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

Although the top 2 spots are held by fantasy games, there are a number of top 15 entries to warm the heart of a grognard.

I was a little surprised at the high placement of Gears of War: The Board Game, given the general feeling that it is akin to vaporware, but it appeared to fare well against Fantasy Flight's other nominee, Tide of Iron: Fury of the Bear.

One title in particular that caught my attention during the nominations phase, The God Kings: Warfare at the Dawn of Civilization, 1500 – 1260BC, didn't make the top 15.

Without further ado here are the 15 Most Anticipated Wargames of 2011 as determined in this most unofficial, informal and unscientific experiment.

Previous Year's Results:
Most Anticipated Games of 2010 - WARGAMES
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1. Board Game: Stronghold [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:827]
Board Game: Stronghold
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2. Board Game: War of the Ring [Average Rating:7.77 Overall Rank:124]
Board Game: War of the Ring
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3. Board Game: 1989: Dawn of Freedom [Average Rating:7.79 Overall Rank:601]
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4. Board Game: The Guns of Gettysburg [Average Rating:7.82 Overall Rank:1969]
Board Game: The Guns of Gettysburg
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5. Board Game: Commands & Colors: Napoleonics Expansion #1 – The Spanish Army [Average Rating:8.18 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.18 Unranked]
Board Game: Commands & Colors: Napoleonics Expansion #1 – The Spanish Army
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6. Board Game: Sturm Europa! [Average Rating:8.36 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.36 Unranked]
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7. Board Game: A Few Acres of Snow [Average Rating:7.40 Overall Rank:340]
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8. Board Game: Angola [Average Rating:8.07 Overall Rank:2201]
Board Game: Angola
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9. Board Game: Kingdom of Heaven: The Crusader States 1097-1291 [Average Rating:7.67 Overall Rank:3224]
Board Game: Kingdom of Heaven: The Crusader States 1097-1291
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10. Board Game: BattleTech Introductory Box Set [Average Rating:7.64 Overall Rank:1675]
Board Game: BattleTech Introductory Box Set
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11. Board Game: No Retreat! The Russian Front [Average Rating:7.78 Overall Rank:901]
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12. Board Game: Tide of Iron: Fury of the Bear [Average Rating:7.71 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.71 Unranked]
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13. Board Game: Gears of War: The Board Game [Average Rating:7.46 Overall Rank:485]
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14. GeekList: Treefrog Line
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Edit: Jan, 26, 2011

We now know what the 2011 series will bring... no wargame for the 2011 series...

Discworld: Ankh-Morpork

Board Game: Discworld: Ankh-Morpork
 
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15. Board Game: Field Commander: Napoleon [Average Rating:7.71 Overall Rank:1522]
Board Game: Field Commander: Napoleon
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