Questions tagged [identify-this-game]

For questions on which game the described game is. Include as many details as possible, so we aren't left guessing! Pictures are very helpful in most cases.

40 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
9
votes
0answers
198 views

What is this tic-tac-toe like game with green and yellow balls?

I found recently this board game in my parents' home (Spain); it seems like it might possibly be a version of tic-tac-toe. Does anybody know the name of the game or the rules?
9
votes
1answer
738 views

Looking for name of very old board-type game

I do not remember if it is competitive, cooperative or solo game. It is played with small cubes having a different marking on each side representing directions such as straight, turn, an X, diagonal,...
8
votes
1answer
847 views

What is the name of this solitaire variant?

I recently learned a new solitaire from a friend, but we have no idea what the name of it is. Can anyone help? You use two decks of cards, and start by placing 14 rows of cards. The middle 4 rows are ...
6
votes
0answers
121 views

Pegboard game what is it?

What game is this pegboard for?
6
votes
0answers
171 views

Children's transport-themed game book, possibly European

From the 1970's - a large-format hardback children's book where each double-page spread was a transport-themed game with cut-out cardboard pieces. Most of the games were more complex than basic roll-...
5
votes
0answers
195 views

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&...
5
votes
0answers
655 views

What is this tile set with the card suites and numbers set in a 6x6 grid?

What is the name of this game? How do you play it? (if instructions cannot be easily found online) Board and Game Pieces: Board and Back of Game Pieces: The game also includes: 12 White Poker ...
4
votes
0answers
91 views

Collectible dinosaurs cards game from cereals loot box (probably), in the turn of the 2000's

If you're in for a challenge, here is what I remember about this small game I'd like to find more information on : It was a small collectible cards game about dinosaurs. Each card was of a square ...
4
votes
0answers
92 views

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 "...
4
votes
0answers
156 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
187 views

Stacking game around 1993-1996

I remember playing a game when I was younger you had 4 plastic pegs and 9 blocks. only 3 blocks could fit onto a peg at a time. The blocks had different colours and numbers. You pulled a card out of a ...
4
votes
0answers
247 views

Color Plastic Sheeps As Game Pawns

For years I've been trying to remember what game was this I played as a kid mid-1980's. It had a huge board and within the board there was a road. The board tiles were drawn stone-like. There were ...
3
votes
0answers
88 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
167 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
217 views

What is the name of this questions asking with emotions card game?

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
543 views

What's the (Dutch) name of this "push your luck" dice game?

My wife and her family introduced a game to me that they know (in Dutch) as "knobbelen". It seems similar to the game of 5000s(in Dutch). In this game, each player throws three dice (d6) repeatedly, ...
3
votes
0answers
437 views

Help identify a game with a vampire and his servants

A friend asked me quite a question yesterday. She was trying to remember a game that she saw in a game shop when she was a child, in the 80s-90s. On its cover was a vampire at a table, ready to eat, ...
3
votes
1answer
213 views

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. I think it is a Yukon variant. Deck: one deck with no jokers (52 cards). Deal:...
3
votes
1answer
538 views

Card game similar to jokers and pegs

I recently read about a popular game that, similar to Jokers and Pegs, used cards to determine play. As I recall, it required multiple decks of cards - two more decks than the number of players, but I ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Help Identify this Trucking Game from the Early 1980's

A user at boardgamegeek.com recently asked for help identifying a game he played as a kid in the early '80s. Usually BGG is able to quickly provide an answer for these types of queries, but his ...
2
votes
0answers
77 views

Trying to find specific children's horror-themed board game in book format

I'm trying to find this game I had as a kid. It was a roughly A3-sized cardboard book that contained several spooky-themed game boards. Each page was a different board and theme. I can't remember ...
2
votes
0answers
63 views

Identify an old apples to apples kind of card game

There is a card game from when I was young, around 1980 (could be even older). The game is in Finland, quite possibly translated to finnish from it's original language. Might also be a finnish game ...
2
votes
0answers
62 views

Searching for a Shedding Card Game of Turkish Origin

I'm looking for any information about a card game that was taught to me by a friend, who claims this game is of Turkish origin. The game plays fairly similar to shedding card games like Mau-Mau, Uno, ...
2
votes
0answers
974 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
81 views

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'...
2
votes
0answers
149 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
65 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
246 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
157 views

Thar she Blows! Any info?

Can someone please provide some info on the game? And possibly whay it may be worth? I have searched high and low and found nothing. All I really know is that the game is from the year 1939 and that ...
2
votes
0answers
233 views

name and rules of a numerical card game

I am looking for some information about a pokerlike game where 2 cards with numbers from 1 to 60 are dealt to each player and and bets are related to number representing an average number from of all ...
1
vote
0answers
49 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
122 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
515 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
143 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
174 views

looking for an old game it had a battery operated ball

It was a game almost like kerplunk but it was a ball that moved around in a change and you had to take turns removing stickes to the cage till the ball got free
0
votes
0answers
65 views

Trying to find the name of a great solitaire game from my childhood

This is a fantastic, thinking solitaire game, played with 52 cards, all face up. To set it up, you lay out 15 clusters of 3 cards each with all cards exposed, in 2 concentric arcs. Then you lay out 3 ...
0
votes
0answers
86 views

I remember a certain card game. What is its name?

I once saw a video of a guy explaining how to play a card game. The game was quite like MtG, with a few differences. The "lands" were attached to the creatures. You paid for a creature by ...
0
votes
0answers
146 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
92 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
47 views

Help identifying version of solitaire

I was taught a solitaire game similar to klondike that has seven columns, 1st row has 1st card up and next 6 columns down, second layer has column 1 and 2 up next 5 down, erc until the 7th row is all ...