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Each year since 1980, GAMES Magazine has published a Buyer's Guide to Games in their year-end holiday issue. Except for once or twice in the early 1980s, the article has listed and reviewed one hundred games each year, and was thus dubbed The GAMES 100.
Early in the feature's history, the article served as a reference to many games available on the market, new and old, listing such long-time classic titles as Monopoly, Clue, and Scrabble--and even the occasional toy like Frisbee. In later years, the feature has focused more and more on recognizing the best and most unique new board and card games.
In 1991, GAMES also began recognizing the favorites in each category with a special Best designation, and has selected one game from the whole list to receive the highest honor of Game of the Year.
Through the early 1990s, more and more electronic games were included in the list, with the computer game Myst even winning Game of the Year in 1994. Beginning the following year, computer and cartridge games were split off and given their own separate Electronic Games 100 section.
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Fnap Fnap is a blind-bidding, tile placement game. Players bid to play tiles, one at a time. Tiles can score in three different ways Funagain Games does not stock this edition of this title, usually because it's out of print.
$24.95 Wayfinder is a beautiful abstract game set in the ocean, as players attempt to establish the most villages on islands. Players move their Wayfinder around, placing tribesmen on islands to form villages, and increase their points in this strategic...
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Gloria Mundi The Glory of Rome is fading. You're a Roman statesman struggling to survive in this era of cultural decline and political chaos. While foreign invaders and domestic incompetents devour the last resources of the Empire, you'll try to build your career... Funagain Games does not stock this edition of this title, usually because it's out of print.
$59.99 Canal Mania is a game about the great Canal building era of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries that captures the feel of the period and gives players plenty of decision making in their attempts to complete some of the most famous British canals...
Vikings English language edition of Wikinger In the game Vikings everyone plays a Viking tribe. Only he who develops his tribe best and prevails against the competition will succeed at becoming the victor of this thrilling game. Funagain Games does not stock this edition of this title, usually because it's out of print.
List: $54.95 $43.95 (20% savings!) At the dawn of time, stone age civilizations are scattered across the land, each one struggling for survival. However, the spark of civilization has been ignited and cannot be extinguished. Ideas and inventions are spreading like wildfire across...
Antike English language edition Antike is a challenging strategy game about evolution and competition among ancient civilizations. Ancient nations create cities, build temples, sail the seas, and discover new principles of science and technology. Their legions and galleys open new... Funagain Games does not stock this edition of this title, usually because it's out of print.
Antike German edition Antique nations build cities, construct temples, sail the seas and progress in sciences. Legions and galleys gain new territories and defend their nations against dangerous enemies. The game contains two gameboards, on which the players can choose... Funagain Games does not stock this edition of this title, usually because it's out of print.
List: $59.95 $47.95 (20% savings!) Europe in the age of imperialism. Internationally operating investors aim for the highest political influence in Europe. By giving credits they gain influence over the six imperial nations Great Britain, Germany, Russia, Austria-Hungary, Italy and...