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a board game originally published in 1994 by Wizards of the Coast and re-released in 2005 under the Avalon Hill label. Players assume control of one Robot Control Computer in a widget fa…
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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 kind of Mahjong commonly played in Japan. It is famous for being suited to gambling and mahjong parlors.
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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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a common pattern of moves that leads to a locally even result. Usually focused on the corners during the opening.
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A survival horror board game that pits small-town Heroes head-to-head against a limitless horde of Zombies. Modular board and several different scenarios to play are adding lots of replayability. Fast…
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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 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 card-driven, quick-playing, low-complexity game. The game map is a world map of the period, whereon players move units and exert influence in attempts to gain allies and control…
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A cooperative card game where 2-5 players play superheroes and team up to take down a villain while fighting to survive in a deadly environment.
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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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a standalone expansion to Small World.
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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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Find a crew. Find a job. Keep Flying.
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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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Computer AI covers the algorithms that govern the way a computer plays board games.
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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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Like a miniature version of pool, in carrom (2-4 players, 60 minutes) players use their fingers to flick the striker at the carrom-men in a race to sink all the men of their color and finally the red …
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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 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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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 step in game development where game components are first built for testing.
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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 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 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 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 cooperative game of fire rescue.
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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 Expandable Card Game (ECG) produced by Alderac Entertainment Group set in the Deadlands setting.
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A "story-telling game" (3-6 players, 30 minutes) where players create descriptions and then pick provided illustrations that best match them.
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a highly addictive strategic game for two players that is not restricted by a board and can be played anywhere on any flat surface. Hive is made up of twenty two pieces, eleven black and eleve…
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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 small-scale representation of a game element used in miniature wargames, role-playing games, and other tabletop games.
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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…