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Looking for rules to a card game called “Wild Cards” [on hold]

This game is played with several tables of four in which winning partners in one round move to new table. Wild cards/rules change with each round. It's great for getting to know people. I lost my ...
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Table-top Golf game with coins?

About twenty years ago I saw this game board. It was huge, the size of a table. Made of wood. And on it was an 18-hole golf course, complete with pegs and barriers for hazards. You played with coins ...
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Safari / ecology childs board game, collecting animal cards

As a child (UK, born 1989 so playing it mid-to-late 90s I guess?) I played a game which (IIRC) centred around collecting animals from different environments. The physical playing board was square, ...
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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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Double Deck Solitaire for PC 1989-1992

Looking for the name and directions for a solitaire game found in early releases of solitaire for the PC (circa 1989-1991). It used two decks, eight foundation piles and a tableau with ?3 rows of 4 ...
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Does this Go-like game have a name?

I remember playing a slightly Go-like game in primary school, using pen and paper. Both players have a pen of their own color (typically pencil and ballpoint) and take turns drawing dots at ...
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Two person wooden peg board game?

What is the name of this game? Board is a one-piece solid oak plank (approximately 7-3/4 inch by 13-3/4 inch) with 247 holes in three areas. Appears that each player begins with 39 black or white ...
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Identify board game on 4x4 board with 8 black and 8 white pieces

Staying in an old farmhouse in France we have found this game. There is a 4x4 board with 8 black and 8 white pieces. Does anyone know what this game is called and more importantly how to play it.
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Can anyone help my identify this card game

It's a game about capitalism and I cannot remember it's name for the life of me
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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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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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Table top maze game

In the 60s, we played a maze type game that used a round disk that was larger than a carrom that we hit with a cue stick. The game board was square and much larger than a carrom board. The play ...
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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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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
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What game asks “who is most likely to…”?

There is a board game popular amongst students at my university back in the mid 90's that I am trying to identify. What I remember (or think I remember) about it is that there was a stack of cards ...
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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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1932 Finance board game

We inherited board games from my husbands grandmother who died in the 1980s. Among them is a practically brand new (doesnt look used) board game called Finance. The instruction booklet says ...
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A board game with astronauts?

When I was younger my parents bought a few board games and left them at my grandparents for us. There was one game which had a plastic space ship mounted on a stick over the board, and it had a pump ...
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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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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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Wooden felt-lined tray with numbers

It's a wooden felt-lined tray with twelve wooden toggles--for lack of a better term--across one of the long sides. They are numbered one through twelve, and you can flip them up or down. Same ...
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Card game where you organize your hand

In this card game, you have a hand of 10 cards where you try to order them by replacement. On your turn, you draw a card, switch it with one in your hand, and discard the other one. You can use the ...
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Has anyone heard of a game called connect 5

I have memories of a game. I'm 30 now and I think I was most likely early teens when I played it, so probablly sometime arround 1998 or so. I think it was called "connect 5" but I'm not positive on ...
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Identify this card game, where you have to beat previous cards put on the table

I remember playing this card game using a regular card deck but I don't remember the exact rules and also don't know what it's called. If it helps, I live in the Netherlands so it might not be known ...
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What is this game with a 12x8 pegboard and 59 double sided pegs?

I was wondering if anyone knows what this game is. It has 59(maybe missing 1) pegs that are red on one side and wood color on the other. It is a 12 x 8 Pegboard Game. There are no markings on the ...
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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 (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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1935 Paul Heath's New Battleship Game

We recently found a game entitled "Paul Heath's New Battleship Game", 1935 buried in a box. It appears to be a resin board and the board contains rows of holes and the game includes many colored wood ...
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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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How can I tell if these vintage boardgames are worth anything?

My grandparents passed away recently, and my mother is cleaning out their house. They have some vintage board games (ca. 1960's, maybe?) in their house, and she's wondering what to do with them. I ...
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What is the name of the game called “Ace” in south Asia (specifically India)?

This game has a standard deck of 52 playing cards. All the cards are dealt out to the players, and there can be any number of players. The game goes like this: First the player who has the Ace of ...
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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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Is there a standard name for the card game “kabou”?

The game is played with french cards (4 colors: ace, 2 - 10, Jack, Queen, King; jokers). You need at least 2 players, but you can have more. A game of Kabou has arbitrary many rounds. In each round, ...
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Help identify an old board game with three rooms in a castle and a ghost

Some things that I can remember: There is a castle with 3 rooms. There are tree treasures in each of the rooms Maximum about 4 players Someone plays as a Ghost and others as people Ghost is hunting ...
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What board game does this die belong to?

I found a red and black die in my pocket. The sides are a T, a Roman column, two people, a clock with x2, one person, and another T; each image is bordered by a circle. I have no idea what it's from; ...
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Looking for a card game about auerochs

I remember playing a card game I'd like to find and buy, but I don't remember the exact name. It is a game which we played with its own special-design deck. The cards have numbers going up to a bit ...
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A board game called PALM BEACH or something to that effect

Does anyone remember a board game called PALM BEACH or something to that effect that was played similar to monopoly ? I am looking for a copy or more info. From what I can remember, The characters ...
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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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What is the African board game in this picture?

What is the name of the board game in the picture below? Any article/document about the game would be very appreciated.
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Identify this board and card game relating to 19th century race horses

Does anyone know the name of the board game in the picture below please?
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Looking to identify a particular form of solitaire played in-hand, not on a table

Back in college I had a friend teach me a different way to play a solitaire-like game. It was played in-hand which meant you could play it while standing in line or any time you were bored and had a ...
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What's the name of this board game about a Middle East oil war?

I'm trying to find a board game which I knew when I was a kid. Nobody let me play it. It's played in the Middle East. It has oil pipelines to link territories, oil tanker ships, perhaps an oil drill, ...
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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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Looking for a horror boardgame I used to play back in 1999 or so

Back when I was a kid (which would've been at least 15 years ago, so around 1999 or so) there was a game I used to play that I would like to find again. This "horror" game took place in an haunted ...
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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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What is the name of this solitaire variant?

I recently learned a new solitaire from a friend, but we have no idea what the name of it is. Can anyone help? You use two decks of cards, and start by placing 14 rows of cards. The middle 4 rows ...
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Help identify old advertising card game

Over the weekend I picked up a deck of cards that was originally intended to advertise the 'Page Woven Wire Fence'. Each card has 4 little phrases on it about the company or the product. Each card ...
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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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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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a really dizzying boardgame

Long ago, II think it was in the 1980s-1990s) I once played a game that really made me dizzy. It was a 2 or 3 player game played on a round board , consisting out of 6 concentric circles and ...