Most Anticipated FANTASY Games of 2010 - Results
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We made it through a week of nominations and a week and a half of voting and the results are in... after nearly 600 overall votes... the Five Most Anticipated Fantasy Games of 2010.

A vote and nominations heavy category, I wasn't surprised that four of the top five are either expansions or themed on established franchise settings.

This is perhaps one of the toughest categories... every single top five game in this category also made the top 20 overall.
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1. Board Game: Runewars [Average Rating:7.63 Overall Rank:232]
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Place: 1st
Votes: 93
Nomination: Runewars

The overall #2 most anticipated game of 2010, this one is now available.
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2. Board Game: Dominion: Alchemy [Average Rating:6.93 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.93 Unranked]
Board Game: Dominion: Alchemy
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Place: 2nd
Votes: 81
Nomination: Dominion Expansions X 2

Just behind Runewars in both this category and overall voting at #3, this one went through the nominations and voting as a nameless pair of Dominion expansions, at least one now has a name... Dominion Alchemy.
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3. Board Game: Small World [Average Rating:7.26 Overall Rank:255] [Average Rating:7.26 Unranked]
Board Game: Small World
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Place: 3
Votes: 60
Nomination: Tales & Legends of Small World

Placing 16th overall, as well as 3rd here and 5th in the Expansions category I'm sure I'll pick up this one.
 
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4. Board Game: Thunderstone: Wrath of the Elements [Average Rating:7.52 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.52 Unranked]
Board Game: Thunderstone: Wrath of the Elements
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Place: 4
Votes: 54
Nomination: Thunderstone: Wrath of the Elements

This one also placed 15th overall.
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5. Board Game: Forbidden Island [Average Rating:6.79 Overall Rank:721]
Board Game: Forbidden Island
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Place: 5th
Votes: 45
Nomination: Forbidden Island

Placing 17th overall, this one is from the designer of Pandemic.
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