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#229999 01/31/06 11:54 PM
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All right, we're going to try to do an ABC game (go through the whole alphabet, trying to come up with a word that starts with each letter). It can be anything related to board games: the name of a game, a reason to play a game, a common piece of a game.... as long as it relates.

I'll start with A...

Alzheimer's Disease (since playing board games has been proven to stave it off... see my article here: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art36834.asp)

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Enginuity Games (a board game manufacturer that makes great games like 3 Stones - http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art39505.asp)

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Fantastic Four, Fantasy Island, Fish...Frogger... <img src="/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />
can't really think of any REAL games but these sound fun (Frogger was fun, but wasn't a board game)

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Go.

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H is for Healthy Habits Game BellaOnline ALERT: Raw URLs are not allowed in these forums for security reasons. Please use UBB code. If you don't know how to do UBB code just post here for help - we will help out!

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Okay, I'll take another one.... I is for "I Spy In Common", the game I just had running in a forum contest.

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Jump - as in jump a man in checkers
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Jenga- that's a game where you build all the wooden pieced on top of each other, then take turns pulling pieces out without making it fall.


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King - the big guy in Chess.

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Ladders and Chutes (my brain is working backwards) <img src="/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

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Monopoly (not very inventive, but a favorite)


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New York Avenue (one of the Orange properties on a Monopoly board).

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Oltremare, by Mind the Move.

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/game/13551

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Parcheesi - you know i have never actually played this game, but I always hear it mentioned. <img src="/images/graemlins/crazy.gif" alt="" />


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Quidditch word search or Quidditch through the ages - I don't know what Quidditch is but I found it on an educational game site K-5. The first Q game I thought of was Q-bert...hopping around on coils, but not really a board game. <img src="/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

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Risk.

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Uno. My sons love this game!

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Ventnor Avenue (another property on the Monopoly board)

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Wallenstein! Wallenstein is also being reprinted as Shogun by Rio Grande Games in a few months.

If you haven't heard of Wallenstein, it's a strategic game covering the Thirty Years' War. It's kind of a war game, like Axis & Allies, and kind of a resource management game, since you have to be able to feed your populace, and also tax your populace without them rebelling, all while trying to conquer more countries. The best part: the rules are simple! No harder to learn than Monopoly or most other popular games. Lots of fun!

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Gonna reach for this one.....

X.... one of the types of squares in Toss-Across (a bean bag tic-tac-toe game)

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x-games or x-men - those are a reach, too. <img src="/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

Yahtzee Now that's a FUN game! <img src="/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

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