Top 20 FREE Print & Play games with at least 50 ratings
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I've been having some fun looking at the database lately looking for games that are both good and interesting. I've also had some more time on my hands of late, so have been thinking about getting into some print & play gaming.

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1. At least 50 ratings.
2. Free (to download).
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1. Board Game: Valor & Victory [Average Rating:7.71 Overall Rank:3640]
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A free P&P game of squad level WWII combat.

The design is very clean and the rules are solid.

http://www.valorandvictory.com/
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2. Board Game: Canvas Eagles [Average Rating:7.82 Overall Rank:3849]
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This game is a nicely done re-implementation of Blue Max.

http://canvaseagles.diplomacy.ca/canvas_eagles.htm
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3. Board Game: 18AL [Average Rating:7.26 Overall Rank:1932]
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A free P&P 18x game set in Alabama.

http://www.diogenes.sacramento.ca.us/18AL_18GA.html

The same designer has also made 18GA (7.56), set in Georgia, and the files are available from the same URL.
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4. Board Game: The Dungeon of D [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:4207]
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A fun little dungeon crawl.

http://www.jackdgames.com/free_games

This entry covers all these sequels/expansions too:

Island Of D 2: The Shadow of Dawn (6.78)
Island Of D (6.19)
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5. Board Game: Dead of Night [Average Rating:7.00 Overall Rank:6100]
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Mmmm, zombies...

http://www.wargamedownloads.com/item.php?item=490
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6. Board Game: Gnostica [Average Rating:7.07 Overall Rank:6007]
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A semi-abstract territory grabbing game.

All the files are on the geek.
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7. Board Game: Oh No, There Goes Tokyo! [Average Rating:6.65 Overall Rank:9897]
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A 2-4 player monsters-attack-Tokyo game.

All files are on the geek.
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8. Board Game: Space Junkyard [Average Rating:6.03 Overall Rank:7595]
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As the name implies, you're on a mission to collect and profit form space junk.

Files here on the geek.
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9. Board Game: Kardinal & König: Das Kartenspiel [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:5173]
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A card game version of Web of Power.

http://spiele-aus-timbuktu.de/downloadkkk.html

Was later re-implemented commercially as Richelieu, which was itself in turn made available for free for download: http://spiele-aus-timbuktu.de/richdown.html
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10. Board Game: Pocket Civ [Average Rating:6.66 Overall Rank:3227]
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This game has been made famous thanks to the deluxe editions often available in math trades from

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Download at: http://www.backglass.org/scotts/games/PocketCiv/html/index.h...
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11. Board Game: Zombie Plague [Average Rating:6.69 Overall Rank:3841]
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Another zombie game! And this one even has expansions.

http://www.fortressfigures.com/zombieplague/
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12. Board Game: Micropul [Average Rating:6.78 Overall Rank:2428]
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A very popular DIY abstract.

The site appears to be down (http://www.neutralbox.com/micropul/), but there are files on the geek to help guide you.
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13. Board Game: Sword and Sail [Average Rating:6.65 Overall Rank:6981]
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A civilization building game.

http://www.biglittlegames.com/impirivm.php
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14. Board Game: Zombie in my Pocket [Average Rating:6.33 Overall Rank:2731]
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This is now a geek classic with many different implementations available (check the file section) and has caused the Zimpanzee fan club.

Created by the geek's very own

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Files on the geek.

I have an autographed copy.
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15. Board Game: Free Trader [Average Rating:6.16 Overall Rank:7529]
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A space-based trading game.

http://www.bookranger.co.uk/FreeTrader/FreeTrader.htm
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16. Board Game: Modern Naval Battles [Average Rating:6.43 Overall Rank:4246]
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Originally a commercial game, now available as a free download. You can also buy card sets.

http://www.relativerange.com/Relative_Range/Cold_War_Naval_B...
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17. Board Game: Snake Pit [Average Rating:6.16 Overall Rank:9960]
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Tile laying strategy game of snake building.

Files on the geek.
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18. Board Game: Reiner Knizia's Decathlon [Average Rating:6.25 Overall Rank:3158]
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A very fun dice game from Reiner Knizia. Easy and addictive.

http://www.convivium.org.uk/kgcoolstuff.htm
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19. Board Game: Cronberg [Average Rating:5.98 Overall Rank:5818]
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A pawn and tile laying game. Looks really interesting.

http://www.kronberger-spiele.de/index.php?id=80 (in German)
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20. Board Game: Battle for Moscow (first edition) [Average Rating:6.20 Overall Rank:6231]
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Released as a free P&P game by GDW back in 1986. I still have the original laser printed pages from when it first came out. It was intended as an introduction to wargames, and does a pretty good job of it.

http://www.grognard.com/bfm/index.html

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