While it shows its age in some areas, I was genuinely surprised how well Samarkand has held up as it is still enjoyable 40 years after it was first released.
Mystic Market is not perfect, but it combines fun set collecting mechanics with a truly unique market mechanic to create a fun and original experience.
Splendor does a fantastic job combining different mechanics together to create a truly compelling game that anyone can enjoy.
Hock Shop is a glorified Monopoly clone whose theme makes almost no sense leading to the game only appealing to the biggest of Monopoly fans.
Oh My Goods! may not be perfect but it does a fantastic job streamlining a complicated economic game into a quick simple card game.
Sold! The Antique Dealer Game has some interesting ideas that could have lead to a good game if they weren’t a little before their time and left a little unpolished.
I have played a lot of board games and Sheriff of Nottingham is arguably the best bluffing game that I have ever played that everyone that has any interest in bluffing games should have in their collection.
Being a Monopoly spinoff game Advance to Boardwalk has some interesting ideas that are ruined due to the game’s reliance on luck.
U-Build Monopoly actually showed a lot of potential to improve upon the original Monopoly but ultimately fails leading to an experience arguably worse than the original Monopoly.
Hotels may be great to look at and has some interesting ideas but a reliance on luck and some poor balancing ruin the game.