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2007 Games 100

Under Construction -- This is the Games 100 List from 2007.

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Games in bold are winners. Games in italics are runner-ups. The remainders are nominees.

As with other years of the games 100, the list included items that were not necessarily produced in that year.

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/Category
Publisher
(Designer)

Game of the Year


1
Vegas Showdown
Avalon Hill Games, Inc.
Henry Stern

Abstract Strategy Game


2
PÜNCT
Rio Grande Games
Kris Burm
3
Pacru
Pacru Ltd
Mike Wellman
4
Ringgz
Blue Orange Games
Thierry Denoual
5
Blokus Trigon
Educational Insights
Bernard Tavitian
6
Gemblo
DG Games
Justin Oh
7
Corintho
Family Games, Inc.
Paolo Scattini
8
Skybridge
Gigamic
Adam Ritchey
9
Cathedral
Family Games, Inc.
Robert P. Moore
10
Die Dolmengötter
eggertspiele
Thomas Odenhoven
11
Chinagold
Bambus Spieleverlag
Günter Cornett
12
Hey, That's My Fish!
Mayfair Games
Phalanx Games B.V.
Alvydas Jakeliunas
Günter Cornett

Advanced Strategy


13
Reef Encounter
Z-Man Games, Inc.
Richard Breese
14
Caylus
Rio Grande Games
William Attia
15
Parthenon: Rise of the Aegean
Z-Man Games, Inc.
Andrew Parks
Jason Hawkins
16
Siena
Z-Man Games, Inc.
Mario Papini
17
Conquest of Pangea
Winning Moves Games (USA)
Immortal Eyes Games
Phil Orbanes Sr.
18
The Scepter of Zavandor
Z-Man Games, Inc.
Lookout Games
Jens Drögemüller

Family Game


19
Tricky Town
Kelmar Games
(Uncredited)
20
Techno Witches
Rio Grande Games
Heinrich Glumpler
21
Beowulf: The Legend
Fantasy Flight Games
Reiner Knizia
22
Aloha
Cwali
Corné van Moorsel
23
Buccaneer
Queen Games
Stefan Dorra
24
Celtica
Rio Grande Games
Michael Kiesling
Wolfgang Kramer
25
Carcassonne: The Discovery
Rio Grande Games
Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Leo Colovini
26
Combo King
Gamewright
Tony Richardson
27
Darkness Falls on Sevinpold
Sevinpold Castles, Inc.
Don Donovan
28
Fruit Spy
Playroom Entertainment
Reiner Knizia
29
Double or Nothing
Überplay
Reiner Knizia
30
Freya's Folly
Sagacity Games
Don Bone
31
Wildfire
Fundex
Garrett J. Donner
Michael S. Steer
32
Friesen-Törn
franjos Spieleverlag
Herbert Schützdeller
33
Skyline of the World
The Game Master BV
Hans van Tol
34
Hoffman-Singleton
mathpuzzle.com
Ed Pegg, Jr.
35
Key Largo
Titanic Games
Bruno Faidutti
Mike Selinker
Paul Randles
36
Robber Knights
Queen Games
Rüdiger Dorn
37
Rocketville
Avalon Hill Games, Inc.
Richard Garfield
38
Sitting Ducks Gallery
Playroom Entertainment
Keith Meyers
39
RoboRally
Avalon Hill Games, Inc.
Wizards of the Coast
Richard Garfield
40
The Great Space Race
Kenzer and Company
Craig Zipse
41
Ticket to Ride: Märklin
Days of Wonder
Alan R. Moon
42
Winner's Circle
Face2Face Games
Reiner Knizia
43
Giro Galoppo
Rio Grande Games
Selecta Spielzeug
Jürgen P. Grunau
44
Castle Merchants
Z-Man Games, Inc.
Jerry Dziuba
45
Lineage II: The Boardgame
Dagoy
Thomas H. Jung
Sunyoung Lim
Sanghoon Lim
46
Aton
Queen Games
Thorsten Gimmler
47
Cosmic Cows
Playroom Entertainment
Maureen Hiron
48
Times Square
KOSMOS
Rio Grande Games
Reiner Knizia
49
Pecking Order
Immortal Eyes Games
Winning Moves Games (USA)
Richard Garfield
50
Sneeze
Cambridge Games Factory
Carl Chudyk
Ed Carter
51
Aquädukt
Überplay
Bernhard Weber
52
Timbuktu
Queen Games
Dirk Henn

Family Card Game


53
Trump, Tricks, Game!
Mayfair Games
Phalanx Games B.V.
Günter Burkhardt
54
King Arthur: The Card Game
Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH
Reiner Knizia
55
Friday the 13th
Playroom Entertainment
Reiner Knizia
56
Pecunia non olet
Goldsieber Spiele
Christian Fiore
Knut Happel
57
Ark
Rio Grande Games
Doris Matthäus
Frank Nestel
58
Diabolo
Playroom Entertainment
Michael Schacht
59
Lucca Città
Mayfair Games
dV Giochi
Alessandro Zucchini
60
Gracias
Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH
Alan R. Moon
Richard Borg
61
Play Nine
Double A Productions
Ceil Anderson
Kathy Assell
62
Zing!
TLI Games
(Uncredited)
63
Glory to Rome
Cambridge Games Factory
Carl Chudyk
64
Jericho
Überplay
Thomas Lehmann
65
Nottingham
Überplay
Uwe Rosenberg

Family Strategy Game


66
Hacienda
Rio Grande Games
Sid Sackson
67
Aqua Romana
Queen Games
Martin Schlegel
68
Cleopatra and the Society of Architects
Days of Wonder
Bruno Cathala
Ludovic Maublanc
69
Masons
Rio Grande Games
Leo Colovini
70
Mesopotamia
Mayfair Games
Phalanx Games B.V.
Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
71
Thurn and Taxis
Rio Grande Games
Andreas Seyfarth
Karen Seyfarth
72
Euphrates & Tigris: Contest of Kings
Rio Grande Games
Reiner Knizia
73
Railways of the World
Eagle-Gryphon Games
Glenn Drover
Martin Wallace
74
Rum & Pirates
Rio Grande Games
Stefan Feld
75
Ostia
Mayfair Games
Stefan Risthaus
76
Mykerinos
Rio Grande Games
Nicolas Oury
77
Kreta
Goldsieber Spiele
Stefan Dorra
78
Il Principe
Z-Man Games, Inc.
Bob Birmley
79
Himalaya
Tilsit
Régis Bonnessée

Party Game


80
Wits & Wagers
North Star Games
Dominic Crapuchettes
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Satish Pillalamarri
81
Sketchword
R&R Games
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82
Jochen der Rochen
Zoch Verlag
Manfred Ludwig
83
Wallamoppi
Out of the Box Publishing
Garrett J. Donner
Michael S. Steer
84
Brain Chain
Brain Chain Games, Inc.
Alicia Vaz
Kris Harter
Scot Blackburn
85
Toppo
Rio Grande Games
Reiner Knizia

Puzzle


86
Gordian's Knot
ThinkFun
(Uncredited)
87
FlipSide
ThinkFun
(Uncredited)
88
Regatta
Educational Insights
(Uncredited)

Word Game


89
Parlay
Real Deal Games
Jennifer Sturgis
Paul Sturgis
90
Heximania
Educational Insights
(Uncredited)
91
Jot
Great American Puzzle Factory
(Uncredited)
92
Plext
SimplyFun
Chris Handy
93
Keesdrow
Pywacket, LLC
Donald Meyer
94
Wordsearch
Pressman Toy Corp.
(Uncredited)

Historical Simulation Game


95
Silent War
Compass Games
Brien J. Miller
96
Commands & Colors: Ancients
GMT Games
Richard Borg
97
Twilight Struggle
GMT Games
Ananda Gupta
Jason Matthews
98
Here I Stand
GMT Games
Ed Beach
99
Triumph of Chaos
Clash of Arms Games
David Dockter
100
Games You Can Play! series:
Defiant Russia
Alsace 1945
Gazala 1942
They Shall Not Pass: The Battle of Verdun 1916
Red Vengeance
Strange Defeat: The Fall of France, 1940
Bitter Victory: The Invasion of Sicily, 1943
Avalanche Press Ltd.
William Sariego
Brian L. Knipple
Brian L. Knipple
William Sariego
William Sariego
Mike Perryman
Brian L. Knipple
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