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User currently offlineQXatFAT From Israel, joined Feb 2006, 2405 posts, RR: 5
Posted (8 years 5 months 20 hours ago) and read 1906 times:

Risk. By far Risk. All my friends love to come over and have our own tournaments of it. Everyone from the age of 16 to 50 come over. About 16 players. It is great. True World Domination! Haha.

What about you all? Favorite game to play with friends

Scene It is also a good one we like to play


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User currently offlineBirdwatching From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 3836 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (8 years 5 months 20 hours ago) and read 1901 times:

Risk and Monopoly are so long, that's the problem. It might be exciting for the two or three richest players, but the rest gets bored pretty soon.

I love to play German board games like Siedler, Carcassonne or Zug um Zug. Friends come over to my place about once a week to play, after cooking a good meal together.

Soren  santahat 



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User currently offlineVHVXB From Australia, joined Apr 2006, 5525 posts, RR: 18
Reply 2, posted (8 years 5 months 20 hours ago) and read 1899 times:

Quoting Birdwatching (Reply 1):
Risk and Monopoly are so long, that's the problem. It might be exciting for the two or three richest players, but the rest gets bored pretty soon.

yeah exactly and its not fun when your are in jail.


User currently offlineGunsontheroof From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 3509 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (8 years 5 months 20 hours ago) and read 1898 times:

Quoting QXatFAT (Thread starter):
Risk. By far Risk.

We agree on something.

 shhh 



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User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11955 posts, RR: 46
Reply 4, posted (8 years 4 months 4 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1877 times:

Definitely Risk.

Thom@s



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User currently offlineNKP S2 From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 1714 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (8 years 4 months 4 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1873 times:

Axis and Allies. ( very involving WW2 game that can go on for hours and hours..... )

User currently offlineCO7e7 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2849 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (8 years 4 months 4 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1873 times:

Monopoly is by far #1 among my friends. We play it almost every sunday evening (except during football season)

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31712 posts, RR: 56
Reply 7, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 1860 times:

One Friend....Chess
More.....Monopoly.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineMyt332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 70
Reply 8, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 1859 times:

Snakes and Ladders.

It's all Speedbirdie, Kazzie and Nighthawk can actually play.



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User currently offlineCVG777 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 1251 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 1849 times:

CRANIUM

Easily the most fun I have had playing board games, except for the whole spelling backwards thing...yeah, not so good at that one...

Other than that, Monopoly is also a favorite.


User currently offlineORFflyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1843 times:

Strip Twister!!  Big grin  Big grin

On a more serious note, Monoply, Risk, or Yahtzee/Kismet


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31712 posts, RR: 56
Reply 11, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1841 times:


Scrabble is not bad too.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1831 times:

Solar Trader - very cool game, can go on for days.

User currently offlineQXatFAT From Israel, joined Feb 2006, 2405 posts, RR: 5
Reply 13, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 1823 times:

Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 12):
Solar Trader - very cool game, can go on for days.

I have never heard of this game. What is it about?



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User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 1821 times:

Quoting QXatFAT (Reply 13):
I have never heard of this game. What is it about?

It's a little complicated. The board has all the planets of the solar system, each one the source of a specific commodity (Earth = water, Mars = robotics, etc). There is another planet on the edge of the board (through a black hole) that provides solar crystals, that can provide unlimited power. Each player has a spaceship and some cash (credits), and has to travel round the solar system buying and selling commodities (commodities are worth different amounts on different planets, that's how you make money) to gather the commodities necessary to travel through the black hole, obtain a solar crystal and bring it back to Earth.

To travel through the black hole you can lose a lot of commodities on the way, and you need a certain amount of gold, silver and diamonds to pay for the crystal. The commodities are restricted to less than those needed for all players to make the trip, so you have to trade with other players as well as on. YOu have to be sneaky and plan your journeys and trades, and keep vital commodities away from other players.


User currently offlineLuisde8cd From Pitcairn Islands, joined Aug 2004, 2575 posts, RR: 31
Reply 15, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days ago) and read 1813 times:

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 4):
Definitely Risk.

 checkmark 

Saludos desde Caracas,
Luis


User currently offlineBobster2 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days ago) and read 1811 times:

Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 11):

You're Scrabble picture has an illegal word: "jew".

Why illegal? Because Scrabble doesn't permitted capitalized words, and lowercase "jew" is a verb (as in "jew down"), considered offensive, Scrabble doesn't allow offensive words.

This is intended as a humorous commentary. It's not meant to be offensive.  Smile


User currently offlineMD-90 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 8508 posts, RR: 12
Reply 17, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1804 times:

Cranium!

How can else can you get Catherine humming away the theme to Bonanza, and I'm guessing Trigger! (wrong) William Tell Overture! (wrong) the Lone Ranger! (correct)

Or me spelling handkerchief backwards, oh-so-confidently, and forgetting the d?

Or Shellie manipulating the clay for about 7 seconds and then out pops a beautiful model in no time flat, every freaking time?


User currently offlineJCS17 From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 8065 posts, RR: 39
Reply 18, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1804 times:

Dungeons and Dragons...

Signed,
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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31712 posts, RR: 56
Reply 19, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1795 times:

Quoting Bobster2 (Reply 16):
Because Scrabble doesn't permitted capitalized words

As long as the Opponents don't Notice  Smile
regds
MEL



Think of the brighter side!
User currently offlineRobertNL070 From Netherlands, joined Sep 2003, 4534 posts, RR: 9
Reply 20, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1794 times:

Scrabble, Risk and Yahtzee

 bouncy 



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User currently offlineBDKLEZ From Ireland, joined Jun 2005, 1735 posts, RR: 10
Reply 21, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1790 times:

This one...



For those who do not know it, the idea is that you must "describe" a word or phrase etc to your mate by "drawing" a clue. No vocal help is allowed at all. Very frustrating and can be a completely hilarious experience with friends and a few good alcoholic beverages!

 bigthumbsup   drunk   laughing 



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User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1788 times:

Quoting JCS17 (Reply 18):
Dungeons and Dragons...

Signed,
90% of a.net

Dungeons and Dragons isn't a board game, in the strictest sense of the word.


User currently offlineHalcyon From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1777 times:

Quoting Myt332 (Reply 8):
Snakes and Ladders.

It's all Speedbirdie, Kazzie and Nighthawk can actually play.

You forgot Candyland...


User currently offlineHalls120 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 24, posted (8 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 1765 times:

Quoting QXatFAT (Thread starter):
Risk. By far Risk. All my friends love to come over and have our own tournaments of it. Everyone from the age of 16 to 50 come over. About 16 players. It is great. True World Domination! Haha.

 checkmark  I've played Risk on and off for 30 years. A great board game.


25 QXatFAT : Sounds like a great game!
26 JGPH1A : It is - it goes on a while, and can be quite frustrating, but great fun for those cold wet winter afternoons.
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