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Board Game Finder ( https://www.boardgamefinder.net/ ) does exactly that. From the "How It Works" section of that site: To provide the boardgame recommendations, we focus on collaborative filtering. In collaborative filtering, we have a set of items (boardgames) that have been rated by users. The main idea of collaborative filtering is to infer the ...


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Diplomacy is unusual in that it was designed to be played by mail. Importantly, the thing that makes diplomacy able to do this is not that the turns are simultaneous, but rather that it has a very low degree of what I will term "mechanical interactivity". Mechanical interactivity is a part of a game that requires input from multiple players for the game to ...


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Sadly I don't think its new. I've seen flipping discs for action selection in various games such as Mr Jack Pocket. There are also games that when actions are taken that a token or card is flipped and another action becomes available such as Planet Defenders Another similar to what you described is Coin Age where the options you have are literally ...


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A slightly tongue in cheek answer. The Orchard Toys game Dinosaur Race for 3 to 6 year olds uses a similar mechanic. In this cases the double sided tokens are of dinosaurs performing different sports. After spinning the spinner, you move the number of spaces that there are tokens showing your sport, then flip the tokens over to the reverse. The next time ...


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