1830: Computer version - Avalon Hill's railroad classic comes to the PC.
25 Words or Less - Name that word.
5ive Straight - The best of the Sequence family.
6 Nimmt - Shakespeare's monkeys play cards.
A to Z - Alphabetical and categorical success
Abstracts - If you were a tree, what kind of tree would you be?
Acquire - Sid Sackson's classic game of hotel mergers.
Adel Verpflichtet - Rock, Paper, Scissors has never been so engaging.
Air Baron - Fare wars for control of the commercial skies.
Airlines - Acquire of the air.
Aladdin's Dragons - A text book example of the value of game development.
Alibi - Mystery/logic card game which doesn't quite work.
Alpha Blitz - Two great word games in one deck of cards.
Andromeda - Your fate is in the hands of the cosmic ashtray.
Apples to Apples - Hilarious party game of juxtaposition.
Aquarius - Send this psychadelic 90's card game back to the 60's.
Arabana-Ikibiti - Two players build bridges in the South Pacific.
Arabian Nights - The first Magic expansion.
Arbos - I think that I shall never see, a game so lovely as a tree.
Attacke - Fun card game with variable-length tricks.
Babylon 5 Component Game System - Your last, best hope for space gaming?
Bamboleo - Stunning dexterity game of balance and brinksmanship.
Banana Republic - A funny thing happened on the way to the voting box...
Barbarossa - Twenty questions with clay.
Batik - A game for the vertically challenged.
Battle Cry - The Civil War simplified.
Ben Hurt - Never underestimate the value of a well-aimed cat.
Bet-A-Fact - Match players to the facts they wrote about themselves.
Bialogue - Chain Reaction becomes a board game.
Big Boss - Linear Acquire with gorgeous bits.
Bluffers Beware - Fictionary with pictures.
Bohnanza - Who would have guessed bean farming would be so much fun?
Bongo - Gotta use the poachers.
Business - Ignore the title and plan ahead in the Sackson game.
Button Men - Forget what you know about dice.
Caesar & Cleopatra - One of the strongest titles from the Kosmos/Rio Grande 2-player line.
Carabande - Race to flick discs around a wooden track.
Carcassonne - The meeples are coming! The meeples are coming!
Card Caper - Deduce your opponent's hidden card.
Castle - Medieval chaos.
Catch Phrase - Hot Potato with words.
Cheops - This forced march up a pyramid offers few choices.
Chinatown - Wheeling, dealing, and dim sum.
Chronicles - A trivia game about dates where wrong answers can still score.
Comeback - Devilishly simple bidding game.
Corruption - Bruno Faidutti revises, but doesn't necessarily improve, Banana Republic.
Corsairs - Yo ho ho and a ... drumstick?
Cosmic Encounter - See where Magic began.
Crazy Talk - Charades with a twist.
Crokinole - Finger-flickin' fun.
Cross Cribb - A marvelous improvement on Cribbage.
Dampfross - aka Railway Rivals.
Dark Cults - Storytelling horror card game.
Das Regeln Wir Schon - Players vote to change the rules of the game.
David & Goliath - Trick-taking game in which it pays to be the little guy.
Daytona 500 - Super but out of print family racing game.
Democrazy - Majority rules.
Detroit/Cleveland Grand Prix - Daytona 500 with 2 new tracks.
Dia de los Muertos - Even the dead need to eat in this clever partnership card game.
Die Macher - Long. Complex. Outstanding.
Dino Hunt - Dinos so cute, you've just gotta take one home.
Don Pepe - Watch out for exploding cakes.
Downfall - Abstract strategy as the gears turn.
Draco & Co. - Guillotine gone wrong.
Dragon Delta - Pawns walk the plank.
Dragon Dice - TSR gets it right with their collectible dice game.
Dragon's Gold - Steal the dragons' treasure, then haggle with your comrades over how to divvy it up.
Drakon - Collect gold from the dragon's cave in this chaotic tile placement game.
DTM Hockenheimring - Realtime auto racing with gorgeous scale cars.
Durch die Wuste - Camels caravan through the sausage. 1999 TGR Golden Tiger winner.
Ebay - Fast, fun, and no reserves.
El Caballero - Entdecker with teeth.
El Grande - German Game of the Year, 1996
El Grande: Konig & Intrigant - An expansion which makes a good game even better.
Elfenland - German Game of the Year, 1998
Elixir - Eye of newt, a dash of nightshade, and some beer 'n' pretzels.
Entdecker - Teuber's followup to Settlers of Catan.
Euphrat & Tigris - Knizia's tile-placement masterpiece.
Exxtra - Knizia's die-rolling disappointment
Face to Face - Concentration with famous faces.
Falling - Frantic real-time card game.
Family Business - Card game of mob vendettas. You dirty rat...
Favoriten - Nifty, somewhat abstract family horserace game.
Filthy Rich - Clever use of card binder pages from Richard Garfield
Finale - Goooooooooooooooooaaaaaaaaaaalllll!
Finger Flick Sports - Carrom meets basketball.
Five Crowns - Another card game from the makers of Set
Fluxx - Fluffy card game in which the rules and goals constantly change.
For Sale - Bid for a hand of cards, then play them Raj-style.
Freight Train - Build the longest trains.
Frisch Fisch - Tile-laying gem where negative space is paramount.
Funkenschlag - Friedmann Friese's best.
G8 Game Timer - Versatile accessory for every gaming household.
The Game of Y - Abstract strategy game like Hex or Twixt, but with a unique board.
Gargon - Multiplayer War that works.
Giganten - Oil, that is. Black gold. Texas tea.
Gipf - Abstract with cosmetic similarities to Abalone, but this game works.
Grass - Like, wow man, this dope-dealing card game is, like, totally...
Gridlock and Breakdown - Affordable paper & pencil games.
Groo: the Card Game - Build your city and keep Groo away.
Guillotine - The lighter side of beheadment.
Hacker - Break into computer systems. Fnord.
Hamster Rolle - Narrow shelves on the inside of a rolling frame make precarious perches.
Headline Deadline - Given a headline, name facts about the story.
Hedbanz - Indian poker meets twenty questions.
HellRail: 2nd Perdition - Please have two coins under your tongue when the conductor comes by. All aboard!
Icehouse - Abstract strategy game with no board and no turns.
Igel Argern - Hedgehogs in a hurry.
Industrial Waste - Brisk drafting game that's better than its theme.
Illuminati: New World Order preview - You will buy lots of cards. You will buy lots of cards. Fnord.
Illuminati Y2K - Of course they were behind the hype...
I.N.I.T.I.A.L. Response - Find famous names which match a list of initial pairings.
Inklings - The shorter your clue, the better your score.
Inspeaquence - Can / your / team / give / clues / one / word / at / a / time?
Intersect 90 - Card-based word game.
Intrige - Wheeling and double-dealing in the Italian Renaissance.
It's Mine! - Slapjack, Knizia-style.
Jyhad - Collectible vampire card game can suck your money like blood.
Kaleidos - Search images for items beginning with the right letter.
Karambolage - Tabletop billiards on a shoestring.
Katzenjammer Blues - Cool cats play cards.
King of the Elves - Elfenland: the card game. Proof that smaller does not always mean shorter. Or better.
Klunker - Unfortunately-, if somewhat appropriately-, named card game.
Knightmare Chess - A deck of cards makes chess a chaotic romp.
Knights of the Rainbow - Just say, "Ni."
Knots - Connect opposite sides of the floor with rope.
Kohle, Kies, & Knete - Wheeling and dealing from Sid Sackson.
Kontor - Well-supported but emotionless tile-laying game.
Kunst Stucke - Abstract game about abstract art.
KWAZ - Pattern creation and matching.
La Citta - Make your opponents' tired, huddled masses yearn to be your tired, huddled masses.
Last Chance - Bid for the chance to try to roll certain dice combinations.
Lost Cities - Addictive rummyesque Knizia confection.
Lord of the Rings - A cooperative game, my preciousssss!
Lord of the Rings Tarot Card Game - Crazy Eights for hobbits.
Lords of the Sierra Madre - Badges? We don't need no steenkin' badges!
Lowenherz - Stake out your territory while the walls keep closing in.
Lunch Money - Pimp-slapping on the playground.
Mad Dash - Educational geographic card game.
Magic: The Gathering - Where have you been?
Mamma Mia!: You a-play the ingredients and you a-make-a the pizzas. Whatsamattafoyou, eh?
Manhattan - Family game of urban skyscraper construction.
Marracash - Shoppers check in, but they don't check out.
Meander - An abstract game in which the most important rules are the rules of physics.
Medici - Elegant card game with tough decisions and a neat mechanic.
Medieval Merchant - Crank up The Long and Winding Road
Merchants of Amsterdam - Beat the clock.
Metro - Superb tile-laying connection game.
Mississippi Queen - Steamboat racing down the Mississippi.
Mit List und Tücke - Yet another fine trick-taking card game from Klaus Palesch.
Modern Art - Brilliant auction game.
Money - Set collection game with a clever bidding/trading system.
Monopoly: The Card Game - Incredibly, it doesn't suck!
Monsters Ravage America - Surprisingly, not a game about the Spice Girls' USA tour.
Movie Memory - Listen to a movie clip on audio tape and name the actor, film, and character.
Mü - Quite possibly the best trick-taking card game ever. And with dynamite artwork, too.
Mush - Race your huskies across Alaska.
Musketiere - Quick, fun card game of group-think.
Mystery Rummy 1 & 2 - Better than standard rummy. Quite good, in fact.
Nameburst - $20,000 Pyramid with famous names.
Nemesis Factor - Addictive sequence puzzle.
Netrunner - CCG that's one of the best 2 player games in years.
New York Times Crossword Puzzle Game - Stick to the daily puzzle.
Nicht die Bohne - Snap, crackle, screw you.
Norns - The game on a t-shirt.
Nyet! - The grid game from Piers Anthony's Adept series makes a not-so-good card game.
Ohne Furcht und Adel - Nice city you've got there. Shame if something happened to it...
Once Upon a Time - Fairy tale storytelling card game.
Oska - Overproduced abstract.
Overthrone - Rather convoluted thematic card game.
Palabra - Versatile card/word game.
Palmyra - Knizia's Mediterranean stock market game.
Parts Unknown - One of the best of the Cheapass games.
Pass the Bomb - Hot Potato with words-- and a really spiffy timer.
Pass the Pigs - Pigs as dice. Chess it's not.
Peg Poker - Innovative dice make an entertaining game.
Pentagonia - Fifteen Men's Morris.
Perquackey - Dice/word game best with 2 players.
Perspective - Place world events on a timeline. More fun than it sounds.
Pick Two - Quick, addictive word construction game.
Pipeline - Lay pipes to connect your tanker to the oil head first.
Pirateer - Yo ho ho and a nicely-made family abstract strategy game.
Pit - Loud game of card trading. "Two?" "Two?"
Plague and Pestilence - Build up your population and send rats to your enemies in this black card game.
Plateau - Unusual abstract with bluffing.
Priceless - Broken reissue of Dallas/Cartel.
The Princes of Florence - It's all about prestige.
Programmer's Nightmare - More chaos from the creator of Wiz-War.
Proteus - Beautiful wood game where the rules change as you play.
Puerto Rico - The new gold standard-- we played this every week for over a year.
Pyraos - Abstracy strategy. Play the last marble on top of a pyramid.
Quack Shot - The game your mother always warned you about.
Quadwrangle - Tug of war with dice.
Quarto - Fast 2-player strategy where your opponent chooses the piece you must play.
Quests of the Round Table - Go from squire to knight -- without boosters.
Quick Wit - Insultingly easy trivia-puzzle game.
Quixo - Shift blocks to get five in a row.
Quoridor - Trapped in a maze of your opponent's design.
Quote Unquote - Guess the mystery people and the tie that binds them.
Quo Vadis? - Bargain your way up to the Roman senate.
Ra - Turn-based It's Mine.
The Really Nasty Horse Racing Game - It's got horses. They race. And it can get really nasty.
Renfield - Unusual trick-taking betting game from Cheapass.
Rette Sich Wer Kann - Throw each other to the sharks as your lifeboats try to reach shore.
Ricochet Robot - Puzzle game of spatial acuity.
Robo Rally - Program robots to navigate a hazardous factory.
Samarkand - Sackson game in which you play the system more than your opponents.
Samurai - Final game in Knizia's tile-laying trilogy. 1999 TGR Golden Tiger winner.
Samurai Swords - Japanese Risk on steroids (rerelease of Milton Bradley's Shogun).
San Marco - The brilliant pie-cutting rule makes the game.
Santa Fe - Dynamite track-laying game with a mix of luck and strategy.
Say When! - Party trivia game where players try to guess closest to the correct numerical answer.
Schnäppchen Jagd - Excellent card game, especially with just three players.
Schotten-Totten - Card game for people unafraid of committment.
Screaming Eagles - Two-player dogfights.
Scrosswords - Boggle meets Pick Two in this fresh word game.
Serenissima - Trading on the Mediterranean
Sharp Shooters - Milton Bradley misfires.
ShowManager - "These actors offend me... Clear!"
Die Siedler von Catan (The Settlers of Catan) - A phenomenon loved by gamers and non-gamers alike.
Die Siedler von Catan Historical Scenarios: Alexander and Cheops.
Die Siedler von Catan Kartenspiel - The 2-player card game
Die Siedler von Catan: Seefahrer expansion - Settlers takes to the sea.
Die Siedler von Catan: Stadte & Ritter expansion - Feed your knights, improve your cities.
Die Siedler von Nurnburg - Successful stand-alone Settlers variant.
Skedaddle - Escape from a Nazi castle.
Space Beans - In space, no one can hear you-- um-- you know.
Spinball - 2-player dexterity game that's also a work of art.
Split Second - Trivia for morons. Surprisingly fun and addictive.
Sports Dynasty - Family game-- no sports knowledge required.
Starbase Jeff - Build a space station for big bucks.
Strange Adventures in Infinite Space - Cheapass software.
Streetcar - Build tracks and race trolleys in New Orleans.
Star Trek: The Next Generation Collectible Dice Game
Star Trek: The Next Generation Customizable Card Game
Star Trek: The Next Generation VCR Game: A Klingon Challenge
Stephensons Rocket - Fabulous, grossly underrated train game from Reiner Knizia.
Sternen Himmel - Somewhat abstract game of constellations.
Die Sternenfahrer von Catan - Siedler... in... spaaaaaaaaaaaaace.
Suzerain - TimJim/Prism card game.
'Swoggle - Crossword game without tiles. No more Q with no U!
Tabloid Teasers - Finish the tabloid headlines. Riotously funny.
Taboo - Quite possibly the best packaged party game ever.
Taj Mahal - It's all about the elephants.
Take it Easy - Arrange colored/numbered hexagons for optimal score.
Tal der Konige - Buy or steal bricks and build pyramids in this gorgeous game.
Talkin' Tango - Bialogue gets fixed, and broken.
Teams of Enemies - The Cranium of trivia games. And not in a good way.
Thlink - Make creative links between pictures and topics.
Three For All - The Tribond concept gets milked for another product.
Throwing Stones - RPG and duels with collectible dice.
Tichu - Superb partnership card game.
Tikal - Explore the ruins of South America.
Tiles - Not just a game, but a crossword game system.
Tisby - Crossword-forming game with no luck.
Titan: The Arena - Strategic wagering card game with no resemblance to the Titan board game.
Top Race - Addition of betting makes this the best Daytona 500 version yet.
Torres - Excellent use of the third dimension.
Touche - Sequence rehash with nicer presentation.
The Traders of Genoa - Everything is tradable.
Traumfabrik - Knizia makes movie magic.
True Colors - Vote on which players best match various descriptions and scenarios.
Trumpet - Trick-taking card game where the trump suits constantly change.
TV Wars - Satirical game of TV programming.
Twitch - The bowl never lies.
Tycoon - Jet around the world, building hotels and factories to reap rich rewards.
Tyranno Ex - Manipulate the environment to strengthen your dinos.
Union Pacific - Improved Airlines.
Upthrust - Quick strategy game from Sid Sackson.
Ursuppe - Move, eat, excrete, repeat.
Verrater - One of the all-time great gaming values.
The Very Clever Pipe Game - Slick abstract card game of connecting pipes.
Vinci - History of the World lite.
Vino - Dry may be good for wine, but not for games about wine.
Volldampf - The colored cube shipping game disguised as a train game.
Was Sticht? - Very clever, if overly mechanical, card game.
We the People - The American Revolution for two.
Weapons and Warriors - Fling stuff. 'Nuff said.
Web of Power - European conflict without the conflict.
Wettstreit der Baumeister - The Noble Competition of Architects.
What's That On My Head? - Is that 439 on your forehead or are you just happy to see me?
Where's Bob's Hat? - Excellent trick-taking game for 3.
Wiz-War - Chaotic game of maze-crawling, treasure-stealing, and spellcasting.
Wizard - Oh Hell variant which dramatically improves on the original.
Word Whiz - One big vowel movement.
WordHound - Cutthroat game of letter-grabbing.
Wrdz - Crsswrd-styl gam whre ltrs cn b lft ot.
Wyatt Earp - Mystery Rummy in the Old West.
X-Files Collectible Card Game - The truth is a Rare.
You Don't Know Jack - It's worth buying a computer for this irreverant trivia game.
Yukon Company - Or as it quickly became known around here, Dawson's Creek.
Zatre - Make the best sums with your parts.
Zirkus Flohcati - Could have been called "Can't Flip".
Zobmondo!! - Would you rather play this game or burn $30?
Zoff in Buffalo - A buffalo game with no shuffling.
Zoon - Card game.
Zum Kuckuck! - Duplicate Raj