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What was the game with a plastic Bigfoot that left footprint counters?

When I was a child in the late 1970s, I had a Bigfoot-themed game in which you moved around a track in spaces around the board. The setting was Alaska, and the track went up and down a mountain, and I ...
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What is Nemesis 2.0?

I'm interested in buying Nemesis but in my country's only place that sells it it is listed as a pre-order for Nemesis 2.0 (2020). Link (in Bulgarian): https://boardgames-bg.com/nemesis-2.0-2020-board-...
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Can you identify this likely chess variant?

I frequent a thrifting board game thread on BGG (BoardGameGeek). Recenly a nice copy of a supposed chess variant appeared and we cannot seem to identify it. From that post the game is described ...
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Simplistic Area Control Board Game with Discs

I'm trying to find a game I played 4 years ago. It was a very simplistic game, everybody had a specific color and bag of disc of their color. The board was also a simple grid. On the board you had ...
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What is the game where you have to identify a person based on their features?

I am trying to find the name of a game that I played when I was a child. In it, there were a large number of characters in various costumes. The object of the game was either to guess a target ...
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Identify this space combat game with a letter based ship architecture

I remember going through an old board game I found in my parents attic when I was a child (early 2000s, however it's an old game, so it could easily have been released in the 80s) and I was hoping you ...
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What is the name of this tabletop multiplayer card game

You start with a normal 52-card deck, you then distribute the cards randomly and evenly to all players. First player starts by putting down any number of cards he wants (provided they are the same ...
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What is the name of this pyramid game?

I used to have this game, not any more. It must be at least 10-15 years old, but possibly older. I don't remember the rules, only that you had to follow a certain path with your pyramids, and that ...
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What is this wooden animals game with unique dice?

Does anyone recognize these game pieces? I found them at a second hand store and having a hard time finding where they come from. Here is what I have (all wooden): 4 blue roosters (?) 4 green pine ...
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What is the name of this columns-based card game?

The game is played with 3 or 4 players. The cards are dealt equally between the players, and the person with the 9 of hearts begins the game by placing it on the table. (If playing with 3 players, ...
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Ancient Olympics Top Trumps Style Game

I'm trying to recall the name of a game I played approx 6 years ago with friends. So they game may be older than that. It is a top trumps style trick taking game themed in ancient olympics. The game ...
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Do you know the name of this Rummy variant?

[ Context: My Lebanese grandma taught me this card game from her grandparents. We call it "Pinaq" I don't know how to spell it in english but it's pronounced "pee-nak". I thought ...
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Identifying an old flash game - 6x6 board, stacking tiles, possibly called “automatons”

I am trying to find a two-player tile placement strategy board game that I played 15–20 years ago on a now-defunct Flash game aggregator website. I believe the name of the page was "Automatons&...
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To which game would these dice belong?

Someone on Facebook happened on these old dice. Characters are engraved on some of them : 345 L D (?) HILLTOP, and some symbols. Can someone identify the game from which they come?
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Which board game is the family Banks playing in Fresh Prince of Bel Air S4E19?

I’m rewatching The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. In season 4 episode 19 “You’d Better Shop Around” the Bankses are playing a board game with cards and pawns. Carlton reads a card to Hilary asking “You’re ...
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Tabletop heist game

I don't remember a thing about the name but here is what I remember from playing: The stats/ability side of character creation was done with 3 cards (probably have the names wrong) a family, a class, ...
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Name of card game of lowest sum in four cards with half-blind trading

Each player is dealt 4 cards face down, 3 cards are placed in line and the fourth card is placed horizontally on the top of the other 3. Each player will take a card from the deck and replace any of ...
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What is this solitaire game?

My grandma taught me this game as a child and I can’t find it to learn it again. You have four piles on the left of the table. You have to somehow uncover aces to start playing the cards of that suit. ...
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What is the name of this card game

I played this game when I was younger but I cant remember its name, its a 2 player game, 3 cards in your hand, and then deal 2 cards face up in front of each person. You then have to each add a card ...
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Name of a board game about American politics

I can't remember the name of this board game I played many years ago. It was about American politics, the players voted on someone to become President, which lasted one round. You could pursue ...
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Identify a card game where you make card patterns to earn points

Please help me to learn how the game is called. I've played it in the childhood and have no idea how it's called. Here is what I remember about the rules: Each player holds a hand of 5-6 cards or so....
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Help me identify a game with a large orange hooter/squeaker in the middle

About 20 years ago I had a fun/silly board game that I would love to find again. It was a turn-based game where each player had a set of red chips, and players moved around the board by rolling a die ...
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Identify board game with a 1 ┤SK token

Can someone please help identify the board game which has this token?
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What is this card game called in English?

What is the name of this card game? you deal out cards between two players, the person that deals gets 8 and the other gets 7. You then put all of the cards onto the side with the very last card of ...
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Game with many black and white pieces and 3 red

I played this game a while back and thoroughly enjoyed it but forgot the name. It consists of a board, 3 red pieces and a ton of black and white pieces. Each player can move a piece in any straight ...
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2 player 2 decks card game

This game is called Touch in Egypt (my country) but I can't find it online. Can anyone help me with the real name of the game? Also I would love to hear any competitive strategy I can use to win! ...
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What is the name of this very simple improvised card game?

I'm looking for the name of the improvised card game for two players with the following rules: Each player gets 13 cards numbered from 1 to 13 (These could also be from Ace to King). Both players ...
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Card game with animated and holographic cards

So I recently remembered a card game that I saw when I went to my friends house a couple years ago. Here are the things I remember: I remember most of the cards being like holographic and animated. ...
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Kids clubhouse game?

Do you remember the game we played growing up where you would try to find a red ball, roller skates, ball glove, and teddy bear? There was a clubhouse I think as well. It’s definitely a children’s ...
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Game with a shopper on a bridge

I'm trying to remember the name of game I played when I was new to this hobby. I played this game in 2004 so it would have been released before then. The game board involved a bridge. Players ...
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What is name of this card game?

I played this card game with my mom back in the 70's. Sometimes we played with more than 2 players. Each player had their own deck of cards. I can't remember exactly how we played, but I think we ...
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Is this game in a tv ad real or fake?

On Facebook's Board Game Revolution Community page, someone wants to know if the board game pictured in a television ad is a real game or a jumble of game parts.
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Name this card game

Looking for the name of this card game: Layout: I would lay four cards face down in front of each player, then four cards face up on the first four. Then I deal players 5 cards as their hand, then ...
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Game I thought was called “By Popular Demand”

Where I work we have a quiz every Friday. I'm trying to find a quiz like game we can do by email instead whilst many of us are working remotely. I'm trying to find online rules to a game that I ...
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Does anyone know the name of this game?

Does anyone know this game? Need help!
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Anyone got any info on this coin obstacle course game from Micki Gemla Sweden?

I found this old coin obstacle course game from Micki Gemla Made in Sweden? There where no hard cover so can anyone help me with the name of this game? And also maybe give some more information about ...
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Can anyone identify this variant of Yukon solitaire?

I learned this game from my grandfather, and I want wondering if anyone else has seen it before or knows the name of it. It uses one deck with no jokers. To set up the starting stacks, moving left to ...
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Does this checkers-like game exist

I had a dream where my wife taught me a game she called Serendipity. I woke up and quickly programmed it. I don't believe that anything is invented in dreams, so I'm now searching for the real game ...
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“Guilty!” is the name of this game I'm looking for?

I wanted to know if any kind of SE user is able to identify a certain board game, and to indicate if it exists, at least in its Anglo-Saxon version. It is an investigation board game, which according ...
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Car, jets and bikes card games

When I was a kid, I played these games with cards that came in a set, for example: Sports cars Luxury cars Jets Trains and so forth. Each set had some properties, for example, the cars had ...
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4 Person Peg Board Game? [closed]

Anyone have any idea what the game is called?
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Is the “Choose Game” an actual game?

This reddit post explains an episode of Seinfeld: When deciding who gets the new apartment, Jerry tells George he'll 'choose' him for it after a failed attempt at coin flip. Jerry takes odds and ...
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What game uses dice with shields, fleur-de-lis and rapier hilts?

A while ago I bought some dice from the "discount dice jar" of mismatched dice at my local games store. The store personnel claim to have no idea where these dice came from. From what I can gather, ...
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Which board game is this token from with a number on the front and “SW” on the back?

Please can anyone identify this game? These tokens have fallen out of some box but I can’t remember which one - it’s not any of the ones I’ve checked so far.
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What game is this? 8x8 wooden grid with 2 sets of 9 marbles

Anyone got any idea what this game is? A wooden board consisting of 8x8 grids of holes and 2 sets of 9 marbles (blue and green, all marbles in a set appear to be the same). The label says ‘Oriental ...
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What is this 2 pack patience game?

Can anyone tell me what the name of this 2 pack solitaire game is called? I have played it since I was a child but would like to discover the full rules. It is much like standard one pack solitaire ...
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2-player Lord of the Rings game from the early 2000s

I am looking for a LOTR 2-player (1v1) board game I received for Christmas as a kid in the early 2000s (after the last movie got released, so probably 2003 or 2004, but the game in itself may have ...
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What is the name of this game with dice and tiles?

The person offering it calls it "Bamboo Game". There are no rules supplied with it.
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Identify a fantasy board game from the 90's

I had a game in the 90s when I was a kid. These are the traits I remember: Some kind of fantasy game. A big carton board consisting of two pieces: upper level and underground level. The game paths ...
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What board game for 2 to 4 players with 1 token each and the winner is the first to the top of a raised platform?

The game in question I remember playing in the 90s but was an 70s or 80s game. It is for 2 to 4 players where each player had one coloured token. The board was made up of a player in each corner ...

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