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




This year's list of most anticipated expansions has shadows of last year's list:
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Dominion Expansion
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Empires: Builder Expansion
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Cosmic Encounter Expansion

But, perhaps year-after-year anticipation of a game's expansions is one of the highest tributes a base game can receive, indicating the strong following it has developed.

Although Dominion: Cornucopia ran away with the voting for the top spot, a mere 2 votes each separated 2nd place from 3rd, and 4th place from 5th. Additionally, places 11-16 were separated by only 10 votes.

One hopes that the interest shown in Empires: Builder Expansion will encourage Glenn Drover to get this project back on track.

Several of my most anticipated not making the list include the unnamed Wallenstein expansion, The Red Dragon Inn 3 (a fantastic game with the right group), and Samarkand: Family Connection (one of my wife's favorite games).

And, without further ado here are the 10 Most Anticipated Game Expansions of 2011 as determined in this most unofficial, informal and unscientific experiment.

Previous Year's Results:
Most Anticipated Games of 2010 - EXPANSIONS
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1. Board Game: Dominion [Average Rating:7.62 Overall Rank:98] [Average Rating:7.62 Unranked]
Board Game: Dominion
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Dominion: Cornucopia Expansion

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2. 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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3. Board Game: Empires: Builder Expansion [Average Rating:7.52 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.52 Unranked]
Board Game: Empires: Builder 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: Thunderstone: Dragonspire [Average Rating:7.34 Overall Rank:793] [Average Rating:7.34 Unranked]
Board Game: Thunderstone: Dragonspire
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6. 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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7. Board Game: Cyclades [Average Rating:7.52 Overall Rank:185]
Board Game: Cyclades
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Cyclades: Unnamed Expansion

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8. Board Game: Agricola: Gamers' Deck [Average Rating:7.83 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.83 Unranked]
Board Game: Agricola: Gamers' Deck
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9. Board Game: Summoner Wars: Cloaks Faction Deck [Average Rating:7.87 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.87 Unranked]
Board Game: Summoner Wars: Cloaks Faction Deck
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10. Board Game: Saboteur 2 (expansion-only editions) [Average Rating:6.97 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.97 Unranked]
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