Questions tagged [identify-this-game]

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Codenames Pictures but with more surreal, colourful paintings

We all know Codenames and Codenames: Pictures. A few years ago at a Snakes & Lattes, I and a few others played a version of Codenames that was like Codenames: Pictures, but the images were very ...
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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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Identify this 10 Column Solitaire

A few days ago the person next to me on the plane was playing a solitaire game I had never seen, and I have been looking for the game name without success. What I could figure out is: Deal: Two decks ...
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Is there an English name for this popular Lebanese card game?

This is a trick taking game played with a standard suite of cards. There is a variant where the jokers are used, but I will be describing the standard game. The translation of the name is '400'. It ...
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Identifying a cooperative escape game

Setup: Maps are generated by placing provided tiles next to each other, which were either shuffled or placed according to some guide (don't remember). I remember there were distinct tile types with ...
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Are the cards in these videos cards from a real TCG, or just props?

The video game Inscryption has a few segments where in-game videos depicting a fictional Youtuber opening card packs of what are supposed to be fictional card games are played. In these videos, the ...
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Name this variant of Rummy with mystery cards

Any idea what it is variant of Rummy? 2 decks 10 cards dealt per player Mystery card can help to complete a set Meld all 10 of your cards. Example would be 8c,9c,Jc and the mystery card being 10 of ...
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Solitaire variant: Piles of 3, top moved by value match. Name=?

I'm in the UK. My sister taught me this as "American Patience" in the 1960's (it is not a straight Solitaire). Object: To clear the tableaux and move all the cards to the 4 foundation piles, Ace ...
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Is there a standard name for the card game "Elevenses"?

My mother taught me a simple single player card game called Elevenses when I was young. I'm wondering: does my card game have a standard name? I have not met many who have known of the game. You ...
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Identify this game about using 3 cards sets to take control of Pawns

Help me identify this game about taking control of a row of Pawns with Flushes and Straights made of 3 cards. Here are some aspects I remember: It's a two player game. It's an older card game + where ...
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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. I think it is a Yukon variant. Deck: one deck with no jokers (52 cards). Deal:...
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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 racing board game they are playing in Netflix's show about Formula 1, s02e09?

They play some kind of board game with joysticks, she says "that's all we did growing up" so it's quite old and probably not very computerised. Now, from what I gather the cars turn ...
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Pegboard game what is it?

What game is this pegboard for?
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Anyone know a game with yellow and blue ducks?

I remember having a game years ago (it would have been made around 2006-2013) in which there were two players. One player had yellow ducks, and the other had blue. The ducks were 3D, shaped like ...
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Svick Czech Card Game

It came up in some discussions today about an old card game called "Svick" that was played about 35 years ago. We can't really remember how this game was played, or all the rules to it, so I ...
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Is the game in McDelivery Canada 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. Video ad #1: https://youtu.be/...
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TacTix vs. ConTacTix?

I recently learned of the simple game TacTix, essentially a two-dimensional Nim (and thus similar to many other games). When googling up some examples, I found many pages referring to ConTacTix. Most ...
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Help identifying old board game

Does anyone know what game this is? It seems to be a 12x12 grid with the outside rows used to mark a winner of a row. It appears that each box can be slid to reveal a color. Picture is from the late ...
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German card game that involves betting 'knocks'

Played this card game a couple years ago while backpacking in South America with some Germans (I think). There was a betting system, but we didn't use any chips or currency, etc. It had a somewhat ...
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What's this old board game set in a village with yellow and red roads?

No pieces, or other information is available concerning this game board. What is this board game? It has several roads identified as "Concession Line", "Lower Road", "Log ...
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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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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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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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Can you identify this John Conway board game?

A colleague of mine received the item pictured below as a gift from Diana Conway, the widow of the mathematician John H. Conway. It was found among Conway's many recreational possessions, but was not ...
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Identify this game with 4 players, each have 2 choices

The game is played with any deck of playing cards, or just using hand gestures without any items at all. How I've seen it usually played - There are 4 players. Every round, each player will choose ...
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What is this game involving white disks, fish, and wavy pieces?

I'm wondering if someone might be able to help me out with an odd request. Living in Ireland, someone approached me to identify a game. They found games pieces in a very old wooden box (100 years or ...
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What's name of of this Jenga game?

I once played a game in which players need to make a chain of plastic rectangular blocks by hooking them together. The plastic blocks are coloured and semitransparent. First block hooks to the top of ...
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Identify game about ecology, earth & pollution with prisoner dilemma at the heart of the game

I'm searching for an old game, at least 25 years old, in which you play an industry nation and most of the time you loose against the game. At the heart of the game was a "prisoner dilemma". ...
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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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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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ID 1980s kids' astronomy book featuring a board game about asteroid mining

I am searching for a book that contained a playable board game within its pages. About the book In the UK in the late 1980s, many schools participated in the Puffin Book Club, where pupils could buy ...
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Collectible figures with rotatable base

First of all, I hope that this is the correct community for this question, otherwise I am happy to be corrected. I am looking for certain figures (of a game I think/suppose) that I saw around the year ...
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Identify a card game where you need to play a higher card or pickup the discard pile?

The first time I played was elementary and no one remembered the name so we've called it "the game with no name" for years. Setup: The game starts with three cards dealt to each player, face ...
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Can you identify this form of solitaire [duplicate]

I learned this as a kid. The setup is one card laid out at a time in a row. You make stack cards next to each other if they match numbers or suits. You may also stack in the same manner but skipping ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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Searching for Plant Growth Board Game with Stacking

I am trying to find a game that is similar to Photosynthesis. Unless I am completely misremembering, it plays very similar to Photosynthesis, with a central area that everybody competes in and a sun ...
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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 ...
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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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What are the rules for the card game "High Nines"?

A long time ago, my cousin taught me a card game he called "High Nines": It was a trick-taking game, similar to Euchre, though it used the full card deck. Trump cards were worth one point, except ...
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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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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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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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