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Kingsburg   (View Game)
   Gamepug

If you love games with dice, you will probably love Kingsburg. Kingsburg has a fantastic and unique dice mechanic. Plays great and fairly quickly. Good combination of strategy and dice rolling.

Age of Mythology   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Great production value, this game is full of great looking bits. At it's core this is a civ light game, if you can get past the somewhat slow combat mechanic this is a fun game.

San Juan   (View Game)
   Gamepug
San Juan is a great card game based on the board game Puerto Rico. The cards are god quality, and the information on the cards is easy to read and understand. My wife really enjoys this game, and I enjoy playing it with her. The main reasons I like this is game is the quick playing time, and the simple rules. Recommended!

Imperial   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Imperial is a combination of area control and stock holding. This is a game that is all strategy and very little luck. This gamer's game might not be right for the family, but your game group will really enjoy it.

Arena Maximus   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Fantasy Flight makes excellent games with quality components. Arena Maximus is a race game with a Roman theme, that allows for plenty of player interaction. The more players you have the more interaction and the greater the challenge.

Red Dragon Inn   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This card game has a very strong theme. It is interesting playing the different characters and exploring the different strenghts and weaknesses of the the different characters. This game is highly interactive, so with a great group this game packs a lot of fun.

Ca$h'n Gun$ (Cash 'n Guns)   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This game is a blast with the right group, the short playing time means that you will end up playing it several times in a row. If you are good a bluffing and negotiation this is the game for you.

In The Year Of The Dragon   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This game is a great combination of theme and mechanics. This game can be a bit of a brain burner because it is full of hard decisions. The artwork is really nice and the components are good quality.

Leonardo daVinci   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This game is a combination worker placement and set collection. The components are top notch, and the artwork is a good match to the theme. I have enjoyed this game everytime I have played it.

Liar's Dice   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A great group dice game, so simple, yet so devious. If you are a poker player, or someone that has a great poker face than this game is for you. Are you going to be the last player standing?

Pass the Pigs   (View Game)
   Gamepug
The most fun you can have with dice sized pigs. This is the game you can play anywhere - just put the pigs in your pocket and you are ready to go! Just make sure your pigs don't caught "making bacon".

Pizza Box Football   (View Game)
   Gamepug
If you are looking for an easy to play game that simulates football, then Pizza Box Football is the game for you. One nice feature is that the company provides downloadable team cards for the superbowl at their website. A must have for that board gamer that loves football.

Pop 5 (Cranium Pop 5)   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This pop culture spin on cranium is fun with the right group. The game has excellent game components. The ranking mechanic is a nice twist on the standard trivia game.

Acquire   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Acquire is a classic game of acquisition and divestiture...well actually it can be viewed as an abstract game with a thin theme. No matter how you approach it, Acquire is a fun game. I highly recommend this game.

Cranium Conga   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Conga is a twist on Cranium. In Cranium Conga you write you answer to a question and everyone else has to guess you answer based on the typical Cranium activities. Conga is a fun family game that can create interesting discussion and interaction between family memebers.

Wig Out!   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Wig Out! is another silly card game from Gamewright with nice cards. I like the simplistic artwork. The easy, fun game play makes this a hit with kids.

Loot   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Pirates + Gamewright = another purchase. Gamewright packs a lot of play into their card games, and this one is no exception. A great theme with quality cards. Fun will be had by all.

No Thanks! (English version of Geschenkt and No Merci)   (View Game)
   Gamepug
No Thanks is one of those games that comes in a small package with a small price tag that gets endless play. It hits that magic formula of simple rules, easy game play, and interesting decisions. A must have.

There's a Moose in the House   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A silly matching card game from Gamewright that has a lot of kid appeal. Like many of the other Gamewright games this game doesn't dissapoint. When kids are having fun and learning you know it is a win - win.

Bell-Bottomed Badassses on the Mean Streets of Funk (A 70's Action Cinema B-Movie Card Game)   (View Game)
   Gamepug
I have to be honest, when I saw the title of this game I had to buy it. Z-Man makes some nice games, and this game is more a game about the experience or story than winning or losing. Combined with other B-movie card games the experiences are wacky and endless.

Mummy Rummy   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A high quality card game from Gamewright. Another interesting theme of digging for egyptian treasure. The theme is a great way to get kids to play games and learn the fundamentals of rummy.

Slamwich   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Another high quality Gamewright card game. Who doesn't love sandwiches and slamming their table. When you combine these two things you get Slamwich. Cards are fun with a great theme and unique shape. Watch out for the sandwich thief!

Chomp   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Chomp is another high quality Gamewright card game. Like many of the other Gamewright games this came has great artwork and easy to learn gameplay. The game also teaches your children about the food chain. Learning and fun - how can you go wrong?

This Big!   (View Game)
   Gamepug
As with most of the Gamewright games, this one has nice card. This Big! has a fun theme, and whenever someone gets the junk card there is alway alot of laughter. A fun kids game that is easy to learn and play.

Rat-a-Tat-Cat   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Rat-a-Tat-Cat is a great kids game that can be played by adults. At it's core it is a memory card game, that is very simple to play. This quick, simple card game has been a big hit in my family.

You're Bluffing   (View Game)
   Gamepug
You're Bluffing is a fun bidding / trading card game. It plays best with five players. The cards of good quality and has good artwork. If you are a fan of trading games, this is a must have.

Key Largo Board Game   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Key Largo is a great family game that uses simultaneous action and deck exploration mechanics. I really enjoyed the theme and thought it was a good fit to the mechanics. The components are really nice and I enjoyed the artwork. If you are looking for a game to enjoy with your family Key Largo is a good choice.

Linq   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Linq is an interesting game - it is really more about the people you are playing with. Depending on your group you get something different each time you play. A fun game with right group.

Scattergories   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A great party game that challenges every player. If you want to dust the cobwebs off the old gray matter, this is a must game to break out.

Risk   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Another classic game, oh all the tears spilt over this game - the treachery. Why did we keep coming back to this game as kids - because above all it was fun. A must have - one of the fundamentals in a game collection.

Monopoly   (View Game)
   Gamepug
So many hours were spent playing Monopoly when I was a kid. This is the classic game. For a game to be this popular and the number of themed versions that this has it must be fun. The people that I play with make a game fun for me, and that is no exception for Monopoly.

History of the World   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Combination civilization building game/war game. This classic games has been reprinted / reimagined several times. No matter which edition you get, you know that you are getting fun when you buy this one.

Twilight Imperium 3rd Edition   (View Game)
   Gamepug
If you like games with a Sci-Fi theme, then TI3 is the game for your collection. This is the definative space game. Quick - no, Simple - no, Fun - yes!

Quelf   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This is a wacky party game. This is the kind of game that plays you. With the right group you will be telling stories about that game of Quelf you played. Fun, Wacky, Quelf!

Pecking Order   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A quick and strategic two player game. This is game with simple rules, but complex play. The game play is quick, which means you will end up playing several games in a row. This is essentially a card game, but the components are nice and the gameboard is a nice addition.

Cowabunga!   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Surfing Cows! This card game has addition and subtraction at the core of it's mechanics, so it is a good teaching game for kids. The game play is simple and fun. The components are good quality. A great game for the right group.

Tiki Topple   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Tiki Topple is a great strategy game that is very simple to play. The goal of the game is to get your chosen Tiki on the top of the totem pole. The components are great quality and the game play is fun.

Igloo Pop   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A fast fun game of shaking igloos. The strange theme and the strange gameplay combine to make a fun game. I challenge you not to laugh when a table full of adults are shaking igloos trying to count the bits inside. A fast fun game.

Cranium Hoopla   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Hoopla is a fun party game from the makers of Cranium. It is a sort of condensed version of Cranium played cooperatively against a timer. My family has had this game for long time and it has seen a lot of play. The timer element keeps that games short and fun.

Time's Up   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A fun party game with a twist. The Time's Up games are just plain fun with a group. If you like this style of game, getting it is a no brainer. The most interesting thing is that people that don't normally like these types of games usually have the most fun with Time's Up.

Pirates on the High Seas   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Wow! This game has just gorgeous components. This is really a combination of a game and a toy. The scale of the maps and ships is huge. When you get this you just have to break open the box and get all of it out. A fantastic game full of fun.

Apples to Apples   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A classic party game of comparisions. The nice thing about this game is that everyone can play, and you learn something new about people with you play it. Should be in every game closet.

Why Did the Chicken...?   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Why Did the Chicken is a great party game that encourages and strectches the imagination. If you are a creative type that likes creative games - then this one if for you.

Blackbeard: The Golden Age Of Piracy   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Pirates! Do I need to say more? A beautiful remake of a classic game that can be played solo. A fun game with a great theme.

Jaipur   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Jaipur is currently my favorite two player game to play with my spouse. The quick play combined with the mechanics of the game just work well together. This game is just plain fun!

Hellas   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A fun semi war/abstract game for two players. The theme is interesting and the play is deceptively simple. A quick game that is easy to teach and play.

Tally Ho!   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A fun two player game where one person takes on the role of the hunter, and the other the prey. This is the kind of game you can take with you where ever you go and draw people into playing with you.

Jambo!   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A great two player card based game. The theme is fun, and the cards are engaging. The short time play means that you will end up playing the game multiple times in a row. As you become more familiar with the cards the game shines.

Dracula   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A two player game of hunting Dracula. One player takes of the role of Dracula, the other Helsing. A fun strategic game, where the slightest mistake will give your opponent the upper hand.

Starship Catan   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Another great two player game with a fun sci-fi theme. No experience with Catan is required for this game. My favorite part of the game is the discovery element in exploring the decks of cards.

Lost Cities card game   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A quick and fun two player game that was a favorite for a time. The ease of play made this a short filler that would be played multiple times in a row. A great game for someone new to games.

Felix: The Cat In The Sack   (View Game)
   Gamepug
I really like the cards that come with this game, they feel great and they are nice and large. This is a great game about pushing your luck and out guessing your opponents. A definate buy.

Pow Wow   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A fantastic bluffing game that is just plain silly fun. My family gets a kick out of the feathers on your head. This bluffing game has some strategy, as some special feathers bring some interesting twists. Fun family game.

Puerto Rico   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This great game of role selection should be in every game collection. Playing this game can open your eyes to a whole new world of games. The theme and the game play make this a fantastic game.

Say Anything   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Another great party game from North Star Games. One of the things I like about this game is that everyone can participate and answer the question, because you can say anything. The wagering mechanic means that the winner doesn't always need to have the best answer. A great game.

Through the Desert   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This is a great game with fantastic components. I really enjoy the pastel colored camels that come with the game. The heart of the game is area enclosure, and it is a lot of fun.

Carcassonne   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This game should be a standard in every game collection. This tile laying game offers a great blend of strategy and randomness. The components are great - meeples - need I say more?

If Wishes Were Fishes   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This is a fun card based game with some nice components. You collect fish and try and sell them or the most money at market. The fish you choose can grant a wish, so make sure you choose wisely.

Chateau Roquefort   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A great family / childerns game. This game takes sliding tile placment to another level. The components and presentation appeal to all gamers. A great addition to your game collection.

Tobago   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A fantastic deduction game with fantastic components. Use your cards to pinpoint the location of treasure, then join in on the fun as you split the loot! Just plain fun.

Pillars Of The Earth   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This is a beautiful game by Mayfair. The game is a worker placment game with some interesting twists. This game has gone over well with my family and my local game group.

Hollywood Blockbuster   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This game combines set collection with auctions. I enjoy the theme of producing movies, and the titles of the movies always bring a smile. This is a fun family game that plays in under an hour.

Campaign Manager 2008   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Z-Man Games has done a great job with the components on this game. This is essentially a drafting card game, but the additional thick tiles included help the game flow. I really enjoy the theme and game play of this game.

For Sale   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This is another great filler game. I don't think I have every played this just one time. This is a game that is easy to teach but difficult to master. Keep this one close at hand during every game night.

Incan Gold   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Incan Gold is fantastic game. This quick push your luck game is full of fun. I play this filler with game groups and with family and everyone always enjoys it. Highly recommended!

Vegas Showdown   (View Game)
   Gamepug
I really enjoy this game. I really enjoy the combination of the auction and the challenge of placing the tiles in your casino. This is a game I would recommend to anyone.

Nexus Ops   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This Avalon Hill game has become a staple. An alien mercenary strike force battling over resources - whats not to like. The components are great - the aliens are awesome.

Manila   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Rio Grande has made another beautiful game with excellent components. This game is real hit with my family, the combination of betting and commodity speculation makes an enjoyable game. This is a great game for your game collection.

Cuba   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Rio Grande has made an extremely beautiful game of worker placement and simultaneous action selection. This game drips theme. I have enjoyed this game several times with my local game group.

Zooloretto   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A fantastic family game of set collection and zoo building. This attractive game appeals to children and adults of all ages. This game has become a regular.

Cleopatra And The Society Of Architects   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Days of Wonder out did themselves on the components for this game. It is amazing once the game is completed. This is a great card and tile driven game with a fun twist. A family favorite.

Ticket To Ride - Europe   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This game is quickly becoming a classic. In this set collection card driven game you are competing to complete the most train routes. One nice feature of Days of Wonder games is that they include information and keys to the online game you can play via their website. Every gamer should own one variation of Ticket To Ride.

Mystery of the Abbey (Includes Pilgrims Expansion)   (View Game)
   Gamepug
An exciting mystery/deduction game. Days of Wonder always does a great job with components and theme. If you like deduction games this one is a must for you collection. This is a great family game.

Memoir '44   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Another Days of Wonder game with excellent components. This is the base game of a great system. If you are looking for an entry level game about war then you can't go wrong with this one. This game is card driven and uses dice to resolve combat. Great two player game.

Pirate's Cove   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Who doesn't love pirate games? In this game you build up your ship and use simultaneous selection to collect treasure and battle other pirates. Since this is a Days of Wonder game you know the components are going to be great. A fun game that scratches that pirate itch.

Shadows Over Camelot   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This is a great cooperative game that is hand management card game at it's core. The traitor element adds an interesting twist, who can you trust? Days of Wonder always does an excellent job with components and this game is no exception. This game is a great game with an interesting theme.

Agricola   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Farming? Really? - Yes - really fun! You aren't just farming you are growing your family and developing your farm. The number of cards in this game means a huge variety and replayability. It's a Z-man Game so you know the components are excellent. Buy the game that got the boardgame world buzzing, and continues to be a favorite of gamers worldwide.

Tribune   (View Game)
   Gamepug
The great theme combined with a plethora of mechanics make for a great game. There is just so much to this game - set collection, card drafting, worker placement, hand management, and etc. The mechanics all combine in an elegant way that fits the theme. This is a fantastic game with great components. The Tribune has spoken - you must buy this game.

Rattlesnake   (View Game)
   Gamepug
The magnetic components of this game are just cool. Simple game play combined with the great components make for a great family game.

Traders of Carthage   (View Game)
   Gamepug
There is a elegence of design in this card game. This is a substantial game in a little package. This economic game combines set collection and hand management with speculation to create a fun time. If Z-Man Games is on the box, then you know the components will be top quality. Keep up the great work Z-Man.

Wasabi!   (View Game)
   Gamepug
The beautiful components sold me on this game, and the more I play it the more I appreciate this game of tile placement and hand management. At first glance it seems simple, but the more people you play it with the better. This game shines with 4 players.

Oltre Mare (Merchants of Venice)   (View Game)
   Gamepug
I really like set collection games, and here is another one with nice components. The nautical theme is a good excuse to make the wonderful ship components, but the heart of the game is in the tokens and cards. If you like set collection, trading, and card drafting you need to add this one to your list.

Dice Town   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Who knew poker dice could be so fun? Mix in a western theme add some great components and you have a fantastic game. Don't worry if you have perpetual bad dice luck, you can always visit Doc Badluck at the end of town.

Power Grid   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A hugely popular game that combines auctions with network building. Why is it so popular? Because it is just so fun. There is not doubt that this is a great family game. Turn the lights on and plug into this great game before it is too late.

Chinatown   (View Game)
   Gamepug
If you like making trades and deal then have I got a deal for you! Chinatown! Z-Man Games has done it again, an out of print classic brought back to life. Set collection combined with tile placement with a healthy dose of deal making means a fun time for everyone. Keep them coming Z-Man.

Tales of the Arabian Nights   (View Game)
   Gamepug
If you love story telling then this is the game for you. A reprinting of a classic game that has nice components. This game promises a night of humor and fun. You will be retelling the stories from you night of adventure. Z-Man Games - Thank you!

Arkadia   (View Game)
   Gamepug
In this nice Ravensburger game you play an architect developing a city and castle. The combination of tile placement and set collection provide a fun challenge. Arkadia is a classic game that fills a niche in most game collections.

The aMAZEing Labyrinth - Slightly Damaged Box   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A great childrens game. If your looking for an alternative kids game, then this is the game for you. The sliding tile placement is a nice change from the typical roll and move childrens game. Nice components and simple game play make this a favorite.

California   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This is a fun family game of decorating a house in the California hills. This game combines set collection with tile placement to create great game time. Nice components and an approachable theme make this a great game for you family collection.

Age Of Empires III: Age Of Discovery (2nd Edition)   (View Game)
   Gamepug
A great game with fantastic components and a beautiful game board. This game is just plain fun. This game combines set collection, worker placement, and area influence to create a winner of an exploration game. What are you waiting for? It's time you discovered Age of Empires III.

Rails of Europe   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This expansion to Railroad Tycoon is great for two players. The original Railroad Tycoon board is a little big for two players, but the Europe board is just the right size. If you enjoy Railroad Tycoon or Railways of the World, then what are you waiting for - add this expansion and take Europe by storm. Keep them coming Eagle Games!

Railroad Tycoon - International English Edition   (View Game)
   Gamepug
The railroad game for everyone. Get onboard the fun train and enjoy a night outwitting your opponents as you build a railway across the United States. Gorgeous components and a massive gameboard mean lots of fun. Eagle Games has done it again - keep up the great work.

Tikal   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This is a beautiful game with a fantastic theme. Who doesn't want to be an explorer for the night in search of temples and treasure. This area control game has a modular board which means plenty or replayability. A great addition for every game collection.

Wits & Wagers : 2nd Edition   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Wits & Wagers is the party game for people that don't like party games. Don't worry if you don't have the answers to the trivia questions, you can still win this game - you just need to place your bets wisely. There isn't a group that hasn't enjoyed this game. Must have for you game collection!

Bootleggers   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This game has a great theme and nice components. In this area influence game you are building a bootlegging empire. There is plenty of player interaction and just the right amount of luck in this game. A sure family hit.

Bohnanza   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This is a family favorite. Always a hit with anyone willing to give it a try. In this great interactive card game you are planting a varity of beans and harvesting them for victory points. This is a set collection game with some innovative and interesting mechanics. This is a card game you can take and enjoy almost anywhere.

Race For The Galaxy   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Be forewarned - this great card game can be addictive. Do you have what it takes to build a space empire? This game is low in player interaction, but full of fun. I love the theme, and the quick playtime. What are you waiting for? Race for The Galaxy by getting this game!

El Capitan   (View Game)
   Gamepug
I really like the artwork in this game, and it has nice components. If you like area control games or economic games this one is worth trying out. This is a tatical game that is low in luck. Z-Man Games makes games with nice components.

Jenseits von Theben (Thebes)   (View Game)
   Gamepug
Another fantastic game. Set collection with an interesting time driven card mechanic. This is a great family game. Just don't start crying when all you can do is draw sand. Quality components. I love the theme in this game, who doesn't want to have the chance to play an archeologist for the night - gathering treasures and displaying them for prestige.

Stone Age   (View Game)
   Gamepug
This is a great family game. Just the right amount of randomness created by the dice. The components are excellent. This is a keeper for every game collection. The board is beautiful.

 

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