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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 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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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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Does anyone know the name of this game?

Does anyone know this game? Need help!
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Info about this coin obstacle course game from Micki Gemla Sweden?

I found this old coin obstacle course game from Micki Gemla Made in Sweden? There where no hard cover so can anyone help me with the name of this game? And also maybe give some more information about ...
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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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Does this checkers-like game exist

I had a dream where my wife taught me a game she called Serendipity. I woke up and quickly programmed it. I don't believe that anything is invented in dreams, so I'm now searching for the real game ...
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"Guilty!" is the name of this game I'm looking for?

I wanted to know if any kind of SE user is able to identify a certain board game, and to indicate if it exists, at least in its Anglo-Saxon version. It is an investigation board game, which according ...
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Car, jets and bikes card games

When I was a kid, I played these games with cards that came in a set, for example: Sports cars Luxury cars Jets Trains and so forth. Each set had some properties, for example, the cars had ...
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4 Person Peg Board Game? [closed]

Anyone have any idea what the game is called?
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Is the "Choose Game" an actual game?

This reddit post explains an episode of Seinfeld: When deciding who gets the new apartment, Jerry tells George he'll 'choose' him for it after a failed attempt at coin flip. Jerry takes odds and ...
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What game uses dice with shields, fleur-de-lis and rapier hilts?

A while ago I bought some dice from the "discount dice jar" of mismatched dice at my local games store. The store personnel claim to have no idea where these dice came from. From what I can gather, ...
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Which board game is this token from with a number on the front and "SW" on the back?

Please can anyone identify this game? These tokens have fallen out of some box but I can’t remember which one - it’s not any of the ones I’ve checked so far.
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What game is this? 8x8 wooden grid with 2 sets of 9 marbles

Anyone got any idea what this game is? A wooden board consisting of 8x8 grids of holes and 2 sets of 9 marbles (blue and green, all marbles in a set appear to be the same). The label says ‘Oriental ...
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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 ...
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2-player Lord of the Rings game from the early 2000s

I am looking for a LOTR 2-player (1v1) board game I received for Christmas as a kid in the early 2000s (after the last movie got released, so probably 2003 or 2004, but the game in itself may have ...
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What is the name of this game with dice and tiles?

The person offering it calls it "Bamboo Game". There are no rules supplied with it.
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Identify a fantasy board game from the 90's

I had a game in the 90s when I was a kid. These are the traits I remember: Some kind of fantasy game. A big carton board consisting of two pieces: upper level and underground level. The game paths ...
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What board game for 2 to 4 players with 1 token each and the winner is the first to the top of a raised platform?

The game in question I remember playing in the 90s but was an 70s or 80s game. It is for 2 to 4 players where each player had one coloured token. The board was made up of a player in each corner ...
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What card game was played in "Solo: A Star Wars Story"?

Han Solo won the Millennium Falcon at the end by playing a card game. What game was that actually?
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Child's game where a picture behind a shutter is only visible for a split second

I'm looking for the name of a children's game where a picture behind a plastic shutter is visible only for a fraction of a second. The players sitting in front of the shutter then had to guess the ...
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Childhood dangers card game made in the 70s/80s

Does anyone remember the name of a card game that was made in the 70s or 80s in which you collect cards in a sequence of events that was meant to teach kids to avoid household injuries? Some of the ...
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Is there any card game where the cards' back color is meaningful?

Many card games are played using a double deck of 52+2 cards where the back colors are different (e.g., in Italy it's customary to have red and blue). Is there any game, played with such a ...
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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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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 ...
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Identify board game with a castle divider, air plungers, soldier-shaped plugs?

I remember a game my grandparents had, but I have never found it searching on the web. This game was likely made in the 1970s, it was 2-player. It had a green board that was injection molded plastic,...
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Identify similar Game to Achi

We in childhood played game called Bead 12 and a smaller version with 3 Beads. It is called in our local language Bara Tehni or Teen Tehni. A Bangladesh version of this game also called Baroguti and ...
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Solitaire game with all cards up in 5 rows of 10 cards each?

What is this game? The rules are: Goal - To create four "foundations" from all the cards. Foundations - Build up in suit from Ace to King. Initial Tableau - 50 cards in 5 rows of 10 each and two ...
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What's the name of this oil trading board game?

When I was a child I used to play around with the figures of a game that a relative of mine had tucked away in his attic. It was some sort of oil trading board game and some of the components I ...
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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 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 ...
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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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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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