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Card game where Aces and Twos Missing

Is there a card game that doesn't use ace's and 2" two's.? I haven't been able to find any game that eliminates these. I received 6 decks that are missing those specific cards. They were in a ...
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What is the name of this cards game?

My friend taught me this game and I tried to find it online but I didn't found it. He calls it "army". Each player has 3 cards. the smallest card is becoming the player's shield. The other 2 ...
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Card game No-Got

I was at a park in Florida and they were playing a game called No- got. they had two dice per person two decks of cards and you deal out all the cards and then you roll two dice and you followed the ...
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What is this card game called

Each player is dealt 4 cards, and 4 cards are dealt, face up onto the table. The deck is placed on the table face down. One deck of cards, containing three jokers Jokers = 25 points Face cards = 10 ...
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Asymmetric “Jurassic Park”-esque 2 player game

I remember playing a game at a board game event, but can't find its name for the life of me. Two players only. One plays as a Velociraptor mother (and her younglings), and the other plays as a ...
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1 board, 2 chickens,3 baskets 9 positions

Small ceramic board,2 chickens,9 positions,3 nests; 2 nests with 2 eggs & one nest with one egg. Eggs non removeable. Can I send a photo?
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Identify game: Intergalactic United Nations

Trying to identify a game I played at a convention a couple years ago. (No, it was not Diplomacy.) It was a fairly light and lighthearted game where you play the “Space UN” and debate what laws to ...
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Trying to remember card game I played a few years back

I still remember the rules pretty well, the name escapes me though. The cards look a lot like Phase 10, so I'm hoping my grandma didn't just make it up. Each player is dealt a hand of 6(?) cards Each ...
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Help me identify an old family board game (from memory)

I realize chances are slim, but I figure it's worth a shot asking, nonetheless. It's a game that I've played as a very young child and have moved countries since (but I'm pretty sure I've lost all ...
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Late 80's game, post apocalyptic dinosaurs and guns

I am trying to remember what was either a board game or a strategy game from the late 1980s. The setting was a post-apocalyptic USA with a campy 1950s vibe. You controlled dinosaurs that you have to ...
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Grandma's Patience

I've been given some cards numbered 1 to 16 (6 cards with each number). Apparently you can play a patience style game called Grandma's patience, trying to build up 6 columns of numbers, but I can't ...
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What's this game depicting an old viking in the middle of a big character sheet with futhark script?

On a French-language boardgame site, someone is looking to identify this game.
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Card Game Name: 5 points and you’re out

I recently learned a new card game and the person didn’t know the name. Maybe someone else does. Goes like this... A round begins with each player having been dealt 4 cards except the starting player ...
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What game has black dice with keys on three sides?

What game are these dice for: black 6-sided dice with a white key symbol on each of three sides with the other 3 sides blank
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Identify this Solitaire with 4 piles of 4 cards

I am looking for a Solitaire game, the rules are: Setup: deal 4 piles of 4 cards. Only the top card is face up. Then you flip over the top card in your hand. That becomes the starter card for the ...
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Game flicking chequers knocking opponents off

My brother and I play this game using 8 white checkers and 8 black checkers on opposite sides of the board. We take turns flicking the checkers across the board to knock the opponent's checkers off ...
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What is this board game called? [duplicate]

My brother and I play this game using 8 white checkers and 8 black checkers on opposite sides of the board. We take turns flicking the checkers across the board to knock the opponent's checkers off ...
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Michigan Rummy? Incorrect Name?

I remember a rummy variant that I played as a child. I was taught it by older family members, who are all long dead. They called it "Michigan Rummy" but it was quite different from the game ...
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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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