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The 9 best(ish) games discovered in 2019

2019 was a good year boardgamewise. I played 97… things… for the first time according to BG Stats (some of them are not (even) on BoardGameGeek(!)). 9 of them are expansions, so 88 new games, then. It was difficult to cull this list down to a top 9, but here goes. (As usual this is not really my favourite nine games, but rather a kind of optimal games library of games I played in 2019. Horses for courses.) Filler games 9 of the 88 above-mentioned games were “roll and writes”/”flip and writes”/”random writes”, or what you might want to call them. Both of the games I ended up with as favourite filler games are. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Of Cardboard Sheep (@do_meeples_dream) on Feb 1, 2020 at 8:02am PST First one out is the great little Cartographers: A Roll Player Tale . This has you discovering lands for a particularly picky queen, or something. The theme is as good a fit as it gets