Five & Dime 2010: Fresh Faces

These are games that appeared on the Five & Dime lists for the first time… in some cases, they may be older games that just hadn’t reached a particular play threshold.

Game Score Percentage
7 Wonders 545 18.59%
Innovation 405 11.76%
Forbidden Island 375 12.71%
Macao 280 9.88%
Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer 270 7.29%
Zombie Dice 220 7.29%
Jaipur 160 5.41%
Egizia 155 5.18%
The Resistance 155 4.94%
Castle Ravenloft Board Game 150 5.41%
Fresco 145 6.12%
Telestrations 145 5.41%
Summoner Wars 135 4.24%
Dragonheart 125 3.76%
Onirim 105 3.29%
Space Hulk: Death Angel the Card Game 105 3.29%
Samarkand: Routes to Riches 100 3.76%
Gosu 100 3.06%

Also at 3.06% (but with a 95 “score”): Defenders of the Realm

For those who wonder, I don’t count prototype plays for figuring out whether or not a game belongs on the “Fresh Faces” list, only published plays.

Finally, some other new games of interest and where they landed:

Claustrophobia 85 3.53%
Alien Frontiers 75 2.82%
Dominant Species 50 1.65%

About Mark "Fluff Daddy" Jackson

follower of Jesus, husband, father, pastor, boardgamer, writer, Legomaniac, Disneyphile, voted most likely to have the same Christmas wish list at age 44 as he did at age 14
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