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The 9-ish Best Board Games of 2017

This year, like the last year, I want to highlight 9 games out of the 56 that was "new-to-me-but-not-necessarily-new-to-the-world". Again, like last year, from feather light games, to less light games. Voila, here we go: Filler games A post shared by Of Cardboard Sheep (@do_meeples_dream) on Jul 21, 2017 at 1:53pm PDT Jump Drive  is Tom Lehmann's re-theme of his own filler called  The City  -- bringing the game into the Race/Roll for the Galaxy universe. And it works great. Favourite mechanic: Quite possibly simplest possible implementation of multi-use cards... A post shared by Of Cardboard Sheep (@do_meeples_dream) on Jun 1, 2017 at 11:21am PDT Herbaceous  by Steve Finn is another game that borrows heavily on one of the designer's earlier games, as it is kind of a zen  Biblios  lite -- with beautiful artwork from Beth Sobel ( Viticulture , Between Two Cities , ...). Favourite mechanic: Card drafting ala Biblios. Party game