The Best Game Of 2010: Your Verdict

The results from our first poll of 2011 are in!

When we asked you what your favourite game in 2010 was, we gave you a few options: the bestselling Forbidden Island, the almost universal introduction to modern gaming The Settlers Of Catan, and Kiwi-designed ongoing favourite Endeavor.

But we weren’t expecting a whopping 52% of you to suggest ‘other’!

The full results can be found below.

Favourite game of 2010?

We’ve got a new poll going now which you can vote on at our home page.

But just before you do that, were there any other games that deserved a mention for the year just gone?

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  1. Patrick on January 28, 2011 at 11:37 am

    Pandemic is a favorite of ours and was played alot in our house in 2010. Stone Age is a popular one as well.

    • David on January 28, 2011 at 12:05 pm

      I have a woeful record with Pandemic! I really enjoy the game, but I’m renowned for losing it – not good for other gamers, considering it’s a co-op game! I think the only way I could win was if I used the On The Brink expansion and played as the Bio-Terrorist!

      Stone Age is great fun. It’s almost liberating to roll dice again! 😀

  2. Craig on January 28, 2011 at 11:06 pm

    I have to say, I’m stoked Endeavor came in first. I love that game. (And believe I’ve bet David 3 times. Then again, I’ve only played thrice.)

    • David on January 28, 2011 at 11:45 pm

      Sad but true! For someone who is obsessed with board games, I’m woefully bad at them…

      I should really work on figuring out how to win them! 😀

  3. Daryl on January 30, 2011 at 10:45 am

    I’d like to throw Thunderstone in there for a mention as this game has become a staple in our gaming diet and never seems to dissapoint!.
    Also for just all out laughs….Dixit, this game is an absolute hoot.
    i highly recommend as ‘THE’ accompaniment for a night on the ribena’s

    • David on January 31, 2011 at 9:42 pm

      Yes, Dixit certainly tickles a different part of the brain than most games! 🙂

    • David on February 1, 2011 at 8:27 pm

      Hey Daryl – if you or anyone else is a Thunderstone fan, AEG is offering a free promo pack giveaway! But you have to be quick – there are only 4,000 copies on offer!

      Check it out: