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Identify this resource conversion game

Here's what I can remember about this game: There are different resources in the form of different coloured (wooden?) cubes You can buy cards that give you the ability to convert the cubes, i.e. 1 ...
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Anybody know what game this belongs to

Any body have any guesses to which game these belong .... most likely a card/dice combo
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Does anyone know where this weird blue and green laughing chess set is from?

I found this really weird chess set at a thrift store. Does anyone know where it’s from? (I bought it because, obviously).
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Identify old boardgame

I found this game at my friend's parents. They said they custom made this from an old PC game (90's). But they forgot the name. Here is a picture of it. The goal is to get your pieces across the ...
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To what game does this card belong?

The card in the following picture was included, probably by mistake, in a stack of Chance cards that were in a 1936 Monopoly box that I purchased on eBay a number of years ago. It clearly has nothing ...
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Dice worker placement game about terraforming a planet

I'm looking for a game I played about 3-5 years ago. It was set in space and centred around terraforming a planet (possibly Mars?). It is a dice worker placement game where you roll dice and each dice ...
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Card game about collecting farms

The game involves collecting farms or ranches, cattle or sheep, jackaroo or something along those lines. I played it in the 90's with an older couple, that's not to say it was from the 90's though. I'...
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Where do these game pieces belong?

On BoardGameGeek someone posted a picture of Mongols, Japanese, and Chinese (along with Frederick?) game pieces. It's posted under the game called Khan: The Rise of the Mongols, but that game uses ...
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Help identify a trivia game

This is a long shot.....I used to play a trivial pursuit type game in the early/mid 90s. There was a board, it was similar to trivial pursuit in that you had a dice that you rolled to then move your ...
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Which game is this six-sided die with two sets of runic-looking plus, minus and empty sides from?

I have just received this die as an extra gift in a pack of games I bought online, but I really cannot identify where is this from? The other 3 sides are equal to the 3 visible, overall two have that ...
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Does anyone know the card game “King Up”?

I used to play a card game called "King Up" with my nana and siblings, but my nana has passed and my siblings and I have forgotten how it's played. I'd be grateful if someone recognises it ...
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What is this 2 player pegboard game?

When I was young in the 1960s, a friend had the following game (my memory is rusty so take this description with a grain of salt). It was a small square pegboard, with two sets of pegs (silver and ...
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Word association or category snap card game?

I played a game once at a games night that was something like snap, except the cards had categories on them and instead of saying "snap" you had to say a word in that category (if I remember ...
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What are the rules of this “Frog rescue game” from Boots?

I picked up this game second hand but found it doesn't include any instructions. It has a cross-shaped board that you assemble jigsaw style with a tower in the middle. The back of the box says "...
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What is this fantasy style card game?

A few years ago I was with a group of people. Someone brought a fantasy style card game. I can't remember much, but the main thing I can remember is that you could equip your own armor, weapons and ...
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What is the board game in ‘Friends’ S05E11?

Does anyone know the name of the board game visible on the following picture? The image is taken from the eleventh episode of the fifth season of Friends ("The One With All The Resolutions")...
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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). Recently 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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Is this improvised card game is a known 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

I recently remembered a card game that I saw couple years ago, here are the things I (vaguely) remember: most of the cards being holographic and animated. It came in big plastic container that opened ...
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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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