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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 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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Adapations of boardgames to different platforms (such as computers and mobile devices), as well as to new rules or specifications outside those provided by the designer (e.g. number of players outside…
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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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Magic: The Gathering played with more than two players.
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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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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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A popular tournament format for Bridge where each table plays with identical pre-set hands of cards.
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A cooperative game of fire rescue.
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an expansion to the roleplaying deduction game Battlestar Galactica.
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A very old 2-player game with checkers played on a board with 24 "points." The object is to move (based on dice rolls) all your checkers past points controlled by your opponent, and ultimately off the…
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A cooperative game where players play the role of investigator trying to stop the Elder Gods from ravaging the Earth.
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Computer AI covers the algorithms that govern the way a computer plays board games.
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Sid Meier’s Civilization: The Board Game, based on the computer game Civilization IV and published in 2010. Not to be confused with the Avalon Hill board game Civilization (or its successor, Advanced…
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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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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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Card game for 3-10 Players where the Players take on the role of dwarves. As miners, they are in a mine, hunting for gold. Suddenly, a pick axe swings down and shatters the mine lamp. The saboteur has…
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a step in game development where game components are first built for testing.
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Psychology (in the BCG sense) refers to how players feel about a game as the game is played.
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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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A 2-player card game similar in spirit to the Cities and Knights expansion to Settlers of Catan. A redesign of the Catan Card Game, Rivals for Catan offers different themed decks to allow players to c…
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a strategy board game by Martin Wallace published in 2002 by Warfrog Games on license from Winsome Games. The game depicts the development of railroads in the United States, as well as…
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A variant for Magic:The Gathering in which one player creates a "cube" of cards a portion of which are used in a draft.
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Steve Jackson's game of international conspiracies. Of course the Vatican is being controlled by the Post Office!
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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 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 card game where players try to gain influence by constructing buildings and selling building materials. The game is unstable, and many building combinations are extremely powerful -…
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a trick-based card game where the players compete against each other to avoid taking Hearts and the Queen of Spades.
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a game where players take turns remove wooden blocks from a tower. As the game goes one, the tower loses stability. The player who causes the tower to fall loses.
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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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good for almost all ages, and therefore suitable for play by members of a family.