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Catan Tournament Unexpected Surprise Changes Lives

Catan Tournament Unexpected Surprise Changes Lives

Last Saturday on March 14, 2015 in Spokane Washington a Settlers of Catan tournament took place. This tournament, a qualifier for the Catan National Championships which takes place at Gen Con every year, started just like every other tournament. Having been to several other Catan tournaments I knew what to expect, lots of Geeks ready … Continue reading

Board Game Shipping and Packing the Funny and the Strange from Ebay

Board Game Shipping and Packing the Funny and the Strange from Ebay

I always receive some of the most interesting packed board games. Part of this might stem from my bad experiences with purchasing board games from sellers on Ebay. And the other part of it might be that board game shipping and packing is more of an art than a science. Board games can be large … Continue reading

Settlers of Catan Tournament WWCC 2013 Spokane Qualifier

Settlers of Catan Tournament WWCC 2013 Spokane Qualifier

We had a great time playing in the World Wide Catan Championship Pre-Qualifier at Uncles Games in Spokane Washington. More than 20 players showed up to face off in a battle for the island of Catan with epic consequences. The winner of this Settler of Catan tournament goes on to face three other finalists from … Continue reading

Clans the Board Game by Rio Grande Games 2002 Leo Colovini

Clans the Board Game by Rio Grande Games 2002 Leo Colovini

An Overview of Clans the Board Game Clans the board game was published in 2002′ by Rio Grande Games, Winning Moves, and the Venice Connection. Designed by Leo Colovini. Clans is currrently out of print, and a very rare board game. The theme is stone age. It is an abstract board game with an area … Continue reading

Thunder Road the Ram and Wreck Survival Board Game by Milton Bradley 1986

Thunder Road the Ram and Wreck Survival Board Game by Milton Bradley 1986

Thunder Road the Ram and Wreck Survival Game by Milton Bradley is a very rare board game from the golden years of Milton Bradley. Back when they were creating titles like Heroquest, and Fireball Island. If you can get your hands on this one do it.     Ram and Wreck Car Survival and Mayhem … Continue reading

The Best Star Wars Board Games

The Best Star Wars Board Games

There are many Star Wars based board games to choose from. So to help you navigate through the trash to the real winners we picked some of our favorites. These range from the most incredible original board games to classic games with new twists and themes. This list has been compiled based on reviews, sales … Continue reading

What is the Difference Between the Original Battlelore and the Repurposed Editions?

What is the Difference Between the Original Battlelore and the Repurposed Editions?

To help you better understand what is the difference between the original Battlelore versions and the repurposed editions of Battlelore, a little bit of Battlelore history is in order. Battlelore was created by Richard Borg a board game designer famous for his use of the command and colors mechanic. Battlelore the board game was originally … Continue reading

I Have a Parker Brothers 1950 Hex Board Game. What is the Value? Is it Something People Buy?

I Have a Parker Brothers 1950 Hex Board Game. What is the Value? Is it Something People Buy?

Hex the board game was invented in the 1940’s by a couple of mathematicians. It was first published under the name Hex by Parker Brothers in the 1950’s.  Since then it has developed quite a following. Hex is playable online as well as with self published sets. The board is quite simple and can be … Continue reading

Where to Sell Your Rare Board Games for the Most Money?

Where to Sell Your Rare Board Games for the Most Money?

Do you want to get the most money for your rare board games. Are you trying to narrow down your board game collection. Well then, why not get the most money possible for your rare board games?  There are lots of different venues for selling your rare board games. Each has its pro’s and con’s. … Continue reading

Welcome to Rare Board Games!

Welcome to Rare Board Games!

Thank you for coming to Rareboardgames.com!  We are here to serve you. Rare Board Games specializes in… you guessed it rare board games.  Some of the titles we have sold include: Axis and Allies, Settlers of Catan, Heroscape, King of Tokyo, Risk, Stratego, Eclipse, 7 Wonders, Dominion, and more. We also do a lot of … Continue reading