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

Last year we had a plethora of nominations in both SCI-FI and HORROR. However, this year the nominations in the HORROR category were a bit lean so we ended up with a combined SCI-FI & HORROR category.

Although Eminent Domain had a magnificent run, the power of the Elder Gods ensured the top spot went to Mansions of Madness (Ia! Ia! Cthulhu Fhtagn!).

While last year's list was heavy with expansions, this year looks to have a lot of "new blood" and even includes one of my wife's most anticipated, Alien Frontiers: Outer Belt (technically, since we missed on the first printing she's really excited about the second printing). Other personal favorites of mine include The Ares Project, Nightfall and King of Tokyo.

Perhaps the single biggest surprise in this category is the fact that Outpost, which commands exorbitant secondary market prices, didn't make the top 10. Additionally, I was surprised at the low voting for the X-Com inspired Target Earth (X-Com was simply an awesome game) and Spectral Rails.

Without further ado here are the 10 Most Anticipated Sci-Fi & Horror Games of 2011 (my favorite category) as determined in this most unofficial, informal and unscientific experiment.

Previous Year's Results:
Most Anticipated Games of 2010 - SCI-FI
Most Anticipated Games of 2010 - HORROR
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1. Board Game: Mansions of Madness [Average Rating:7.29 Overall Rank:382]
Board Game: Mansions of Madness
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2. Board Game: Eminent Domain [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:558]
Board Game: Eminent Domain
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3. Board Game: Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game – Exodus Expansion [Average Rating:8.11 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.11 Unranked]
Board Game: Battlestar Galactica: The Board Game – Exodus Expansion
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4. Board Game: Alien Frontiers: Outer Belt [Average Rating:7.42 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.42 Unranked]
Board Game: Alien Frontiers: Outer Belt
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5. Board Game: Space Empires: 4X [Average Rating:7.68 Overall Rank:490] [Average Rating:7.68 Unranked]
Board Game: Space Empires: 4X
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6. Board Game: The Ares Project [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:3471]
Board Game: The Ares Project
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7. Board Game: Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Conflict [Average Rating:8.15 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.15 Unranked]
Board Game: Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Conflict
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8. Board Game: Nightfall [Average Rating:6.50 Overall Rank:1742] [Average Rating:6.50 Unranked]
Board Game: Nightfall
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9. Board Game: Star Trek: Expeditions [Average Rating:6.48 Overall Rank:2671]
Board Game: Star Trek: Expeditions
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10. Board Game: King of Tokyo [Average Rating:7.18 Overall Rank:313]
Board Game: King of Tokyo
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