[RESULTS] Most Anticipated Games of 2011 - THE BEST OF THE REST
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After a 3 week nomination period, and a 2 week voting period the results are in.

To keep the poll short, I restricted the subcategories to the top 20 nominees (or a few more if the 20th spot was tied).

There were a handful of games that didn't have enough nominations to make it into any category, and as I browsed through the list I saw that there were some really interesting games that were going to be excluded from the voting.

Hence, this category... a second chance to shine for those that either got buried on the back of the nomination pages or were late nominees. And, shine they did.

For example, the overwhelming winner of "The Best of the Rest" category, Z-Man's upcoming edition of Wok Star, garnered a number of votes that would have seen it place highly in the "Top 20 of 2011" overall category.

So, without further ado here are the Top 15 Most Anticipated "Best of the Rest" Games of 2011 as determined in this most unofficial, informal and unscientific experiment.
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1. Board Game: Wok Star [Average Rating:6.69 Overall Rank:2433]
Board Game: Wok Star
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2. Board Game: 51st State [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:1305] [Average Rating:6.83 Unranked]
Board Game: 51st State
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3. Board Game: A Song of Ice and Fire: The Adventure Game [Average Rating:5.95 Unranked]
Board Game: A Song of Ice and Fire: The Adventure Game
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4. Board Game: Yomi [Average Rating:6.98 Overall Rank:1165] [Average Rating:6.98 Unranked]
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5. Board Game: Cargo Noir [Average Rating:6.46 Overall Rank:2031]
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6. Board Game: 20th Century [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:1688]
Board Game: 20th Century
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7. Board Game: Puzzle Strike [Average Rating:6.66 Overall Rank:1925]
Board Game: Puzzle Strike
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8. Board Game: Combat Commander: Resistance! [Average Rating:8.47 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.47 Unranked]
Board Game: Combat Commander: Resistance!
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9. Board Game: Crude: The Oil Game [Average Rating:6.73 Overall Rank:2448]
Board Game: Crude: The Oil Game
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10. Board Game: Unpublished Prototype [Average Rating:6.88 Overall Rank:2841]
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D&D: Conquest of Nerath

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11. Board Game: CO₂ [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:789]
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12. Board Game: Fighting Formations: Grossdeutschland Motorized Infantry Division [Average Rating:7.63 Overall Rank:1584]
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13. Board Game: The Phantom League [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:5988]
Board Game: The Phantom League
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Mostly Harmless Expansion

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14. Board Game: Scorched Earth [Average Rating:8.89 Unranked]
Board Game: Scorched Earth
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15. Board Game: Dark Darker Darkest [Average Rating:6.30 Overall Rank:4276]
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Tied for 14th

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