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    Best board game-Ticket to Ride!

    If you want a GREAT board game for Christmas, we love Ticket to Ride. It's a $50. game, but worth it. Strategy, fast paced and games last about a hour. The original Ticket to Ride can be played with 5 people, they have several other Ticket to Ride games out as well. You'll get hooked if you get one. Just an idea.



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    Re: Best board game-Ticket to Ride!

    Settlers of Catan is also a great game. I wish more people would play games like these instead of crap like Monopoly.


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    Re: Best board game-Ticket to Ride!

    Quote Originally Posted by sodakjoe View Post
    Settlers of Catan is also a great game. I wish more people would play games like these instead of crap like Monopoly.
    Hey, what's wrong with Monopoly?



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    Re: Best board game-Ticket to Ride!

    Settlers of Catan is a good game.



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    Re: Best board game-Ticket to Ride!

    Quote Originally Posted by fanaticagain View Post
    Hey, what's wrong with Monopoly?
    You mean other than the fact that it's a horrendously designed board game that people still play for some unknown reason?


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    Re: Best board game-Ticket to Ride!

    Board game snobs? I've seen it all.



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    Re: Best board game-Ticket to Ride!

    Ticket to Ride is indeed a great game.



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    Re: Best board game-Ticket to Ride!

    You can also play Ticket to Ride online, and it is pretty cool.



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    Re: Best board game-Ticket to Ride!

    Board games? lolwut?

    I'll stick to Xbox.


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    Re: Best board game-Ticket to Ride!

    Quote Originally Posted by fanaticagain View Post
    Hey, what's wrong with Monopoly?

    I have to agree with Dane Cook on this one.

    This is every game of Monopoly ever played. (harsh language)

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-zKs1btHiw]YouTube - Dane Cook on Monopoly cartoon[/ame]



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    Re: Best board game-Ticket to Ride!

    Nothing wrong with a board game once in a while. Especially honeymoon board games!


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    Re: Best board game-Ticket to Ride!

    My girlfriends dad and uncle started with ticket to ride and then got into settlers of catan and stuff like that...they even went to a convention. I can do ticket to ride and Carcasonne but anything past that I don't care to take 30-45 minutes just getting the game explained to me and then spend another couple of hours playing it. My attention span is gone before the directions are over.



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    Re: Best board game-Ticket to Ride!

    Checked it out and it sounds interesting. I've really been looking for a non-video game that both my wife and son would like to play (my wife can't get into any of our video games).

    I ended up going to boardgamegeek.com and then bought 7 Wonders. It ranked as their #1 family game. Hope it is, because I paid through the nose for it.



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    Re: Best board game-Ticket to Ride!

    Axis & Allies has to be my all time favorite!

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Checked it out and it sounds interesting. I've really been looking for a non-video game that both my wife and son would like to play (my wife can't get into any of our video games).

    I ended up going to boardgamegeek.com and then bought 7 Wonders. It ranked as their #1 family game. Hope it is, because I paid through the nose for it.



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    Re: Best board game-Ticket to Ride!

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneKC View Post
    Axis & Allies has to be my all time favorite!
    I really like that, and my son is finally old enough that he can play it (though we haven't recently). I got Tide of Iron last Christmas, and it is really fun, but a little too complex for him just yet (12 yrs old).



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