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The aspect of a game where players work together toward common goals. The tag refers to two types of cooperation: (1) games where all players cooperate toward a common victory condition (everybody wi…
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Find a crew. Find a job. Keep Flying.
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The closing part of the game when players make their final moves to try to win.
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The part of the game relating to the exchange of products or other resources, hopefully at a profit.
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A stand-alone expansion for Ticket to Ride set in Europe. A bit more complexity is added in the form of train stations and tunnel routes.
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A social game that can support large numbers of players. The villagers try to destroy the werewolves before they kill the entire village, but no one knows whose who... Also called Mafia.
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a kind of Mahjong commonly played in Japan. It is famous for being suited to gambling and mahjong parlors.
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Questions that present some scenario, and asks you to provide a solution that satisfies some requirement (example "Win within X turns", or "9 Queens without check/checkmate", or "MTG, deal X damage th…
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a step in game development where game components are first built for testing.
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Strategy board game for 2-5 players, related to Dungeons & Dragons. A game consists of 8 rounds during which players attempt to increase their control over a city and its treasures.
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the part of the game that is derived from chance factors represented by throws of coins, dice, etc.
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a game played with specialty cards where players take turns playing cards to a central pile, matching color or rank with the top card there in a race to empty their h…
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a highly strategic game for 2 to 5 players. Each player chooses one of 14 different races and develops their civilization during 6 rounds. The game takes about 40 minutes per player.
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Merriam-Webster's dictionary defines [shuffle](http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shuffle) as a verb "to rearrange to produce a random order."
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A cooperative game where players take on the role of the knights of Camelot to combat the various threats that arise around the locale. But one player might be a hidden traitor and try to sabotage the…
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Compatible tile laying boardgames that use a common rule set derived from 4th edition Dungeons and Dragons.
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A Expandable Card Game (ECG) produced by Alderac Entertainment Group set in the Deadlands setting.
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A popular tournament format for Bridge where each table plays with identical pre-set hands of cards.
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a table-top miniatures game published by Privateer Press. Players take on the role of an elite soldier-sorcerer known as a warcaster. While a warcaster and his army is a formidable force…
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a lighthearted game based on The Terror of the French Revolution. Players fill the role of rival executioners, competing to collect the heads of the most presti…
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A cooperative game of fire rescue.
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Computer AI covers the algorithms that govern the way a computer plays board games.
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a fast paced deckbuilding game designed by Magic Pro Tour champions Justin Gary, Rob Dougherty, and Brian Kibler, with artwork by Eric Sabee. Ascension is a deck-building game where playe…
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A 2-versus-2 variant of Magic: The Gathering in which the players on each team share a life total and take turns together, though still with separate decks.
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Go problems, typically about life and death situations.
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A standalone boardgame inspired by the popular Munchkin card game.
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a story driven co-operative dungeon crawler where 1-4 mice adventure through a castle in order to save it from Vanestra, the evil queen who took power upon the death of the good ki…
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a small-scale representation of a game element used in miniature wargames, role-playing games, and other tabletop games.
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a variant of The Resistance. It is a social deduction game for 5-10 players. Each player is dealt a loyalty card indicating whether they are a Loyal servant of Arthur or a Min…
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Effects of board size in games that have variable boards, like Tafl and Go.
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a deduction game for 3 to 6 detectives who race to solve a murder. (45-minute playtime)
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Questions about playing games with children. Includes balancing versus adults, how to teach children specific games (or how to alter specific games to make them easier for children to play), and othe…
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a study of strategic decision making. More formally, it is "the study of mathematical models of conflict and cooperation between intelligent rational decision-makers."
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An expansion to Catan that adds trade routes and barbarians that try to disrupt it.
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Order of play, seating order, and related issues.