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Drew’s Top 50 Games of All Time

Drew’s representing the old school with his Top 50 games of all time, including a number of brilliant classics and a good chunk of new favorites. It’s the rare mix of old and cult of the new (not something you’ll see with the rest of our lists…)

You can read more about Drew’s picks on our full Top 100 list, where he’s added comments on more than 30 games that made it to the final list from his. Or if you want to see more of the team’s lists, here are Anthony’s, Daniel’s, and Chris’s.

Without further ado, here are Drew’s Top 50 board games of all time, counting down from #50 to #1.

  1. Twilight Struggle
  2. Formula D
  3. Viticulture
  4. Puerto Rico
  5. Crokinole
  6. Flick ‘Em Up
  7. Targui (1986)
  8. Walnut Grove
  9. Colosseum
  10. Trains
  11. Cartagena
  12. 504
  13. Stratego
  14. Catan
  15. Citadels
  16. Through the Desert
  17. Pente
  18. Carcassonne
  19. Small World
  20. Legacy: Testament of Duke de Crecy
  21. 7 Wonders
  22. Tikal II
  23. Kemet
  24. Hey, That’s My Fish
  25. Lost Cities
  26. Between Two Cities
  27. Tokaido
  28. K2
  29. Scotland Yard
  30. Wits & Wagers
  31. Chess
  32. Tsuro
  33. Acquire
  34. Power Grid
  35. King of New York
  36. Flash Point
  37. Caverna
  38. Alien Frontiers
  39. Pandemic
  40. Love Letter
  41. Risk
  42. Tzol’kin the Mayan Calendar
  43. TIME Stories
  44. Can’t Stop
  45. Survive: Escape From Atlantis
  46. Die Macher
  47. Dominaire
  48. Race for the Galaxy
  49. Strat-o-Matic Baseball
  50. Las Vegas

You can connect with Drew on Facebook and Twitter where he posts news every day of the week, along with regular board gaming memes.

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    Anthony lives and plays games in Pittsburgh, PA. A lover of complex strategy, two player war games, and area control, Anthony is always eager to try a new game, even if he’s on rule-reading duty.

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