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Is there an English name for this popular Lebanese card game?

This is a trick taking game played with a standard suite of cards. There is a variant where the jokers are used, but I will be describing the standard game. The translation of the name is '400'. It ...
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Maze Game - Late 70's / Early 80's - Battleship-esk - What's it name?

I am looking for the name of a Late 70's / early 80's board game. The basic design was based on Battle Ship. Each of the two players had a clam shell case where they built their own maze at the ...
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Help me identify this card playing board game.

Hello all you card game aficionados! Back in the day, my Mom & Dad played a card game that used this game board (see image). I do not remember the name, OR, how to play. I don't really need the ...
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What are these games?

What are the three games seen above and to the right of Tom Vasel, between Twilight Struggle and Goa? Looks like a series called Ancients or with "Ancients" in the title.
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Monster Stacking Puzzle Game?

A couple of years ago I bought a game that I absolutely adored. Unfortunately I lent it to a friend, never got it back and haven't been able to find it since. Can anyone help? I don't know the name of ...
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Trying to remember a classic board game

I'm trying to remember the name of a game so I can look up strategies for it for my discrete math class. The game is laid out with however many rows of marbles or stones and each player can choose ...
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What's the name of the board game about sailing between islands?

I recently played a board game but forgot the name of it. Can someone please tell me the title? You compete with other players to travel to other islands. During your turn, you can place boats in ...
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Name of a card trading game

When I was young, there used to play a game where we traded cards. Two people used to split one pack of cards, these cards usually had information on cars. you would then compare specifications, and ...
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Old WW2 game played with cards instead of a board

I don't have a ton of information, but maybe it's enough to help me out? Played it a few times MANY years ago, was a lot of fun. It's a WW2 game played without a board. I remember playing as the ...
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What is this game called?

I was recently taught a game with the following rules. Deal 5 cards face down to each player in a line and then 5 cards on top of the face down cards. Then deal 3 cards to each player for their hand. ...
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What is the name of this Yahtzee variant?

I took a class once where we had to design a handheld game system for a variant of Yahtzee, which I seem to recall being called "Back Yahtzee," however I am unable to confirm this online. There were ...
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What is the name of this card game?

I'm looking for the name of this game in English. It's a drinking game, in which the participants get together in a circle and, with a playing cards deck, draw cards and follow their drinking rules (...
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Looking for a board game

I once ran into a computer implementation of an old board game that seemed rather interesting, unfortunately I am unable to recall either. What I do remember: Probable Java (advertised support for ...
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What is the name of this solitaire card game?

You start flipping cards over one at a time and holding them in one hand. When you have two cards of the same suit that are separated by two other cards (e.g. 4♣ 2♦ 7♥ 10♣), you discard the middle two....
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Ben and Mabel (Mable) cardgame? What's the “real” name?

My friends play a game they call "Ben and Mabel". I believe they learned it from their Dutch brother-in-law. This is my memory of playing it. You play with multiple decks mixed together. Maybe two ...
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Board game from buddhism inspired manga

I am trying to identify this game. My English is so poor I can't describe this game and "google" it.
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Board game dice-unrecognized [closed]

I found a white die in our box of board games and I don't know what game it belongs to. It has six sides with white numbers on them; 1 - 6, one number to a side. Each number has an orange circle ...
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Trying to figure out name of the game below

If anyone could help I would love to find the name of this game. As you stack the blocked the sides on the block below rotate and they change color (see the stickers) and there are four "bases" or ...
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Help identify a game with a vampire and his servants

A friend asked me quite a question yesterday. She was trying to remember a game that she saw in a game shop when she was a child, in the 80s-90s. On its cover was a vampire at a table, ready to eat, ...
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What version of rummy is this?

I was taught this as a young child by my grandmother. It's how my family plays what we call rummy, but I cannot find anything like it online: Two plus players (we've played up to 4), all dealt 7 ...
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Identify this grid placement/guessing game

Please help me know the name of this game, i can't google it because i don't know what the proper keyword is. Basically Its a board game played mostly by 2 or more depending on the creator of the ...
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Identify a card game where players are asked questions about life situations [duplicate]

Loved playing a board game back in early 90s. On your turn, you would pick a card which asked various questions on life situations. Then you had to pick someone playing who you thought the card would ...
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What game does this die belong to?

Have a game die and I am trying to figure out which game it belongs to. Has the numbers 1, 2,3, 2 and " All HOP Over" and "Turn Log" Ideas?
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What is the name of the game where you bid for a hand in decreasing numbers?

I play a game where the game play is much like hearts/spades/etc. Standard 52-card deck. Players play one card each "trick" and the highest card gets the trick. (Highest based on lead suit vs trump) ...
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What is the name of this game?

I used to play this card game alot but I haven't in many years and have forgotten nearly everything about the game. All I can remember is that it's a single player card game, you arrange the cards ...
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Help Determining a Card Game w/ 4 Stacks and Hidden Card Bidding

I played a game about 5 to 8 years ago with the following rules: The deck was similar to a Skip-Bo deck (Numbered cards with no suits) Each player was dealt a hand and 4 "piles" were created On each ...
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Identify board game played as a child featuring cute monsters

When I was a child I had a board game that featured small plastic monsters. If I recall each player chose a type of monster and you got three monsters to play with of that type. I remember nothing of ...
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stone stacking game

I'm trying to find a game that I played a while ago with some friends, and not having much luck with Amazon/Google. Each player got a set of stones, and you were supposed to stack the stones in a ...
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Identify this strategic, war board & card game about Italy (not Carcassonne)?

The name of this game was a word I'm not familiar with, probably an italian word, starting with a C and around 8 to 12 letters long (it wasn't Carcassonne!) The goal of the game was to conquer 3 ...
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What is the name of this game where you place colored cubes on a tiled grid?

I played a game about 5 years ago; pretty sure it would be classified as a Euro game. You have a player mat made by putting a few tiles together, I think a 2x2 square of square tiles. Each tile has a ...
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What is this (solitaire?) card game called?

I'm not sure if this falls under the solitaire category, but it is played with one player. Someone taught me this card game and was under the impression that it was called Kings, but apparently it's ...
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What's the name of the board game with dinosaur cards?

I remember having and playing this game in early to late 90's when I was a kid. There was a deck of dinosaurs with stats like "length", "ferocity", and two others I cannot remember. When you finished ...
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Does anyone know the name of this card game?

The game is played with a standard 52 card deck. I start by dealing cards to each player plus a dummy hand next to the dealer and the last card goes into the middle. Then three pots are made up. ...
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name and rules of a numerical card game

I am looking for some information about a pokerlike game where 2 cards with numbers from 1 to 60 are dealt to each player and and bets are related to number representing an average number from of all ...
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Card game similar to jokers and pegs

I recently read about a popular game that, similar to Jokers and Pegs, used cards to determine play. As I recall, it required multiple decks of cards - two more decks than the number of players, but I ...
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Solitaire variant: Piles of 3, top moved by value match. Name=?

I'm in the UK. My sister taught me this as "American Patience" in the 1960's (it is not a straight Solitaire). Object: To clear the tableaux and move all the cards to the 4 foundation piles, Ace ...
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What's the name of this co-op card-based game?

You each are soldiers executing campaigns. Each turn you must play a card that contains a combination of some terrains and some symbols. If the board ever shows 3 of the same terrain or symbol, you ...
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What is this descent figure?

I was wandering around on boardgamegeek and I saw this picture of a guy painting Descent figures, but the post doesn't exists anymore - thank you google - and the figures are just amazing I'm not ...
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Number wars / do you play it in your country? [closed]

So, at here, Hungary, when I was child, we played a game, called No war (war of numbers). There was 2 teams, and on every member's head, there was a paper with a unique number. Like: 45987 for me, ...
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What is this game similar to Quoridor?

A friend of mine spoke about a game with rules a little bit similar to Quoridor but different. The rules are the following: you have a board constituted of squares each player has a pawn which he ...
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Spiral Step game thingy [closed]

Probably the wrong forum, but how do you call these spirally things that you put on the top of a staircase and watch it fall down step by step? Thanks!
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Can't remember the name of this card game [closed]

There was a game we played a few years ago... a friend taught us but can't remember how to play! I remember we named it "Slummy" because it was a cross between rummy and solitaire (and we didn't know ...
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Looking for a game I played [closed]

It has rounds like taboo. It has charades round. Talking without repetition round and couple of others Desperate to find