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Index Board game

A board game is a tabletop game that involves counters or moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board", according to a set of rules. [1]

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Abalone (board game)

Abalone is an award-winning two-player abstract strategy board game designed by Michel Lalet and Laurent Lévi in 1987.

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Abstract strategy game

An abstract strategy game is a strategy game that does not rely on a theme.

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Acquire is a multi-player mergers and acquisitions themed board game.

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Adriaan de Groot

Adrianus Dingeman (Adriaan) de Groot (Santpoort, 26 October 1914 – Schiermonnikoog, 14 August 2006) was a Dutch chess master and psychologist, who conducted some of the most famous chess experiments of all time in the 1940s-60.

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Aggravation (board game)

Aggravation is a board game for up to four players and later versions for up to six players, whose object is to be the first player to have all four playing pieces (usually represented by marbles) reach the player's home section of the board.

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Alice Chess

Alice Chess is a chess variant invented in 1953 by V. R. Parton which employs two chessboards rather than one, and a slight (but significant) alteration to the standard rules of chess.

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Alquerque (also known as Qirkat) is a strategy board game that is thought to have originated in the Middle East.

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Anagrams (also known as Pirate Scrabble, Anagram, Snatch, Word Making and Taking and Grabscrab) is a tile-based word game that involves rearranging letter tiles to form words.

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Attack! (board game)

Attack! is a board game created by Glenn Drover and published by Eagle Games in 2003.

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Axis & Allies

Axis & Allies is a series of World War II strategy board games.

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Backgammon is one of the oldest known board games.

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Bao (game)

Bao is a traditional mancala board game played in most of East Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, Comoros, Malawi, as well as some areas of DR Congo and Burundi.

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Battleship (game)

Battleship (also Battleships or Sea Battle) is a guessing game for two players.

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Black Box (game)

Black Box is an abstract board game for one or two players, which simulates shooting rays into a black box to deduce the locations of "atoms" hidden inside.

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Board wargame

A board wargame is a wargame with a set playing surface or board, as opposed to being played on a computer or in a more free-form playing area as in miniatures games.

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BoardGameGeek is an online forum for board gaming hobbyists and a game database that holds reviews, images and videos for over 99,000 different tabletop games, including European-style board games, wargames, and card games.

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Boggle is a word game designed by Bill Cooke, invented by Allan Turoff and originally distributed by Parker Brothers.

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Bowling is a sport or leisure activity in which a player rolls or throws a bowling ball towards a target.

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Bruce Barrymore Halpenny

Bruce Barrymore Halpenny (born 1937 in Caistor, Lincolnshire) is an English military historian and author, specialising in airfields and aircraft, as well as ghost stories and mysteries.

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Bul (game)

Bul (also called Buul, Boolik or Puluc) is a running-fight board game originating in Mesoamerica, and is known particularly among several of the Maya peoples of Belize and the Guatemalan highlands.

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Camp Granada

Camp Granada is a 1965 children's board game by Milton Bradley Company based on Allan Sherman's popular 1963 novelty song Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (A Letter from Camp).

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Candy Land

Candy Land (also Candyland) is a simple racing board game currently published by Hasbro.

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Carcassonne (board game)

Carcassonne is a tile-based German-style board game for two to five players, designed by Klaus-Jürgen Wrede and published in 2000 by Hans im Glück in German and by Rio Grande Games (until 2012) and Z-Man Games (currently) in English.

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The Settlers of Catan, sometimes shortened to Catan or to Settlers, is a multiplayer board game designed by Klaus Teuber and first published in 1995 in Germany by Franckh-Kosmos Verlag (Kosmos) as Die Siedler von Catan.

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Chaupar is a cross and circle board game very similar to pachisi, played in India.

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Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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Chess960, also called Fischer Random Chess (originally Fischerandom), is a variant of chess invented and advocated by former world chess champion Bobby Fischer, announced publicly on June 19, 1996, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Chromolithography is a unique method for making multi-colour prints.

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Cleopatra and the Society of Architects

Cleopatra and the Society of Architects is a board game by Bruno Cathala and Ludovic Maublanc, published in 2006 by Days of Wonder, illustrated by Julien Delval and Cyrille Daujean.

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Cluedo, known as Clue in North America, is a murder mystery game for three to six players that was devised by Anthony E. Pratt from Birmingham, England.

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Collectible card game

A collectible card game (CCG), also called a trading card game (TCG) or many other names, is a kind of strategy card game that was created in 1993 and consists of specially designed sets of playing cards.

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Connect6 (Pinyin: liùzǐqí;;六目並べ; 육목) introduced in 2003 by Professor I-Chen Wu at Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, is a two-player strategy game similar to Gomoku.

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Connection game

A connection game is a type of abstract strategy game in which players attempt to complete a specific type of connection with their pieces.

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Conquest of the Empire

Conquest of the Empire is a military strategy board game set in the Roman Empire after the death of Marcus Aurelius, with 2 to 6 players pitting their armies against each other in an attempt to become the ruler of Rome.

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Cooperative board game

In a cooperative board game, players work together in order to achieve a goal, either winning or losing as a group.

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Cooperative game theory

In game theory, a cooperative game (or coalitional game) is a game with competition between groups of players ("coalitions") due to the possibility of external enforcement of cooperative behavior (e.g. through contract law).

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Cross and circle game

Cross and circle is a board game design used for race games played throughout the world.

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Dice (singular die or dice; from Old French dé; from Latin datum "something which is given or played") are small throwable objects with multiple resting positions, used for generating random numbers.

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Diplomacy is the art and practice of conducting negotiations between representatives of states.

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Diplomacy (game)

Diplomacy is a strategic board game created by Allan B. Calhamer in 1954 and released commercially in 1959.

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Dixit (card game)

Dixit is a card game created by Jean-Louis Roubira, illustrated by Marie Cardouat, and published by Libellud.

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Dots and Boxes

Dots and Boxes is a pencil-and-paper game for two players (sometimes more).

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Dover Publications

Dover Publications, also known as Dover Books, is an American book publisher founded in 1941 by Hayward Cirker and his wife, Blanche.

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Draughts (British English) or checkers (American English) is a group of strategy board games for two players which involve diagonal moves of uniform game pieces and mandatory captures by jumping over opponent pieces.

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Dungeons & Dragons

Dungeons & Dragons (abbreviated as D&DMead, Malcomson; ''Dungeons & Dragons'' FAQ or DnD) is a fantasy tabletop role-playing game (RPG) originally designed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson.

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DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

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DVONN is a two-player strategy board game in which the objective is to accumulate pieces in stacks.

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Educational game

Educational games are games explicitly designed with educational purposes, or which have incidental or secondary educational value.

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Electronic mail (email or e-mail) is a method of exchanging messages ("mail") between people using electronic devices.

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Entropy (1977 board game)

Entropy is an abstract strategy board game for two players designed by Eric Solomon in 1977.

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A Eurogame, also called a German-style board game, German game, or Euro-style game, is a class of tabletop games that generally have indirect player interaction and abstract physical components.

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Evo (board game)

Evo: The Last Gasp of the Dinosaurs is a German-style board game for three to five players, designed by Philippe Keyaerts and published by Eurogames.

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Executive functions

Executive functions (collectively referred to as executive function and cognitive control) are a set of cognitive processes that are necessary for the cognitive control of behavior: selecting and successfully monitoring behaviors that facilitate the attainment of chosen goals.

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Expected value

In probability theory, the expected value of a random variable, intuitively, is the long-run average value of repetitions of the experiment it represents.

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Fanorona is a strategy board game for two players.

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Fantasy Grounds

Fantasy Grounds is a virtual tabletop application, which contains a set of tools to assist players of tabletop role-playing games playing either in person or remotely.

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Fernand Gobet

Fernand Gobet (born February 12, 1962 in Switzerland) is a cognitive scientist and a cognitive psychologist, currently Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of Liverpool.

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Fine motor skill

Fine motor skill (or dexterity) is the coordination of small muscles, in movements—usually involving the synchronization of hands and fingers—with the eyes.

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First Dynasty of Egypt

The First Dynasty of ancient Egypt (Dynasty I) covers the first series of Egyptian kings to rule over a unified Egypt.

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Four-player chess

Four-player chess (also known as Four-handed, Four-man, or Four-way chess) is a family of chess variants typically played with four people.

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Fox games

Fox games are a category of board games for two players, where one player is the fox and tries to eat the geese/sheep, and the opposing player directs the geese/sheep and attempts to trap the fox, or reach a destination on the board.

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Fresco (plural frescos or frescoes) is a technique of mural painting executed upon freshly laid, or wet lime plaster.

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Gamasutra is a website founded in 1997 that focuses on all aspects of video game development.

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A game is a structured form of play, usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes used as an educational tool.

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Game design

Game design is the art of applying design and aesthetics to create a game for entertainment or for educational, exercise, or experimental purposes.

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Game mechanics

Game mechanics are constructs of rules or methods designed for interaction with the game state, thus providing gameplay.

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Game of chance

A game of chance is a game whose outcome is strongly influenced by some randomizing device, and upon which contestants may choose to wager money or anything of monetary value.

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Game studies

Game studies, or ludology, is the study of games, the act of playing them, and the players and cultures surrounding them.

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Gary O. Rollefson

Gary O. Rollefson (born August 2, 1942) is an American Anthropologist.

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GIPF (game)

GIPF is an abstract strategy board game by Kris Burm, the first of six games in his series of games called the ''GIPF'' Project.

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Go (game)

Go is an abstract strategy board game for two players, in which the aim is to surround more territory than the opponent.

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Going Cardboard

Going Cardboard: A Board Game Documentary is a 2012 documentary about the American adoption of German-style board games, and includes coverage of the 2009 board game event Spiel in Essen, Germany, as well as interviews with many prominent game designers.

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Gomoku, also called Gobang or Five in a Row, is an abstract strategy board game.

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Grand Chess

Grand Chess is a large-board chess variant invented by Dutch games designer Christian Freeling in 1984.

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A guess (or an act of guessing) is a swift conclusion drawn from data directly at hand, and held as probable or tentative, while the person making the guess (the guesser) admittedly lacks material for a greater degree of certainty.

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Halma (from the Greek word ἅλμα meaning "jump") is a strategy board game invented in 1883 or 1884 by George Howard Monks, a US thoracic surgeon at Harvard Medical School.

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Havannah is a two-player abstract strategy board game invented by Christian Freeling.

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Herbert A. Simon

Herbert Alexander Simon (June 15, 1916 – February 9, 2001) was an American economist and political scientist whose primary interest was decision-making within organizations and is best known for the theories of "bounded rationality" and "satisficing".

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Hex (board game)

Hex is a strategy board game for two players played on a hexagonal grid, theoretically of any size and several possible shapes, but traditionally as an 11×11 rhombus.

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Hexagonal chess

Hexagonal chess refers to a group of chess variants played on boards composed of hexagon.

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Hindu refers to any person who regards themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects of Hinduism.

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History of games

The history of games dates to the ancient human past.

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Hive (game)

Hive is a bug-themed tabletop game, designed by John Yianni and published in 2001 by Gen42 Games.

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Hoity Toity

Hoity Toity (Adel Verpflichtet, meaning "Noblesse oblige") is a multiplayer board game created by Klaus Teuber in 1990, and published in the United States by Überplay in 2008.

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Holt McDougal

Holt McDougal is an American publishing company, a division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, that specializes in textbooks for use in secondary schools.

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Horatio Alger

Horatio Alger Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was an American writer, best known for his many young adult novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class security and comfort through hard work, determination, courage, and honesty.

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Hyena chase

Hyena chase (or Hyena game, or Hyena) is a simple race game originating in North Africa.

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Interactive movie

An interactive movie, also known as a movie game, is a video game that presents the gameplay in a cinematic, scripted manner, often through the use of full-motion video of either animated or live-action footage.

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The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.

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Janggi (including romanizations changgi and jangki), sometimes called Korean chess, is a strategy board game popular in Korea.

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Jargon is a type of language that is used in a particular context and may not be well understood outside that context.

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Jiroft culture

A "Jiroft culture" has been postulated as an early Bronze Age (late 3rd millennium BC) archaeological culture, located in the territory of present-day Balochistan and Kermān Provinces of Iran.

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Kōnane is a two-player strategy board game from Hawaii.

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L game

The L game is a simple abstract strategy board game invented by Edward de Bono.

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Lasca (also called Laska or Laskers) is a draughts (or checkers) variant, invented by the second World Chess Champion Emanuel Lasker (1868–1941).

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Lines of Action

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List of board games

This is a list of board games.

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List of chess variants

A chess variant (or unorthodox chess) is a game "related to, derived from, or inspired by chess".

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List of game manufacturers

This list includes manufacturers of card games, board games, miniatures games, wargames, role-playing games, and collectible card games, and manufacturers of accessories for use in those games.

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List of games that Buddha would not play

The Buddhist games list is a list of games that Gautama Buddha is reputed to have said that he would not play and that his disciples should likewise not play, because he believed them to be a 'cause for negligence'.

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List of mancala games

Games in the mancala family include.

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List of storytelling games

This is a list of storytelling games – games in which players construct or tell a story.

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Liubo is an ancient Chinese board game played by two players.

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Ludo (board game)

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Mafia (party game)

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Mancala is one of the oldest games played.

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Mass production

Mass production, also known as flow production or continuous production, is the production of large amounts of standardized products, including and especially on assembly lines.

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Mastermind (board game)

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Mū tōrere

Mū tōrere is a two-player board game played mainly by the Māori people from the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island.

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McLoughlin Brothers

McLoughlin Bros., Inc. was a New York publishing firm active between 1858 and 1920.

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Mehen (game)

Mehen is a board game which was played in ancient Egypt.

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Microtransaction (sometimes abbreviated as MTX) is a business model where users can purchase virtual goods via micropayments.

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Mind sport

A mind sport, or as it's more commonly referred to an altsport, is a game of skill where the competition is based on a particular type of the intellectual ability as opposed to physical exercise.

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Mine a Million

Mine a Million or The Business Game is a board game for 2-6 players previously published by Waddingtons.

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Mod (video gaming)

A mod (short for "modification") is an alteration that changes some aspects or one aspect of a video game, such as how it looks or behaves.

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Monopoly (game)

Monopoly is a board game where players roll two six-sided dice to move around the game board, buying and trading properties, and develop them with houses and hotels.

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Nine men's morris

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Number line

In basic mathematics, a number line is a picture of a graduated straight line that serves as abstraction for real numbers, denoted by \mathbb.

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Oware is an Ashanti abstract strategy game among the Mancala family of board games (pit and pebble games) played worldwide with slight variations as to the layout of the game, number of players and strategy of play.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Pachisi (पचीसी) is a cross and circle board game that originated in medieval India which has been described as the "national game of India".

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Panamax and New Panamax (or Neopanamax) are terms for the size limits for ships travelling through the Panama Canal.

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Pandemic (board game)

Pandemic is a cooperative board game designed by Matt Leacock and published by Z-Man Games in 2007.

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Paper-and-pencil game

Paper-and-pencil games are games that can be played solely with paper and pencil (or other writing implement), usually without erasing.

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Pathfinder (periodicals)

Pathfinder is a series of roleplaying game supplements published by Paizo Publishing since 2007.

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Patolli or patole is one of the oldest known games in America.

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Peg solitaire

Peg solitaire (or Solo Noble) is a board game for one player involving movement of pegs on a board with holes.

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Penguin Books

Penguin Books is a British publishing house.

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Perfect information

In economics, perfect information is a feature of perfect competition.

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Playing card

A playing card is a piece of specially prepared heavy paper, thin cardboard, plastic-coated paper, cotton-paper blend, or thin plastic, marked with distinguishing motifs and used as one of a set for playing card games.

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Polish złoty

The złoty (pronounced; sign: zł; code: PLN), which is the masculine form of the Polish adjective 'golden', is the currency of Poland.

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Polygon (website)

Polygon is an American video game website that publishes news, culture, reviews, and videos.

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Prehistoric Egypt

The prehistory of Egypt spans the period from earliest human settlement to the beginning of the Early Dynastic Period of Egypt around 3100 BC, starting with the first Pharaoh, Narmer for some egyptologists, Hor-Aha for others, (also known as Menes).

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Puerto Rico (board game)

Puerto Rico is a German-style board game designed by Andreas Seyfarth, and published in 2002 by Alea in German, by Rio Grande Games in English, by Grow in Brazilian Portuguese, and by Κάισσα in Greek.

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A puzzle is a game, problem, or toy that tests a person's ingenuity or knowledge.

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Race game

Race game is a large category of board games, in which the object is to be the first to move all one's pieces to the end of a track.

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Rags to riches

Rags to riches refers to any situation in which a person rises from poverty to wealth, and in some cases from absolute obscurity to heights of fame—sometimes instantly.

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Random House

Random House is an American book publisher and the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world.

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Real time (media)

Real time within the media is a method where events are portrayed at the same rate at which the characters experience them.

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Renju (Japanese: 連珠) is the professional variant of Gomoku.

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Risk (game)

Risk is a strategy board game of diplomacy, conflict and conquest for two to six players.

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Risk management

Risk management is the identification, evaluation, and prioritization of risks (defined in ISO 31000 as the effect of uncertainty on objectives) followed by coordinator and economical application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability or impact of unfortunate events or to maximize the realization of opportunities.

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Rock, Paper, Shotgun (also known as RPS) is a UK-based blog operated by Rock, Paper, Shotgun Ltd and authored by Alec Meer, Jim Rossignol, Adam Smith, John Walker, and formerly also Kieron Gillen and Quintin Smith.

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Role-playing game

A role-playing game (sometimes spelled roleplaying game and abbreviated to RPG) is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting.

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Roll20 is a website containing a set of tools for playing tabletop role-playing games, also referred to as a virtual tabletop, which can be used as an aid to playing in person or remotely online.

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Royal Game of Ur

The Royal Game of Ur, also known as the Game of Twenty Squares or simply the Game of Ur, is a two-player strategy race board game that was first played in ancient Mesopotamia during the early third millennium BC.

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Running-fight game

Running-fight games are board games that essentially combine the method of race games (such as backgammon or pachisi) and the goal of elimination-based games such as chess or draughts.

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Sati (practice)

Sati or suttee is an obsolete funeral custom where a widow immolates herself on her husband's pyre or takes her own life in another fashion shortly after her husband's death.

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Saudi Aramco World

Aramco World (formerly Saudi Aramco World) is a bi-monthly magazine published by Aramco Services Company, U.S.-based subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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In the performing arts, a scenario (from Italian: that which is pinned to the scenery; pronounced) is a synoptical collage of an event or series of actions and events.

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Scrabble is a word game in which two to four players score points by placing tiles bearing a single letter onto a board divided into a 15×15 grid of squares.

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Senet (or Senat) is a board game from ancient Egypt whose original rules are the subject of conjecture.

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Shadows Over Camelot

Shadows Over Camelot is an Arthurian-themed board game designed by Serge Laget and Bruno Cathala, illustrated by Julien Delval and Cyrille Daujean.

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Shax (board game)

Shax (pronounced /shah/), also known as jar, djelga or mororova in some areas, is a board game played in the Horn of Africa, particularly in Somalia.

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(), also known as Japanese chess or the Game of Generals, is a two-player strategy board game in the same family as chess, chaturanga, makruk, shatranj, janggi and xiangqi, and is the most popular of a family of chess variants native to Japan.

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Snakes and Ladders

Snakes and Ladders is an ancient Indian board game regarded today as a worldwide classic.

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Snakes and Lattes

Snakes & Lattes is a board game cafe chain in Toronto, Canada, with three venues located at 600 Bloor Street West, 489 College Street, and 45 Eglinton Avenue East.

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Sorry! (game)

Sorry! is a board game that is based on the ancient cross and circle game Pachisi.

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Stratego is a strategy board game for two players on a board of 10×10 squares.

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Strategy game

A strategy game or strategic game is a game (e.g. video or board game) in which the players' uncoerced, and often autonomous decision-making skills have a high significance in determining the outcome.

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(originally called Number Place) is a logic-based, combinatorial number-placement puzzle.

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Surakarta (game)

Surakarta is a little-known Indonesian strategy board game for two players, named after the ancient city of Surakarta in central Java.

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Tabletop game

Tabletop games are games that are normally played on a table or other flat surface, such as board games, card games, dice games, miniatures wargames or tile-based games.

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Tabletop role-playing game

A tabletop role-playing game (or pen-and-paper role-playing game) is a form of role-playing game (RPG) in which the participants describe their characters' actions through speech.

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Tabletop Simulator

Tabletop Simulator is an independent video game that allows players to play and create tabletop games in a multiplayer physics sandbox.

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Tafl games

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Take It Easy (game)

Take It Easy is an abstract strategy board game created by Peter Burley.

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Terminology is the study of terms and their use.

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The Game of Life

The Game of Life, also known simply as Life, is a board game originally created in 1860 by Milton Bradley, as The Checkered Game of Life.

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The Great Train Robbery (board game)

The Great Train Robbery is a board game created by the British military historian and author Bruce Barrymore Halpenny in the early 1970s, and is based upon the actual Great Train Robbery that took place on the 8 August 1963.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Mansion of Happiness

The Mansion of Happiness: An Instructive Moral and Entertaining Amusement is a children's board game inspired by Christian morality.

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The Resistance (game)

The Resistance is a game where players attempt to deduce one another's identities.

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The Ungame

The Ungame is a non-competitive learning/communication board game created by Rhea Zakich in 1972.

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Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson (April 13, [O.S. April 2] 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809.

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Tic-tac-toe (also known as noughts and crosses or Xs and Os) is a paper-and-pencil game for two players, X and O, who take turns marking the spaces in a 3×3 grid.

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Ticket to Ride (board game)

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Tigris and Euphrates

Tigris and Euphrates (Euphrat und Tigris) is a German-style strategy board game designed by Reiner Knizia and first published in 1997 by Hans im Glück.

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Train game

A train game or railway game is a board game that represents the construction and operation of railways.

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Trivia refers to bits of information, often of little importance.

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Trivial Pursuit

Trivial Pursuit is a board game from Canada in which winning is determined by a player's ability to answer general knowledge and popular culture questions.

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TwixT is a two-player strategy board game, an early entrant in the 1960s 3M bookshelf game series.

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Vassal Engine

The VASSAL Engine is a game engine for building and playing online adaptations of board games, tabletop games and card games.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common domain name, and published on at least one web server.

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Willard Fiske

Daniel Willard Fiske (November 11, 1831 – September 17, 1904) was an American librarian and scholar, born on November 11, 1831, at Ellisburg, New York.

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Word game

Word games (also called word game puzzles) are spoken or board games often designed to test ability with language or to explore its properties.

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Xiangqi, also called Chinese chess, is a strategy board game for two players.

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Yoté is a traditional strategy board game of West Africa, where it is a popular gambling game due to its fast pace and surprising turnarounds.

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Yuan (currency)

The yuan (sign: ¥) is the base unit of a number of former and present-day Chinese currencies.

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Yut Nori, also known as Yunnori, Nyout, and Yoot, is a traditional board game played in Korea, especially during Korean New Year.

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18XX is the generic term for a series of board games that, with a few exceptions, recreate the building of railroad corporations during the 19th century; individual games within the series use particular years in the 19th century as their title (usually the date of the start of railway development in the area of the world they cover), or "18" plus a two-letter geographical designator (such as 18EU for a game set in the European Union).

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