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How different are “Kill Dr. Lucky” and “Save Dr. Lucky”?

I've played "Kill Dr. Lucky" and highly enjoy it. A great, light, game that non-gamers quickly pick up and play easily. In this game, players move from room to room in a mansion, trying to get Dr. ...
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What are the differences between Pandemic and Pandemic 2013?

I have seen that there is a new edition of Pandemic for 2013. What are the differences between Pandemic and the "New Challenge" version? Can I convert my original edition to use any of the new ...
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What are the differences between the oldest (EON) version of Cosmic Encounter and the newest (Fantasy Flight)?

I played hundreds of games of the EON version of Cosmic Encounter when younger but have not played the Fantasy Flight version, which is now the 5th version of this game. Including the expansions from ...
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What are the differences between the various versions of Stratego?

I've only played the classic version of Stratego from the 1970s but it looks like there are at least 3 fundamentally different versions as of 2012. What are the differences between the various ...
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Why is the 19x19 board so much more common than other sizes?

While there are probably some cultural reasons, are there any general reasons a 19x19 board may be preferred? Also, if, say, 21x21 was suddenly found to be in some way superior and a large number of ...