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The Well-Rounded Player
Fri Mar 12 17:36:15 PST 2004
Are you a well-rounded player? Have you played at least one game from each of the following categories? Print and use this as a checklist if you like.
[] Go
[] Backgammon
[] Monopoly
[] Scrabble
[] Chess
[] Lord of the Rings - The Confrontation / Hera and Zeus / Octi / Stratego / Animal Chess / Knightmare Chess [lighter capture]
[] Zèrtz / Dvonn / Halma / Gipf / Quoridor [pure abstract]
[] Tamsk [timed abstract]
[] / Ninety-Nine / Oh Hell / Where's Bob's Hat? / Bridge / Skat / Spades [trick-taking with bids]
[] David & Goliath / Sticheln / Mit List und Tücke / Njet! / Hattrick / Hearts [trick-taking without bids]
[] Tichu / Das Grosse und das kleine A / Frank's Zoo / Olé! / Alles im Eimer / The Great Dalmuti / Corporate Shuffle [climbing]
[] Schotten-Totten / Lost Cities / Gin Rummy / Babel / Kahuna / Hera & Zeus / Caesar & Cleopatra / Die Pyramiden des Jaguar / Up Front / Druidenwalzer [two-player card]
[] Shark / Stephensons Rocket / Airlines / Union Pacific / Acquire [shares with board activities]
[] Black Vienna / Code 777 / Sleuth / Murder in the Abbey / Clue / Schwarzarbeit [logical deduction]
[] Sherlock Holmes, Consulting Detective / Gumshoe [free-form deduction]
[] Inkognito / Bang! [identities and missions both secret]
[] Traders of Genoa / Chinatown / Quo Vadis / Kohle, Kies & Knete [negotiation]
[] Republic of Rome / Illuminati [bidding and negotiation]
[] Diplomacy / Machiavelli / Colonial Diplomacy / Africa 1880 [backstabbing and negotiation]
[] Pit / Zaubercocktail / Nodwick / Wheedle [turnless trading]
[] Africa / Source of the Nile / Safe Return Doubtful / Entdecker / Die Neuen Entdecker / Goldland [exploration]
[] Sindbad / Source of the Nile / Safe Return Doubtful / Legend of the Lost Dutchman / Talisman / Entenrallye [narrative experience]
[] Tales of the Arabian Nights / Citadel of Blood / Barbarian Prince / Ambush! / Mosby's Raiders / State of Emergency / The Stainless Steel Rat / The Voyage of the Pandora / The Wreck of the Pandora / Star Trek: The Adventure Game / City of Chaos [paragraph system]
[] The Great Balloon Race / Liar's Dice / Poker / Top Secret Spies / Drunter & Drüber / I Doubt It / You're Bluffing / Aladdin's Dragons [bluff]
[] Can't Stop / Exxtra / Octo / Fill or Bust [dice jeopardy]
[] Yahtzee [dice category]
[] The Fantasy Trip / Champions / Dungeons & Dragons / GURPS / Runequest / Traveller [role-playing]
[] Hare and Tortoise / Die Seidenstraße / Cartagena [abstract racing]
[] Napoleon at Waterloo / Quebec 1759 / Breakout: Normandy / many more [full out military]
[] Wallenstein / History of the World / Britannia / Vinci [light military]
[] Hannibal / We the People / For the People / Successors / Paths of Glory [card-driven military]
[] World in Flames / War in Europe / Campaign for North Africa / The Longest Day / Terrible Swift Sword [monster]
[] Civilization / Advanced Civilization [civilization-building]
[] 1830 / 1825 / 1856 / 2038 / Ur: 1830 BC [18XX]
[] Titan
[] Nuclear War / Infinity? / Burn Rate / Plague & Pestilence / many more ["take that" cards]
[] Bang! [identities and missions secret with take that cards]
[] Deep Space Navigator [drawing]
[] V.O.C. [blind drawing]
[] Cosmic Eidex / Cosmic Encounter / Wiz War [variable powers]
[] Formula De / Daytona 500 / Formula 1 [auto racing]
[] Lunatix Loop / Circus Imperium / Circus Maximus / many more [racing with violence]
[] Expedition / Streetcar / Carcassonne / Santa Fe / Santa Fe Rails / Clippers / Kontor / Wildlife Adventure / Metro / The Very Clever Pipe Game /Legemax / Fahrradtour [cooperative connection]
[] Expedition / Streetcar / Santa Fe / Ulysses / Wildlife Adventure [geographical uncertainty]
[] Empire Builder / Eurorails / Iron Dragon / Funkenschlag / TRAiNSPORT: Austria / TRAiNSPORT: Switzerland [crayon rails]
[] Pacific Northwest Rails / Fische Fluppen Frikadellen / Auf Achse / Empire Builder / Sindbad / Samarkand / Marchands d'empire / Fugger, Welser, Medici / Bean Trader / Distant Seas / Die Flößerei [traveling merchant]
[] Silverton
[] Take It Easy
[] Die Macher / Web of Power / El Grande / Vendetta [region dominance]
[] Capitol / Manhattan [regional stacking]
[] San Francisco / Adel Verpflichtet / Basari [outguessing]
[] Magic: the Gathering / Mythos [collectible]
[] Settlers of Catan / Abenteuer Menschheit
[] Euphrat & Tigris
[] Bohnanza
[] Captain Park's Imaginary Polar Expedition / Kill Dr. Lucky / Save Dr. Lucky [variable turns]
[] For Sale / Montgolfière / Raj / Dolce Vita [light card bidding]
[] American Megafauna / Urland / Evo / Ursuppe / Wildlife [mutation]
[] Ricochet Robot / Boggle / My Word / Flickwerk [timed puzzle]
[] Roborally / Dragon Delta / Warhamster Rally / RAMbots (Icehouse) [simultaneous programmed movement]
[] Ricochet Robot / Roborally / Boggle [around the corner thinking]
[] Cairo / Carabande / Elchfest / Carroms [flicking]
[] Jenga / Bamboleo / Bausack / Villa Paletti [stacking]
[] Elfenland / King of the Elves / Elfenroads [race and obstacle]
[] Merchants of Amsterdam / RA / Medici / Modern Art / Pizarro & Co. [auction]
[] Tikal / Mexica / Java / Torres [action points]
[] Citadels / Meuterer / Verräter / Hoax [changing roles]
[] Eleusis / Democrazy / Banana Republic / Fluxx / Nomic / Das Regeln Wir Schon [uncertain rules]
[] Trivial Pursuit / Chronology [trivia]
[] Balderdash / Pictionary / Apples to Apples / Time's Up! / Barbarossa / What Were You Thinking [party]
[] Tales of the Arabian Nights / Once Upon a Time [storytelling]
[] Filthy Rich
[] Ebbe & Flut
[] Troia
[] Extrablatt / Princes of Florence [space management]
[] Kanaloa / Time Pirates / Captain Park's Imaginary Expedition [movement to collect sets]
[] San Marco [pie mechanism]
[] Lord of the Rings [cooperative]
[] Strand-Cup
[] Old Town
[] Puerto Rico [variable phase order]
[] Vom Kap Bis Kairo
[] Beest

Thanks for the suggestions of Brian Bankler, Joe Huber, Iain Cheyne and Doug Orleans.
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