hardcore challenge, you may put both lists into one entry. Just make sure to add a comment with your Hardcore list.

How to join the Normal Challenge:
1. Add an item to the geeklist, either a game from your list or create your own Geeklist and enter its ID.
2. In the text field for the item, indicate in big bold letters that you are doing the Normal Challenge and then write down your ten games, if you've decided. You do not have to decide your 10 games ahead of time. You could even wait until you've finished playing 10 games 10 times each before posting to the challenge.
3. You may swap out games as you like. As long as you play 10 game 10 times by the end of 2020, you've succeeded at the challenge.
4. For each game, use whatever method you like for tracking the 10 plays.
5. You may include any plays that happened in 2020, even if they were before you joined the challenge.
6. When you have completed the challenge, played your 10 games 10 times, you may purchase the Normal MicroBadge, which will be available sometime in the beginning of the year and will be linked below once available.

How to join the Hardcore Challenge:
1. Add an item to the geeklist, either a game from your list or create your own Geeklist and enter its ID.
2. In the text field for the item, indicate in big bold letters that you are doing the Hardcore Challenge and then write down your ten games including one alternate.
3. Comment on your item and copy the list of 11 games into it.
4. To complete the challenge, you must play 10 of the 11 games you've specified at least 10 times. You may not swap in/out any other games.
5. For each game, use whatever method you like for tracking the 10 plays.
6. You may not include any plays that happened before you joined the challenge.
7. When you have completed the challenge, played your 10 games 10 times, you may purchase the Hardcore MicroBadge, which will be available sometime in the beginning of the year and will be linked below once available.

Microbadges
A big thanks goes out to a very talented Microbadge designer Jonna Hind (Kattvippa). She's designed five of the Microbadges below.

Participant Microbadge: This one is purchasable and is not specific to the year. Microbadge: Challenge to play 10 games 10 times each participant

Hardcore Participant Microbadge: This one is purchasable and is not specific to the year. Microbadge: Challenge to play 10 games 10 times each hardcore participant

Completed Normal Award: Microbadge: I completed the 2020 challenge to play 10 games 10 times each

Completed Hardcore Award: Microbadge: I completed the 2020 hardcore challenge to play 10 games 10 times each - I came, I saw, I conquered my original list!

If you're a fan of the 10x10 Challenge, then you can buy this Microbadge: Microbadge: Fan of Sarah Reed's 10x10 game challenges

Courtesy of Miche, should you have failed a 10x10 Challenge at any point, you can buy this Microbadge: Microbadge: I tried but did not manage to play 10 games 10 times each within one year.

Don't have the GeekGold?: Anyone who has completed the challenge, but can't afford the badge or has very little GeekGold, please post here: 2020 Challenge: Play 10 Games 10 Times Each discussion and ask for help.

Details of what does and does not count:
--If you play a game multiple times in a row, each completed game counts as a play. Partial games do not count, but can be added together to count as whole games.

--Feel free to include expansions in your games. It is suggested that when playing expansions that cannot be played on their own, list the entry under the main game. No need to specify the expansions used at any point. Unless your goal is to play an expansion 10 times then list the expansion as the entry.

--For expansions that can be played on their own as well as games in a series that can be mixed, you have two options:
1. List them as separate games, count their plays separately.
2. List them together as one game, count their plays together.

--Any games in a series that cannot be combined count as their own game. For example, the Tempest line of games are distinctly different, even though they are in a series.

--Feel free to play your games in any order that you like. You don't have to start with #1 and play all 10 games before going to #2. Unless that is how you want to do it.

--Role-playing games count. Each session counts as a play. So if you meet 10 times, that's 10 plays.

--For games that have scenarios, playing through a scenario counts as a play.

--Since a war game scenario can last hours, much longer than most board games, a play is counted for at least a two-hour block of time. It is up to each person to decide what a play means to them because this is a personal challenge, so you can make a play of a war game a longer period of time, up to a completed scenario.

--Online/digital games count regardless if you are playing against a person or the computer AI. The digital and physical games have to have the same rules (thus the same components) It also must have the same name as the original. It can't be a differently named game with similar game-play. "Normal" video games do not count for this challenge.

--Solo play counts.

--CCGs/LCGs count as they're tabletop games. Anything classified as a tabletop game counts for this challenge.

--If you participated in the challenge in the past, feel free to include any games you played then in this year's challenge. It's a new year, a new start.

How do I do...
If you are unsure of how to do something to join this challenge, please check out these handy how-to links.
FAQ for the Play 10 Games 10 Times Each Challenges
Overview of Geeklists
How to add an entry to a Geeklist

Discussion Thread
For any and all conversation about the 2020 challenge, please check out: 2020 Challenge: Play 10 Games 10 Times Each discussion

Other Gaming Challenges to Check out:
MetaList for GeekList Challenges
2020 Time Travel Challenge

Support Sites:
NemeStats - A site that allows you to track your plays and get stats about how you're doing.
BG Stats Challenge Expansion - BG Stats is a great app that helps you keep track of your plays. They have an expansion so you can also track challenges. It is available for both iOS and Android.
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1. Board Game: Seasons [Average Rating:7.40 Overall Rank:219]
Board Game: Seasons
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I will be doing the Normal Challenge.

I didn't end up getting Seasons played 10 times, but I did manage to get 10 games played 10 times, which is a huge success, considering how 2020 went.

Completed List
Abandon All Artichokes
Game: Ascension Deck Building
Game: Dominion
Lanterns: The Harvest Festival
Game: Legendary (Upper Deck Entertainment) (Marvel)
Potion Explosion
The Quacks of Quedlinburg
Shards of Infinity
Sushi Go!
This Game Goes to Eleven
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Family: Books: Twilight
Matthias Mahr
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I'm doing this Challenge on Hardcore mode for the third time. I completed the challenges in 2018 and 2019, so although it was both times quite tight at the end of the year, I want to still ramp up the difficulty a bit. Like the years before, I count only multiplayer face to face games for my challenge.

1) Twilight Imperium (either Third or Fourth Edition)

TI4: Aug 23; Aug 29; Nov 7
2) Twilight Struggle

Mar 1; Mar 7 (x2); Mar 11; May 30; Jun 13; Jun 24; Jun 29; Jul 9; Jul 14 (
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3) Colonial Twilight

Feb 10; May 21; Jun 3; Jun 10; Jun 22; Jul 1; Oct 6; Dec 2
4) Cuba Libre

Feb 2
5) Polis: Fight for the Hegemony
(+1)
Mar 10; Mar 12; Mar 17; Sep 2; Sep 14/15; Sep 22; Sep 25/28; Oct 4; Oct 23; Nov 17 (x2) (
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6) Hansa Teutonica
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Jan 6 (x2); Jan 10; Jan 18 (x2); Jan 20; Jan 26 (x2); Feb 13 (x2) (
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7) Bus

Jan 1; Jan 25; Feb 2; May 14 (x2); May 19; Jun 5; Oct 13; Dec 10
8) The Gallerist

May 1; May 22; Jun 27; Oct 16; Nov 1; Nov 8; Dec 10; Dec 17; Dec 21
9) Vinhos Deluxe Edition

Feb 1; Feb 7; Feb 14; Feb 28; Mar 7; Mar 16; May 15; Oct 3; Oct 23; Nov 10 (
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10) 51st State: Master Set

Jan, 17 (x2); Jan 29 (x2); Feb 17; Feb 21 (x2); Feb 27; Mar 14; May 15 (
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(11) Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to King

Jan 5; Feb 19

80% (81%) complete

Some thoughts about my challenge. I found it always fun to dive deeper into some games, but what I also consider a huge advantage is, that by repeated plays over a year, I learn the rules to a degree, that I don't have to relearn them everytime again each play. That's also my main goal with d10-1, which I've only played once so far (in 4th Edition), as well as d10-3 and d10-4, because I tried them and a few COIN games before, but did not come to the point yet, where game flows easily. I think, the focus on an "entry level COIN" (CL) and a game for just 2P (CT) will suit me best to learn the system, so that I can ease into other titles in the future. d10-5 and d10-6 belong to a fellow gamer, who helped me a lot with last year's challenge even partly with games, which turned out, he did not like as much as I did. He told me, he would rather like to play more of these games, he owns, so we played a bit in 2019, and I agreed to add them to my challenge. d10-1d10-1 is a game picked by one of my oldest regular groups. It is a little "easier going" then the rest, but while I will do my best, to also manage d10-1, I think chances are likely, that I will fail on this one, so it's good to have this option, too.
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3. Board Game: Kingdom of Heroes [Average Rating:8.00 Unranked]
Board Game: Kingdom of Heroes
Gláucio Reis
Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
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Normal Challenge
Completed on October 28th

After a slow build-up, on July 17th, I got my first games to ten plays this year - four games in the same week. The other six all got there in October. I'm quite happy with the final list, especially because of the relatively heavy weight of various games, like Barbarians, Magnastorm, Black Angel and Sierra West. Only Conspiracy is pretty light and quick. Also, none of them had solo plays.

Crusaders: Thy Will Be Done
Era: Medieval Age
Sierra West
Roam
Barbarians: The Invasion
Black Angel
Conspiracy: Abyss Universe
Abyss
DinoGenics
Magnastorm
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4. Board Game: Nova Luna [Average Rating:7.46 Overall Rank:650]
Board Game: Nova Luna
Sara VanderWal
Canada
Toronto
Ontario
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Normal Challenge: New Game x 10

This is the 4th year that I'm challenging myself to play the games we purchase new at least 10 times each, or as many as needed to decide not to add it our collection. This helps ensure games have the replayability and variance to stay in our collection, and helps to discourage me from buying games too impulsively.

Nova Luna
Pandemic Legacy: Season 1
Floor Plan
The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine
Rajas of the Ganges: The Dice Charmers


I'm considerably less strict about games purchased used or acquired in trade, so those are listed below with a loose goal of playing each one 5 times.

Egizia: Shifting Sands
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5. GeekList: 2020 things to do
Board Game: 10 by 10
JW van der Meulen
Netherlands
Almere
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This is for the hardcore challenge.

update: 30 June

Aeon's End
Arkham Horror: The Card Game
Eldritch Horror
A Feast for Odin
Flash Point: Fire Rescue
Helionox
Legendary Encounters: Alien
March of the Ants
Nemesis
Street Masters

+ in reserve:

Pocket Landship
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6. Board Game: Aerion [Average Rating:7.54 Overall Rank:1469]
Board Game: Aerion
Dana Tillusz
Canada
Regina
Saskatchewan (CANADA)
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I'm in for the Hardcore and regular challenge!

10x10 Hardcore: (Locked in!) 56 of 100

A Feast for Odin
Aeon's End
Aerion
Azul: Summer Pavilion thumbsup
Battle Sheep thumbsup
Clank Legacy
B-17: Queen of the Skies thumbsup
Kingdom Death Monster
Marvel Champions
Spirit Island
Z War One thumbsup

Regular Challenge: -completed
Azul thumbsup
Carcassonne thumbsup
Crew: Quest for Planet Nine thumbsup
D-Day Dice thumbsup
Friday thumbsup
King of the Beasts thumbsup
L.L.A.M.A. thumbsup
No Thanks thumbsup
Onirim thumbsup
Ticket to Ride: First Journey (U.S.) thumbsup
Sushi Go thumbsup
UNO thumbsup
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7. Board Game: The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine [Average Rating:8.01 Overall Rank:38]
Board Game: The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine
Jessica E
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Not sure what else I'll have on my 10x10, but definitely The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine.

Hardcore list
Die Crew: Reist gemeinsam zum 9. Planeten
The Castles of Burgundy: The Dice Game
Polyhedral Park Planner
Orléans
Race for the Galaxy
Race for the Galaxy: The Gathering Storm
Race for the Galaxy: Rebel vs Imperium
Dominion
Magic: The Gathering
Fujisan
Fabled Fruit

Normal list
Die Crew: Reist gemeinsam zum 9. Planeten
Die Crew: Reist gemeinsam zum 9. Planeten with homebrew mission variants
Alhambra
Zendo
The Quest for El Dorado
Race for the Galaxy
Race for the Galaxy: The Gathering Storm
Race for the Galaxy: Rebel vs Imperium
Dominion
Fabled Fruit
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8. Board Game: Rallyman [Average Rating:7.21 Overall Rank:1024]
Board Game: Rallyman
Rosie Basset
United States
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Rallyman, because I'll be racing through the games. In December like I am now. shake

HARDCORE CHALLENGE

Castles of Burgundy: The Dice Game
Clank!
DinoGenics
Forbidden Island
Gloom of Kilforth
Michael Strogoff
Rallyman
Sunset Over Water
Tainted Grail
Terraforming Mars
Alternate Castles of Mad King Ludwig


REGULAR CHALLENGE

Roll Player
Cartographers: A Roll Player Tale
Ada Lovelace: Consulting Mathematician
Pandemic
Dwarf
Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion
The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game
Kingdomino
Friday
Finished!

Life happened in December and games didn't. Hopefully next year.
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9. Board Game: Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer [Average Rating:6.92 Overall Rank:7657]
Board Game: Bee Lives: We Will Only Know Summer
Bryan Johnson
United States
Cleveland
Missouri
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Normal Challenge
100%

Hostage Negotiator
Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon
Paper Pinball series
Ganz Schön Clever: Challenge I
Legacy of Dragonholt
Wingspan
Unbroken
Camp Pinetop
Tussie Mussie
Warp's Edge


Did not work out for me as I had planned:
Scythe: The Rise of Fenris
Dizzle
PUSH
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10. Board Game: Encore! [Average Rating:7.02 Overall Rank:998]
Board Game: Encore!
Will Shaw
United Kingdom
Fleet
Hampshire
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Normal Challenge (completed 2 September)

2020 Five and Dimes

HexRoller
Star Realms: Frontiers
Encore!
Patchwork
Paperback
Splendor
Qwixx
Cartographers
Take it Easy!
Solo Tower Hack
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11. Board Game: Spirit Island: Jagged Earth [Average Rating:9.42 Unranked] [Average Rating:9.42 Unranked] [Average Rating:9.42 Unranked]
Board Game: Spirit Island: Jagged Earth
Made it ... 75 minutes before the deadline ... happy 2021 everybody!

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Since there are only 3 times Terraforming left for completing my first ever (normal) challenge (https://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/249797/item/6596219#i... ), I was learning that just 3 of my initial 10 games for the challange really made it to the end. So hardcore is not for me - I dont like to be forced, not even by myself :-)

But what about trying tripling the normal challenge?

Normal 1: . . . Status: 100/100
Bridge (full tournaments, 24+ boards)
Spirit Island with everything (finally the 2nd exp arrived!!!) plus self created spirits

(for the record:





with self created spirit "Corona": )
Space Alert with Exp
Aeons End (everything)
Onirim with all Expansions
The Grizzled: Armistice
The Crew
Pompeji
Campaign Manager 2008
Through the Ages (both versions)

Normal 2: . . . Status: 0100/100
Paranormal Detectives
Just One
El Grande
Sentinels of the Multiverse
St. Petersburg
Automobiles
Egizia
Viticulture with everything
Lord of the rings adventure game
Rallyman GT

Normal 3: . . . Status: 100/100
Project Elite (new version) with everything
Space Base
Pandemic Iberia
Cat Lady
Mechs vs Minions
Star Trek Panic
Welcome to with all expansions and Las Vegas
Hanabi
Res Arcana with Expansion
Potion Explosion


Optional:
Gloomhaven
Burning Suns
Duel of Ages II
The Phantom League
Dungeon Petz with Exp
Dominant Species
Arcadia Quest with Exp
Blood Rage with everything
Cyclades with everything
Kemet with everything
Inis with everything
Heroes of the Land, Air and sea with everything
Vinhos Deluxe Edition
Navajo Wars
Level 7 Omega Protocol
Clank Legacy
Robinson Crusoe with Exp
Ponzi Scheme
Sheriff of Nottingham
Root with Exp
Modern Art
Galaxy Trucker with everything
World of Yo-Ho
The Island of Dr. Necreaux
Cry Havoc with Aftermath
King's Dilemma
Archipelago
CO2 2nd chance
Maracaibo
XCOM
Xia
Expedition to Newdale
Claustrophobia and 1642
Stockpile
Concordia Venus
Vindication (also with Expansion/s)
Mombasa with book Exp
Thunderstone Quest
Space Hulk 3rd Ed.
Caverna (also with exp)
Time Chase
On Mars
Imperial Settlers: Empires of the North
Champions of Midgard with all Expansions
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12. Board Game: Phase 10 [Average Rating:5.13 Overall Rank:20641]
Board Game: Phase 10
Gregory Meyers
United States
NORTHRIDGE
CA
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100% Complete


Magic: The Gathering (EDH) -- Completed 1/11
Clank! Legacy: Acquisitions Incorporated -- Completed 5/10
Zombie Dice Completed 5/16
Azul Completed 6/5
Charterstone (CS) Completed 6/16
Tiny Towns(TT) Completed 9/20
Carcassonne (CA) -- Completed 12/20
Photosynthesis (PH)
Dominion: Intrigue Completed 12/27
Cosmic Cows Completed 12/20


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13. Board Game: Survive: Escape from Atlantis! [Average Rating:7.31 Overall Rank:288]
Board Game: Survive: Escape from Atlantis!
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New York
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Hardcore 10x10 for 2020: Get Wet!


1. Deep Blue
The newest Days of Wonder big box game is about diving for treasure and includes push-your-luck and engine building. I received it for the 2019 holidays and I am excited to learn it.

2. Mississippi Queen
I was gifted this 1997 Spiel des Jahres winner for the 2019 holidays and I think our family will love this light racing-on-the-river game.

3. Oceanos
We have only played this one once in 2019 but we agreed we loved it and wanted to play this drafting, set collecting, underwater game more.

4. OctoDice
I adore this thinky, strategic roll-and-write with octopods; it quickly became a favorite in 2019.

5. Pandemic: Rising Tide
This might possibly be our favorite non-Legacy version of Pandemic, which is saying a lot since we love all of them! I am especially fond of the mechanic of water flowing.

6. Reef
A lighter, abstract game about building coral reefs; this was one of my absolute favorite games of 2019.

7. The River
A Days of Wonder game that we haven't given enough love to yet; as you work to collect and place tiles along the riverbed, this may be the driest game on the list!

8. Survive!
The game I use for all of my challenge items... it has been a favorite of mine for ages. I still love playing both the original Parker Brothers version and the newer Stronghold version.

9. Wreck Raiders
A new-to-us game from KTBG, I am excited to explore this one deeply in 2020, since I love dice drafting.

10. Yamatai
Another Days of Wonder selection that is beautiful but a little fiddly in terms of bits and little boats, so it doesn't come out as often as it could, but we love it when we do play it.

11/Alt. Forbidden Island
This light cooperative game is a staple here, and it's pretty much a shoo-in to reach 10 plays again this year, if we don't sink first!


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Normal 10x10 for 2020


I typically finish a normal 10x10 using light games that we play in the evenings, such as Don Quixote, Wit's End, Karuba, Splendor, Sagrada, Azul, Just One, Drop It, Lanterns, Tsuro, etc. I will add them to this list as they hit 6 plays, approaching 10.

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14. Board Game: Everdell [Average Rating:8.10 Overall Rank:29]
Board Game: Everdell
Leonie Schwalb
Germany
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I will go for both again - even though I have never managed the hardcore challenge so far.

Normal
1. Mice and Mystics

2. Carnival of Monsters

3. Die Tavernen im Tiefen Tal

4. Pandemic Legacy: Season 1

5. Clank! Legacy: Acquisitions Incorporated

6. Tainted Grail

7. Pandemic Legacy Season 0

8. Everdell

9. Coffee Roaster

10. The Crew


Hardcore
1. Clank!

2. Der Kartograph

3. Cthulhu: Death May Die

4. Dungeon Draft

5. Terraforming Mars

6. A Feast for Odin

7. Mystic Vale

8. Skyjo

9. Die Quacksalber von Quedlinburg

10. Wingspan


11. Spirit Island
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15. Board Game: Airborne Commander [Average Rating:6.89 Overall Rank:4683]
Board Game: Airborne Commander
Eric Teoro
United States
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2020 10x10 Challenge

Hardcore Challenge - 73 / 100
Backgammon
Checkers
Chess
Four Against Darkness
Lord of the Rings: The Adventure Deck Game
Orchard: A 9 card solitaire game
Mancala
Onirim
Pente
Urbion
Xiangqi



Normal Challenge - 87 / 100
Backgammon
Briscola
Checkers
Connect Four (additional plays to 15x15)
Fluxx
Fox and Hounds
LotR: Journeys in Middle Earth
Nine Men's Morris (additional plays to 15x15)
Pente
Railroad Ink (additional plays to 15x15)


PACG: S&S
LotR: The Card Game
Chess








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16. Board Game: Above and Below [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:261] [Average Rating:7.42 Unranked]
Board Game: Above and Below
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My sister and I will be doing this again together.

Hard Challenge
1.) 5 Minute Dungeon

2.) The 7th Continent

3.) Bargain Quest

4.) A Game of Thrones: Catan - Brotherhood of the Watch

5.) Neta-tanka

6.) Rajas of the Ganges

7.) Rise to Nobility

8.) Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island

9.) Snowdonia

10.) Stone Age


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11.) Cat Lady
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17. Board Game: Burgle Bros. [Average Rating:7.54 Overall Rank:246]
Board Game: Burgle Bros.
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United States
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1.) 5 Minute Dungeon

2.) The 7th Continent

3.) Bargain Quest

4.) A Game of Thrones: Catan - Brotherhood of the Watch

5.) Neta-tanka

6.) Rajas of the Ganges

7.) Rise to Nobility

8.) Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island

9.) Snowdonia

10.) Stone Age


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11.) Cat Lady

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18. Board Game: Too Many Bones [Average Rating:8.43 Overall Rank:48] [Average Rating:8.43 Unranked]
Board Game: Too Many Bones
August Hopp
United States
Verona
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Locking in a hardcore list from Hawaii, Aloha!

1. Dice Throne
2. A Feast for Odin
3. Evolution
4. Century: Spice Road
5. Football Highlights 2052
6. Marvel Champions LCG
7. Terraforming Mars
8. Roll Player
9. Clank!
10. Mansions of Madness

Alt. Tyrants of the Underdark
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19. Board Game: Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon [Average Rating:8.36 Overall Rank:76]
Board Game: Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon
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Burbank
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Normal Challenge, don't want to necessarily commit to 10 specific games up front, as what I play this year depends a lot on when some Kickstarters deliver.

Aeon's End
Arkham Horror: The Card Game
Cloudspire
Gaia Project
Gloomhaven
Machi Koro Legacy
Marvel Champions
Pax Pamir
Robinson Crusoe
Spirit Island
Tainted Grail

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20. Board Game: On Tour [Average Rating:7.08 Overall Rank:1065]
Board Game: On Tour
Betsy & Chuck Berry
United States
State College
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THANK YOU, SARAH! You are wonderful to host this once again. It's a major part of my Game Plan each year.

HARDCORE Roll & Write Games
I'll delightedly join this popularity surge.
This 10x10 with R&W games is too easy.
* The original 11 are now marked with stars.
I'll try 11x11, 12x12, ...

13 Sheep (26)
30 Rails (36)
Ada Lovelace Consulting Mathematician (26)
Cartographers (40)
* Castles of Burgundy: Dice (38)
* Dizzle (28)
Encore! (75)
Escape of the Dead (25)
* Knaster (25)
On Tour (25)
* Patchwork Doodle (25)
* Polyhedral Park Planner (26)
* Qwinto (26)
Raging Bulls (26)
Railroad Ink (28)
Reiner Knizia's Decathlon (41)
Roll n Cook (26)
* Roll to the Top! (25)
* Rolling Japan (25)
Rolling Realms (25)
Second Chance (25)
* That's Pretty Clever (34)
Triple Clever [Clever Cubed] (25)
* Twice As Clever (37)
* Welcome To... (26)

Possible Additions:
Brikks (4)
Knapp Daneben (3)
Rolling America (4)
Super-skill Pinball (6)

Finished: 100/100 Complete 0831
Now for some Stretch Goals for Roll & Write games:
11x11 0901
12x12 13x13 14x14 15x15 16x16 0901

The above from games added 0901, thanks in large part to the Pythian Games
17x17 0914
18x18 1006
19x19 1008
20x20 1011
21x21 1204
22x22 1208
23x23 1213
24x24 1216

25x25 1217

Softcore 10's I happened to complete for non-R&W games:
Aeons End Legacy 0523
Codenames Duet 0730
Crew, The 0830
Domino Run 0204 (10 besides 5 for 5x5x5)
Flash Point 0616
Forbidden Sky 0930 (10 besides 5 for 5x5x5)
Jump Drive 0621 (10 besides 5 for 5x5x5)