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Heroic fantasy god game

I am looking for the name of a board game that I played in uni (6 years ago). It's an heroic fantasy game where each player is god and can take control of any race on the board and have them fight any ...
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What is this round board game on a turn table?

The board has 32 sections with 4 peg holes in each section. There are 4 numbered pegs each a different color. There are 4 die with numbers 1 through 6 following the same colors as the pegs. It is ...
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What's this German Go/Chess-like Game? “Heureka!”?

I was recently thinking back to a board game I played some 8 years ago. In my mind, I'm convinced the game was called Heureka (not Eureka), but after many days of fruitless searching, I don't think ...
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What is the name of this card game described below

A player draws a card from 2 different stacks. First stack: a question that the player must ask another..."will you marry me?". Second stack: an emotion or attitude...."Aloof" The player must ask ...
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What's this board game with an old radio and some country flags on it?

This is the boardgame in question. What is it? The capital cities listed are Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Rome, and Vienna. There's a number of spaces that say "Tune" and it appears to have an ...
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1970s code-cracking game, similar to Mastermind

I am trying to identify a 1970s game similar to Mastermind, which involved cracking a code consisting of a few numerals. I believe the name was something like Quikwit, or Kwikwit - I'm uncertain of ...
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Identify this card game!

Years ago at a camp I worked at, we played a card game that we called "El Sweepe". We could play with as many people as we wanted to as long as we added decks of cards. All I remember is 3 cards ...
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What is this board game with black & white pieces and criss-crossing lines called? or how is it played?

I found this image on Pinterest with description "Ancient board game". There are more than 15 black and white pieces, some of them are placed on the intersection of 3 vertical lines and other criss-...
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What is this Old French Game board with 10x10 squares and dark and light circular pieces?

I have this old 10x10 wooden game board with dark (black) and light (brown) circular pieces for a long time and am trying to find out a little bit about it. The entire board with storage is ...
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Help identifying this snake maze board game

Here is a short video showcasing a two-player table-top game produced by the Mexican toy company Lily-Ledy (most of its games were licensed from worldwide toy vendors, re-branded and manufactured in ...
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What game did these pawns go to?

Vintage unidentifiable Hard plastic game pieces 8 short 4 medium 1 large in both blue and red.
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Name of a board game with a world map and an airplane traveling to different cities

I am trying to find the name of an old board game. It had a picture of the world on the board with different cities. A line is drawn from each city to a destination. That is the only place that city ...
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What are these pieces from?

My parents found these while unpacking. I'm fairly certain they're from a board game of some sort, they're vaguely familiar but I can't place them! 44m diameter. If I had to guess, I'd suspect they're ...
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What is the name of this Rummy variant?

It's called Devil's Delight by the people I know but I can't find any google results for it. Does any one know what people call this? The game is played with two decks and everyone gets seven cards ...
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Unknown Dice Game

Does anyone know what this game is? My wife picked up 2 of these shakers and I cannot identify the game. Thanks in advance!
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When and which board game was the first to be ever invented?

Which board game is the first to be ever invented, when was it invented and where?
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What game uses dice with sides powers of 2?

I have one die. It has six sides marked 2, 4, 8, 16, 32 and 64. Does anyone know what game uses this?
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Does anyone remember this game from the seventies? [closed]

This might be a tough one. My mom and dad are trying to remember the name of a game they played before I was born (I am 36 so we’re going back). All they can remember is that it was a card game, it ...
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Help identify this game with four divided concentric circles

I inherited the a wooden game from my parents. Probably date from 1960-1975. No box, no instruction. Can you help me identify it and locate rules for it? It's a 9.5" square with 4 indented concentric ...
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What is the name of this two player card game for betting?

There is a two-player game in Sri Lanka using the French card deck. One of the players shuffles the deck and the second player bets for a card value (without the suit). If the requested card value ...
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Identify this standard-deck solitaire with a 7x7 tableau

This game has 7 cards facing up in the first row and goes into descending order to the last row that has one up and 6 down. There are 3 cards left to use if no moves available. Aces go up when cleared ...
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Solitaire all cards dealt face up in 13 columns, then 12, then 11, 10, 9

I’m trying to figure out the name of this card game. First turn: Deal out 52 cards, all face up in 13 columns (4 rows). The cards in each column overlap. Can move single cards only. A card can be ...
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When you take a trick, you *take* a trick

I played a hand of Hearts with someone who had not played cards in a while. When she took her first trick, she started to put the cards in her hand before remembering to put them down. That gave me ...
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Which dice game has a board with 9x9 squares that has different colors on the diagonals and midway on some edges?

Can anyone identify this game? It's played on a board of 9 by 9 squares, some of which (on the diagonals and midway on some edges) are different colours, reminding me of an abbreviated Scrabble ...
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Can you identify this “memory” card game with 3 secret cards, lowest score wins

Last summer, my nephew taught our family a card game. I think he learned it in Singapore. We would like to find out what the game is called. THE RULES - as best as I can remember them: Each player ...
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What game is this meeple from?

This meeple was found at a bar where board games are often played, but nobody could identify what game it was from. It appears similar to a standard meeple, but with a flat bottom (rather than two ...
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What game uses dice with compass point arrows, forbidden signs, explosions, arrows and targeting reticles?

A while ago I bought a few bags of factory 2nd dice. Out of those bags, there are a handful of dice that I have not been able to immediately identify. Some I have later been able to identify through ...
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Can't remember name of board game

So in the very early 2000s (in the U.K.), I had this board game that was essentially a large purple monster head. I was quite young at the time so I can't fully remember the rules of the game either, ...
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Trying to figure out which version of solitaire this is

All cards are laid face up in 4 rows of 13 and the goal is to get into one pile but you can only move cards that are next to each other or 4 spaces away.
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What game do these dice go to?

I remember that these dice went to a specific game that we played growing up. (I was born in '75.) But that is all I can remember!
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What are the rules to this “CheeseGame”?

I was treasure hunting through a second-hand shop that imports most of its items from Japan and I found this wooden game. Pieces: 5 Natural-colored Cheese Wedges 1 Yellow Cheese Wedge 1 Mouse 1 Dome ...
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Card Chess with Playing Cards?

What is the name of the card game where you have two players and a "board" of cards 4 cards by 13 cards. The cards are face down. Each player takes a turn by either flipping a card (first card flip ...
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Help identify “blockart” game

I remember a very good boardgame named "BLOCKART" that I played decades ago. It has a white board that has deep rectangle/hexagon slots. There are a lot of colorful rectangular cuboid tokens. ...
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Identify Chinese board game

I came across this Chinese board game. It has a cloth board and 25 black pieces and 25 red pieces with Chinese characters on them. Can anyone identify it and link to its rules? Thanks.
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Which D&D die looks like this asteroid imaged by NASA? [closed]

I realize that this may not be 100% on-topic, but I'm hoping that it's close enough. The Cnet article This asteroid looks like rolling Dungeons & Dragons dice links to the NASA News article ...
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What is this weird d12 for?

So I won these d12s at an arcade only to realise they're not normal. Instead of having 1-12 on them, they have some array of numbers from 3-8 or 4-9. There were red, blue and white ones, and I don't ...
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What game does this black die belong to?

Bought a house and found this die in the backyard. The icon is in the spot where the 1 would go. This has peaked my curiosity and have tried to search google image but have had no luck. I also thought ...
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Name of 60's Milton Bradley racing car game?

Looking for the name of 60's Milton Bradley racing car game? The game involved one wind up car, on the floor, no track, and each kid would have a pole that reached to the floor with a semi-circle ...
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Identify Tree-Themed Trick Taking Game

I'm trying to find the name of a Tree-themed Trick taking game I played a few years ago (say around 2014). Unfortunately I don't remember much more about it. I thought it was Arboretum as the artwork ...
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Looking to identify an unusual type of solitaire

I went to college in the 1980s and someone there showed me an unusual way to play solitaire that I've played ever since. This game uses one standard deck of cards [no jokers]. Two rows of cards are ...
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Identify boardgame from Big movie

Does anyone know what the game pictured in the background of this scene is? It's got the logo from the fictitious toy company from the movie in it, so it's plausible the game is fictitious too. If it ...
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Identify this game - 4X board game between 2000 and 2010

Around 10 years ago, I've met a bunch of people who swore this game was THE best thing one could play. At the time I was mostly confused and didn't get all the awesomeness, and now, never found it ...
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What is this pattern/tile board game?

It has blocks in different arrangements- L shaped joined, three-in-a-line joined, single. Colours were red, blue and black. The objective of the game as I remember it was to put the tiles/ blocks ...
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Vintage Monopoly Game: What Year is it?

I have a nearly complete Monopoly set that I've been researching, and some dates I found tossed around are 1947 and 1955 (on selling pages), but I still can't even confirm the decade it was made. Here ...
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What is this 4x4 board with black and white sided, numbered pegs?

I found this little boardgame but cannot figure out what it is. Hopefully you can help me?
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Game about rescuing books from churches

I watched a review of this one a couple of years ago. It's set in France, I think, roughly late medieval / early Renaissance. There's religious unrest which is causing a lot of church burning, and you'...
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What game did these black and yellow dice come from?

I found these in Australia: A set of six six-sided dice, black with yellow markings. The dice are identical. The sides are the numerals 1, 2, and 3; an unfilled pip and a filled pip; and a weird ...
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Which game do these dice belong to?

I found these dice, but I dont know which game they belong to... any help is appreciated. The red dice has only D's (in yellow) and 0's on it; The green dice has -2, -1, 0, 1, 2 on it and only one 3 ...
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Help identify a ~1984-1986, D&D-ish, chit/card + dice, battle game

One summer back in the mid-1980s, a friend and I played a simple, fantasy, tabletop, war game. I barely remember it, but I am hoping someone else knows it. I am not positive, but I believe it came out ...
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What game? Matching dice with two each of d4, d6, d8, and d10

I bought this game at gen con in 2015. It is not dissimilar to Yahtzee or Farkle. I'd given it to my grandmother as a gift, but she has misplaced it. You have two four-sided dice, two six-sided dice, ...