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1988 Games 100

This is the Games 100 List from 1988.

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It is worthwhile to note that for this year of the Games 100, the games were merely listed by category with no named game of the year or category selections. As with other years of the games 100, the list included items that were not necessarily produced in that year. The 1988 Games 100 was the second of three years where fewer than 100 games were reviewed.

The game designer names are typically not included with these lists. This information was researched from the Boardgamegeek website while designer names in parenthesis were determined exclusively from information from other websites.

#
Game
Publisher
(Designer)

Party


1
Ultimate Outburst
Hasbro / Parker Brothers
Brian Hersch
2
Personal Preference
Parker Brothers
Donal (Don) Carlston
3
Backwords
Random House
David Fuhrer

Cards and Dice


4
Not Necessarily Rum
ShayGo Enterprises
Uncredited
5
Zillionaire
Milton Bradley
Uncredited
6
Scan
Parker Brothers
Marvin Glass
7
Liar's Dice
Milton Bradley
Richard Borg

Action


8
Ricochet
Torch Industries
Unknown
9
Tuba Ruba
Milton Bradley
Uncredited

Finance


10
The Wall Street Game
American Games
Cam Marcus
11
James Clavell's Noble House
FASA Corporation
L. Ross Babcock, III
12
James Clavell's Tai-Pan
FASA Corporation
Albie Fiore/Ian Bailey

Strategy


13
Stealth
Keyline Falcon
Michael Gilano
14
Falcon's Maze
Falcon
Michael Gilano
15
Flying Carpet
Ravensburger
Elke Flogaus
16
Dorada
Ravensburger
Rudi Hoffmann

Power Struggles


17
Screaming Eagles
Milton Bradley
Uncredited
18
Zomax
Zomax, Inc.
Uncredited
19
James Clavell's Shogun
FASA Corporation
Ian Bailey/Ian Waddelon

War Simulations


20
The Hunt for Red October
TSR
Douglas Niles
21
Team Yankee
Game Designers Workshop
Frank Chadwick/Marc W. Miller
22
Harpoon
Game Designers Workshop
Larry Bond
23
Moscow 1941: The Enemy at the Gates
TSR
David "Zeb" Cook
24
Open Fire
Victory Games
Gerard Christopher Klug
25
Lee vs. Grant
Victory Games
Joseph M. Balkoski

Fantasy and Science Fiction


26
Illuminati
Steve Jackson Games
Steve Jackson (I)
27
The Fury of Dracula
Games Workshop
Stephen Hand
28
Bullwinkle and Rocky
TSR
David "Zeb" Cook/Warren Spector
29
Teenagers from Outer Space
R Talsorian Games
(Mike Pondsmith)
30
Renegade Legion: Interceptor
FASA Corporation
Albie Fiore/Jordan Weisman/Sam Lewis
31
Blood Bowl
Games Workshop
Jervis Johnson
32
DungeonQuest
Games Workshop
Dan Glimne/Jakob Bonds
33
Sky Galleons of Mars
Game Designers Workshop
Frank Chadwick/Loren K. Wiseman/Marc W. Miller
34
Dinosaurs of the Lost World
Avalon Hill
Mick (Mike) Uhl

Puzzles


35
Force Field
Mattel
Unknown
36
Level Q
IQ
Unknown
37
Triangoes
Kadon Enterprises
(Manuel Garcia)

Odds and Ends


38
Wordsearch
Pressman
unknown
39
Tuunes
Burksongs
Uncredited
40
Clue Master Detective
Parker Brothers
Uncredited
41
I Bet I Know
Janecor
Cordelia Menges/Jane Sedlmayr
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