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    There's an excellent website with all the old classics called Board Game Geek

    I use it quite a lot and the game shown is called 'Fishing', which I remember playing around the age of 11 or 12. For purely nostalgic reasons I bought one for about 30 quid on eBay last year



    Totopoly is another of my favourites ...


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    I have an attic full of stuff like this. I'm hoping to play them all with my grandkids one day, although the OP doesn't inspire much hope

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    Quote Originally Posted by Finnish Swede View Post
    Carcassonne
    I sometimes play that with my hubby, nice game. Although it can be played with up to 4 people, we think it's better with 2, at least when you only take the basic set and one of the start area expansions maybe.
    Playing with more people is nice when one also adds the Towers expansion and/or Dragons. This gets too vast however for two people. And you need a big table in any case^^

    But it's a well designed small strategy game.

    We also have this funny little game, Small World


    Comes with map designs from 2-4 people again and ends after 8 rounds, so unlike many other games it's not "open end".
    It's a sort of krude mix of "role play" (race & modifier abilities that are rather random in combination), short-term strategy and conquest game.

    Layout for 4 people and a new version


    As a child I often played Halma with my grandma


    And I liked doing puzzles a lot as a kid


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